Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini Set for NCAA March Madness Music Festival
The NCAA March Madness Music Festival just got a little more country with news that Jason Aldean and Kelsea Ballerini will perform on the opening night of the festival Friday (Mar. 30).
Ballerini will kick off the AT&T Block party at Hemisfair in San Antonio, Texas before Aldean takes the stage for his headlining set. The country stars are just two of the myriad of acts scheduled to perform at the festival, with Maroon 5 and Imagine Dragons both headlining throughout the weekend. OneRepublic, Daya, Panic! At The Disco and "Despacito" hitmaker Luis Fonsi are also on the roster for the music-filled event in celebration of the 2018 NCAA Final Four. The free three-day music festival takes place Mar. 30 - Apr. 1 and is open to the public.
Aldean's headlining performance at the festival comes two weeks before the release of his new album, Rearview Town, on Apr. 13. The project will include 15 tracks, one of which being a collaboration with Miranda Lambert on "Drowns the Whiskey." Ballerini recently celebrated her fourth No. 1 single,"Legends," making her the first female country act since Carrie Underwood to have the lead singles from her first two albums hit No. 1.
Both acts scored nominations at the 2018 ACM Awards, with the "Any Ol' Barstool" singer appearing in the categories of Entertainer of the Year and Male Vocalist of the Year, while Ballerini earned nods for Female Vocalist of the Year and Video of the Year for "Legends." They're also scheduled to perform on the awards show when it airs live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday (Apr. 15).
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