NCAA and Turner Live Events, alongside official NCAA Corporate Champion Capital One®, have announced Grammy-winning group Maroon 5 as the headliner for this year’s Capital One JamFest® on Sunday, April 3. The performance is part of the 2016 NCAA March Madness Music Festival, to be held April 1-3, in conjunction with this year’s NCAA Men’s Final Four.

The free three-day music festival, produced by Turner Live Events, will take place at Discovery Green in downtown Houston. Additional performances for Friday, April 1, and Saturday, April 2, as well as Sunday’s afternoon schedule of major musical acts, will be announced soon. The non-ticketed NCAA March Madness Music Festival is open to the public on a first-come basis.

For the first time, the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards will simulcast a live performance from the Capital One JamFest® stage at the 2016 NCAA March Madness Music Festival in Houston. The can’t-miss performance by Maroon 5 will be featured during the iHeartRadio Music Awards, airing live from the Forum in Los Angeles on Turner networks TBS, TNT and truTV at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Sunday, April 3. The events are part of a big weekend for Turner, with TBS also exclusively televising NCAA Final Four National Semifinals on Saturday, April 2, and the National Championship on Monday, April 4.

This is the first year Turner networks will broadcast the iHeart Awards Show, scheduled to take place the Sunday night between the NCAA Final Four National Semifinals and the NCAA National Championship on TBS. The Awards show will be simulcast on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on the iHeartRadio digital music platform. Capital One is a signature sponsor of the iHeart Awards Show. For the third year in a row, the iHeartRadio Music Awards will honor the incredible performers and songs that have been heard across iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on iHeartRadio over the past year. For exclusive content and to vote for their favorite artists, fans can visit

Over the years, the NCAA March Madness Music Festival has attracted hundreds of thousands of music fans. Last year featured Rihanna, Imagine Dragons, Zac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum, Weezer, and more. Other artists who have participated include Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Jason Aldean, fun., Tim McGraw, The Killers, LL Cool J, Sting, Dave Matthews Band, Muse, Kings of Leon, Jimmy Buffett, KISS, The Black Keys, Kenny Chesney, Taylor Swift among many others.  

Information provided by Professional Sports Partners.

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