By Oliver Gettell
March 09, 2017 at 04:16 PM EST
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The 2017 NCAA March Madness Musical Festival has named its starters: Aerosmith, the Chainsmokers, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are set to perform at the free three-day event in Phoenix, Arizona as part of college basketball’s annual Final Four celebration.

EDM duo the Chainsmokers will play Margaret T. Hance Park Saturday, April 1, while hip-hop act Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and classic rockers Aerosmith will play Sunday, April 2. The latter act will close the weekend festivities. Performers have yet to be announced for the festival’s opening day, March 31.

Last year’s lineup included Kendrick Lamar, Maroon 5, Fall Out Boy, and Twenty One Pilots.

This year, select festival performances will stream live on,, and the NCAA YouTube channel.

The NCAA March Madness basketball tournament kicks off March 14 and concludes April 3.