Zac Brown Band and Lady Antebellum Performing at March Madness Music Festival

Image Courtesy Southern Ground/Varvatos/Big MachineZac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum and Kacey Musgraves have signed on to perform at the 2015 NCAA March Madness Music Festival next month in Indianapolis. The performances take place Sunday, April 5 at White River State Park.  Footage from the concerts will be live streamed at NCAA.com/MusicFest.

Pop acts Rihanna and Bleachers will perform at the festival April 4. The concerts are being staged in conjunction with the 2015 NCAA Men's Final Four.

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Rascal Flatts Provides Soundtrack for Bristol Palin’s Vegas Engagement

Image Courtesy Big Machine RecordsRascal Flatts helped Sarah Palin's daughter, Bristol, celebrate a really big milestone over the weekend. The group dedicated their performance of "Bless the Broken Road" to Bristol and her war-hero boyfriend, Sergeant Dakota Meyer, during their show at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Dakota then asked Bristol to marry him, and she said yes.

Bristol posted a video of Flatts lead singer Gary LeVox dedicating the song to them.

so thankful to have this on video 🙏🙌 @brady_melin

A video posted by Bristol Palin (@bsmp2) on Mar 15, 2015 at 11:31pm PDT

She also posted a message on her blog, saying, "It’s amazing to see what happens when you place everything in life in God’s hands.  He really is good and His plans are so much greater than our own."

Dakota Meyer received the Congressional Medal of Honor from President Barack Obama after rescuing 36 men during an attack in Afghanistan in 2009. Dakota and Bristol met when he was a guest on her mother's show, Amazing America.

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Country Star Trivia

Comstock/ThinkstockBefore he launched his solo career, Chase Rice was a co-writer on which one of Florida Georgia Line's #1 hits? ANSWER:  "Cruise."

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Florida Georgia Line Knows They’re Lucky to Steer Clear of Onstage Injuries

Image Courtesy BBMA/ABC/Dick Clark ProductionsFlorida Georgia Line's Tyler Hubbard and Brian Kelley never stand still during their energetic live shows, so it's impressive they haven't taken any major spills, or even fallen off the stage, like some of their fellow country stars.

Tyler says, "We’ve both left bleeding a couple times, really definitely sweatin’. We’ve had a couple falls. Nothing too major. No ambulance, no stretcher."

While they're cautious about safety onstage, FGL likes leaving room of spontaneity in their live shows.

"As much as we’re runnin’ around the stage, you never know what’s gonna happen," Tyler adds. "But, for the most part, man we’ve been super lucky.”

Florida Georgia Line just finished a run of shows in Europe. They headline the Houston Rodeo Wednesday night.

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Nashville Notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockMickey Guyton performs on ABC's Good Morning America Monday.

Hunter Hayes has been announced as the first featured Artist of the Day for the CMA Music Festival's Fan Fair X exhibition coming up June 11 through 14 in Nashville. More featured artists will be announced soon.

Aerosmith's Steven Tyler will soon begin recording a country album, according to Billboard. They say he's signing a deal with Big Machine Records in Nashville, which is the label home of Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett.

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Eric Church Throws Innuendo Out the Window with “Like a Wrecking Ball”

Image Courtesy Jon Peets/Capitol NashvilleLately, a lot of guys in country music have been singing about the bonfires and whiskey drinks that go into flirting with a girl, but few of them have actually addressed the goal of all that flirting -- sex. Eric Church is addressing that topic head-on with his new single, "Like a Wrecking Ball."

He says, "It’s about not being home to see your wife or girl for a long time, and thinking about that, preparing for that, executing that. It has nothing to do with anything else."

Eric maintains he's always made music geared towards adults, so he doesn't see a problem with singing directly about making love.

"I hate innuendo," Eric explains. "I don’t like where people get cute. I’m not 12. I don’t need people to disguise what we’re talking about. I think we can get so cute with stuff like that. Al Green didn’t get cute. Conway Twitty didn’t get cute."

"Like a Wrecking Ball" is the latest single from Eric's platinum-selling album, The Outsiders.

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