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Taylor Swift to headline Capital One JamFest as part of the 2020 NCAA March Madness Music Festival in Atlanta

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For the 2020 NCAA Men’s Final Four, fans will have the opportunity to experience a one-of-a-kind, free concert headlined by 10-time GRAMMY award-winning global superstar and recently announced American Music Award Artist of the Decade Taylor Swift at the Capital One JamFest on Sunday, April 5 in Atlanta. This will be Swift’s only performance in the U.S. outside of her sold out Lover Fest West and Lover Fest East shows in Los Angeles and Boston and will be brought to fans through her multi-year partnership with Capital One.

Capital One JamFest takes place on the final day of March Madness Music Festival, a three-day free music series – produced by Turner Live Events – held Friday, April 3, through Sunday, April 5 at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park. The annual concert experience provides attendees with star-studded entertainment during Men’s Final Four weekend.

“Over the years, Capital One has brought some of the most iconic artists in music to perform at Capital One JamFest, and we could not be more excited to have Taylor Swift, one of the most successful artists in history, headline this event in 2020 and the unique opportunity to offer this to fans for free,” said Byron Daub, Vice President of Sponsorships and Experiential Marketing, Capital One. “In the coming months, we will also be announcing some exclusive Capital One cardholder only benefits as a part of this performance.”

The NCAA March Madness Music Festival will open with the AT&T Block Party on Friday, April 3rd, followed by Coca-Cola Music on Saturday, April 4th, and conclude with Capital One JamFest on Sunday, April 5th. Additional performers will be shared in the coming months.  Capital One cardholders can check https://www.ncaa.com/marchmadness/musicfest for more information on exclusive cardholder benefits at Capital One JamFest, as the event approaches.  

“We’re thrilled to have Taylor Swift perform as the headliner for the closing night of the March Madness Music Festival,” said Dan Gavitt, Senior Vice President of Basketball, NCAA.  “This will be one of many great events for fans during Final Four weekend, from the opening of Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One on Friday morning, through the semifinals to the National Championship celebration on Monday night.”

The NCAA March Madness Music Festival is an activation extension of the NCAA’s Corporate Champions and Partners marketing program, which Turner Sports and CBS Sports license and collaborate on as part of an agreement with the NCAA through 2032. Past headliners at Capital One JamFest have included Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith, Dave Matthews Band, Maroon 5, Sting, Katy Perry, Zac Brown, Jimmy Buffett and Kenny Chesney.

Release courtesy of Capital One.

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The cast of ABC’s “The Baker and the Beauty” talks Latina Inclusion, Immigration, and Marital Trends

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Indie film ‘Go Back To China’ starring Anna Akana opens March 6 in select theaters

The semi-autobiographical film directed by Emily Ting follows spoiled rich girl Sasha Li (Anna Akana), who after blowing through most of her trust fund, is forced by her father (Richard Ng) to go back to China and work for the family toy business. What begins simply as a way to regain financial support soon develops into a life altering journey of self discovery, as Sasha discovers her passion for toy designing and learns to reconnect with her estranged family. A bittersweet portrait of a fractured family, the film also offers an honest look at the human cost of things that are made in China.

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Kim Cattrell honored with SCAD Icon Award

The Sex and the City star was honored with the SCAD aTVFest Icon Award along with a celebration of her new Fox TV series Filthy Rich.

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Hollywood heavyweight Kim Cattrall was honored by Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, (February 27) with the prestigious Icon Award at the university’s coveted aTVFest. 

The actress, 63, said, “It’s a great opportunity to pass along any knowledge that I have” to the next generation as she humbly accepted the recognition. 

Earlier in the day, Cattrell was joined by creator and showrunner (Tate Taylor) of Fox’s upcoming TV series Filthy Rich

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Filthy Rich is a 10-episode drama centering a Southern family corrupted amidst wealth, power and religion. When the patriarch of a mega-rich Southern family, notorious for his uber successful Christian channel, dies in a plane crash, his wife Margaret, played by Cattrall, and family are stunned to learn that he fathered three illegitimate children, all of whom are written into his will, threatening their family name and fortune. Taylor’s immediate go-to for the wife part was Cattrall.

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