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Saturday, 14 March, 2009 12:44 PM
Fergie, Pussycat Dolls and Gavin DeGraw to perform at the Big Dance® during NCAA® Men's Final Four® Weekend
Ryan Seacrest to Emcee Sunday’s My Coke Fest™, Part of Three Days of Food, Fun and FREE Concerts
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Fergie is one of the performers at the 2009 NCAA Big Dance
-- Pop sensation Pussycat Dolls and international
superstar Fergie will be among the headliners during three
days of free music concerts at The Big Dance®, part of
the 2009 NCAA Men’s Final Four weekend in Detroit. The
NCAA and the Detroit Local Organizing Committee (DLOC) announced
the first part of the musical lineup today for the event,
which will take place April 3-5 at The Detroit Riverfront
(just east of the Renaissance Center).
My Coke Fest™
(Sunday, April 5, 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.)
More than 15 local restaurants and food operators will be on hand providing additional great flavor for the weekend festivities. In the Coca-Cola Zero area, Coke Zero will be bringing their national Taste The Madness® program to life with fans in Detroit with lots of exciting NCAA March Madness® elements to help fans celebrate their passion for the game. The Coke Zero area at the Big Dance will feature a video booth for fans to document their Final Four experiences and upload them to Coke Zero's TasteTheMadness.com site to be shared with millions of fans across the country.
Many other exciting events
are scheduled to take place throughout the weekend – details can
be found at NCAA.com/finalfour.
The NCAA is a membership-led nonprofit association of colleges and universities committed to supporting academic and athletics opportunities for more than 400,000 student-athletes at more than 1,000 member colleges and universities. Each year, more than 54,000 student-athletes compete in NCAA Championships in Division I, II and III sports. Visit www.NCAA.org and www.NCAA.com for more details about the Association, its goals and members and corporate partnerships that help support programs for student-athletes. The NCAA is proud to have the following elite companies as official Corporate Champions—AT&T, Coca-Cola and Pontiac—and the following elite companies as official Corporate Partners—Enterprise, The Hartford, Hershey’s, Lowe's, Sheraton and State Farm.
About The Coca-Cola Company
Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company,
refreshing consumers with nearly 500 sparkling and still brands.
Along with Coca-Cola, recognized as the world’s most
valuable brand, the Company’s portfolio includes 12
other billion dollar brands, including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite,
Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, POWERADE, Minute Maid and Georgia
Coffee. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages,
juices and juice drinks and ready-to-drink teas and coffees.
Through the world’s largest beverage distribution system,
consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy the Company’s
beverages at a rate of nearly 1.6 billion servings a day.
With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities,
our Company is focused on initiatives that protect the environment,
conserve resources and enhance the economic development of
the communities where we operate. For more information about
our Company, please visit our Web site at www.thecoca-colacompany.com.
The 2009 NCAA® Men’s Final Four® will take place at Ford Field in Detroit April 4 & 6. The Final Four brings together the semifinalists of the single elimination tournament of the top 65 NCAA Division I men’s basketball teams in the country. The event is expected to create an economic impact of $30 million to $50 million and attract more than 30,000 visitors to Detroit. For information, visit www.NCAA.com/finalfour or call the Detroit Local Organizing Committee at 313-262-2900.
NCAA, Final Four, Hoop City, Road to the Final Four, The Big Dance and March Madness are licensed by or trademarks of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
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