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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Nashville-based indie-alternative rock band Moon Taxi will kick off the 2019 NFL Draft Experience with a free performance on the Draft Main Stage on Thursday, April 25, the NFL and Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp announced on Thursday.

On the opening day of the draft, the Tennessee State University Aristocrat of Bands will perform during the NFL Red Carpet at The Green at Riverfront Park. CeCe Winans will sing the National Anthem to help open the draft.

Other performers announced on Thursday include:

  • Country music singer-songwriter Lindsay Ell, who will open for Dierks Bentley on Saturday, April 27.
  • Country singer-songwriter Ryan Hurd, who will plan on Saturday, April 27 as St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon and Half Marathon runners cross the finish line.
  • Hip hop artist Mez has been added to the Draft Experience Stage on Thursday, April 25
  • Critically acclaimed band Sixwire will be the first ever house band to provide entertainment between draft selections on Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26.

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