2023 March Madness Music Festival
Houston, Texas

Schaefer completed the structural design for the temporary March Madness Music Festival main stage, the Tipoff Tailgate stage and entrance/information/signage structures for 2023’s March Madness Music Festival at Discovery Green in Houston, Texas. The three-day music event, that complements the NCAA Final Four basketball tournament, hosted performers like Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Nas X, Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Little Big Town + more.

The March Madness Music Festival main stage roof, 60 ft wide x 52 ft deep and 50 ft tall adjoined by a 30 ft wide video bay, was constructed with individual custom aluminum trusses supported by steel scaffold lifting bays + video walls. The Tipoff Tailgate stage consisted of 24 ft wide scaffolding supporting offstage video on each side of a pre-engineered temporary roof structure.  The structures were erected for the March 31 – April 2 festival and promptly disassembled the following day.

March Madness Music Festival in Houston, Texas was Schaefer’s eighth year designing temporary stages for the event. Find out more about how we design stages for these events with safety as the goal.

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