2019 CMA Fest tickets are available for pre-sale

Country Music fans can get a jump start on summer plans for 2019. Tickets for CMA Fest—which takes place in Nashville Thursday through Sunday, June 6-9, 2019—will be available for pre-sale Monday, July 30 at 10:00 AM/CT. Fans must register today through Friday, July 27 for Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan at, which allows fans the first opportunity to purchase the best seats during [...]

By |July 14th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

From Garth Brooks to puppies: Daily highlights from CMA Fest

CMA Fest 2018 has come and gone, but in its short and extremely jam-packed four days fans were able to see everything from Garth Brooks to cute, adoptable puppies. So whether you couldn't make it to CMA Fest this year or you simply want to relive the memories, we've broken down each day's major highlights [...]

Photos: Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, more entertain fans at CMA Fest

CMA Fest 2018 is now in the books, but it didn't leave fans without supplying them memories of a lifetime. And what better way to relive those memories than by scrolling through photos of the country music-infused festival? Pictured below are artists who performed the nightly Nissan Stadium concerts, including headliners Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood, Keith [...]

Florida Georgia Line wrapped up CMA Fest and celebrations

Photo credit: John Shearer With record-shattering No. 1 “Meant to Be” reigning the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart for the 28th consecutive week and surpassing 1 BILLION global streams, plus brand new single “Simple” already surging into Top 25 at Country radio, global entertainers FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE wrapped CMA Fest on top. Beginning at Billboard’s [...]

By |June 12th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

CMA Fest wraps up with more surprises and fan interaction

Photo credit: Donn Jones/CMA CMA Fest is officially a wrap! The fourth and final day saw “CMA Fest” co-host Kelsea Ballerini as the Artist of the Day at Xfinity Fan Fair X, where she answered questions from CMT’s Leslie Fram followed by a performance that included her new single “I Hate Love Songs.” Ballerini also shared the song’s brand new video with [...]

By |June 12th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Kelsea Ballerini Invites Fans to see her Music Video

Fans of Black River Entertainment’s KELSEA BALLERINI came out in full force to see the bona fide trailblazer during CMA Fest 2018. She was also able to sneak in a few surprises along the way. Returning as CMA Fest co-host alongside Thomas Rhett for the second year in a row, Ballerini introduced some of Country’s biggest acts playing Nashville’s [...]

By |June 11th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Randy Travis was given the Cracker Barrel Country Legend Award

Credit: Tori Leggett for Cracker Barrel   Cale Dodds, Morgan Evans, Tegan Marie, Michael Ray, and Cole Swindell brought things to an exciting end as they closed out night three at the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater.   Saturday night was made even more memorable by the presentation of the inaugural Cracker Barrel [...]

CMA Fest Day 3 welcomes current and new country superstars

CMA Fest day three kicked off bright and early, with fans packing the CMA Close Up Stage at Xfinity Fan Fair X the minute doors opened. Dustin Lynch entertained the giant crowd with a Q&A hosted by Ashley Eicher alongside Lynch’s producer Zach Crowell before performing “Good Girl,” “Cowboys and Angels” and “Small Town Boy” during the Artist of the Day session [...]

By |June 10th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Garth Brooks surprises fans at CMA Fest

Garth Brooks surprised fans this afternoon at CMA Fest, performing on the CMA Close Up Stage at Xfinity Fan Fair X inside Music City Center. Fans who packed the stage hours before Garth appeared this morning were treated to a medley of Brooks’ hits including “Friends In Low Places,” “The Dance,” “Callin’ Baton Rouge,” and [...]

By |June 9th, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Chris Stapleton to make a pop-up appearance at The George Jones

Chris Stapleton’s exclusive pop-up shop at The George Jones will open be open for business again today through Sunday from 10:00AM–6:00PM. The store features exclusive merchandise, custom Louisville Slugger bats and more. New update: Stapleton will be on hand to sign autographs beginning at 1:00 PM on Sunday, June 10. Stapleton will also perform at this year’s festival—at Nissan Stadium on Saturday, June 9 (10:30 PM). [...]