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CMAFest TV Special to offer fans more entertaining performances

Photo Credit: Bob D'Amico / ABC The upcoming CMAFest TV special will air on Wednesday, August 16th (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on ABC Television Network. The three-hour segment will be hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Bellerini, with 28 performances by Country superstars and rising stars. Kelsea had a career boost thanks to CMA Fest, and discussed with [...]

Universal Music Group announces its “Music Is Universal” series for CMA Fest

As part of the 2017 CMA Music Festival, Universal Music Group Nashville announces a Music Is Universal event taking place from June 7-11 in downtown Nashville. The Budweiser Dome presented by Rated Red will feature live music and will debut 360◦ concert films from superstars Eric Church, Gary Allan, Kip Moore, Lady Antebellum and more set [...]

By |June 5th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

More Artists Announced for CMA Fest Stadium Shows

Days before CMA Fest 2017 is set to begin, new additions to the lineup have been announced for Friday, Saturday and Sunday's shows at Nissan Stadium. Among the additions are Brothers Osborne, Dustin Lynch and Old Dominion. Friday through Sunday's shows will now begin at 7 p.m. Dustin Lynch will be kicking off Friday night's show, while [...]

Chris Stapleton Cancels shows, including CMA Performance

Chris Stapleton announced that the next 3 weeks of  “The All-American Road Show”  will be postponed. In addition to these shows, his scheduled appearance at the CMA Music Festival on June 11 will be cancelled all together. Stapleton's post did not share any information on the reason for the postponements, however a statement made on the [...]

Miranda Lambert gives details of her MuttNation events taking place during CMA Music Festival

Miranda Lambert announces details surrounding her MuttNation events to take place during CMA Music Festival in Nashville, TN, June 8th through the 11th.   To kick off the MuttNation festivities, Lambert will host the inaugural MuttNation March on the morning of June 8, where Lambert and her rescue dogs will get their “paws” marching from [...]

The 2017 CMA Music Festival announces new free stages for music

The 2017 CMA Music Festival announces two new free stages for fans to listen to music through-out the festival week. The brand new Budweiser “Forever Country” Park Stage in the park space behind Ascend Amphitheater, which will feature some of the biggest names in Country Music from recent decades; and the Music City Stage, located in [...]

Darius Rucker announces benefit concert to kick off CMA Music Festival

Nine years since visiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and pledging his support, Darius Rucker has announced the date for his eighth annual “Darius and Friends” benefit concert, sponsored by State Water Heaters. The event, which leads into CMA Music Festival week, takes place Monday, June 5 and will be held for the FIRST time at the [...]

Canaan Smith Surprised with Platinum Plaque for ‘Love You Like That’ at his CMA Music Festival performance

Mercury Nashville's Canaan Smith played to a packed crowd Saturday afternoon, June 11th, at the CMA Music Festival Riverfront Stage as part of the weekend’s all-star lineup. During Canaan’s performance, the singer/songwriter was surprised by UMG Nashville Chairman and CEO Mike Dungan who presented Canaan with a plaque for his RIAA Platinum-certified No.1 hit single [...]

2016 CMA Music Festival had record numbers with 88,500 Fans

The 2016 CMA Music Festival sold out months in advance prompting large, enthusiastic crowds at the Festival’s numerous stages and event areas with a record-setting daily attendance of 88,500 fans. “The advance sell out speaks to the strength of the event, but great weather, the addition of two new, free stages at Ascend Amphitheater, and [...]

By |June 13th, 2016|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, CMA Fest, CMA Music Festival|Tags: |0 Comments

2016 CMA Music Festival Surprise Collaborations and Appearances

  Charlie Daniels opened up the surprise guests on Thursday night at CMA Music Festival's nightly show at Nissan Stadium when he brought out Randy Travis on-stage to the stadium's crowd. Fans erupted in joyous screams as the future HOF inductee joined Daniels to greet the fans. Travis has been recovering from his 2013 stroke [...]