The 8th Annual CMA Music Festival Kick-Off Parade ushers in the weekend’s festivities on Wednesday, June 6. Country legend Glen Campbell serves as Grand Marshal, and superstars Little Big Town close out the Parade, appearing in a caravan of Premier pontoon boats, along with fans. Featuring Chevrolet cars, Country artists, celebrities, balloons, and the iconic Budweiser Clydesdales, the annual Parade is the official start of CMA Music Festival. Don’t miss the “Keep the Music Playing” All-Stars Marching Band, featuring kids from Metro Nashville Public Schools who have benefitted from CMA’s music education initiative. The parade starts at 10th Avenue on Broadway and travels down to the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage, so make sure to get your spot early for a front row view of the fun!
DAY/TIME: Wednesday, June 6 at 11:00AM/CT LOCATION: Broadway (10th Avenue to First Avenue)
When the parade ends, Little Big Town gets the party started - the 7th Annual CMA Music Festival Block Party, that is! Free and open to the public, the Block Party sets in motion an unbelievable weekend of music! In addition to Little Big Town, look for smokin’ performances from some of Country Music’s hot new stars on the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage.
DAY/TIME: Wednesday, June 6 at 12:30PM/CT LOCATION: Chevrolet Riverfront Stage (Broadway and First Avenue)
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