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Street Closures Announced for 2016 CMA Music Festival

NASHVILLE – Downtown Nashville will experience changes in traffic flow to accommodate the events and activities of the 2016 CMA Music Festival. The annual event will take place Thursday through Sunday, June 9-12, but several road closures will take effect this week. All times listed are Central.

Closures beginning Friday, June 3:

  • 7:00 AM – The northbound lane cutout of First Avenue will be closed from Demonbreun to Church Streets (reopens Monday, June 13 at 3:00 AM).

Closures beginning Saturday, June 4:

  • 6:00 AM – Broadway will be closed from First to Second Avenues (reopens Monday, June 13 at 3:00 AM).

Closures beginning Sunday, June 5:

  • 7:00 AM – Fifth Avenue will be closed from Demonbreun Street to Broadway (reopens Monday, June 13 by 7:00 PM).

Closures beginning Monday, June 6:

  • 7:00 AM – First Avenue will be closed from Demonbreun to Church Streets (reopens Monday, June 13 by 3:00 PM).
  • 8:00 AM – Titans Way will be closed (reopens Monday, June 13 by 8:00 PM).

Closures beginning Tuesday, June 7:

  • 6:00 AM – First Avenue will be closed from Korean Veterans Boulevard to Church Street (reopens Monday, June 13 by 3:00 AM).
  • 6:00 AM – Molloy Street will be closed from First to Second Avenues (reopens Monday, June 13 by 3:00 AM).
  • 6:00 AM – Demonbreun Street will be closed from First to Second Avenues (reopens Monday, June 13 by 3:00 AM).

Closures beginning Wednesday, June 8:

  • 6:00 AM – Broadway will be closed from Second to Fourth Avenues (reopens Monday, June 13 by 2:00 AM).
  • 6:00 AM – Demonbreun will be closed from Fourth to Fifth Avenues (reopens Monday, June 13 by 2:00 AM).

Meters will be bagged on the following streets:

  • Monday, June 6 at 6:00 AM – Second Avenue from Korean Veterans Boulevard to Union Street (available Monday, June 13 by 1:00 AM).
  • Monday, June 6 at 8:00 PM – Fourth Avenue from Korean Veterans Boulevard to Commerce Street (available Monday, June 13 by 1:00 AM).
  • Tuesday, June 7 at 6:00 AM –Broadway from First to Sixth Avenues (reopens Monday, June 13 by 1:00 AM).

Fifth Avenue will be closed from Korean Veterans Boulevard to Demonbreun Street each day from 7:00 AM–7:00 PM Thursday, June 9 through Sunday, June 12. Demonbreun Street will be closed from Fifth to Sixth Avenues each day from 7:00 AM–7:00 PM Thursday, June 9 through Sunday, June 12.

For upcoming talent announcements and all other info stay connected with CMA on CMAfest.com, Facebook.com/CMA, Twitter.com/CountryMusic, Instagram.com/CMA, “CMAsnaps” on Snapchat, and sign up for CMA Country Connection, CMA’s e-newsletter. This year’s app is now available in the App store for iPhone and Android and includes features that allow fans to create individual concert schedules and be the first to know which of their favorite stars will be appearing on the free stages throughout the Festival.

About CMA Music Festival: The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience™ began in 1972 as Fan Fair®, bringing 5,000 fans to Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium. Now 45 years later, the legendary Festival has become the city’s signature music event hosting more than 87,000 fans from every state and two dozen foreign countries in 2015. In 2016, CMA Music Festival features 11 stages with more than 400 artists and 100 hours of music. And it all benefits music education. Since 2006, CMA and the CMA Foundation have donated more than $13.6 million to sustainable music education initiatives across the U.S. thanks to the fans who attend CMA Music Festival and the artists who perform for free. CMA Music Festival will once again be filmed for a national television special to air Wednesday, Aug. 3 on the ABC Television Network. This is the 13th consecutive year the event has been filmed for a network television special, a feat no other music festival has achieved. “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” will be executive-produced by Robert Deaton. CMA Music Festival is organized and produced by the Country Music Association. Fan Fair® is a registered trademark of WSM, Incorporated and is used by permission.

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