Written by Jamal Bell
From June 9-12, country music fans from all over flooded Nashville with one goal in mind: to enjoy “Country’s Night to Rock.” They made history doing it, too! The CMA Music Festival celebrated its 45th year running with record attendance! 88,500 to be exact!
And Music Choice was in the mix for all the great performances with weather to match. We captured some amazing content that we just couldn’t wait to share with you. To watch all the exclusives as well as music videos from CMA Fest performers, just head to Music Choice On Demand > Country Hits. Simple enough, right?
Here’s the cool stuff we caught at CMA Fest:
- Festival Survival Guide Curious about how you should navigate the festival scene? You need to have a game plan! We’re giving you an exclusive look at how fans and vendors prepare for CMA Fest. Whether you’re a first-timer that doesn’t know what to expect or an experienced festival-goer that knows a few survival tricks, you might learn a thing or two!
- Behind The Lines: Cam “Mayday” You’ve all probably heard Cam’s smash hit Mayday by now, but do you know the story behind it? On a new episode of Behind The Lines, Cam shares what inspired the song and walks us through the making of “Mayday.”
- Making of the “Mayday” music video with fans Music Choice pulled a few strings to give fans and festival goers a chance to create their own sing-along music video for Cam’s “Mayday” inside Fan Fair X. Take a look at how it all came together!
- Cam “Mayday” Fan Video Now that you’ve seen the process, check out the finished product! Watch fans and festival goers take on Cam’s “Mayday” and make it their own.
- Maren Morris Interview We interviewed the lovely Maren Morris! She was kind enough to take fans and festival goers through past CMA Fest highlights, discuss her upcoming performance, and tell us what she was looking forward to most at this year’s CMA Festival.
- Taste of CMA Fest Couldn’t make it to the 2016 CMA Fest and just want a quick recap? We got you! Taste of CMA Fest is a rundown of all the food, activities, and performances you missed. Plus interviews with today’s biggest country stars!
Whether you made it down to Nashville for all the fun, or missed out on a good time, Music Choice has something for you! Again, just head to Music Choice On Demand > Country Hits for access to all the cool exclusives we got from this year’s CMA Music Festival.