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CMA FEST ANNOUNCES CMA CLOSE UP STAGE AT XFINITY FAN FAIR X FEATURING ARTISTS OF THE DAY KELSEA BALLERINI, DIERKS BENTLEY, LUKE BRYAN AND DUSTIN LYNCH

Jason Aldean Added to Nissan Stadium June 7, National Anthem Performances Announced NASHVILLE—Xfinity Fan Fair X, CMA Fest’s Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience where fans get up close and personal with their favorite artists, returns to Music City Center fun and entertainment daily Thursday, June 7 through Sunday, June 10 (9:30 AM-5:00 PM). One of the biggest draws is the Artist of the Day session, which spotlights one of Country...

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CMA FEST REVEALS ADDITIONAL FREE DAYTIME PERFORMANCES ON MULTIPLE STAGES

The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience Announces Maui Jim Broadway Stage at Hard Rock Cafe and Nashville Acoustic Corner Stage Lineups     NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association has announced additional artist performances during this year’s CMA Fest. The festival—now in its 47th year—boasts an exceptional bill of hundreds of artists performing on 11 stages throughout downtown Nashville Thursday through Sunday, June 7-10. The Maui Jim Broadway Stage at...

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FREE CMA FEST NIGHTLY CONCERTS RETURN TO CRACKER BARREL COUNTRY ROADS STAGE AT ASCEND AMPHITHEATER JUNE 7-9

NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association has announced the return of the popular free nightly concerts at the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage located in downtown Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater Thursday, June 7 through Saturday, June 9, starting at 7:00 PM/CT each evening. Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater Presented by BBR Music Group kicks off festivities Thursday night with a lineup of non-stop music featuring Chase Bryant, Craig...

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CMA FEST REVEALS 2018 PERFORMANCE LINEUP

The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience Takes Over Nashville  June 7-10 with Hundreds of Artists Performing on 11 Stages. Proceeds Benefit Music Education Through  CMA Foundation as Performers Donate Their Time. NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association proudly reveals the initial artist lineup for this year’s CMA Fest. Now in its 47th year, CMA Fest boasts an exceptional bill of hundreds of artists performing on 11 stages throughout downtown Nashville...

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Rolling Stone: CMA Music Fest TV Special, 5 Must-See Performances

CMA Musical Festival's Nissan Stadium shows are always the event's hottest ticket: packed with the biggest names in country, it's one-stop, radio-hit shopping. But those passes sell out fast, so for anyone who couldn't make it to Nashville this past June – or just wants to relive the excitement – CMA Fest: The Music Event of the Summer airs Wednesday, August 16th, at 8:00 p.m./ET on ABC, and highlights live songs by...

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“CMA FEST” AIRS TOMORROW ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK

Media Assets and Tools Including Artist Performances and Interviews Available on CMApress.com NASHVILLE – The world’s largest Country Music Fan Experience takes over primetime television with the “CMA Fest” TV special airing Wednesday, Aug. 16 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. The three-hour Music Event of Summer is hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini, and features 28 performances by Country's most established artists and rising stars. Filmed during CMA Music...

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2017 CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL DELIVERS WITH CAPACITY CROWDS, SOLD OUT NIGHTLY CONCERTS, AND HIGHEST FAN ENGAGEMENT IN 46-YEAR HISTORY OF MUSIC EVENT OF SUMMER

Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year Garth Brooks Presents Surprise Donation to CMA Foundation and Rousing Opening Night Performance 2018 CMA Music Festival Pre-Sales Begin June 19, National On-Sale Launches June 27 Three-hour ABC TV Special “CMA Fest” Airs Aug. 16 NASHVILLE – The 46th year of CMA Music Festival, the Music Event of Summer, drew sold-out crowds to the Nightly Concerts at Nissan Stadium, capacity crowds at Chevrolet Riverfront Stage and the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater,...

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“FOREVER COUNTRY” RECOGNIZED WITH RIAA GOLD CERTIFICATION PLAQUE DURING CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL

NASHVILLE – "Forever Country" producer Shane McAnally and co-arranger Josh Osborne received plaques Saturday celebrating RIAA Gold certification for their roles contributing to the success of the chart-topping, award-winning single commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the CMA Awards. Plaques were presented by Damon Whiteside, CMA Chief Marketing Officer, and Sally Williams, CMA Board Chairman and Senior Vice President of Programming and Artist Relations for Opry Entertainment and General Manager of...

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MIRANDA LAMBERT LEADS MUTTNATION MARCH THROUGH DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE TO KICK-OFF CMA MUSIC FEST

NASHVILLE – Twelve-time CMA Award winner Miranda Lambert led more than 1,000 Country Music fans, along with their canine companions, through downtown Nashville during the first-ever MuttNation March Thursday to kick-off CMA Music Festival. The march began at Nissan Stadium, continuing across the Pedestrian Bridge, and concluded at Chevrolet Walk of Fame Park where Lambert was joined onstage by Storme Warren, host of SiriusXM's "The Highway," and several adoptable dogs to discuss...

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