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CMA AND VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY’S LIFEFLIGHT EVENT MEDICINE TEAM CONTINUE TO PROVIDE CMA FEST ATTENDEES WITH HEAT SAFETY TIPS AND TREATMENT

As CMA Fest comes to a close Sunday night, officials continue to urge fans to take necessary precautions to avoid illness and injury due to surging temperatures. On Thursday, 69 festival goers received on-site medical treatment and 8 were transported to area medical facilities for symptoms ranging from heat-related illnesses, sunburn, alcohol overconsumption and blisters from improper foot care. On Friday, 92 were treated on site and 7 were transported. On Saturday, 79 were treated on...

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GARTH BROOKS SURPRISES FANS AT CMA FEST

GARTH BROOKS SURPRISES FANS AT CMA FEST WITH PERFORMANCE ON CMA CLOSE UP STAGE AT XFINITY FAN FAIR X INSIDE MUSIC CITY CENTER Garth Brooks surprised fans this afternoon at CMA Fest, performing on the CMA Close Up Stage at Xfinity Fan Fair X inside Music City Center. Fans who packed the stage hours before Garth appeared this morning were treated to a medley of Brooks’ hits including “Friends In Low Places,”...

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CMA AND VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY’S LIFEFLIGHT EVENT MEDICINE TEAM OFFER HEAT SAFETY TIPS FOR CMA FEST ATTENDEES

NASHVILLE—As Nashville welcomes visitors from around the world to CMA Fest, officials are urging fans to take necessary precautions to avoid illness and injury due to surging temperatures. Day one of the annual music festival saw 520 patients treated for symptoms ranging from heat-related illnesses, sunburn, alcohol overconsumption and blisters from improper foot care. Sunshine and 90+ degree days are expected for each day of the festival. Heat-related illness is the number one concern...

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CMA SONGWRITERS SERIES PRESENTED BY U.S. BANK HOSTS INTIMATE EVENING IN NASHVILLE

NASHVILLE—The Country Music Association’s critically acclaimed CMA Songwriters Series Presented by U.S. Bank hosted a performance last night featuring Mary Chapin Carpenter, Vince Gill, Mac McAnally and Don Schlitz at downtown Nashville’s CMA Theater at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to kick off CMA Fest; a limited number of four-day tickets for CMA Fest’s nightly concerts at Nissan Stadium are still available at CMAFest.com/tickets or through the CMA Box Office at 1-800-CMA-FEST. The intimate and often...

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CMA FEST ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF GARTH BROOKS AT XFINITY FAN FAIR X

Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year Featured on CMA Close Up Stage Saturday, June 9 - Brooks Revealed News Moments Ago During Weekly Facebook Live Series “Inside Studio G” NASHVILLE—CMA Fest has announced the addition of Country Music superstar Garth Brooks at Xfinity Fan Fair X inside Music City Center. Brooks will take the CMA Close Up Stage Saturday, June 9 from 12:15 to 1:00 PM, where he will participate in a Q&A hosted by...

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DOWNTOWN NASHVILLE STREET CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR CMA FEST MAY 31—JUNE 12

Transportation and Bag Policies Reminder CMA Fest, which takes place Thursday through Sunday, June 7-10. Road closures will commence Thursday, May 31 at 7:00 AM and last until Tuesday, June 12 at 3:00 PM. All times listed are Central. Maps of the CMA Fest footprint can be found at CMAfest.com/maps. Road closures beginning Thursday, May 31: • 7:00 AM – The northbound lane cutout of First Avenue will be closed...

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CMA FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $1.6 MILLION IN GRANTS FOR MUSIC EDUCATION IN 2015

Thanks to the generosity of Country artists and fans at CMA Music Festival, the CMA Foundation announced its annual donation for music education thanks to the generosity of Country artists and fans at CMA Music Festival, the CMA Foundation announced its annual donation for music education...

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CMA FOUNDATION AWARDS RECORD NUMBER OF GRANTS IN 2014

In 2014, the CMA Foundation has awarded a record high $1.72 million in grants to deserving national and local programs that support music education the CMA Foundation has awarded a record high $1.72 million in grants to deserving national and local programs that support music education...

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CMA FOUNDATION SUPPORTS VH1 SAVE THE MUSIC FOUNDATION DISTRICT-WIDE CELEBRATION

The CMA Foundation and VH1 Save The Music Foundation joined musical forces and combined resources to support music education in Roanoke City Public Schools (RCPS). To celebrate the completion of funding music education programs offered in RCPS, Hunter Hayes will be the special guest at a special ticketed concert...

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CHEVROLET JOINS CMA AND THE CMA FOUNDATION TO SUPPORT MUSIC EDUCATION

ACMA and the CMA Foundation shine a national spotlight on music education during CMA Awards Week by announcing a partnership with Notes for Notes® to help construct music studios in Boys and Girls Club facilities across the U.S. CMA’s longtime partner, Chevrolet, the Official Ride of Country Music, is contributing additional funds to support the construction of a Notes...

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CMA FOUNDATION DONATES $125,000 TO NYC-BASED EDUCATION THROUGH MUSIC

The CMA Foundation donated $125,000 to benefit music education programs for New York City’s public school students through a partnership with Education Through Music (ETM), a non-profit provider of music education to NYC schools. The presentation of the grant was made today during a press conference at the Best Buy Theater in New York to announce the final nominees for...

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