FEATURED CONCERT STAGES
CHEVROLET RIVERFRONT STAGE
The Chevrolet Riverfront Stage is the epicenter of daytime music with must-see lineups featuring the newest faces of Country Music with the legends you know and love. Located on the Cumberland River bank, the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage is completely FREE!
CHEVROLET CRUZE PARK STAGE
AT&T SKYVIEW STAGE AT ASCEND AMPHITHEATER
BUDWEISER ACOUSTIC STAGE AT ASCEND AMPHITHEATER
GILDAN BROADWAY STAGE AT HARD ROCK CAFE
MUSIC CITY STAGE
CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL KICK-OFF CONCERT FEATURING SIRIUSXM HIGHWAY FINDS
The day before gates opened to the 2016 CMA Music Festival, CMA threw a FREE kick-off concert on the AT&T Skyview Stage at Ascend Amphitheater to get Nashville and every fan that flocks to Music City for the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience into the spirit of the Festival.
The HGTV Lodge has become a staple at the CMA Music Festival! While the Lodge is free, a wristband is required to enter. Stay connected with CMA and HGTV for chances to win wristbands to the 2017 HGTV Lodge shows!
CMA WORLD GLOBALIVE!
Each June, Country Music enthusiasts from around the world travel to Nashville for CMA Music Festival. But fans aren’t the only ones crossing borders to attend the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience; international Country artists also make the pilgrimage to Music City each year to perform at CMA World GlobaLive!, a free, international Country Music showcase in downtown Nashville on the Gildan Broadway Stage at Hard Rock Cafe.
FUN ACTIVITIES FOR EVERYONE
CMA Fest is known to provide exciting activities and entertainment perfect for the whole family!
Through three bustling blocks of Broadway, legions of ultimate fans know that The Buckle is where the excitement and thrills of CMA Music Festival come together. With the backdrop of historic honkytonks on lower Broad, wall-to-wall activities at The Buckle will pique your curiosity and excitement, ramping up with every single step. You’ll pinball between scrumptious free food samples, one-of-a-kind trip giveaways, killer karaoke, competitive games… and that is only scratching the surface!
Tucked into the area in front of the magical Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Fan Alley welcomes its namesake (YOU, the fans!) into a warm community where memories will be shared and friendships made. Leave your real world problems at the entrance, because Fan Alley is one big Fan Party!
Looking for even more events happening during CMA Music Festival? Well, look no further because Nashville offers many exhibits, restaurants and attractions all within walking distance or a short cab ride.