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CMA Fest 2018 Copy Points

  • CMA Fest 2018 takes over downtown Nashville June 7th through 10th.
  • More than 46 years of bringing fans and stars together.
  • Limited tickets remaining! Get your four-day pass NOW at CMAfest.com
  • Performances by:
    • Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Charles Esten and Friends, Florida Georgia Line, Jillian Jacqueline, Dustin Lynch, Oak Ridge Boys with the Marine Corps Band New Orleans, Old Dominion, Jon Pardi, Carly Pearce, Charley Pride, Mason Ramsey, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Ricky Skaggs, Chris Stapleton, Ray Stevens, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Lee Ann Womack, Brett Young, and special guests Lauren Alaina and Bebe Rexha
  • Four-day pass benefits:
    • Four nights of concerts at Nissan Stadium
    • Free access to Xfinity Fan Fair X featuring three stages, artist interactions and more
    • Early access to the Chevy Riverfront Stage
    • Free shuttle service between official venue stops
  • Four Days of Live Music (Thursday-Sunday)
    • 4 nights of all-star shows at Nissan Stadium
    • 4 days of jam-packed daily concerts throughout downtown Nashville
  • Encounters & Autograph Signings
    • Xfinity Fan Fair X admittance, featuring autograph sessions, meet and greets, and artist interactions, plus interactive displays and lifestyle exhibits
  • Special Access
    • Early admittance to the daily concerts at Chevy Riverfront Stage
    • Shuttle service between official venue stops
  • Discounts
    • $4 off general admission to the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum
      • Redeem by showing your 4-day CMA Fest pass at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum box office (No other discounts apply. Not valid on discounted packages. Offers are valid thru June 11, 2018.)
    • $3 off Grand Ole Opry Tour
      • Redeem by showing your 4-day CMA Fest pass at the Grand Ole Opry box office
    • $3 off Ryman Auditorium Tour
      • Redeem by showing your 4-day CMA Fest pass at the Ryman box office
    • 20% off City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game tickets
      • Redeem by using the code 4DAY when buying your tickets here.

XFINITY FAN FAIR X

  • Visit CMA Fest’s Xfinity Fan Fair X at the Music City Center for celebrity Q&A sessions, autographs, lifestyle exhibits, prize giveaways, and the CMA Close Up Stage – featuring music and artist panels.
  • Xfinity Fan Fair X tickets are $10 per day or $25 for four days. Children 8 and under are admitted free.
  • Get up close and personal with your favorite Country artists on the CMA Close Up Stage! Fan Fair X will kick off each day with live and interactive interviews from the featured artist of the day. Some artists might even stick around for an acoustic performance!
    • Artists of the Day include Dierks Bentley on Thursday, Luke Bryan on Friday, Dustin Lynch on Saturday, and Kelsea Ballerini on Sunday.
  • CMA Close Up Stage
    • The crown jewel of the Fan Fair X experience is the CMA Close Up Stage, where fans can get up close and personal with their favorite artists. There will be intimate performances, interactive panels, informative presentations, and more.
    • On Thursday, see Artist of the Day Dierks Bentley, the Marine Corps Band New Orleans, Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum presents Ricky Skaggs hosted by Peter Cooper, Song Suffragettes, The Making of Words with Sara Evans, and the CMA Fest Match Game.
    • On Friday, see Artist of the Day Luke Bryan and enjoy Good Ole Days with Tracy Lawrence hosted by Storme Warren, Bluebird Café songwriters round featuring Jake Etheridge, Adam Hambrick and Tenille Townes, and Kelly Lang and TD Sheppard “1 Show, 2 Hearts and Over 3 Decades of Hits.”
    • On Saturday, see Artist of the Day Dustin Lynch, Hunter Hayes, From ABC to CMA with “The Goldbergs” Hayley Orrantia, and Song Suffragettes.
    • On Sunday, see Artist of the Day Kelsea Ballerini, “American Legends” with Bill Anderson and Bobby Bare, Celebrating a 60-year Career with Ray Stevens, Celebrating 35th Anniversary with Restless Heart, “Beating the Odds” Surviving 55 Years in Music with Exile, and “How to Survive Anything” with Naomi Judd.

Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater

  • The Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater will feature three FREE nightly concerts from Thursday, June 7 to Saturday, June 9. Doors open at 6:00 PM each night and the show starts at 7:00 PM.
    • On Thursday, June 7, come to the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater Presented by BBR Music to see Chase Bryant, Craig Campbell, Lindsay Ell, Everette, Chase Rice, Runaway June & Granger Smith.
    • On Friday, June 8, come to the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater to see Lee Brice, Clare Dunn, Tyler Farr, Maddie & Tae & Drake White and The Big Fire.
    • On Saturday, June 9, come to the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater Presented by Warner Music Nashville to see Cale Dodds, Morgan Evans, Michael Ray, Cole Swindell & Tegan Marie.
  • Buy a CMA Fest Nash Pass to get VIP Early Access to the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater. Enter through the main entrance on 1st Ave South at 5:00 PM to grab a spot before anyone else!
  • CMA Fest Nash Pass benefits:
    • VIP Early Access to the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater
    • Four-day ticket to Xfinity Fan Fair X
    • Self-guided tour of the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum
    • Self-guided tour of Ryman Auditorium

FREE ACTIVITIES

  • 7 FREE stages –  See lineups at CMAfest.com.
  • Free activities for the whole family!

CMA’s Social Media:

CMA Foundation’s Social Media

Four-day Passes

  • Facebook
    • #CMAfest is coming up soon! Don’t miss your chance to see your favorite Country Music artists perform live June 7 – 10 in Nashville. Buy four-day passes before they’re sold out! CMAfest.com/tickets
    • #CMAfest is coming up soon! Don’t miss your chance to see <INSERT NISSAN STADIUM ARTIST SOCIAL HANDLE> perform live Nashville. Buy four-day passes before they’re sold out! CMAfest.com/tickets
  • Twitter
    • Don’t miss the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience with nonstop music at #CMAfest June 7-10 in Nashville. Purchase your four-day passes before they’re gone! CMAfest.com/tickets
    • Don’t miss the Ultimate Country Music Experience at #CMAfest with <INSERT NISSAN STADIUM ARTIST SOCIAL HANDLE>. Purchase your four-day passes before they’re gone! CMAfest.com/tickets
  • Instagram
    • #CMAfest is just around the corner and you don’t want to miss out on 4 days and 4 nights filled with Country Music. A limited amount of four-day passes are still available – buy now! CMAfest.com/tickets
    • #CMAfest is just around the corner and you don’t want to miss out on 4 days and 4 nights filled with performances by artists like with <INSERT NISSAN STADIUM ARTIST SOCIAL HANDLE>. A limited amount of four-day passes are still available – buy now! CMAfest.com/tickets

Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater

  • Facebook
    • Join in on the #CMAfest fun with <insert artist social handle> (and more!) at FREE shows at the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater! Get VIP early access with the CMA Fest Nash Pass to grab your spot before anyone else – CMAfest.com/tickets
    • The FREE Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater is back! Who are you most excited to see at #CMAfest? Get VIP early access with the CMA Fest Nash Pass to grab your spot before anyone else – CMAfest.com/tickets
  • Twitter
    • The @CrackerBarrel Country Roads Stage at @Ascend_Amp is back at #CMAfest! Don’t miss some awesome FREE shows, plus buy a CMA Fest Nash Pass for VIP early entry – CMAfest.com/tickets
  • Instagram
    • Catch <insert artist social handle> at the @CrackerBarrel Country Roads Stage at @Ascend_Amphitheater for FREE or buy a #CMAfest Nash Pass to get VIP early access – CMAfest.com/tickets

Xfinity Fan Fair X

  • Facebook
    • Come to Xfinity Fan Fair X at #CMAfest for the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience! Check out performances at three indoor stages, artist Q&A sessions, meet & greets & more! Tickets start at just $10: CMAfest.com/tickets
  • Twitter
    • Experience Xfinity Fan Fair X at #CMAfest for only $10 a day or $25 for all four! Don’t miss three indoor stages, artist Q&A sessions, meet and greets & more! CMAfest.com/tickets
  • Instagram
    • Don’t miss out on everything #CMAfest! Purchase a $10 Xfinity Fan Fair X ticket to enjoy artist Q&A sessions, meet & greets, three stages including the CMA Close Up Stage and more! CMAfest.com/tickets

Artist of the Day at Xfinity Fan Fair X

  • Facebook
    • Get your tickets for #CMAfest’s Xfinity Fan Fair X for just $10 so you can catch Artist of the Day, <insert artist social handle>! CMAfest.com/tickets
  • Twitter
    • <insert artist social handle> at #CMAfest’s Xfinity Fan Fair X for just $10!? Count us in! Get your ticket now! CMAfest.com/tickets
    • @KelseaBallerini, @DierksBentley, @LukeBryanOnline, @DustinLynch
  • Instagram
    • Xfinity Fan Fair X tickets to see <insert day>’s Artist of the Day, <insert artist social handle> at #CMAfest are still available for only $10! Get them while you can! CMAfest.com/tickets
    • Thursday: @DierksBentley; Friday: @LukeBryan; Saturday:@DustinLynchMusic; Sunday: @KelseaBallerini

Free Activities

  • Facebook
    • Head over to #CMAfest’s FREE Chevy Riverfront Stage in downtown Nashville and check out <insert artist social handle>!
    • Enjoy #CMAfest on a budget! Check out all of the free activities including 7 FREE stages, food trucks, interactive booths and more!
  • Twitter
    • Come check out all the free activities at #CMAfest! 7 free stages, food trucks, interactive booths and more! What are you waiting for?!
  • Instagram
    • Get excited for #CMAfest’s SEVEN free stages! Join us at the Chevy Riverfront Stage and get the party going with <insert artist social handle>

CMA’s Social Media:

CMA Foundation’s Social Media

  • CMA Fest 2018 – Nissan Stadium & four-day pass (:30 spot)

  • CMA Fest 2018 – Free shows at the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater (:30 spot)

  • Nissan Stadium MF18 TV Spot – HI RES (for online)

  • Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater MF18 TV Spot – HI RES (for online)

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