Downtown Nashville will experience some changes in traffic flow to accommodate the numerous events and activities that are part of 2012 CMA Music Festival. The annual four-day festival will take place Thursday through Sunday, June 7-10, but some road closures will take effect the week before the event officially begins.
Closures beginning Friday, June 1:
- 8:00AM/CT – First Avenue South, east-most lane
Closures beginning Monday, June 4:
- 8:00AM/CT – First Avenue North, east-most lane (re-opens June 13)
- Closures beginning Tuesday, June 5:
- 9:00AM/CT – Broadway from First to Second Avenues
- 9:00AM/CT – First Avenue from Demonbreun to Church Streets
Closures beginning Wednesday, June 6:
- 12:00PM/CT – Broadway from Second to Fourth Avenues
- 12:00PM/CT – Commerce Street from Fifth to Sixth Avenues
Closures beginning Thursday June 7:
- 12:00AM/CT – Fifth Avenue from Demonbreun Street to Broadway
- 7:00AM/CT – Broadway, north-most lane from Fifth to Sixth Avenues
- 7:00AM/CT – Fourth Avenue South, east-most lane from Demonbreun Street to Broadway
- 7:00AM/CT – Second Avenue, east-most lane from Demonbreun Street to Broadway and from Church to Union Streets
- 7:00AM/CT – Fifth Avenue, east-most lane from Franklin to Demonbreun Streets
- 7:00AM/CT – Fifth Avenue, west-most lane from Broadway to Commerce Street
These closures will be in effect throughout the Festival and are scheduled to be cleared in the early morning hours on Monday, June 11.
Additional temporary closures will occur Wednesday, June 6 to accommodate “The Eighth Annual CMA Music Festival Kick-Off Parade” and “The Seventh Annual CMA Music Festival Block Party.” The following roads will be closed for parade traffic from 9:00AM to 2:00 PM/CT:
- Tenth Avenue North from Broadway to Church Street
- Commerce Street from Ninth to Tenth Avenues
- Broadway, south-most lane from Ninth to Twelfth Avenues
- Broadway from First to Twelfth Avenues (10:20AM/CT – 1:30PM/CT only)
About CMA Music Festival
CMA Music Festival is an unparalleled music experience that features concerts, autograph signings, family activities, and more. The 2012 CMA Music Festival will once again be filmed for an ABC Television Network special to air later this summer. Single night and four-day ticket packages are on sale and fans can purchase tickets through Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000. Tickets can also be purchased through CMAfest.com or (800) CMA-FEST. Visit CMAfest.com for more information.
CMA Music Festival is organized and produced by the Country Music Association. Fan Fair® is a registered trademark of CMA. Chevrolet™ is the Official Ride of Country Music. American Airlines is the Official Airline of the CMA Music Festival. BIC is an Official Partner of the 2012 CMA Music Festival. Bad Boy Buggies are the Official UTV of the CMA Music Festival. Connect with CMA online at CMAfest.com, Facebook.com/CMA and Twitter.com/CountryMusic.