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Rain or Shine, the CMA Music Festival’s Popularity Continues to Grow

Rain or Shine, the CMA Music Festival’s Popularity Continues to Grow

2015 CMA Music Festival 75 Percent of the Way to Another Sell Out! NASHVILLE – CMA Music Festival sold out a record 15 weeks in advance prompting large, enthusiastic crowds at the Festival’s numerous free stages and event areas including AT&T U-verse® Fan Fair X at the Music City Center matching 2013’s attendance record of 80,000 fans per day. “The advance sell out speaks to the strength of th... »

37 Best of Moments from CMA Music Fest

37 Best of Moments from CMA Music Fest

From RollingStoneCountry.com The underlying theme at this year’s CMA Music Festival, which wrapped up its four-day run on Sunday, was one of re-discovery: Both new acts and veterans reminded us just how powerful country music can be with performances that ranged from the massive (Miranda Lambert at LP Field) to the intimate (Striking Matches at the HGTV Lodge). As Nashville was inundated wit... »

Country Superstars Kick Off 2014 CMA Fest at LP Field

Country Superstars Kick Off 2014 CMA Fest at LP Field

From Taste of Country This 2014 CMA Music Festival started off with a band! Among the country stars hitting the stage were Alabama, Brantley Gilbert, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Rascal Flatts, Tim McGraw, and one surprising (but very welcome) guest. Hint: she’s the wife of one of the aforementioned, and she’s a superstar too.   To read the whole Taste of Country article, click here. »

Misty Rae Carson is Making her CMA Fest Debut

Misty Rae Carson is Making her CMA Fest Debut

From Music Times, With over 500 artists performing during this year’s CMA Music Festival, sometimes it’s hard to find a new sound. Misty Rae Carson is just one of the many up-and-coming artists that have graced the stages in 2014. To read the full Music Times article, click here. »

Marty Stuart’s Late Night Jam Celebrates 13 Years

Marty Stuart’s Late Night Jam Celebrates 13 Years

From RollingStone.com Stuart has been organizing the show, a benefit for MusicCares, for 13 years, and he never reveals the entire lineup ahead of time. “Do you trust me?” he asked the audience, as he kicked off the show with his flashily dressed band the Fabulous Superlatives, all three of whom would take a brief turn as front man by the end of the night. To check out the full Rolling Stone artic... »

The Five Best CMA Music Festival Moments (So Far)

The Five Best CMA Music Festival Moments (So Far)

From the Tennessean, With everything from Dancing Fans to Luke Bryan, we’ve got a list of the top five Thursday CMA Music Fest moments we hope you didn’t miss. To read the full article by the Tennessean, click here. »

Ronnie Dunn Fans show what CMA Music Fest is all about

Ronnie Dunn Fans show what CMA Music Fest is all about

Although Ronnie Dunn will not be attending the 2014 CMA  Music Festival, loyal fans from various Ronnie Dunn fan clubs have joined together during the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience to celebrate a Country Music icon that has brought so much hope and inspiration to their lives. The connection that these fans feel with Ronnie’s music, represents the backbone of Country Music. To read th... »

Rolling Stone Country’s 30 Must-See Acts at CMA Music Festival 2014

Rolling Stone Country’s 30 Must-See Acts at CMA Music Festival 2014

Gus Wenner, editor at RollingStone.com, recently wrote, “In the beginning, the music all blurred together,” to start his article written to announce that Rolling Stone Magazine was opening a Nashville office to go along with RollingStoneCountry.com, a new sister site to the parent behemoth legendary music rag. That sentiment is echoed in Rolling Stone Country’s list of 30 must-se... »

CMA’s 2014 SRO Awards Final Nominees Announced

CMA’s 2014 SRO Awards Final Nominees Announced

 Voting on Final Ballot Begins Today NASHVILLE – The finalists have been determined for CMA’s touring industry honors known as the SRO Awards and the final ballot will be emailed to voters today (June 3). Ballots will be sent to CMA members in the following categories: Advertising/Public Relations/Media, Affiliated, Artist, Entertainment Services, Marketing/Digital, Musician, Personal Manager, Rec... »

2014 CMA Music Festival is Here!

2014 CMA Music Festival is Here!

The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience Takes Place This Week in Music City NASHVILLE – The 2014 CMA Music Festival promises to be the biggest and most exciting event to hit downtown Nashville. With 11 stages and more artists and activities than ever before, this year’s Festival will thrill and excite the fans. Officially running Thursday through Sunday, June 5-8, 2014 CMA Music Festival is an e... »

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