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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... »

Chevrolet Stands Strong with Country Music in 2014

Chevrolet Stands Strong with Country Music in 2014

Iconic Automaker Partners with Iconic Music Festival For the Ninth Year NASHVILLE – CMA and Chevrolet – the Official Ride of Country Music – continue their partnership and bring exciting fan experiences to the 2014 CMA Music Festival, June 5-8, in downtown Nashville. “CMA has enjoyed a great partnership with Chevy for the past nine years,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “We value... »

Street Closures Announced for 2014 CMA Festival

Street Closures Announced for 2014 CMA Festival

NASHVILLE – Downtown Nashville will experience changes in traffic flow to accommodate the events and activities of the 2014 CMA Music Festival. The annual event will take place Thursday through Sunday, June 5-8, but several road closures will take effect the week before. All times listed are Central.   Closures beginning Friday, May 30: 6:00 AM – The eastbound lane of First Avenue will be clo... »

Alabama to perform at CMA Music Fest

Alabama to perform at CMA Music Fest

NASHVHILLE – Alabama announced last night via Twitter (@TheAlabamaBand) their triumphant return after 19 years to kick off the sold-out Nightly Concerts at LP Field Thursday, June 5 (8:00 PM/CT) during 2014 CMA Music Festival in Nashville. Celebrating their 40th anniversary as a group, it has been 19 years since they performed at Fan Fair, now CMA Music Festival. The last performance of the band w... »

Little Big Town Return to CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock August 5 on ABC

Little Big Town Return to CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock August 5 on ABC

NASHVILLE – Reigning CMA Vocal Group of the Year Little Big Town return for the second year to host the summer’s hottest television music event when the ABC Television Network airs “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” on Tuesday, Aug. 5 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET). “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” will be executive-produced by Robert Deaton. “We cou... »

AT&T U-verse® Fan Fair X Offers More To Do And See Than Ever Before During 2014 CMA Music Festival

AT&T U-verse® Fan Fair X Offers More To Do And See Than Ever Before During 2014 CMA Music Festival

Appearances by Sara Evans, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, LeAnn Rimes, and Many More; Panel Discussions; CMA Screening Room; Big & Rich Talk About Their Latest Musical Offering; Marketplace; Three Stages; Celebrity Tour Busses; XBowling; and Activities and Performances for Families NASHVILLE – X marks the coolest daytime spot for Nashville’s “signature” event in the AT&T U-verse® Fan Fa... »

CMA Presents Wesley Rose Media Achievement Award to Duncan Warwick

CMA Presents Wesley Rose Media Achievement Award to Duncan Warwick

NASHVILLE – CMA presented Duncan Warwick, the editor of noted British Country Music magazine Country Music People, with the Wesley Rose Media Achievement Award Friday in Norwich, England. The Wesley Rose International Media Achievement Award recognizes outstanding achievements in the media, which contribute to the development of Country Music outside the United States. Radio, TV, print journalists... »

It’s Balloting Season at CMA!

It’s Balloting Season at CMA!

Ballot Schedule for “The 48th Annual CMA Awards” Announced; CMA Now Accepting Submissions for the 2014 CMA Broadcast Awards; Nominations for the CMA SRO Awards Underway  NASHVILLE – CMA balloting season is here! The Country Music Association is now accepting online submissions for the 2014 CMA Broadcast Awards for Broadcast Personality, Station, and National Broadcast Personality of the Year at Br... »

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