CMA Hosts “CMA Summer Jam,” A Two-Night Summer Concert Event Live From Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater Tuesday, July 27 And Wednesday, July 28

Tickets for “CMA Summer Jam” On Sale Wednesday, July 14  

“CMA Summer Jam” to be Filmed as Part of Primetime TV Special Airing Later this Summer on ABC 

Updated July 20, 2021 

CMA will host “CMA Summer Jam,” a brand new, two-night summer concert experience live from Nashville’s open-air Ascend Amphitheater Tuesday, July 27 and Wednesday, July 28. Featuring performances and collaborations from Country Music’s hottest stars, the live event will also be filmed as part of a three-hour primetime television special airing later this summer on ABC.  

Artists taking the stage at Ascend Amphitheater on July 27 include Luke Bryan, Mickey Guyton, Carly Pearce, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani,Cole Swindell, Carrie Underwood, Lainey Wilson and Dwight Yoakam, while Jimmie Allen, Gabby Barrett,Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Luke Combs, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Jon Pardi and Thomas Rhett will perform on July 28. Details about the television special, including additional performances filmed at other locations in downtown Nashville, will be announced in the coming weeks. 

Tickets for “CMA Summer Jam” are on sale Wednesday, July 14 starting at 10:00 AM/CT. For more information about tickets, visit A portion of ticket sale net proceeds will benefit the CMA FoundationSince its inception in 2011, the CMA Foundation has been committed to improving and sustaining music programs throughout the U.S. so all students have equitable opportunity to participate in a high-quality music education. 

“CMA Summer Jam” marks the first new outdoor concert event for CMA in almost two years. Long-standing CMA partner Chevrolet is the platinum sponsor of the two-night event with onsite displays and activations available to attendees.

Fans can get excited for the event by listening to the “CMA Summer Jam” playlist on Apple Music. Stay tuned to and CMA socials for additional news including merchandise, content, and more. 

While COVID-19 capacity restrictions have been lifted in the city of Nashville, CMA continues to follow guidance from local, state and federal authorities as well as unions and guilds to ensure the safety of all staff, performers and attendees. CMA is a proud partner of VAX4LIVE, a national campaign encouraging music fans to get the facts about the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more at   

About the CMA Foundation 
Established in 2011 as the philanthropic arm of the Country Music Association (CMA), the CMA Foundation is committed to improving and sustaining high-quality music education programs across the United States, working to ensure every child has the opportunity to participate in music. Through strategic partnerships, professional development and grant distribution, the CMA Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3), invests various resources across the national public school system, after school programs, summer camps and community outreach organizations. 

About Chevrolet
Founded in 1911 in Detroit, Chevrolet is now one of the world’s largest car brands, available in 79 countries with more than 3.2 million cars and trucks sold in 2020. Chevrolet models include electric and fuel-efficient vehicles that feature engaging performance, design that makes the heart beat, passive and active safety features and easy-to-use technology, all at a value. More information on Chevrolet models can be found at

Photo Credit: ABC/CMA
Photo Credit: ABC/CMA