Carrie Underwood and Blake Shelton Add Star Power To Day 2 of CMA Fest Nightly Concerts

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Night 2 of CMA Fest’s nightly concerts at Nissan stadium kicked off Friday night, with the national anthem performed by The Walmart Boy, Mason Ramsey. The legendary Charley Pride took the stage to treat fans to his biggest hits including, Kiss an Angel Good Morning.” But it was an influx of moths that left an … Read more

Craig Campbell Raises Awareness For Colorectal Cancer With 6th Annual Celebrity Cornhole Challenge

Craig Campbell cornhole challenge

Craig Campbell returned to CMA Fest for the sixth consecutive year to host his Annual Celebrity Cornhole Challenge, which benefits FIght Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC). The all-star event is near and dear to Craig’s heart after losing his father to colon cancer at the age of 36. Craig invited his celebrity friends to partake in … Read more

Jason Aldean, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown and More Kick Off CMA Fest Nightly Concerts With a Bang

Jason Aldean Day 1 CMA Fest Nissan Stadium

It was a balmy 85 degree evening in Nashville Thursday night (June 7), only made hotter by the extraordinary talent that took the main stage at Nissan Stadium to mark the official kick off of CMA Fest. The evening began with a harmonizing rendition of the national anthem performed by the legendary Oak Ridge Boys, … Read more

Darius Rucker, Trace Adkins, Lauren Alaina and More Step Out for St. Jude

Darius Rucker and Trace Adkins

It wasn’t billed as a party, but halfway through Darius Rucker’s ninth annual “Darius & Friends” show at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, it sure felt like one. That could be part of the reason why Darius continues to host one of his biggest events of the year, but it isn’t the biggest part. The reason the … Read more

Cassadee Pope Spends a Dog Day Afternoon With Her Dog Cuppy

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As country music lovers descend on Nashville for the four-day festival known as CMA Fest, many activities have already begun. In advance of the CMT Awards on Wednesday June 6, CMT and Pedigree teamed up to bring fans the first ever Paws and Play Music Festival with Cassadee Pope.  The “Take You Home” singer kicked … Read more

Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley Among Artist of the Day Headliners at CMA Fest’s Xfinity Fan Fair X

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As CMAFest draws closer, the Country Music Association is announcing more acts to take the stage during the four-day festival. Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley, Kelsea Ballerini and Dustin Lynch were tapped to be a part of the Artist of the Day sessions.

CMA Fest Announces Lineup For Free Nightly Concerts, Including Cole Swindell And Chase Rice

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The Country Music Association has announced the return of the nightly free concerts during 2018’s CMA Fest. Taking place at Ascend Amphitheater in Nashville, The Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage will showcase country artists beginning at 7 p.m. CT.  In addition, Fest attendees can purchase the Nash Pass for $60, allowing early access to the nightly shows at Ascend Amphitheater.  Fan … Read more

Performance Lineup For CMA Fest Revealed; Includes Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Dierks Bentley and More

Carrie, Luke and Dierks performing CMA Fest stages

The Country Music Association (CMA) has revealed the artist lineups for main stages during 2018 CMA Fest, taking place June 7–10 in Nashville. Country fans across the globe descend on Nashville for the four-day festival that caters to country music. Fan club parties, sporting activities, artist booths and performances fill the streets and restaurants of … Read more

Brothers Osborne’s “Ain’t My Fault” was 6 of the Best Minutes of All of #CMAFest

In 2015, the Brothers Osborne got their first big radio hit with “Stay A Little Longer.” There was just one problem– the radio version of the song left out John Osborne’s blistering guitar solo. Radio stations just weren’t going to play a song that was over 5 minutes long. The reigning CMA Duo of the … Read more

Go Behind-the-Scenes of CMA Fest With High Valley

What’s it like to be a country singer at CMA Music Festival? Let’s put it this way, you better wear your walking shoes. This year, I had the opportunity to spend one of the festival’s four days with High Valley as they met fans, performed two shows and never ate a meal. The day began … Read more

Brad Paisley Took a Catfish to Game 6 and Then Went to Play the Last Night of #CMAFest

The week of CMA Music Festival in Nashville is one of the busiest, craziest weeks of the year. Most artists host their fan club parties during this week and play more than one show throughout the festival. Plus, the CMT Music Awards are that week, too. This year, the Stanley Cup Finals took place during … Read more

Darius Rucker Brought Out Karen Fairchild to Sing “What If I Told You” During #CMAFest and It Was Amazing

The final night of CMA Music Festival usually features old friends Brad Paisley, Keith Urban and Darius Rucker. At one point during the evening it is expected that one of them would join another act on stage for some sort of guitar playing craziness from Brad or Keith, but this year, it was Darius pulling … Read more