If you couldn’t make it to Nashville for this year’s incredible CMA Music Festival, some of the week’s hottest performances are coming to you.
CMA Fest, hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini, with special guest host Bobby Bones, will broadcast on ABC August 4 at 7pm CT.
The show boasts over 30 performances from artists who appeared at this year’s event, including collaborations between Kelsea and The Chainsmokers, Brothers Osborne with Brooks & Dunn and Ashley McBryde, Brantley Gilbert and Lindsay Ell, Tim McGraw and Luke Combs, Maren Morris and Brandi Carlile, and Carrie Underwood with Joan Jett, and Keith Urban, Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X.
Other performers featured in the special include Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Chris Janson, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Midland, Old Dominion, Pistol Annies, Rascal Flatts, Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett and Brett Young.
This marks the fourth year that TR has hosted the three-hour broadcast of the insanely popular music festival, and Kelsea returns for the third year. Nationally syndicated radio personality, Bobby Bones, is making his debut as a host for the show. This is also the 16th year that the show has been broadcast to country music fans across the United States.
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On August 2, tickets go on sale for next year’s CMA Music Festival. The four official days of fun and festivities will take place June 4 – June 7, 2020 in downtown Nashville. While no performers have been announced yet, each year gets bigger and better with the biggest, best, brightest names in country music appearing on one of the event’s many stages throughout the event.
CMA Fest airs August 4 on ABC.