CMA Music Festival News

2012 CMA Fest Accoustic Line-Up

2012 CMA Fest Announces Accoustic Performances! We all know that the 2012 Country Music Association Music Festivalin Nashville, TN is going to be one hell of ride, and event organizers have announced a line-up of accoustic performances that are sure to just add even more fun! These performances will take place at LP Field starting Thursday, June 7th and running through Sunday, June 10th, and they include current favorites like Lauren Alaina, Kip Moore, Kellie Pickler, Love and Theft and more (see below for complete details)! Complete 2012 CMA Fest Accoustic Line-Up June 7th Kellie Pickler and Lauren Alaina JUNE 8th Randy Houser and Gwen Sebastian JUNE 9th Love and Theft and Kip Moore JUNE 10th Bill Anderson and Steel Magnolia

CMA Fest 2012 Free Music Stages

CMA Fest Offers Two Stages of Free Music! Earlier this week, CMA Music Festival organizers announced the addition of two new stages to the already full line-up of artists and events. The kicker? The two stages, the Bic Soleil Bella Beach Stage and the Bud Light Stage, are offering free music! From Thursday June 7th – Sunday, June 10th, there will be plenty of live music for concert attendees to enjoy! “Live music is a hallmark of CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL, and we are excited to be able to add a new stage and even more performances this year” -CMA Chief Executive Officer, Steve Moore The complete line-up isn’t available yet, but word is that Greg Bates, Julie Roberts, Miss Willie Brown, Jon Pardi have already been signed up to perform!

CMA Music Fest 2012 Lineup

The Official Lineup For The 2012 CMA Music Festival! Every summer the CMA Music Festival is one of the most exciting country music attractions around. This year will be no different! As the 41st Annual Fan Fair event gets closer, more and more artists are being announced and added to the lineup. The four-day event will take place in Nashville on June 7-10 at LP Field! The list below has the artists who are already confirmed to rock your faces off! Keep your eye out for an updated list each week to make sure you have all of the info! LP Lineup: Jason Aldean Eric Church Blake Shelton Carrie Underwood Zac Brown Band Alan Jackson Dierks Bentley Brad Paisley Lady Antebellum Scotty McCreery The Band Perry Brantley Gilbert Faith Hill Luke Bryan Rascal Flatts Martina McBride Jake Owen Hunter Hayes

Miranda Lambert on CMA Music Fest 2011

Miranda Lambert shows why they call it Country’s Night To Rock on the 2011 CMA MusicFest! Take a gander at some clips of Miranda Lambert‘s performance from the upcoming broadcast of the 2011 CMA Music Fest which airs THIS Sunday night. August 14th at 8/7c on ABC! [youtube:] Other artists to watch for include Alabama, Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, The Band Perry, Big & Rich, Luke Bryan, Kelly Clarkson, Sheryl Crow, Sara Evans, Alan Jackson, Kid Rock, Lady Antebellum, Blake Shelton, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery, Reba, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Josh Turner, Shania, Keith Urban, Gretchen Wilson and Zac Brown Band.

Trace Adkins Added to CMA TV Special Line-Up

Trace Adkins Included in Already Packed Line-Up for CMA Music Festival TV Special. Trace Adkins has joined the line-up of star-studded performances for the 2011 CMA Music Festival TV special, CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock. The special airs on August 14th(shifted from its original air date of August 7th) on ABC at 8pm(ET). As previously reported, the musical television event will feature footage from the 2011 Festival at LP Field in Nashville, TN as well as a performance line-up including Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, Sara Evans, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Zac Brown, Dierks Bentley, Little Big Town, and now Trace Adkins. This television special allows fans the opportunity to enjoy the iconic CMA Music Festival from the comfort of their home (and air conditioning!), but for those die-hard fans who have to be in the thick of the action, tickets for the 2012 CMA Music Festival are already on sale! So, you better act quick!

2012 CMA Music Fest Tickets On Sale

2012 CMA Music Fest Tickets Go On Sale This Week! The 2011 CMA Music Festival may have just wrapped up in June, but event organizers are already in full swing getting ready for next year’s country music concert event! The 2012 CMA Music Festival is scheduled for June 7th through 10th at Nashville’s LP Field, and tickets will officially go on sale Saturday, July 30th at 10am (central). The concert event includes four nights of all-star shows at LP Field in addition to four days of daily concerts at the Riverfront Park. During the week of the festival there are also many, many events, signings, and additional musical performances for fans to participate in and enjoy! The past two years of the CMA Fest (formerly known to country music fans as Fan Fair) have completely sold out! So, if you are planning to attend next year’s event, you may want to go ahead and secure your tickets early! Stay tuned for news and details on the concert and event line-ups. We’ll be sure to let ya’ll know as soon as possible!

Dierks Bentley and Little Big Town Added to CMA Special

Dierks Bentley and Little Big Town Will Perform on TV Special of the CMA Music Festival Dierks Bentley and Little Big Town have been added to the performance line-up of the 2011 CMA Music Festival TV Special, better known as “Country’s Night to Rock!“. They are joining an already impressive line-up which includes Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, Sara Evans, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, and Zac Brown! The show will air on ABC on August 7th at 8pm (ET). The special includes footage filmed during this year’s CMA Music Festival in Nashville, TN during June 9th and June 12th in addition to the performances listed above. It’s sure to be a rockin’ country event, so don’t miss it!

CMA Music Fest Network Air Date

CMA Music Fest: Country’s Night to Rock 2011 Network Air Date Is Set. Whether or not you had the opportunity to experience CMA Music Festival in person this year, any country fan with access to a television will have the opportunity to either experience CMA Fest for the first time or relive the excitement. CMA Music Fest has officially announced the air date for the annual special CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock 2011, a recounting of the 2011 concerts and events at LP Field in Nashville earlier this month. The show is an edited version of the concerts a few thousand(s) lucky fans had the chance to see live including performances by Reba McEntire, Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, Sara Evans, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, the Zac Brown Band, and others. CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock will air on ABC on Sunday, August 7th at 8PM ET. Be sure to check in on this special concert event!

Trace Adkins Announces Album Title At CMA Fest

Trace Adkins Fills Fans In On Upcoming Album Title During CMA Fest Performance. Trace Adkins announced the title of his upcoming album, Proud To Be Here, during his CMA Music Festival performance in Nashville this weekend. The album features his touching and sweet new single “Just Fishin’” about a father and daughter relationship. Proud To Be Here will also feature 9 other tracks, and the deluxe edition will offer fans 4 more songs on top of that including a duet with Blake Shelton title “If I Was A Woman“. Adkins’ family recently suffered a huge loss as their home caught fire on June 4th, and was deemed a total loss. Thankfully, the family including their pets are all safe. Adkins has suggested that the choice of title for this album, though chosen before these events occurred, has taken on a new meaning. “Proud To Be Here was chosen as the album title some weeks ago because it’s how I’ve felt ever since my first album release and during every milestone since…The title song could have been based on my life and it’s about narrow escapes and the grace that guides you through. Obviously, now after the fire, Proud To Be Here takes on an even greater significance. Once again, I’ve been blessed and everyone is safe.” -Trace Adkins In response to the outpouring of concern from fans, Trace has requested they redirect their support through the American Red Cross and CMT One Country. The album is set to release on August 2nd, and pre-sale of the deluxe edition will be available on iTunes July 12th.

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