Check out the music video for Josh Gracin’s new single “I Go Crazy”! It’s great to hear some new music from him!
The lineup for the 2017 CMA Music Festival is here! The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience takes place Thursday through Sunday, June 8-11 in downtown Nashville.
Taking the big stage are Country Music superstars Trace Adkins, John Anderson, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Tracy Lawrence, Little Big Town, Maren Morris, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Kenny Rogers, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Cole Swindell, Thomas Rhett, Keith Urban, and Chris Young.
A longtime fan favorite, the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage is back in 2017 with a packed lineup that will keep attendees rocking from 10:00 AM-5:15 PM each day. CMA Awards nominees Old Dominion will kick things off Thursday, June 8 (10:00 AM/CT). Additional artists hitting the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage are A Thousand Horses, Lauren Alaina, Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Chase Bryant, Cam, Brandy Clark, Luke Combs, Easton Corbin, Russell Dickerson, Drake White and the Big Fire, Eli Young Band, Tyler Farr, High Valley, Home Free, Chris Janson, Jana Kramer, Chris Lane, LOCASH, Maddie & Tae, Neal McCoy, Scotty McCreery, William Michael Morgan, Joe Nichols, Jon Pardi, Parmalee, Eric Paslay, Kellie Pickler, RaeLynn, Michael Ray, Chase Rice, Canaan Smith, Corey Smith, Granger Smith, Josh Turner, Aaron Watson, and Brett Young.
Located in Walk of Fame Park, the Chevrolet Park Stage will entertain crowds from 10:30 AM-4:55 PM daily with performances by Drew Baldridge, Ryan Beaver, Big Smo, Bailey Bryan, Kristian Bush, Ruthie Collins, Travis Collins, Adam Craig, Jacob Davis, Cale Dodds, Casey Donahew, Clare Dunn, Brooke Eden, Lindsay Ell, Morgan Evans, Ryan Follese, Ryan Griffin, Trent Harmon, Walker Hayes, Sundance Head, LANCO, Jon Langston, Jackie Lee, Love and Theft, Steve Moakler, Muscadine Bloodline, Kyle Park, Carly Pearce, Luke Pell, Mo Pitney, Maggie Rose, Runaway June, Adam Sanders, Jamie Lynn Spears, The Railers, The Swon Brothers, Michael Tyler, Walker McGuire, Morgan Wallen, and Waterloo Revival.
A top Festival destination to discover new artists, the Gildan Broadway Stage at Hard Rock Cafe (10:45 AM-4:30 PM daily) will feature Abby Anderson, Chris Bandi, Risa Binder, Craig Wayne Boyd, Ashley Campbell, Colin Elmore & The Danville Train, Davisson Brothers Band, Fairground Saints, Filmore, Ben Gallaher, Haley Georgia, Jillian Jacqueline, Ryan Kinder, Trea Landon, Olivia Lane, Brandon Lay, Levon, Lillie Mae, Sean McConnell, Alyssa Micaela, Meghan Patrick, Jordan Rager, Brandon Ray, Restless Road, Tyler Rich, Dylan Schneider, Scooter Brown Band, Kalie Shorr, Jo Smith, Smithfield, Natalie Stovall, Tara Thompson, Walker County, Hailey Whitters, Alex Williams, and Carter Winter.
Artist lineups are subject to change.
A limited number of tickets for the Nightly Concerts at Nissan Stadium are still available at CMAfest.com or through the CMA Box Office at 1-800-CMA-FEST. Outdoor daytime stages including Chevrolet Riverfront and Park Stages, as well as the Gildan Broadway Stage at Hard Rock Cafe, are free and open to the public.
Funds generated through CMA Music Festival ticket sales benefit music education. Since 2006, CMA and the CMA Foundation have donated more than $17.5 million to support quality, sustainable music education initiatives across the country on behalf of the artists who participate in the event for free, touching the lives of one million students. For more information, visit CMAfoundation.org.
Additional stage lineups, Fan Fair X activities, and more will be announced soon. Don’t miss a beat by staying connected with CMA on CMAfest.com, the Official CMA Fest App, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and sign up for CMA Country Connection emails to receive the latest news as soon as it’s announced.
CMA Music Festival will once again be filmed for a national television special to air on the ABC Television Network. This is the 13th consecutive year the event has been filmed for a network television special, a feat no other music festival has achieved. “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” will be executive-produced by Robert Deaton.
3/25/17 – Florence, OR – Three Rivers Casino & Hotel
4/08/17 – DeQuincy, LA – Louisiana Railroad Days Festival
4/09/17 – Lindale, TX – Love and War in Texas
4/15/17 – Amarillo, TX – Amarillo Civic Center
4/21/17 – Nashville, TN – Nashville Palace
4/22/17 – Cartersville, GA – The Grand Theatre
5/20/17 – Giddings, TX – Lee County Fair
5/28/17 – Verdi, NV – Boomtown Hotel & Casino
6/03/17 – Carlsbad, NM – CavernFest
6/23/17 – Chipley, FL – Panhandle Watermelon Festival
7/04/17 – Rogersville, TN – Rogersville 4th Of July Celebration
7/15/17 – Sisseton, SD – Sisseton’s 125th Anniversary-Brewster/Gunderson Field
7/20/17 – Warren, MN – Marshall County Fair
7/21/17 – Twin Lakes, WI – Country Thunder USA
7/22/17 – Lubbock, TX – Lubbock Cattle Baron’s Ball
8/05/17 – Culleoka, TN – The Barn
8/15/17 – Des Moines, IA – Iowa State Fair
8/18/17 – Farmington, NM – San Juan County Fair
9/01/17 – Millersport, OH – Sweet Corn Festival
9/08/17 – Branson, MO – Silver Dollar City
9/16/17 – Hartford, WI – Schauer Arts And Activities Center
9/22/17 – Wendover, NV – Peppermill Concert Hall
Check out the music video for “Yours If You Want It,” the new single from Rascal Flatts!
- 2016 – Kenny Chesney released his single “Noise”
- 2014 – Luke Bryan released his single “Play It Again”
- 2009 – Martina McBride released her album Shine
- 2009 – Eric Church released his album Carolina
- 2008 – Luke Bryan released his single “Country Man”
- 2007 – Kenny Chesney topped the charts with “Beer In Mexico”
- 1996 – Brooks & Dunn released their single “My Maria”
- 1984 – Alabama topped the charts with “Roll On (Eighteen Wheeler)”
- 1979 – Anne Murray topped the charts with “I Just Fall In Love Again”
- 2009 – Brad Paisley released his single “Then”
- 2004 – Gretchen Wilson released her single “Redneck Woman”
- 1999 – Jessica Andrews released her debut album Heart Shaped World
- 1996 – Patty Loveless topped the charts with “You Can Feel Bad”
- 1985 – Willie Nelson & Ray Charles topped the charts with “Seven Spanish Angels”
- 1970 – Conway Twitty released his single “Hello Darlin'”
- 2014 – Eli Young Band topped the Billboard Country Album Charts with 10,000 Towns
- 2005 – Trace Adkins released his album Songs About Me
- 2003 – The Dixie Chicks topped the charts with “Travelin’ Solider”
- 1999 – Tim McGraw released his single “Please Remember Me”
- 1994 – Tim McGraw released his album Not a Moment Too Soon
- 2015 – Jason Aldean got married to Brittany Kerr in Mexico
- 2015 – Randy Travis got married to Mary Davis
- 2011 – Dierks Bentley released his single “Am I The Only One”
- 2005 – Keith Urban released his single “Making Memories Of Us”
- 2003 – Jimmy Wayne made his Grand Ole Opry debut
- 1998 – Clint Black topped the charts with “Nothin’ But The Taillights”
- 1987 – Restless Heart topped the charts with “I’ll Still Be Loving You”
- 1981 – Willie Nelson topped the charts with “Angel Flying Too Close To The Ground”
- 2013 – Lady Antebellum’s album Need You Now was certified quadruple platinum
- 2012 – Casey James released his self-titled debut album
- 2004 – Tim McGraw scored a #1 hit with “Watch The Wind Blow By”
- 1995 – Kenny Chesney released his single “Fall In Love”
- 1993 – George Strait topped the charts with “Heartland”