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2017 CMA Music Festival: Fan Fair lineup announced

Entertaining / 17 hours agoWith Grammy night around the corner, here are some fun ways to embrace the theme, boost your entertainment and make your guests feel a part of the festivities. This year’s CMA Fest runs from June 8 to June 11 in downtown Nashville.

The 2011 season consisted of six consecutive Thursdays from September 8 – October 13, 2011. The 2012 season consisted of six consecutive Thursdays from September 6 – October 11, 2012. The 2013 season consisted of six consecutive Thursdays from August 8 – September 12, 2013. The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s notability guideline for events.

Since its inception, Live On The Green has grown into a music industry force that draws thousands of fans, brings in millions of dollars into the downtown economy, and even influences album release strategies for many artists and labels. Live On The Green was founded in 2009 by local radio station WRLT Lighting 100 as a celebration of music and community and has always been free to the public. Before LOTG, Nashville hosted free concert series such as Dancin in the District, Uptown Mix, and Summer Lights that didn’t quite succeed. The event was initially intended as an opportunity for up-and-coming local Nashville artists to build a fanbase, but the concert series didn’t receive much attention or profits in its early years.

Tickets for the nightly shows are still available for purchase via Keep up with your favorite acts at the 2017 CMA Music Festival by downloading the CMA Fest app on iTunes or the Android store. NASHVILLE – The Country Music Association proudly reveals the initial artist lineup for this year’s CMA Fest. Now in its 47th year, CMA Fest boasts an exceptional bill of hundreds of artists performing on 11 stages throughout downtown Nashville Thursday through Sunday, June 7-10. The ABC Special for CMA Fest airs on ABC Network on Wednesday, August 3, and will be available on Hulu on Thursday, August 4. The three-hour music event of the summer featured a total of 30 performances, as well as surprise collaborations from some of the country music industry’s most well-known stars.

The 22nd Annual CMA Awards will be held in Nashville on November 9, 2022. When Bey and the Dixie Chicks performed at the 2016 CMAs, he boycotted the show. Alan had already made it clear to the audience prior to the show that he was against pop stars performing at country music award shows. He walked out of the ceremony in 2016 after watching Beyonce perform with the Dixie Chicks. Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, Reba McEntire, and Luke Combs will all perform in 2022.

Fans who do not have a four-day Festival ticket may purchase a ticket to Fan Fair X at After four days of social teases, 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.

Your comprehensive live music resource for show listings, artist tracking, music news, photos, reviews and more. It’s not like Simpson and Price are critical darlingswho still remain unknown outside a niche audience — Simpson was all over late-night TV in 2016, and Price was even name-checked as an emblem of coolon Nashville. Whatever the reason (CMA hasn’t been known to pay much attention to Simpson; Price plays her first Bonnaroo this year, so scheduling could be a consideration there), it’s a missed opportunity to claim two phenomenal artists.

Sunday Mornin’ Country is a country and gospel music festival that has been held during the festival for more than 30 years. This year’s show will commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Country Music Association’s annual celebration of country music artists performing ally pitchbook ally 50m series their favorite Gospel songs. Early Bird ticket prices are available now and will increase starting December 6, 2016. In 2012, Alabama Shakes took to the Main Stage and marked a turning point for the festival, doubling the average attendance in one night.

The 2015 season started with three consecutive Thursdays from August 20 – September 3, 2015 and ended with a weekend finale from September 10–12, 2015. The 2016 season started with three consecutive Thursdays from August 11–25, 2016 and ended with a weekend finale from September 1–3, 2016. The 2017 season started with three consecutive Thursdays from August 10–24, 2017 and ended with a weekend finale on August 31 – September 2, 2017.

54% of all waste generated at the festival is recycled each year, totaling to 79,680 lbs of material recycled since the concert series began in 2009. The Lightning 100 studio itself is a leading non-restaurant composter with Compost Nashville and the festival strives to be completely waste free in all upcoming seasons. In addition, all LOTG merchandise is made locally at the Friendly Arctic printmaking studio with high-quality eco-friendly materials and inks, and all t-shirts are 100% cotton. Single day tickets will become available on Friday, November 25, 2016 as part of a Black Friday special. Campsites and VIP ticket packages are available now, with general four-day admission tickets costing $125.