Now in its 47th year, CMA Fest 2018 is quickly approaching, and country music lovers all over the country are getting ready for this annual event! With the biggest names in country music set to hit the stage, you can already feel the excitement in the air.
The 2018 CMA Fest will be held Thursday, June 7th through Sunday the 10th, 2018 in Nashville, TN. The live performances will take place at various venues and stages including the Nissan Stadium, Budweiser Forever Country Stage, Chevy Riverfront Stage, Chevy Breakout Stage, Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater, Nashville Acoustic Corner Stage, and the Maui Jim Broadway Stage at Hard Rock Café.
Each stage offers the perfect setting for this big event. The Nissan Stadium, home of the Tennessee Titans, is located across Cumberland River from downtown Nashville, while the Chevy Breakout Stage is in the Walk of Fame Park across from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Artists You’ll Find at CMA Fest 2018
If you’re wondering who’s performing, you can count on just about every big name in country music to be there. On the Broadway Stage, musicians like Ryan Beaver, Hannah Ellis, 17 Memphis and Hudson Moore will be performing. On the Nashville Acoustic Corner Stage, you’ll find artists like Baylou, Craig Wayne Boyd, Lewis Brice and Emily Brooke, among countless other country music favorites.
History of the CMA Fest
The “ultimate country music fan experience” began in 1972 at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium. While this first year had a crowd of over 5,000 fans, this event now brings in more than 90,000 fans from all across the United States. Not only does the CMA Fest create an incredible experience for country music lovers, but since 2006, the CMA Foundation has donated $21 million to music education initiatives across the country.
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Get Your CMA Fest Tickets Online Now
While every daytime, outdoor stage is free to the public, be sure to go ahead and get your tickets for the night and indoor shows! And you better hurry because there are a limited number of tickets for these concerts. Whether you want to see every artist possible or have your heart on just a few, there are various ticket options like the 4 Day Pass, Nash Pass, and Fan Fair X pass. Of course, if you can’t make it to the event, you can enjoy the CMA Fest right from your home. Broadcast on the ABC Television Network, this is the only U.S. music festival with an accompanying TV event.
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