Plan ahead: CMA Fest lineup, schedule of events - WSMV News 4

Plan ahead: CMA Fest lineup, schedule of events

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Country music fans are already arriving by the thousands for CMA Fest, which officially kicks off on Thursday.

There will be 11 stages scattered throughout downtown Nashville on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Most stages are free to the public.

Click here to view the full lineup for all of the stages.

  • Nissan Stadium
  • Chevy Breakout Stage
  • Chevy Riverfront Stage
  • Budweiser Forever Country Stage
  • Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater
  • Maui Jim Broadway Stage at Hard Rock Cafe
  • Nashville Acoustic Corner Stage
  • CMA Close Up Stage
  • Radio Disney Country Stage
  • HGTV Lodge
  • CMA Spotlight Stage

Xfinity Fan Fair X, located inside of the Music City Center, will be hosting celebrity Q&A sessions, shopping, games, crafts and more. It also houses three stages, including the CMA Close Up Stage. Click here to read more.

Below is a list of additional CMA Fest events compiled by the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. Click here for more information about the specific events.

Wednesday, June 6

  • CMA Theater: CMA Songwriters Series
  • Bridgestone Arena: CMT Music Awards
  • Ryman Auditorium: Marty Stuart's Late Night Jam

Thursday, June 7

  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum: Music Fest at the Hall: Concerts, Exhibits, Films, and Autograph Signings
  • Grand Ole Opry House: Grand Ole Opry w/Blake Shelton and more
  • L27 Rooftop Lounge: 27 Live ft. Bishop Gunn
  • Ole Red Nashville: Hot Country ft. Hunter Hayes, Michael Rey, Chris Lane, and more
  • Redneck Riviera: Bash on Broadway ft. Big & Rich and more
  • Ryman Auditorium: Dierks Bentley
  • War Memorial Auditorium: Nashville House Concerts ft. Frankie Ballard, Gunnar Nyblad, and more

Friday, June 8

  • Grand Ole Opry House: Grand Ole Opry w/Easton Corbin and more
  • The Listening Room Cafe: CMA Fest Brunch Showcase ft. Kari Lynch, Jenna Renae, Lacey Caroline, and more
  • Ole Red Nashville: Hot Country ft. Craig Campbell, Jackie Lee, Maggie Rose, and more
  • Redneck Riviera: Bash on Broadway ft. Granger Smith and more
  • Ryman Auditorium: The Bobby Bones Show
  • Texas Troubadour Theatre: CMA Fest Music City Hayride

Saturday, June 9

  • 3rd and Lindsley: Backstage Nashville ft. Brice Long, Leslie Satcher, Matt Rogers, and more
  • First Tennessee Park: City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game
  • The Listening Room Cafe: CMA Fest Brunch Showcase ft. Pearl Clarkin, Sara Spicer, The Barrens, and more
  • Ole Red Nashville: Hot Country ft. Midland, Lauren Alaina, Cassadee Pope, and more
  • Redneck Riviera: Bash on Broadway ft. John Rich, Tracy Lawrence, and more
  • Ryman Auditorium: Opry Country Classics ft. Charley Pride and more

Sunday, June 10

  • Grand Ole Opry House: Sunday Mornin' Country hosted by Brenda Lee
  • The Listening Room Cafe: CMA Fest Brunch Showcase ft. Emily West, Maggie Rose, Natalie Stovall, and more
  • Ole Red Nashville: Hot Country ft. Scotty McCreery, Thompson Square, Chris Bandi, and more
  • Redneck Riviera: Bash on Broadway ft. John Rich, The Josephines, and more
  • Throughout Music City: Charles Esten's Guided Bus Tour of Nashville

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