2016 CMA Music Festival

June 9 – 12 in Nashville Tennessee

Everyone knows the city of Nashville is home to country music, but you might not know the city of Nashville annually hosts the panicle of country music festivals call CMA Fest, were the artist’s celebrate the Fans.

Not only do you get multiple headlines like Carry Underwood, Zac Brown, Lady A, Florida Georgia Line (and many more) performing on the same stage, night after night, in the esteemed stadium of the Tennessee Titans, but there are several opportunities to collect autographs, take photos within a few feet of the stage and see numerous free performances.

The local Honky Tonks welcome everyone, so leave the car at home, because the streets overflow with vendors, fans and giveaways. There is even a celebrity softball game.

Hungry? Don’t forget to look around while you dine on southern cook’in, it’s not uncommon to be seated near a star or two.

From up and coming artists to well established acts they all pack this place. So bring your daisy dukes and boots or pick up a few new pairs at the 3 for 1 store. Nothing tops this fans friendly country music event.


Every year, country music fans across the world wait for one major event, the CMA Music Festival hosted in Nashville, TN. The festival consists of four days of incredible music from up-and-coming acts, superstar performers, fan club parties, and good old fashion fun. It’s the one time a year that fans can gather in one place and see virtually every musician they’ve been listening to over the past year. In a word, it’s amazing. It’s the festival that made me fall in love with Nashville, and eventually, had me desperate to move here. So wanderlusters, beware.

At the beginning of March, the CMA’s began announcing their stellar main stage line-up for 2016, and so far, it’s pretty incredible. All of your favorite stars will be gracing the stage at Nissan Stadium this summer to give fans one hell of a weekend. If you feel like your favorite act might be missing, don’t fret. One more main stage announcement is set to go out this week and there are a number of other stages throughout the city that have yet to be announced. So, chances are, you’re going to see your favorite show up soon.

Heavy hitters like Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood are just a few of the major stars returning for CMA fest this summer. But it doesn’t end there, they’ve sprinkled in a few of our favorite 2015 breakout stars including Kelsea Ballerini and Chris Stapleton. We’ve got one more announcement to go, but if what’s already been released is any indication, you’re going to want to get in on this action.

Check out the line-up below:

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Jason Aldean

Dierks Bentley

Kelsea Ballerini

Miranda Lambert

Rascal Flatts

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Eric Church

Sam Hunt

Chris Stapleton

Carrie Underwood

Hank Williams, Jr.

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Florida Georgia Line

Blake Shelton

Cole Swindell

Chris Young

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Luke Bryan

Thomas Rhett

Brett Eldredge

Keith Urban

Little Big Town