CMA Music Festival is proving to be the biggest summer concert destination for Country Music fans with the announcement of performers on the Gildan Broadway Stage at Hard Rock Cafe.
Located at the corner of Broadway and First Avenue in downtown Nashville, the Gildan Broadway Stage will operate Thursday-Sunday, June 9-12 from 10:45 AM until approximately 4:30 PM/CT and features some of Country Music’s most exciting new faces along with familiar Festival favorites. The daily concerts are free and open to the public.
“We take great pride in CMA Music Festival being a place where fans can discover a new favorite act,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “Nearly a dozen artists are making their Festival performance debut on the Gildan Broadway Stage, making it a great spot to hear something fresh.”
Performing on the Gildan Broadway Stage are Sammy Arriaga, Ryan Beaver, Craig Wayne Boyd, Courtney Cole, Ruthie Collins, Adam Craig, Jacob Davis, Cale Dodds, Ben Gallaher, Haley Georgia, Ryan Griffin, Levi Hummon, Brett Kissel, Jon Langston, Brandon Lay, Lucy Angel, MamaDear, Walker McGuire, Carly Pearce, Sister C, Cole Taylor, The Railers, Walker County, Waterloo Revival, and Carter Winter (artists and schedule subject to change).
Also performing on the Gildan Broadway Stage and making their Festival performance debuts are Benton Blount, Fort Defiance, Olivia Lane, Levon, Steve Moakler, Radio Romance, Jordan Rager, Runaway June, Rae Solomon, The Last Bandoleros, and Morgan Wallen.
Also making her Festival debut is Third Man Records’ Margo Price, who has been added to The Park Stage in Walk of Fame Park.
This year’s app is now available in the App store for iPhone and Android and includes features that allow fans to create individual concert schedules and be the first to know which of their favorite stars will be appearing on the free stages throughout the Festival.
For the second year, fans will be able to purchase a four-day pass to the Fan Fair X that includes a general admission ticket to the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum that is good for use any day in 2016. The package deal is on sale now through Friday, June 10 and costs $39.95. The combination Fan Fair X/Country Music Hall of Fame tickets are available via the Country Music Hall of Fame website, http://countrymusichalloffame.org, and will also be sold at their box office during the week of CMA Music Festival.
Funds generated through CMA Music Festival ticket sales for the Nightly Concerts at Nissan Stadium and Fan Fair X benefit music education. Since 2006, CMA and the CMA Foundation have donated more than $13.6 million to support sustainable music education initiatives across the country on behalf of the artists who participate in the event for free.
For upcoming announcements and all other info stay connected with CMA on CMAfest.com, Facebook.com/CMA, Twitter.com/CountryMusic, Instagram.com/CMA, and sign up for CMA Country Connection, CMA’s e-newsletter. Fans can also download the 2016 CMA Music Festival mobile app for iPhone or Android to view the latest artist lineups and to plan their Festival experience.