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CMA Fest Fan Club Party Details

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Here are the dates and times of the various fanclub parties we could find. Realize, many are open to members only or are already sold out.

Tuesday, June 7th:
4:00 PM Gary Allan, Rocketown
5:30 PM Kelsea Ballerinni, Mercy Lounge
9:00 PM Carrie Underwood, Grand Ole Opry

Wednesday, June 8th:
11:00 AM Terri Clark Honky Tonk Central
11:00 AM Joe Nichols 3rd and Lindsley
11:00 AM Lonestar Details to be emailed
4:00 PM Charlie Daniels Mt. Juliet, TN
6:00 PM Craig Morgan Wildhorse Saloon

Thursday, June 9th:
8:30 AM Charley Pride The Inn at Opryland
10:00 AM Chris Janson aVenue
10:00 AM Bryan White The Listening Room
10:45 AM Darryl Worley 3rd and Lindsley
11:00 AM Rodney Atkins Cracker Barrel
11:00 AM The Band Perry tba
tbd The Brothers Osborne tbd
12:30 PM Thompson Square tbd
1:30 PM Lindsay Ell Wildhorse Saloon
2:00 PM Buddy Jewel El Chico
3:00 PM Craig Wayne Boyd Karma Lounge
3:00 PM Kree Harrison 3rd and Lindsley

Friday, June 10th:

8:00 AM Wade Hayes Hermitage House
8:00 AM Mark Wills George Jones Museum
tbd Martina McBride tbd
10:00 AM Dan + Shay Bell Tower
11:00 AM Jeff Bates Opry Backstage Grill
01:30 PM Ray Scott Wildhorse Saloon
02:00 PM Vince Gill Ford Theatre: CMHOF
02:00 PM Scotty McCreery Grand Ole Opry
04:00 PM Brandy Clark aVenue
tbd Eric Church tbd

Saturday, June 11th:
9:30 AM Chris Young CMHOF
10:00 AM The Springs The Listening Room
12:30 PM Halfway to Hazard Courtyard Downtown
4:00 PM Jana Kramer aVenue

Sunday, June 12th:
9:30 AM Phil Vassar Ford Theatre: CMHOF
10:00 AM Charlie Worsham aVenue

CMA Fest’s Fan Fair X Focuses on Fans

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Fan Fair X celebrates what CMA Music Festival is most well-known for: creating unique experiences Country fans won’t find anywhere else. Since the very first Fan Fair took place in Nashville in 1972, personal interaction with artists continues to be the heart of CMA Music Festival as it marks its 45th year. Fan Fair X is the center of the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience with autograph signings, concerts, celebrity panels, and more inside Music City Center.

“Fan Fair X continues to be the uniting thread between the original Fan Fair and what we now know as CMA Music Festival 45 years later,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “Creating opportunities for fans to interact with a favorite artist or meet a new rising star is what has distinguished our Festival throughout the years. The ongoing tradition of Fan Fair takes place each day inside Fan Fair X and creates memories our attendees will treasure for years to come.”

Fan Fair X takes over Music City Center with 353,000 square feet of fun and entertainment including artist booths, a marketplace, exciting interactive experiences, lifestyle exhibits, and three indoor stages. Fans can enjoy activities Thursday through Sunday, June 9-12 (9:30 AM-5:00 PM). Venue doors open at 9:30 AM/CT each day.

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Jake Owen, Bobby Bones, Danielle Bradbury & MORE Added to City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game

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The stars continue to shine for the upcoming 26th annual City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game, presented by Staples, as Lauren Alaina, Danielle Bradbery, The Bobby Bones Show, Jessie James Decker, Mickey Guyton, Jonathan Jackson, LOCASH, Tristan McIntosh, Jake Owen, and former Major League Baseball pitcher Barry Zito strike out cancer. They will join previously announced players Charles Esten, Vince Gill, Chris Lane, Scotty McCreery, Bret Michaels, David Nail, RaeLynn and Jamie Lynn Spears for a friendly face-off on the Grand Ole Opry and iHeartCountry teams, along with more names to be announced in the coming weeks. A fan-favorite event and longstanding tradition of the CMA Music Festival, the game will take place on Tuesday June 7, at 3 p.m. from First Tennessee Park in Nashville. Tickets are available at

Support from the Nashville community and its country music artists directly benefit City of Hope’s mission to find cures for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. A highlight of this year’s game will be when 8-year-old City of Hope patient Aaron Yniquez meets his lifesaving bone marrow donor Yolanda Nava, a Southwest Airlines employee from Arlington, Texas, for the very first time.

City of Hope’s Celebrity Softball Game regularly features some of country music’s biggest and hottest stars, and this year music industry veteran Bruce Hinton will be honored as the founder of the event and for his significant contributions to the game over its 25-year history. As the game embarks on its next 25 years, it is befitting to honor the man who conceived the event and made it a Nashville tradition. Over the years, Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Scotty McCreery, Vince Gill and many more have taken to the field in support of City of Hope’s lifesaving mission.

Tickets for the game can be purchased through Ticketmaster. Those not able to attend the game can still support City of Hope. A variety of unique merchandise and experiences, including meet-and-greets with the hottest artists, will be available for bid at The proceeds will benefit City of Hope’s mission to eradicate cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Craig Morgan to Celebrate New Album with FREE Concert in Nashville

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Craig Morgan gives a lot to his fans and his community, but he’s about to give even more when he hosts the FREE Craig Morgan…And A Whole Lot More concert to celebrate the release of his upcoming album, A Whole Lot More To Me. Presented by Kidde Fire Safety, LINE-X and NRA Country, the concert will be held Wednesday, June 8 at Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon.

Country music fans in town for the CMT Awards and CMA Music Festival will be treated to a free, full-band concert from Morgan along with performances from special guests Lindsay Ell, Jillian Cardarelli, Adam Sanders and Hailey Whitters. Third Day front man Mac Powell, who duets with the country star on “Hearts I Leave Behind” from Morgan’s upcoming CD, will also appear along with other surprise guests!

“What better way to celebrate the release of my new CD and give back to the fans than a free concert with a whole bunch of my friends,” says Morgan.

Craig Morgan…and a Whole Lot More at Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon will start at 6pm and continue to midnight. The show is free and open to the public and autographed copies of Morgan’s new CD, A Whole Lot More To Me, will be available for purchase at the show.

Late last month, the Black River Entertainment recording artist announced the June 3 release of his seventh studio album, A Whole Lot More To Me. The project, co-produced by Craig and Byron Gallimore (Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Lee Ann Womack), includes “When I’m Gone,” “I’ll Be Home Soon” and the Mac Powell duet, “Hearts I Leave Behind.” Craig co-wrote nearly half of the album’s tracks with some of Music City’s hottest writers like Josh Osborne, Kevin Denney, Jim McBride and Phil O’Donnell. Pre-order the album at

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