June 7-10, 2018
Every summer, thousands of country music fans from all over the world move in to Nashville for four days to experience CMA Fest - four days of music from hundreds of artists including live concerts, meet & greets, autograph signings, celebrity sporting events, and more.
Hotel rooms still available! Book your room before they sell out.
Don't need a room? Get tickets to the 2018 CMA Fest.
Plan ahead and park at Nissan Stadium. Get a parking pass.
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CMA Fest Lineups Announced!
Lineups for four CMA Fest stages have been announced. Performers are shown below, with many more to come! Read the press release for full details.
Nashville's CMA Fest Guide
#CMAFest is The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience!
CMA Fest, in Nashville, is the ultimate country music fan experience! Stop by Fan Fair X to meet some of your favorite stars, witness the nightly concerts at Nissan Stadium, and check out the free daily concerts happening downtown.
The stars come out at night. Each night, Nissan Stadium lights up with Nightly Concerts from some of your favorite artists. The 2018 CMA Fest's lineup includes:
Thursday: Charles Esten, Kane Brown, Carly Pearce, Dan + Shay, Darius Rucker, Brothers Osborne
Friday: Charley Pride, Brett Young, Luke Combs, Blake Shelton, Old Dominion, Carrie Underwood
Saturday: Lee Ann Womack, Jon Pardi, Dustin Lynch, Kelsea Ballerini, Chris Stapleton, Keith Urban
Sunday: Ricky Skaggs, Brett Eldredge, Dierks Bentley, Florida Georgia Line, Luke Bryan
Fan Fair X (FFX) is filled to the roof with Artist-Fan Connections, Performance Stages, Fan Fair History Walk, Shopping, Daily Entertainment, and Artist and Country Artifacts.
Fan Fair X admission is included with all CMA Fest 4-day tickets. Single Day will be available soon.
There is so much FREE music at CMA Fest, you don't even need a ticket to catch some great concerts! There will be multiple stages throughout Downtown Nashville hosting FREE live music each day during the 2018 CMA Fest. The lineups are being announced so check back, and check back often.
The Riverfront Stage is the epicenter of daytime music with a must-see lineup that includes:
Maddie & Tae, A Thousand Horses, Scotty McCreery, Easton Corbin, CAM, Eric Paslay, Hunter Hayes, Gavin DeGraw, LANCO, Parmalee, Cassadee Pope, Tyler Farr, Jon Pardi, Lauren Alaina, Carly Pearce, Frankie Ballard, Lee Brice, LOCASH and many more. See more.
Step out of the heat and into the air-conditioning of the Nashville Visitor Center, inside the Bridgestone Arena. Step inside, cool off, listen to the free live music, and do a little Music City shopping.
Head on over to the Breakout Stage at Music City Walk of Fame Park, in between the Hilton Nashville Downtown and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, to catch some rest, play games, and hear great live music. The lineup includes:
Charlie Worsham, Drew Baldridge, Runaway June, Maggie Rose, Waterloo Revival, The Wild Feathers, Love and Theft, Steve Moakler, Trent Harmon, Sister Hazel, Luke Pell, Big Smo, Jerrod Niemann, ad many more. Take a look at the full lineup.
Budweiser Forever Country Stage
The Budweiser Forever Country Stage is back and located on the lawn area behind Ascend Amphitheater. The lineup includes:
Billy Dean, Little Texas, Lonestar, Terri Clark, Lorrie Morgan, Ty Herndon, Heidi Newfield, Darryl Worley, Lee Roy Parnell, Tracy Lawrence, Andy Griggs, Mark Wills, Joe Diffie, David Ball, BlackHawk, and more. Take a look at the full lineup.
Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage
The Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater has nightly free live music under the night sky at Nashville's state-of-the-art venue:
Chase Bryant, Craig Campbell, Lindsay Ell, Everette, Chase Rice, Runaway June, Granger Smith, Lee Brice, Clare Dunn, Tyler Farr, Maddie & Tae, Drake White and The Big Fire, Cole Swindell, Cale Dodds, Morgan Evans, Michael Ray, and Tegan Marie. Take a look at the full lineup.
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