CMA Fest Adds Additional Performers

Nissan Stadium Four-Day Passes and Single Night Tickets Nearly Sold Out. Ticket Sales Benefit Music Education Programs Through the CMA Foundation.

NASHVILLE—CMA Fest keeps getting bigger and bigger! The Country Music Association has announced additional performers hitting the stage during the 49th edition of the Country Music festival, taking place in downtown Nashville Thursday through Sunday, June 9-12.  

Brothers Osborne and Old Dominion will take the Nissan Stadium main stage, while opening acts include Deana Carter, Sara Evans, Everette, Randy Houser, Angie K, Kylie Morgan and Shenandoah. Unfortunately, Alan Jackson will no longer perform. New this year, CMA Fest will host performances from the special Platform Stage in the center of Nissan Stadium, featuring Priscilla Block, MadelineEdwards, Kat + Alex, Maddie & Tae, Frank Ray, Lily Rose, and Dylan Scott. Brittney Spencer welcomes the Nissan Stadium crowd Thursday night performing the National Anthem.  

Russell Dickerson kicks off the CMA Close Up Stage Thursday as the Artist of the Day at Fan Fair X. Additional acts that have been added to the CMA Fest lineup include Ryan Charles, Brooke Eden, Mae Estes and Ella Langley. Eden also kicks off the Chevy Riverfront Stage Thursday morning performing the National Anthem. All stage lineups are available in the Official CMA Fest App and on Lineups are subject to change.  

CMA Fest offers a variety of ticket options at all price levels. While four-day passes and single night tickets for the nightly concerts at Nissan Stadium are nearly sold out, fans can still act fast to purchase tickets to the Nighttime Concerts at Ascend Amphitheater (Friday and Saturday nights only), the new Riverside Retreat premium destination along the Cumberland River, and Fan Fair X inside Music City Center featuring celebrity panels, games and partner activations to unforgettable performances and meet-and-greets. Visit to purchase today.  

Official CMA Fest merchandise will be available for purchase across multiple locations within the CMA Fest footprint June 9-12. Retail locations include Ascend Amphitheater, Broadway, Chevy Riverfront Stage, Dr Pepper Amp Stage, Fan Fair X, Nissan Stadium and Chevy Vibes Stage at Walk of Fame Park. Fans are also able to purchase official merchandise online at and through the CMA Connect App

CMA Fest is uniquely programmed with artists donating their time so a portion of ticket proceeds can be invested in high-quality music education programs throughout the U.S. via the CMA Foundation.    

Don’t miss a beat by staying connected with CMA on, the Official CMA Connect AppFacebookTwitterInstagram and sign up for CMA Country Connection emails to receive the latest news as soon as it’s announced.  

Named the “gold standard” and topping Billboard’s list of the 10 Best Country Music Festivals, CMA Fest is the longest-running Country Music festival in the world. The 2019 CMA Fest sold out with capacity crowds and had the largest engagement by Country Music fans in the event’s history, with visitors from all 50 states and 37 international countries flocking to downtown Nashville.

About CMA Fest  

The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience™ began in 1972 as Fan Fair®, which drew 5,000 fans to Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium. Now celebrating its 49th year, the legendary festival has become the city’s signature Country Music event that hosts tens of thousands of fans from all 50 states and 37 international countries. In 2019, CMA Fest featured hundreds of artists performing—all to benefit music education. CMA Fest is a one-of-a-kind festival with artists donating their time to perform so ticket proceeds can directly benefit high-quality music programs across the country through the CMA Foundation. This is the 19th consecutive year CMA has produced a summer music program to be broadcast as a network television special. 

About the CMA Foundation 

The Country Music Association established the CMA Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3), in 2011 to leverage strategic partnerships, professional development for qualified music teachers, and grant distribution to improve and withstand equitable music education programs for all students nationwide. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, the CMA Foundation focuses on providing sustainability, advocacy, and accountability within music education by investing in various resources for students, schools, and communities.