The biggest country music festival of the year is the CMA Music Festival in Nashville. And as always, there are plenty of your favorite reality show contestants performing around town all weekend.
There are smaller stages during the afternoon, which will feature artists like Lauren Alaina, Tate Stevens, Casey James and more. In the evenings, big stars such as Keith Urban, Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood will play the LP Field.
There are fan parties and fan signings during the festival too. Check out this schedule for the 42nd Annual Fan Fair, taking place at the Music City Center.
Here’s a quick schedule featuring some folks we cover on the blog:
Friday June 7 – Schedule
The Grand Ole Opry – Carrie Underwood celebrates her fifth year anniversary as a member of the Opry. Lauren Alaina and Casey James are also scheduled to appear. – Opry.com
Saturday June 8 – Schedule
Grand Ole Opry – Tate Stevens makes his Opry Debut. Scotty McCreery is also set to perform. Opry.com
City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge – More info
Ayla Brown and Kree Harrison will play for Team Opry. Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery will be on Team After Midnight. The annual game raises money for the the City of Hope charity, to fight cancer. The game is set for 9am at Greer Stadium. Kree Harrison will sing the National Anthem.
Sunday June 9 – Schedule
Lauren Alaina – 12:55 – Bud Light Stage
Bucky Covington – 1:45 – Bud Light Stage
Kristy Lee Cook – 2:00 – Chevy Roadhouse Stage
Ann Marie Boskovich (S8 Top 36) – 2:30 – AT&T Showcase Stage
Carrie Underwood – 10:30 – LP Field