The CMA Music Festival is a four-day live music festival in Nashville, Tennessee that places country music front and center. The CMA Music Festival is one of the longest continually running music festivals in the United States. It began in 1972 as “Fan Fair,” and has grown into an event that includes over 400 artists from around the world. The event was held historically at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds, but was moved in 2001 to downtown Nashville. Unlike many of the other music festivals in the United States, the CMA Music Festival has events at three major venues in Nashville. Daytime concerts will take place at the Riverfront Park Stage on the banks of Cumberland River. The big names at the CMA Music Festival will play at night at Nissan Stadium, drawing in crowds in the tens of thousands. Other events will take place at the Fan Fair X, which is located at the Nashville Music Center. Fan Fair X offers fans a series of exciting activities, including meet and greets with top country music stars, shopping, food, and live performances. The CMA Music Festival is known for pulling in some of the top talent in country music, and former headliners of the event includes Kelly Clarkson, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum, and Dolly Parton. Score with TicketCity – the place to go for CMA Music Festival tickets.
2016 CMA Music Festival Music Festival Preview
The 2016 CMA Music Festival Music Festival is scheduled for June 9th-11th at Nissan Stadium in Nashville, Tennessee. In a city that is known for its country music, the CMA Music Festival has grown into one of the biggest country music event, and the 2016 CMA Music Festival lineup is as good as it has ever been with stars like Miranda Lambert, Sam Hunt, Florida Georgia Line, and more. Find a full 2016 CMA Music Festival lineup below.
Jason Aldean - Kelsae Ballerini - Dierks Bentley - Miranda Lambert - Rascal Flatts
Eric Church - Sam Hunt - Chris Stapleton - Carrie Underwood - Hank Williams Jr.
Florida Georgia Line - Blake Shelton - Cole Swindell - Chris Young
Every night of the CMA Country Music Festival, the big name artists take to the stage at Nissan Stadium. Nissan Stadium is the home of the Tennessee Titans and is one of the largest venues in the State. Fans from accross the world swarm the field and fill up the seats to watch their favorite coutnry music artists perform.
CMA Music Musical Festival Event Guide
Where is CMA Music Music Festival?
CMA Music is held annually in Nashville, Tennessee, the festival is takes place at three different locations. Daytime shows are performed at Riverfront Park Stage, nighttime shows are played at Nissan Stadium. Music City Center hosts the Fan Fair X which includes live performances, shopping, food, and autograph sessions with top country artists.
Do kids need tickets for the CMA Music Music Festival?
Children 3 years old an younger are allowed to enter Nissan Stadium without a ticket, but must sit on a parent or guardians lap for the duration of the festival and will not have their own seat.
Does a 4 day pass get me into both day and night shows?
A 4 day pass to the CMA Music Festival will grant you access to both Riverfront Stage and Nissan Stadium, as well as the Fan Fair X events.