CMA Music Festival

CMA GlobaLive! Artists talk Nashville, Country Music

CMA GlobaLive! Artists talk Nashville, Country Music

International artists and fans descended on the outdoor Broadway Stage at Hard Rock Cafe in downtown Nashville Monday night for CMA World GlobaLive!, a showcase of Country stars from around the globe, to kick off...Read full article... »

Early Fan Fair Performers Remember Event Origins

Early Fan Fair Performers Remember Event Origins

Watch as Bill Anderson, Jo Walker-Meador, and more remember the beginning of Fan Fair. A history of the event can be found in the Spring 2016 issue of CMA Close Up. »

PHOTOS: 2015 CMA FEST MEMBER KICKOFF PARTY

PHOTOS: 2015 CMA FEST MEMBER KICKOFF PARTY

CMA members kicked off the 2015 CMA Music Festival with the 3rd Annual CMA Music Festival Member Happy Hour. Check out photos from the event below. »

Producer Robert Deaton Takes Us Inside “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock”

Producer Robert Deaton Takes Us Inside “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock”

Producer Robert Deaton knows better than anyone how challenging, complex and exhilarating it can be to capture the best of CMA Music Festival and trim it down to three hours of killer television. The results...Read full article... »

PT. 2: BACKSTAGE AT CMA FEST WITH LITTLE BIG TOWN’S KAREN FAIRCHILD

PT. 2: BACKSTAGE AT CMA FEST WITH LITTLE BIG TOWN’S KAREN FAIRCHILD

Our conversation with Karen Fairchild of Little Big Town resumes in this second installment of her CMACloseUp.com interview. In Part 1, she shared some background on her group’s second stint as hosts of the three-hour...Read full article... »

PT. 1: BACKSTAGE AT CMA FEST WITH LITTLE BIG TOWN’S KAREN FAIRCHILD

PT. 1: BACKSTAGE AT CMA FEST WITH LITTLE BIG TOWN’S KAREN FAIRCHILD

The most action-packed night on the Country Music calendar begins at 8 PM ET/7 PM CT on Tuesday, August 5. For three solid hours, ABC Network Television will broadcast “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock,”...Read full article... »

BRANDON CHASE SHARES CMA FEST DIARY

BRANDON CHASE SHARES CMA FEST DIARY

No artist ever forgets what it’s like to perform for the first time at CMA Music Festival. But as Brandon Chase prepared for this milestone in 2014, he made sure the memories would always be...Read full article... »

MAYBE JUSTICE ISN’T BLIND

MAYBE JUSTICE ISN’T BLIND

“A guitar saved my life. Music saved my life.” So said Mark Collie on Sunday afternoon, as he prefaced a sneak preview of his documentary film, “The Mountain.” Thirteen years ago, the veteran Country singer/songwriter...Read full article... »

RAIN WAS A GOOD THING AT LP FIELD ON SATURDAY NIGHT

RAIN WAS A GOOD THING AT LP FIELD ON SATURDAY NIGHT

Portentous clouds hovered over LP field on Saturday evening, rolling in around 6 PM and threatening to interrupt the third CMA Music Festival nighttime concert. After a short delay, fans were allowed to take their...Read full article... »

HOME FREE HITS A HIGH NOTE

HOME FREE HITS A HIGH NOTE

  Home Free made something out of nothing, and that something was the sound of sweet songs. The winners of last year’s NBC singing competition “The Sing-Off” serenaded the audience with their a cappella covers...Read full article... »

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