After a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, CMA Fest returns to Nashville June 9-12 with Thomas Rhett, Jason Aldean, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, and Kane Brown playing the 49th edition.
Spread across multiple stages throughout Nashville, the festival’s headliners at Nissan Stadium’s nightly shows will include Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley, Brown, Luke Bryan, Combs, Russell Dickerson, Alan Jackson, Lady A, Parker McCollum, Carly Pearce, Rhett, Darius Rucker, Cole Swindell, Underwood, Keith Urban, Lainey Wilson, Zac Brown Band, and more.
“We’ve been waiting two years to host Country Music fans from coast to coast and every corner of the world,” said CMA CEO Sarah Trahern in a statement. “Now we’re two months out and the excitement is palpable! We can hardly wait to bring the country community back together in June.”
The Chevy Riverfront stage, which features performances from 10 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. each of the four days will include Lauren Alaina, Jimmie Allen, Ingrid Andress, Tenille Arts, Priscilla Block, Danielle Bradbery, BRELAND, Blanco Brown, HARDY, Maddie & Tae, Scotty McCreery, Niko Moon, Elvie Shane, Matt Stell, Mitchell Tenpenny, Tenille Townes, Lainey Wilson and many more.
Three other outdoor stages — Dr. Pepper Amp Stage at Ascend Park, Chevy Vibes Stage at Walk of Fame Park, and Maui Jim Reverb Stage at Bridgestone Arena Plaza — will also highlight dozens of artists all day long, including Cooper Alan, King Calaway, Frank Ray, Restless Road, Roman Alexander, Abby Alexander, Allie Colleen, Caroline Jones, Chris Bandi, Carter Faith, Love and Theft, and Brittney Spencer.
Four-day passes for the Nissan Stadium shows range from $235 to $1,433. A limited number of single-day tickets will also be available starting at $82. Fees and taxes are included.
The four daytime stages are free and open to the public, although this year CMA Fest is selling tickets to Riverside Retreat, which guarantees access to the Chevy Riverfront stage, as well as shaded areas, misting stations, charging for mobile devices, and air-conditioned restrooms for $307 for all four days or $98 for single-day tickets.