Country Music Association has revealed their 2018 CMA Fest line up, taking place in Nashville, TN from June 7th through June 10th. The reveal brings back some of country music’s biggest names that are back in 2018 to rock Nashville this summer during the annual four-day festival in Music City. The lineup reveals their first wave of performers which can be seen below listed by stage, Several other stages are also featured in downtown Nashville throughout the festival weekend, with those artists/stages to be announced at a later date.
All ticket proceeds will benefit music education through CMA Foundation.
‘Nissan Stadium’ stage lineup includes: Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osbourne, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Dan+Shay, Charles Esten and Friends, Florida Georgia Line, Dustin Lynch, Old Dominion, Jon Pardi, Carly Pearce, Charley Pride, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Ricky Skaggs, Chris Stapleton, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Lee Ann Womack, Brett Young, and Special Guests Bebe Rexha and Lauren Alaina.
The Riverfront Stage returns in 2018 with a lineup that will keep crowds rockin’ from 10:00AM-5:15PM each festival day.
Riverfront Stage Lineup includes: A Thousand Horses, Lauren Alaina, Frankie Ballard, Lee Brice, Chase Bryant, CAM, Craig Campbell, Easton Corbin, Jordan Davis, Devin Dawson, Gavin DeGraw, Russell Dickerson, Drake White and The Big Fire, Lindsay Ell, Tyler Farr, Hunter Hayes, Maddie & Tae, LOCASH, Chris Lane, LANCO, Home Free, High Valley, Walker Hayes, Scotty McCreery, William Michael Morgan, Jon Pardi, Parmalee, Eric Paslay, Canaan Smith, Dylan Scott, Michael Ray, Raelynn, Cassadee Pope, Carly Pearce, Corey Smith, Granger Smith, The Cadillac Three, Morgan Wallen, and Aaron Watson.
The Breakout Stage will launch at 10:30AM to entertain crowds daily through 4:55PM.
Breakout Stage Lineup includes: Jimmie Allen, Abby Anderson, Kassi Ashton, Drew Baldridge, Chris Bandi, Big Smo, Ashley Campbell, Crowdar, Jacob Davis, Delta Rae, Cale Dodds, Adam Doleac, Clare Dunn, Brooke Eden, Riley Green, Trent Harmon, Sundance Head, James Barker Band, Love and Theft, Jon Langston, Krystal Keith & Lance Carpenter, Jillian Jacqueline, Ashley McBryde, Logan Mize, Steve Moakler, Muscaldine Bloodline, Jerrod Niemann, Runaway June, Maggie Rose, Radio Romance, Josh Phillips, Luke Pell, Dylan Schneider, Sister Hazel, Smithfield, The Wild Feathers, Michael Tyler, Walker McGuire, Waterloo Revival, and Charlie Worsham.
The Budweiser Forever Country Stage will take place from 11:00AM-4:45PM daily.
Budweiser Forever Country Stage lineup includes: Keith Anderson, David Bell, John Berry, BlackHawk, Terri Clark, Mark Collie, Billy Dean, Joe Diffie, Exile, Forever Country, Never Forgotten: A Tribute to Those Last from Country Music, Andy Griggs, Wade Hayes, Ty Herndon, Honky Tonkin’ with Tracy Lawrence (and special guests), Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, Little Texas, Lonestar, Mila Mason, Terry McBride, Lorrie Morgan, Heidi Newfield, Jamie O’Neal, Lee Rory Parnell, Restless Heart, Shenandoah, Doug Supernaw, The Bellamy Brothers, Mark Wills, Darryl Worley, and Michelle Wright.
See the full lineup below:
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Outdoor daytime performances at Budweiser Forever Country, Riverfront and Breakout stages are free and open to the public. All artist lineups are subject to change.
Guided by the generosity of the Country Music community, proceeds from CMA Fest are used to drive the CMA Foundation’s mission of enriching and sustaining music education programs. Through strategic partnerships, professional development and grant distribution, the CMA Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3), has invested over $20 million in 85 programs across the national public school system, after school programs, summer camps and with community outreach organizations.
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CMA Fest will once again be filmed for a three-hour national television special to air on the ABC Television Network. This is the 15th consecutive year the festival has been filmed for a broadcast event. “CMA Fest” is executive produced and written by Robert Deaton and directed by Gary Halvorson.