After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, The Country Music Association Festival is back and better than ever in 2022. This year’s fest will be held from June 9-12 in the heart of downtown Nashville, and it’s one you don’t want to miss.
“We’ve been waiting two years to host Country Music fans from coast to coast and every corner of the world,” says Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “Now we’re two months out and the excitement is palpable! We can hardly wait to bring the Country community back together in June.”
Performances will be non-stop at each of the four stages, with some of the biggest names in country on the lineup. Gabby Barrett, Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, Luke Combs, Lady A, Keith Urban, Zac Brown Band, and Dierks Bentley are just a few of the artists who will perform on the main stage at the Nissan Stadium.
Carly Pearce also posted about her excitement to play the main stage on Instagram. “I’ve waited my whole life to get to say this…. I’M PLAYING THE STADIUM AT @CMA FEST!!! 😭♥️ #cmafest,” she wrote.
Other major artists taking the Riverfront Stage include Jimmie Allen, Priscilla Block, Ernest, Breland, Blanco Brown, Scotty McCreery, Larry Fleet, and Lainey Wilson.
The Chevy Riverfront Stage is back with an outstanding lineup of country stars. Each day from 10:00 AM-5:15 PM you can check out performances from artists such as Lauren Alaina, Jimmie Allen, Ingrid Andress, Tenille Arts, Priscilla Block, Danielle Bradbery, BRELAND, Blanco Brown, Callista Clark, Easton Corbin, Jessie James Decker, Travis Denning, Lindsay Ell, ERNEST, Morgan Evans, Tyler Farr, Larry Fleet, HARDY, Home Free, Ryan Hurd, LANCO, Chris Lane, Jon Langston, LOCASH, Maddie & Tae, Kameron Marlowe, Scotty McCreery, Niko Moon, Parmalee, Michael Ray, Tyler Rich, Jameson Rodgers, Dylan Scott, Elvie Shane, Matt Stell, Mitchell Tenpenny, Tenille Townes, Drake White, and Lainey Wilson.
Callista Clark, who will also be playing on the Riverfront stage, retweeted a post from @TheWomenCountry, congratulating all the female country artists who will perform at the festival.
The Amp Stage, Vibes Stage, and Reverb Stage will feature even more country names like Laine Hardy, Brittney Spencer, Hailey Whitters, Ashland Craft, Jordan Fletcher, and Catie Offerman.
Actress/singer Rita Wilson shared her excitement about performing during CMA Fest, inviting fans to “come out to the Vibes stage for some vibes!” She also shared a throwback to CMA Fest, 2019, saying she is “counting down the days to June 9th!”
Tickets for the CMA Music Festival are sold out, but some resale passes are available HERE. See the full lineup below.
Photo of Carrie Underwood by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images