The CMA Music Festival (FanFair), since it began in 1972, has been the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience!
With more than 90,000 attending each day, Downtown Nashville is transformed into a huge outdoor party where fans can interact with artists and other fans through musical performances, autograph signings, games and giveaways. For four days and nights – experience all that CMA Music Festival has to offer.
11 STAGES, ENDLESS MUSIC
CMA Fest hosts 11 stages in downtown Nashville featuring 350+ artists, 1,100 musicians and 167 hours of music! All daytime outdoor stages are FREE to the public! The legendary festival is Nashville’s signature Country Music event with attendees from all 50 United States and two dozen countries.
FEATURING – NISSAN STADIUM
Spend each night of CMA Fest under the stars in the home of the Tennessee Titans with 50,000 Country Music lovers! Nissan Stadium is located across the Cumberland River from downtown Nashville and boasts four nights of your favorite tunes by today’s biggest Country Music stars. (Use your 4-day CMA Fest pass to gain admission.) Select performances at Nissan Stadium are featured in CMA Fest’s three-hour ABC Television Network special, which airs later in the summer.
CRACKER BARREL COUNTRY ROADS STAGE AT ASCEND AMPHITHEATER
Free activities don’t end when the sun goes down! The Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater is back Thursday, Friday & Saturday nights and is FREE to the public! Buy the CMA Fest Nash Pass to get VIP early access at 5PM each night. Doors open to the public at 6PM and the show starts at 7PM each night.
CHEVY RIVERFRONT STAGE
The Chevy Riverfront Stage is the epicenter of daytime music with must-see lineups featuring the newest faces of Country Music and favorites you know and love. Located on the Cumberland River’s Riverfront Park, the Chevy Riverfront Stage is completely FREE! Four-day CMA Fest pass holders get early access each day!
Other stages in Downtown Nashville Include:
CMA Close Up Stage
Radio Disney Country Stage
Chevy Breakout Stage
Budweiser Forever Country Stage
Maui Jim Broadway Stage at Hard Rock Café
Nashville Acoustic Corner
CMA Spotlight Stage