CMA Fest unveils nightly concert lineup at Ascend Amphitheater


With just six weeks until music fans descend on Nashville for CMA Fest, the Country Music Association has announced another exciting lineup, this time for the CMA Fest nightly concerts at the Ascend Amphitheater on Friday, June 10 and the Saturday June 11. Both nights of non-can’t-miss performances at the outdoor venue begin at 7:00 PM/CT on both nights.

The first night is sure to bring the party with Chris Janson headlining Friday. Boy Named Banjo, LANCO, Peytan Porter and Mitchell Tenpenny will join Janson.

Continuing with another list of unforgettable performances, Saturday night at the Ascend Amphitheater will be presented by Warner Music Nashville. Shy Carter hosts the evening with Cole Swindell, with performances by Ingrid Andress, Tyler Braden, Carter and Randall King.

Tickets are required for entry. Newly added this year, fans can purchase stand-only pit access for $53 per night, with a one-day reserved sale for $39 per night and a one-day lawn sale for $24 per night. Taxes and fees included. Public on-sale begins Friday, April 29 at 10:00 a.m. CT. Tickets can be purchased at or

Additional artists, Fan Fair X activities, queues inside Music City Center, and more will be announced in the coming weeks. All artist lists are subject to change.

Don’t miss a thing by staying connected with CMA on, the official CMA Connect app, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and sign up for CMA Country Connection emails to receive the latest news as soon as it’s announced.

A limited number of four-day passes, as well as newly announced one-night tickets, to the Nissan Stadium Nighttime Concerts are available at or through the CMA Box Office at 1-800-CMA-FEST. Tickets are also available for CMA Fest’s new Riverside Retreat, an exclusive destination along the Cumberland River. Discover all the benefits and buy four-day and one-day tickets at

Media and publicist accreditation requests for CMA Fest are open at Media and publicist credential requests close Wednesday, May 4 at 5:00 p.m./CT.

CMA will be launching an all-new line of CMA Fest merchandise, starting with an early release of unique and on-trend products available for pre-order online now at and via the CMA Connect app to receive in time for the festival, with many other elements to add. Fans will also be able to purchase official merchandise at multiple locations within the CMA Fest footprint in June.

Called “the gold standard” and topping Billboard’s list of the Top 10 Country Music Festivals, CMA Fest is the longest running country music festival in the world. CMA Fest 2019 sold out and saw the largest country music fan engagement in the event’s history, with visitors from all 50 states and 37 international countries flocking to downtown Nashville.

The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience™ began in 1972 as Fan Fair®, which drew 5,000 fans to the Nashville City Auditorium. Now celebrating its 49th year, the legendary festival has become the city’s signature country music event that welcomes tens of thousands of fans from all 50 states and 37 international countries. In 2019, the CMA Fest featured hundreds of artists all performing to benefit music education.

CMA Fest is a one-of-a-kind festival where artists donate their time to perform so that ticket proceeds can directly benefit high-quality music programs across the country through the CMA Foundation. This is the 19th consecutive year that CMA has produced a summer music show that will air as part of a television special.


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