2023 CMA Fest Lineup Revealed

The event will take place in Downtown Nashville Thursday through Sunday, June 8-11, 2023.


Lauren Jo Black

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March 7, 2023


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Lainey Wilson, Luke Bryan, Ashley McBryde; Photos by Andrew Wendowski, Cody Johnson; Photo by Erika Goldring, Getty Images

The Country Music Association just unveiled the lineup for the milestone 50th anniversary of CMA Fest. 

Taking place in Downtown Nashville Thursday through Sunday, June 8-11, 2023, the event will feature hundreds of artists performing on multiple stages throughout Music City. The just-announced stages include nightly concerts at Nissan Stadium, free daytime performances at the Chevy Riverfront Stage, the Dr. Pepper AMP Stage, the Chevy Vibes Stage, and more.   

The longest-running Country music festival in the world will also include unique up-close-and-personal experiences that bring fans and artists together at Fan Fair X inside Music City Center. 

“We are so excited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of CMA Fest this year!” says Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “A lot has changed since our early days of Fan Fair but all these years later, the heart of the festival remains that special connection between the fans and the artists. We are truly grateful to everyone who has supported us throughout the years and we look forward to celebrating this milestone with all of our attendees in June. Stay tuned for much more!”

2023 CMA Fest Lineup
2023 CMA Fest Lineup


A limited number of Four-Night Stadium Passes are on sale now. Fans can also access a variety of new ticket options starting today at 10:00 AM/CT at CMAfest.com/tickets.

Single-night tickets for the nightly concerts at Nissan Stadium will be available, starting at $85.70 per night.

Fans can tap into the festival’s history and experience how it all started 50 years ago at Fan Fair X inside Music City Center, where meet and greets, music, merchandise and more come together, all in the comfort of air-conditioning. Four-day and single-day tickets for Fan Fair X will be available.

Riverside Retreat is an exclusive destination along the Cumberland River, offering early admission to the Chevy Riverfront Stage, where audiences attending the free daytime concerts often reach capacity. Enjoy shaded areas, misting stations, charging for mobile devices, discounts on select beverages, air-conditioned restrooms, yard games, exclusive online merchandise discount,s and more. Four-day tickets for Riverside Retreat will be available. 

See the 2023 CMA Fest lineup below. Lineups are subject to change. Additional artists will be announced in the coming weeks.

Jason Aldean; Photo by Andrew Wendowski
Jason Aldean; Photo by Andrew Wendowski

Nissan Stadium Main Stage

Jason Aldean

Jimmie Allen

Dierks Bentley

Luke Bryan

Eric Church

Luke Combs

Dan + Shay

Jordan Davis


Tyler Hubbard

Cody Johnson

Miranda Lambert

Little Big Town

Ashley McBryde

Tim McGraw

Old Dominion

Jon Pardi

Carly Pearce

Keith Urban

Lainey Wilson

Ashley Cooke; Photo by John Russell, CMA
Ashley Cooke; Photo by John Russell, CMA

Nissan Stadium Platform Stage

Ashley Cooke

Dalton Dover

Megan Moroney

Ian Munsick


Nate Smith

Alana Springsteen

Hailey Whitters

Niko Moon; Photo by Alyssa Smith, CMA
Niko Moon; Photo by Alyssa Smith, CMA

Chevy Riverfront Stage

Lauren Alaina

Cooper Alan

Ingrid Andress

Tenille Arts

Chayce Beckham

Priscilla Block

Danielle Bradbery

Tyler Braden


Ashley Cooke

Jackson Dean

Travis Denning

Madeline Edwards

Morgan Evans

Caylee Hammack

Corey Kent

Jon Langston

Maddie & Tae

Kameron Marlowe

Chase Matthew

Drake Milligan

Niko Moon

Kylie Morgan

Megan Moroney

Ian Munsick


MacKenzie Porter

Restless Road

Jameson Rodgers

Lily Rose

Runaway June

Dylan Scott

Elvie Shane 

Conner Smith

Nate Smith

Matt Stell

Hailey Whitters

Lainey Wilson

Warren Zeiders

Erin Kinsey; Photo by John Russell, CMA
Erin Kinsey; Photo by John Russell, CMA

Dr Pepper AMP Stage At Ascend Park

A Thousand Horses

Avery Anna

Kassi Ashton

Rodney Atkins

Frankie Ballard

Blanco Brown

Craig Campbell

Mackenzie Carpenter

Callista Clark

Ashland Craft

Tyler Farr

Josh Gracin

Kidd G

Erin Kinsey

Love and Theft

Alexander Ludwig

Dylan Marlowe

Chrissy Metz

William Michael Morgan

David Nail

Jamie O’Neal

Frank Ray



Caitlyn Smith

Alana Springsteen

The Frontmen

The Red Clay Strays

Pam Tillis

Uncle Kracker

Chancey Williams

Rita Wilson

Thompson Square; Photo by Hunter Berry/CMA
Thompson Square; Photo by Hunter Berry/CMA

The Chevy Vibes Stage at Walk Of Fame Park

Tyler Booth

Dillon Carmichael

Spencer Crandall

Adam Doleac

Dalton Dover 

Hannah Ellis

Carter Faith

Ryan Griffin

Chapel Hart

Home Free

Kat & Alex

Halle Kearns 

Tiera Kennedy

Brett Kissel

Ella Langley

Jerrod Niemann

Catie Offerman

Drew Parker

Meghan Patrick

Kimberly Perry

Shane Profitt

Tyler Rich

Josh Ross


Dylan Schneider

Canaan Smith

Noah Thompson

Thompson Square

Kasey Tyndall

Georgia Webster

Mark Wills

Anne Wilson

Peytan Porter; Photo Courtesy CMA
Peytan Porter; Photo Courtesy CMA

Maui Jim Reverb Stage at Bridgestone Arena Plaza

Tanner Adell

Casey Barnes

Justin Champagne

Ben Chapman

Kyle Clark

Abbey Cone

Melanie Dyer

Taylor Edwards

Drew Green

Jonathan Hutcherson

David J

Willie Jones

Thomas Mac

Bryan Martin

Chase McDaniel

Meg McRee

Madeline Merlo

Logan Michael

David Morris

Patrick Murphy

Neon Union

Griffen Palmer

Pillbox Patti

Peytan Porter

Brandon Ratcliff

Riley Roth

Matt Schuster

Austin Snell

Tigirlily Gold

Anna Vaus

Lathan Warlick

Lauren Watkins

Sam Williams

Stephen Wilson Jr

CMA Fest is uniquely programmed with artists donating their time so a portion of ticket proceeds can be invested in high-quality music education programs across the U.S. through the CMA Foundation.

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Lauren Jo Black

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Lauren Jo Black

Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.