Brothers Osborne, Old Dominion and More Added To CMA Fest
Brothers Osborne, Old Dominion, Deana Carter, and more have been added to the star-studded CMA Fest lineup. On Friday, June…
Brothers Osborne; Photo by CMA
Brothers Osborne, Old Dominion, Deana Carter, and more have been added to the star-studded CMA Fest lineup.
On Friday, June 3, the Country Music Association (CMA) revealed several new performances taking place during the 49th edition of the Country Music festival, taking place in downtown Nashville Thursday, June 9 through Sunday, June 12.
Brothers Osborne and Old Dominion will take the Nissan Stadium main stage, while opening acts include Deana Carter, Sara Evans, Everette, Randy Houser, Angie K, Kylie Morgan and Shenandoah.
A newly-announced Platform Stage, which will be located in the center of Nissan Stadium, will feature performances from Priscilla Block, Madeline Edwards, Kat + Alex, Maddie & Tae, Frank Ray, Lily Rose, and Dylan Scott.
Brittney Spencer will welcome the Nissan Stadium crowd on Thursday evening (June 9) with a performance of the National Anthem.
Additional acts that have been added to the CMA Fest lineup include Ryan Charles, Brooke Eden, Mae Estes and Ella Langley. Eden will also kick off the Chevy Riverfront Stage on Thursday morning performing the National Anthem.
It was also revealed that Alan Jackson will no longer be performing at the event.
Previously announced Nissan Stadium performers include Darius Rucker, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, Zac Brown Band, Carly Pearce, Cole Swindell, Gabby Barrett, Kane Brown, Kelsea Ballerini, Lainey Wilson, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Dierks Bentley, Lady A, Parker McCollum and Russell Dickerson.
The nightly concerts at Nissan Stadium will be filmed for CMA Fest, a prime time concert special airing Wednesday, August 3 on ABC. Dierks Bentley and Elle King will host.
All stage lineups are available in the Official CMA Fest App and on CMAFest.com. Lineups are subject to change.
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.