CMA Fest TV: The Music Event of Summer!

By: Lesa Browning  @ MusicMixDaily

Summer is all about fun in the sun, time with family, road trips and for many of us Country music. If you were not one of the estimated 250,000 lucky people that attended CMA Fest events in Nashville back in June, you will have a special opportunity to relive the highlights from this year’s country music festival on August 16th.  ABC will once again air a special event that brings the long running fan festival directly into our living rooms. CMA Fest TV will be hosted by Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini. The special will feature 28 performances from some of the hottest stars in country music.

CMA Fest takes place day and night over four days in Nashville, on 11 stages including 7 stages that are free to the general public, thrilling fans with a unique opportunity to see so many of their favorites in one place and raising loads of money for local music education. Executive-produced by Robert Deaton, footage for the ABC television special is filmed at the nightly concerts and includes performances by artists including: Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks BentleyGarth Brooks, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Dan + Shay, Brett EldredgeFlorida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Lady AntebellumMiranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch,Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton,Cole Swindell, Keith Urban, Brett Young, and Chris Young.

Check out the video teaser below and mark your calendar because you don’t have much longer too wait…. This is one television special that no country music fan will want to miss!