With June just weeks away, fans are gearing up for the 2015 CMA Music Festival in Nashville. And now, they have one more reason to be pumped. Country star Gary Allan has been announced as the kick-off performer for the Riverfront Stages, starting at 10:00AM CT on Thursday, June 11.
The free shows will happen every day from 10:00 AM-5:30 PM during the four-day event, happening Thursday through Sunday, June 11-14, in downtown Nashville.
“Gary is extremely popular with our fans and I can’t think of a better artist to jump-start four days of non-stop, free music,” says Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “We have an amazing lineup and when you consider that admission is free, there is no reason not to come down and enjoy everything this Festival has to offer.”
Performers scheduled to appear on the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage include Allan, Rodney Atkins, Big Smo, Craig Wayne Boyd, Kristian Bush, Jason Michael Carroll, Craig Campbell, Dan + Shay, Diamond Rio, Charles Esten, Jack Ingram, Lonestar, Dustin Lynch, Maddie & Tae, Scotty McCreery, Ashley Monroe, Montgomery Gentry, Lorrie Morgan, Parmalee, Eric Paslay, Kellie Pickler, Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn, Restless Heart, Chase Rice, Maggie Rose, Canaan Smith, Corey Smith, The Cadillac Three, The Swon Brothers, Thompson Square, Tanya Tucker, Phil Vassar, Clay Walker, Aaron Watson, and Darryl Worley. Katie Armiger will perform the National Anthem on opening day.
For upcoming talent announcements and all other info stay connected with CMA on CMAfest.com.