For all those missing CMA Fest… Get ready for CMA Summer Jam
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The Country Music Association (CMA) will host “CMA Summer Jam.”
This is a brand new two-night summer concert event that will take place July 27th and 28th, 2021 from Ascend Amphitheater in Nashville, Tennessee.
“CMA Summer Jam” will be filmed for a primetime TV special, airing on ABC later in the summer. Tickets for the event go on sale Wednesday, July, 14th at 10 am CST and a portion of the net ticket sales will benefit the CMA Foundation. For more information about tickets, visit CMASummerJam.com.
CMA Summer Jam will feature the hottest stars of country music and of course the popular collaborations similar to CMA Fest. Artists set to take the stage at Ascend Amphitheater over the two-day event include: July 27 will feature Luke Bryan, Mickey Guyton, Carly Pearce, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Cole Swindell, Carrie Underwood, Lainey Wilson, and Dwight Yoakam. While Jimmie Allen, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Luke Combs, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Jon Pardi, and Thomas Rhett will perform on July 28.
“CMA Summer Jam” marks the first new outdoor concert event for the CMA in almost two years due to the pandemic. The live event will also be filmed as part of a three-hour primetime television special airing late summer on ABC. Details about the television special, including additional performances being filmed at other locations in downtown Nashville, will be announced in the coming weeks.
The CMA Foundation, the philanthropic portion of the CMA was initiated in 2011 and has been committed to the improvement and sustaining of music programs throughout the United States via strategic partnerships, professional development, and grants. The mission of the CMA Foundation is to have all students have an equal opportunity for a high-quality music education. The CMA Foundation is a non-profit organization that invests in the public school system across the country by aiding with after-school programs, summer camps, and community outreach programs in addition to classroom learning.
While COVID-19 capacity restrictions have been lifted in the city of Nashville, CMA continues to follow guidance from local, state, and federal authorities to ensure the safety of the staff, performers, and attendees. CMA is a proud partner of VAX4LIVE, a national campaign encouraging music fans to get the facts about the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more at Vax4live.org.
Fans can get excited for the event by listening to the “CMA Summer Jam” playlist on Apple Music.
Stay tuned to CMASummerJam.com and CMA socials for additional news including merchandise, content and more.
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