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Eric Church Celebrates with Fans

Even by Eric Church’s always-rising expectations, last week was a pretty damn good week. The acclaimed country rocker known for his blue-collar attitude put in extra work last week with some of his most memorable performances, partied with Church Choir members at …
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The Band Perry’s Kimberly Perry Prepares To Host ABC Special

Kimberly Perry of The Band Perry will be co-hosting the upcoming ABC special, CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock, with Luke Bryan. Her brothers Neil and Reid will also be part of the special and Kimberly says they were …
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Summer’s Hottest Concert Special Is “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock”

Luke Bryan and The Band Perry’s Kimberly Perry host the summer’s
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Teen Star Payton Rae Turns Heads at CMA Music Festival

Teen country music artist Payton Rae showed her star power during last week’s CMA Music Festival, creating a stir with fans during her performance on the Hard Rock Cafe stage as well as during her many appearances in Nashville throughout …
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Force MP Entertainment’s Steve Richard Performs During CMA Music Fest 2012

Force MP Entertainment’s Steve Richard spent some time in Nashville last week at CMA Music Festival, signing autographs for fans and promoting his new single “Toothbrush,” which is the fastest rising Music Row single of the artist’s career. On Saturday …
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Republic Nashville’s The Band Perry Wraps A Whirlwind CMA Music Fest

Named as one of the hardest-working bands in country music, The Band Perry definitely put that title to the test last week, experiencing their busiest CMA Music Festival ever … with the ABC-TV cameras on hand to catch most of …
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Pete Kennedy Brought A Touch Of Ireland To Nashville During CMA Music Festival

For international singer / songwriter Pete Kennedy, CMA Music Festival 2012 was more than just a chance to connect with fans from around the world; it was a realization of everything he has worked towards for the past year.  It …
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The Band Perry’s Neil and Reid Perry Attend NRA Country Event In Nashville During CMA Music Fest

Reid and Neil Perry, of The Band Perry, took time out of their busy CMA Music
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2012 CMA Music Festival Sets New Attendance Record with 71,000 Fans

CMA Music Festival set a new attendance record in 2012 with daily attendance topping 71,000 fans, a
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Angel Mary & the Tennessee Werewolves Deliver Howling Debut at the 2012 CMA Music Festival

Country rebels Angel Mary & the Tennessee Werewolves were thrilled
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Brad Paisley Surprised With CMA International Artist Achievement Award

While participating in a press conference backstage at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 before his perform
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CMA Music Fest Miscellaneous Sights

We took our cameras to the 2012 CMA Music Festival and captured some of the sights of the week, including The Band Perry’s fan club party, Bucky Covington’s fan club party, autograph sessions in Fan Fair Hall and more. This year, the weather cooperated throughout the week, providing sunshine but not extreme heat. Country music fans from all over the world descend on Music City to see their favorite stars, listen to chart-topping music and have the experience of a lifetime.
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Bucky Covington On The Durango Stage

Country star and former American Idol Bucky Covington took to the Durango Stage in Fan Fair Hall at CMA Music Festival, where he performed for a packed audience of fans. Convington has a huge fan following and many were on hand for the free concert. He performed his hits as well as some new material for those present. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the show in photos.
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Darryl Worley’s Annual Fan Club Party

Country star Darryl Worley held his annual Fan Club party at The Stage during the CMA Music Festival, where he treated his number one fans to a tasty catered lunch of fried chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls and two cobblers (cherry and peach). After dining, Darryl performed his hits as well as new material, then took several hours to meet and talk with his fans, sign autographs and pose for photos. Music News Nashville was there to cover the event.
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Music City Gives Back Concert

On Tuesday, June 5th, the “unofficial” opening concert of the 2012 CMA Music Festival took place on lower Broadway in downtown Nashville, where thousands gathered to catch performances by Rodney Atkins, Clint Black, Thompson Square, Josh Thompson, Lee Brice and more. The concert was free, but donations were collected for the American Red Cross throughout the evening. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the event in photos.
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CMA Festival Location For Upcoming Taping Of Travel Channel’s New Primetime Series “Trip Flip”

Celebrate summer with Travel Channel at the CMA Music
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Luke Bryan and Kimberly Perry Hosting “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night To Rock” On ABC In September

Luke Bryan and The Band Perry’s Kimberly Perry will team up to host
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Street Closures Announced For 2012 CMA Music Festival

Downtown Nashville will experience some changes in traffic flow to accommodate the numerous events and activities that are part of 2012 CMA Music Festival. The annual four-day festival will take place Thursday through Sunday, June 7-10, but some road closures …
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BMI Tailgate Party to Debut at 2012 CMA Music Festival

BMI will help make downtown Nashville’s beloved celebration of all things Country Music even bigger with the introduction of the BMI Tailgate Party at the 2012 CMA Music Festival, Thursday, June 7 through Sunday, June 10. Located right off the …
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New Artist Spotlight: Jana Kramer

Jana Kramer insists she has a Michigan accent, especially when she says “Oh, geez!” True, she does hail from Rochester Hills, north of the Motor City. But when she sings Country, she sounds like someone who’s right at home drawling “y’all.” Just listen to “Why Ya Wanna,” from her self-titled debut album, scheduled to release June 5 on Elektra Nashville. Written by Catt Gravitt, Christopher Destefano and Ashley Gorley, it’s a tricky number in some ways, with a catchy swaying beat that contrasts with heartbreak …
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