Today CMA announced the performers for the CMA Music Festival Free Kick-Off Concert at the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage featuring SiriusXM Highway Finds.
Performers include A Thousand Horses, Greg Bates, Annie Bosko, Ruthie Collins, Jessie James Decker, Clare Dunn, Haley Georgia, Haley & Michaels, Sonia Leigh, LoCash, Jackson Michelson, Logan Mize, Jess Moskaluke, Old Dominion, James Otto, Outshyne, Parmalee, Carly Pearce, Adam Sanders, Canaan Smith, Dallas Smith, and Sundy Best (lineup subject to change).
“The CMA Music Festival Kick-Off Concert has been extremely popular with our fans and adds another day of free music to the event,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “It is just another way we can thank the local fans for supporting the Festival while also welcoming Country Music fans from around the country and world to Nashville.”
“We are excited to be working with the CMA for the first time on the official kick-off event for CMA Music Fest featuring SiriusXM Highway Finds. We’re looking forward to curating a lineup of Highway Finds artists and putting together a great stage to kick off the week’s festivities,” said John Marks, CMA Board Member and Senior Director, Music Programming, SiriusXM.
CMA also announced this year’s national anthem singers for the 2015 CMA Music Festival. Katie Armiger will perform the national anthem on Thursday, June 11 at the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage. Performing the national anthem at LP Field Thursday night will be Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, followed by Restless Heart on Friday, Kellie Pickler on Saturday, and Lee Greenwood on Sunday.