Carrie Underwood Announces CMT Instant Jam Concert in Atlanta

Screen Shot 2015-09-18 at 9.15.29 AMCarrie Underwood and CMT have announced a free show at the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta tonight (Sept. 18), as Underwood becomes the latest artist hold a surprise concert for the CMT Instant Jam series.

Underwood teased the concert by posting a photo of a peach on her social media accounts, followed by a short video of Underwood lip synching to “Georgia On My Mind.”

Fans can wait in line for a wristband at Central Park in Atlantic Station, starting at 10 a.m. ET. Variety Playhouse doors open at 7 p.m. for the show.

Recent artists who have staged pop up concerts for CMT Instant Jam include Darius Rucker in his hometown of Charleston, S.C., and Hunter Hayes in Lexington, Ky. Hayes’ show will air Sept. 26 on CMT. Other artists who have taken part in the series include Kenny Chesney and Florida Georgia Line.

Underwood’s schedule has been ramping up over the past several months. The singer-songwriter will release her album Storyteller on Oct. 23, and recently released the project’s first single and video, “Smoke Break.” Next week, she will make the trek to London to appear at the Apple Music Festival on Sept. 21. Underwood is the first country artist to headline the event, and her set will be live-streamed by Apple Music.


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