Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Dustin Lynch, and Kelsea Ballerini will all participate in the CMA’s Artist Of The Day Sessions from the Close Up stage as part of Xfinity Fan Fair X, CMA Fest’s Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience, at Music City Center June 7-10.
Each artist will be spotlighted and offer a glimpse into their careers from the Close Up Stage, with Bentley appearing on Thursday, Bryan on Friday, Lynch on Saturday and Ballerini on Sunday.
• Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum presents an interview with 2018 inductee Ricky Skaggs, hosted by Museum Editor Peter Cooper
• The Making of Words with Sara Evans, joined by producer Mark Bright, songwriters Victoria Banks and Emily Shackelton, and hosted by CMT’s Leslie Fram
• “Good Ole Days” – A look at Tracy Lawrence’s career through the lens of his latest album, Good Ole Days, hosted by SiriusXM’s Storme Warren
• “How to Survive Anything” with Naomi Judd
• Bluebird Café songwriters round featuring Jake Etheridge, Adam Hambrick and Tenille Townes
• Songwriters round with Bill Anderson and Bobby BareThe full CMA Close Up Stage lineup is available on the CMA Fest app. Additional stages and programming taking place at Xfinity Fan Fair X will be announced soon. Tickets for Xfinity Fan Fair X are available for $10 each day or $25 for a four-day pass and are available at CMAFest.com/tickets. All outdoor daytime stages as well as nightly performances at the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater are free and open to the public. Fans can purchase the CMA Fest Nash Pass, allowing a limited amount of VIP early access to nightly shows at the Cracker Barrel Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater. The Nash Pass will also include Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum tour, Ryman Auditorium tour and four-day admission to Xfinity Fan Fair X.
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