Brett Young, Chris Janson, Lindsay Ell Among Newly-Added CMA Fest Performers

Brett Young, Lindsay Ell, Chris Janson

Brett Young and Chris Janson are among the performers recently added as part of CMA Fest’s nightly concerts, taking place at Nissan Stadium in downtown Nashville this summer. Young will take the stadium stage Saturday night (June 8), while Chris Janson will perform Sunday night (June 9).

Nissan Stadium openers include Marty Stuart on Thursday, Jo Dee Messina on Friday, Billy Ray Cyrus on Saturday and David Lee Murphy on Sunday. Two different student groups from Nashville School of the Arts, a beneficiary of the CMA Foundation, will perform the National Anthem during CMA Fest – the first kicking off the Chevy Riverfront Stage Thursday morning, followed by a second group performing Thursday evening at Nissan Stadium.

Additional artists performing the National Anthem at the stadium include Lindsay Ell on Friday, Runaway June on Saturday, and Jimmie Allen on Sunday. More festival news and lineup additions will be announced in the coming weeks.

Previously announced artists performing during the nightly concerts at Nissan Stadium include Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Dan + Shay, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Pistol Annies, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban.

2018’s CMA Fest drew capacity crowds and the largest engagement of fans in the event’s history, with visitors from all 50 states, Puerto Rico and 36 international countries flocking to downtown Nashville. Additional stage lineups, Xfinity Fan Fair X activities and more will be announced in the coming weeks.

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