CMA Fest 2022 kicked off in full swing on Thursday (June 9) with a packed day of performances and experiences taking place all over Music City.
Among some of the first day highlights were sets from Jimmie Allen, Lindsay Ell, Hardy and Lainey Wilson at the Chevy Riverfront Stage, as well as a CMA Close Up Stage featuring Russell Dickerson. Elsewhere in the city, fans caught sets from David Nail, Thompson Square, Caylee Hammack, and moer at the Dr Pepper Amp Stage, on top of a loaded slate of artist performances at Fan Fair X, including Lily Rose, Jameson Rodgers, Elvie Shane, Priscilla Block, Breland, Tenille Arts, and more.
Thursday also saw the opening of Spotify House at Ole Red, featuring a lineup of Darius Rucker, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Chase Wright, Brantley Gilbert, Ashley McBryde, Dustin Lynch, Dalton Dover, Ashley Cooke, Nate Smith, Kameron Marlowe, Meghan Patrick, and Nikki Lane.
The night ended at Nissan Stadium, where fans heard from Rucker, Shenandoah, Zac Brown Band, Jason Aldean, Keith Urban, and more.
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