Industry Events

June 28
MusicRow Awards

June 30
51st Annual CMA Awards applications due for Broadcast Awards at 6 p.m. CT.

July 4
Nashville’s July 4 celebration, Let Freedom Sing! July 4 in Music City, at Riverfront Park with Chris Young, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jonny P, and The Sisterhood

July 20
51st Annual CMA Awards first round voting closes at 6:00 p.m. CT

August 16
CMA Fest, The Music Event of Summer will air (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on ABC

August 22
The SOURCE Hall of Fame Awards at the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum at the Municipal Auditorium

August 23
11th annual ACM Honors at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium

August 24
51st Annual CMA Awards second round voting closes at 6:00 p.m. CT

September 13
Americana’s 16th Annual Honors & Awards held at the Ryman Auditorium

September 15-17
Music City Food + Wine Festival

September 26-30
IBMA’s World Of Bluegrass in Raleigh, N.C.

September 28
IBMA Awards Show at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, N.C. at 7:30 p.m.

September 23-24
Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival at the Park at Harlinsdale in Franklin

October 17
48th annual GMA Dove Awards at Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena in Nashville

October 24
51st Annual CMA Awards final round voting closes at 6:00 p.m. CT

November 8
CMA Awards air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on ABC

November 16
The Oklahoma Hall of Fame at the Cox Convention Center



January 17-20
Luke Bryan’s Crash My Playa in Riviera Maya, Mexico

January 28
60th annual Grammy Awards at New York City’s Madison Square Garden

January 29
Hats Off for High Hopes, feat. Jonathan Cain of Journey & Friends at 7pm, Ryman Auditorium

February 5-7
Country Radio Seminar 2018

June 7-10

  • CMA Music Festival
  • Bonnaroo