• April 26, 2012
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CMIL’s Guide to the 2012 CMA Music Festival

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Planning a trip to CMA Music Festival can be downright overwhelming. There’s SO MUCH to do and see and so little time! In addition to the official CMA Music Festival events such as the Fan Fair Hall, Riverstage concerts, and the nightly shows at LP Field, there are hundreds of other things going on including artist autograph sessions, fan club parties, and other special events like the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge.

To help make your planning easier, we’ve once again compiled the CountryMusicIsLove Guide to the CMA Music Festival. This list will continue to grow and as we get closer to the big event, so be sure to check back often.

Monday, June 4, 2012

Rodney Atkins – Fan Club Party – 12:00PM – The Loveless Cafe – Cost: $25 – Includes Concert, Meet & Greet & Souvenir – For ticket information, click HERE

3rd Annual Darius And Friends Golf Tournament and Concert benefiting for St. Jude – Golf registration begins at 10:00AM at Gaylord Springs Golf Links – For more information, click HERE – Concert begins at 6:00PM – Wildhorse Saloon – Cost: $35-$100 – Concert lineup includes Chuck Wicks, Clint Black, Sunny Sweeney, Rodney Atkins and more! – Tickets available HERE

Lee Brice and Jerrod Niemann – Joint Fan Club Party – 1:00 PM – 3rd & Lindsley – Cost: $35 – Includes lunch, mini acoustic concert, surprise souvenir, meet & greet & more – SOLD OUT – You can still purchase tickets to watch then entire event broadcast live on StageIt HERE

Chevrolet Presents The CMA Global Artist Party – 6:00PM – 10:00PM – The Stage on Broadway –Bob Corbett, Emerson Drive, Morgan Evans, High Valley, Lisa McHugh, Gene Watson, Craig Morrison, Vickie Evans, Adam Harvey, Jess Moskaluke, Gary Quinn, and Joe Robinson – Hosted by O’Shea

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

First Ever Celebrity Shoot Out 2012 benefitting The Tug McGraw Foundation – 9:00AM – Nashville Gun Club – Luke Bryan, Tim McGraw, JT Hodges, Jon Pardi, and more! –  Exciting Raffle Prizes, 15 Shooting Stations, BBQ lunch, Silent Auction – For more information, click HERE

Darryl Worley – Fan Club Party – 11:00 AM – The Stage – Cost: $45 (Non-Members $55) – Lunch, Performance, Meet and Greet

Gary Allan – Fan Club Party – 12:00PM – Rocketown – SOLD OUT! (Accepting waiting list submissions)

Celebrity Go-Go Go-Kart and Mini Golf Challenge Benefiting Hear The Music Live – 2:00-5:00PM – Grand Old Golf & Games – Cost: Go-Kart $20, Mini Golf $25, Both $40 –  Celebrity Go-Go lets country music fans compete and hang out with their favorite recording artists – Benefits the non-profit organization Hear the Music Live – For the Go-Kart entries, everyone who registers to drive will receive an event t-shirt and there will be a meet-and-greet opportunity with all of the celebs following the final challenge race – For the Mini Golf entries, everyone who plays will receive an event t-shirt and will also be invited to our post-event barbecue party – Artists include Love and Theft, Josh Gracin, Bucky Covington and more – For more information, click HERE

Clay Walker – Chords of Hope Party – 3:00 PM – 3rd & Lindsley – Cost: $45 Members ($50 Non-Members) – All proceeds raised will benefit the Vanderbilt MS Center – Artists scheduled to appear will be:  Clay Walker, Jerrod Niemann, Hal Ketchum & Sarah Marince – Tickets are available HERE

Carrie Underwood – Fan Club Party – Grand Ole Opry House– Time TBA – Tickets available for fan club members by lottery system only – RSVP does NOT guarantee you a spot – RSVP’s are now closed – For more information, click HERE

CMA Presents The Aristo Global Show – 12:30PM – 3:45PM – The Second Fiddle – Baylou, Clayton Bellamy, Rick Caballo, Adam Gregory, Pete Kennedy, Colm Kirwan, Josh Macumber, Raintown, Jessica Ridley, and Travellin Rose – Hosted by Adam Harvey

Storme Warren’s Nashville Navy – 5:00PM – The Limelight – Cost: $20 – Featuring GAC’s Storme Warren – Performances by Keith Anderson, Ray Scott, Mark Wills, Danielle Peck, James Otto, Cowboy Troy, Chuck Wicks, Trent Wilmon and more – For more information HERE – Tickets sold HERE

Opry Plaza Party presented by Humana – 5:00PM – Opry Plaza – Cost: Free – Performance by Easton Corbin

2nd Annual ‘Music City Gives Back’ Benefit Concert – 5:00PM – Outdoor Stage on Broadway between Second & Fourth Avenues – Cost: Free – Rodney Atkins will host – Performances by Clint Black, Thompson Square, Lee Brice, Josh Thompson, Jana Kramer, Mallary Hope, and The Willis Clan – Fans can make donations to the American Red Cross – For more information, click HERE

Hot Nights At The Hall – David Nail – 6:00PM – Country Music Hall of Fame Museum – Cost: Free to Museum members (memberships start at $40) – Concert starts at 7:00PM – Autograph signings in Museum Store after show – For more information, click HERE

Grand Ole Opry Show – 7:00PM, 9:30Pm – Grand Ole Opry House – Cost: $34-$55 – Performances by Carrie Underwood, Oak Ridge Boys, and more to be added – Tickets are available HERE

8th Annual Stars for Second Harvest – 7:30PM – Ryman Auditorium – Cost: $35-50 – Includes performances by Vince Gill, Jake Owen, Florida Georgia Line and more – For more information, click HERE – To purchase tickets, click HERE

Kingston – 9:00PM – National Underground – Cost: Free – Acoustic Show

The 2012 Country Beach Party Benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Cost: $75 – Hosted by Darryl Worley – Performances by Canaan Smith, Ashley Gearing, Steve Holy, Craig Campbell – More information coming soon

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

5th Annual GAC Kick-Off Breakfast – 7:00AM – Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum – Cost: $45 – Performances by Kip Moore, Lauren Alaina, Thompson Square, and Josh Turner – Includes breakfast, admission to the museum, music performances, and autograph sessions – For more information, click HERE

Tracy Lawrence – 9:00AM – Margaritaville – Cost: $40 for Fan Members ($50 for Guests) – Performances by Tracy Lawrence, Rick Huckaby, Lacey Brown and Flip Anderson – Includes breakfast – To purchase tickets, click HERE

Montgomery Gentry – Fan Party – 10:00AM –  3rd & Lindsley – Cost: $35 ($45 Non-Members) – includes music from MG, brunch, souvenir, Ticket information can be found HERE

Country Music Hall of Fame performance & autograph signing with Josh Thompson – 10:00AM – Josh will perform outside of the Hall of Fame – Josh will sign his product at 10:45AM in the Museum Store – Product must be purchased from the Museum Store – For more info, click HERE

Eighth Annual CMA Music Festival Kick-Off Parade – 11:00AM – Starts at Tenth Avenue on Broadway and end at Riverfront Park – Cost: Free –  Glen Campbell will be the Parade’s Grand Marshal – Artists participating in the parade include Craig Campbell, Katie Armiger, Trent Tomlinson, Tyler Farr and more – For more information, click HERE

Seventh Annual CMA Music Festival Block Party – 12:30AM – Chevrolet Riverfront Stage – Cost: Free – Little Big Town will kick off block party with “Pontoon” – Other performances by Brazilbilly, Eric Lee Beddingfield, and LoCash Cowboys – For more information, click HERE

Terri Clark – Fan Club Party – 2:00PM – Honky Tonk Central – Cost: $35  (two ticket max) – Ticket information HERE

Country Music Hall of Fame Autograph signing with Oak Ridge Boys – 3:00PM – Oak Ridge Boys will sign their books purchased from the Museum Store in the Museum Store – Purchase history from museum is required to get into signing – For more info, click HERE

Countriest of the Country 2012 – 6:00PM-10:00PM – Texas Troubadour Theater – Cost: $25 – Hosted by Billy Yates – Performances by Gene Watson, Doug Stone, Collin Raye, Daryle Singletary, Buddy Jewell, Andy Griggs, Jeff Bates, Bill Anderson, Jimmy Fortune, Rhonda Vincent, Lulu Roman, Georgette Jones, Wyatt McCubbin, Billy Droze, David Kroll, Emily Brooke, Grayson Yates, Tim McKay, Matt Leavy, and more – Tickets sold HERE

2012 CMT Music Awards – 7:00PM – Additional details to be announced later

Dierks Bentley – Last Call Ball 8 – 9:00PM – Cannery Ballroom – Cost: $35 Members ($40 non-members) – Tickets on sale HERE- CANCELLED. Tickets will be refunded.

Waylon Jennings Birthday Party – 9:00PM – The Greenhouse Bar – Cost: Free – 21+ – Hosted by Shooter Jennings – Secret guest performances – Happy hour prices all night – Giveaways from the Waylon Jennings March Co.  – For more information, click HERE

The Warner Sound Nashville Presents Gloriana and Charlie Worsham – 9:30PM – The aVenue – Cost: $20 – Performances by both artists – Charlie will open for Gloriana – For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE

Craig Morgan – Fan Club Party – Lunch – Additional details to be announced later

11th Annual Marty Stuart’s Late Night Jam – 10:00PM – Ryman Auditorium – $29.50-39.50 – Proceeds go to MusiCares, which provides assistance for music people in times of need – Tickets available HERE

Edens Edge – Fan Club Party – Rutledge – Must be an ‘Edgehead’ in order to enter party – Includes food, sneak peek at the new album, prizes and more! – One lucky winner will get to hang with the band for a private M&G the day of their Riverfront Performance – For more information, head to the band’s website HERE

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Chevrolet Riverfront Stage – Lee Brice, Colt Ford, Tracy Lawrence, Dustin LynchNeal McCoy, Montgomery Gentry, Craig Morgan, Jerrod Niemann, Randy Rogers BandJosh Thompson, and Uncle Kracker

Jake Owen – Fan Club Party – 8:00AM – Location TBA – Cost: $1 (plus small processing fee) – Jake will perform a short acoustic set – Refreshments & appetizers will be provided – For more information, click HERE

Josh Thompson – Fan Club Party – 8:00AM – Margaritaville – Cost: $25 – Includes breakfast, performance by Josh, and M&G – Tickets on sale HERE

Josh Turner – Fan Club Party – 9:00AM – Cannery Ballroom – Cost: $35 ($40 non-members) – Additional details HERE

Thomas Rhett – Hands on Nashville – 9:45AM – Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee – Volunteers will sort food and pack backs for those in need – Thomas will perform an acoustic show for all participants – For volunteer registration and more information, click HERE

Fan Fair Hall – 10:00AM-5:00PM – Nashville Convention Center – Includes live performances, exciting new events, lifestyle exhibits, and autograph signings

Cowboy Troy & Friends – Fan Club Party – 10:00AM – Just Kickin Saloon – Includes appearances by Hollywood Yates, Aaron Kelly, Cross Country Junction, Brinn Black, Pearl Clarkin, Patyon Taylor, and Kimberly Wolff.

Lonestar – Fan Club Party – 10:00AM – Ford Theater inside the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum – Cost: $40 – Includes breakfast, mini-concert, meet & greet, surprise souvenir and more – Tickets on sale NOW

The Band Perry – Fan Club Party – 10:00AM – Hard Rock Cafe – Cost: $35 – Only 200 passes available – Minors must be accompanied by an adult (both persons must have tickets to event) – For more information, click HERE

Country Music Hall of Fame performance & autograph signing with Tracy Lawrence – 10:30AM –Tracy will perform outside of the Hall of Fame at 10:30AM – Performance is free to the public – Following his performance, Tracy will sign his book at 11:30AM inside the Museum Store – CD must be purchased from Museum Store – For more info, click HERE

Miranda Lambert – Fan Club Party – 11:00AM –  Fontanel Mansion –  Cost: $30 – SOLD OUT!

Bud Light Stage – 11:00AM-5:15PM – Bridgestone Arena Plaza – Cost: Free – Tyler Farr, Trent Tomlinson, Greg Bates, & more! – For more information, click HERE

George Jones – Fan Club Party – 12:00PM – Nashville Palace – Costs: $35 (up to three guests) – Includes Goody Bag, & Lunch with Drink and Dessert – Tickets are available HERE (Registration deadline is May 20th)

Zac Brown Band – 3rd Annual Zamily Reunion – 12:00PM – The Limelight – Cost: $50 – Includes food from Southern Ground Grub and live music by the band – To purchase tickets, you must login to your ‘Zamily’ account, click on Tour, then find the “Zamily Reunion” show listing – Members can purchase up to TWO tickets only

Chris Young – 12:30PM – TX Troubadour Theater – Cost: $28.50– SOLD OUT!

Grand Ole Opry Presents Autograph Signing with Lauren Alaina – 1:00PM – Opry Originals 3rd & Broadway – Lauren will sign copies of her cd “Wildflower”

Luke Bryan – Nuthouse Fan Club Party – 1:00PM –  Cost: Free (+$5 for parking at venue) – Space only for Fan Club members – Luke & his band will perform an acoustic set, plus more surprises – Luke will take pictures, but no signing autographs – Sign up is for ONE person only, no guests (Must be 18 or older, bring ID, Minors accompanied by guardian) – Sign up on Luke’s website HERE

Mallary Hope – Fan Club Party – 2:00PM – Puckett’s Restaurant – Includes: acoustic performance and meet & greet – food & beverage available for purchase – Limited seating available so email mallaryhopefans@hotmail.com to reserve seats

You’ve been Sentenced! Celebrity Charity Tournament – 2:00PM – Hard Rock Cafe – Cost: $10 General Admission, $25 VIP Admission, $100 Buy-In (which allows fan to be seated at a table with various artists to play the game) – Country music artists will play the board game to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals And Success Won’t Wait – Fans will have an opportunity to play alongside the artists – Jeff BatesTy Brown, Burns & Poe, Jason Michael Carroll, Buddy Jewell, Matt Kennon, Danni Leigh, LoCash Cowboys, Justin McBride, Jaclyn North, Julie Roberts, Doug Stone, Rhonda Vincent, Mark Wills and more – Tickets can be purchased in advance or at door, Advance Tickets may be purchased via credit card, Call 866.520.2555

The Warner Sound Nashville Presents Jana Kramer – 3:00PM – The aVenue – Cost: Free – Album release party – To purchase VIP meet and greet passes, click HERE

Country Music Hall of Fame Autograph signing with Lee Greenwood – 3:00PM – Lee will sign his book in the Museum Store – Limited signing passes will be available with the online purchase of his book beginning May 14 from the Museum Store – For more info, click HERE

Grand Ole Opry Presents Autograph Signing with Casey James – 3:00PM – Opry Originals 3rd & Broadway – Casey will sign copies of his self-titled cd

Eric Church – Belcourt Theatre – Eric will show a movie that shows the behind the scenes and rise of his career – You will have a chance to participate in a Q&A with Eric and others featured in the film – There will only be 300 tickets available to Church Choir members ONLY– Due to the volume of attendees, there will be NO meet and greet – For tickets, click HERE

Vince Gill – Fan Club Party – 4:00PM – Country Music Hall of Fame Ford Theater – Cost: $40 – Includes keepsake souvenir – For more information, click HERE

BMI Tailgate Party – 4:30PM – Outside of LP Field – Cost: Free – Brent Cobb, Peach Pickers (Rhett Akins and Dallas Davidson)

Frankie Ballard – Fan Club Party – 5:00PM – Benchmark Bar & Grill – Must be a fan club member to attend – Click HERE for more information

Fourth Annual Guitars of the Stars Benefit Auction – 5:00PM – CMA Music Fest Buckle Stage at 4th Ave. and Broadway – Fans have the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind guitars inspired and autographed by country stars – Guitars signed by Dierks Bentley, Loretta Lynn, Charlie Daniels, Merle Haggard, Hunter Hayes, Casey James, Kellie Pickler, The Band Perry, Keith Urban, and Rascal Flatts – Proceeds go to The Opry Trust Fund

The Warner Sound Nashville Presents Hunter Hayes – 5:30PM – The aVenue – Cost: $20 – Performances by Hunter  – For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE

Craig Campbell – 7:00PM – Rooster’s Texas Style BBQ – Performances by Craig, Mindy Ellis, and Nicole Johnson

SiriusXM The Highway’ Presents A Concert For Cystic Fibrosis – 9:30PM – The Wildhorse Saloon – Cost: $10 – Performances by Thompson Square, Randy Houser, Parmalee and Kristy Lee Cook – There will be a silent auction at the event – Online meet-and-greet auction can be found HERE – For ticket information, click HERE

6th Annual Songwriters Series benefiting Musicians On Call – 10:00PM – Hard Rock Cafe – Cost: $10-30 – Performances by several songwriters – Kyle Jacobs, Rivers Rutherford, Brett James, Tony Lane – For more information or to purchase tickets, click HERE

Jason Aldean – Aldean Army Party – Details will be sent to you if you are selected to attend – Must be a member of Aldean’s Army – Visit Jason’s website and click on Enter Contest for your chance to attend his party – Winners will be chosen and notified on or around May 30 – You MUST confirm you will attend if you receive an email – For more information, click HERE

Nightly Show at LP Field – Jason AldeanGlen CampbellLady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, and Zac Brown Band. Acoustic performances by Lauren Alaina and Kellie Pickler. National Anthem performed by the Nashville School of Arts Chamber Choir (under the direction of Walter Bitner). Hosted by Storme Warren.

Friday, June 8, 2012

Chevrolet Riverfront Stage –  Craig CampbellTHE FARMGlorianaJo Dee MessinaDavid NailOak Ridge BoysThomas RhettSawyer BrownPhil Vassar, and James Wesley

Mark Wills – 8:00AM – Country Music Hall of Fame – Cost: $28 – Includes continental breakfast, concert and M&G

Buddy Jewell – Fan Club Party – 8:00AM – Puckett’s Grocery and Restaurant – Cost: $15 Advance ($20 Door) – Tickets for sale HERE

Katie Arminger & Matt Stillwell – Fan Club Party – 9:00AM – Margaritaville – Cost: $20 (Or $30 with a T-shirt) – Meet & Greet immediately follows performances – For more information, click HERE

Fan Fair Hall – 10:00AM-5:00PM – Nashville Convention Center – Includes live performances, exciting new events, lifestyle exhibits, and autograph signings

Bo Bice – Fan Clubhouse Party – 10:00AM – 3rd & Lindsley – Cost: $35 – Includes breakfast, meet and greet, party souvenir, performances and more! Scheduled to perform Bo Bice, Bryan White, Matt Kennon, One Night Rodeo & Sarah Marince – Tickets available HERE

Whitney Duncan – 10:00AM – ASCAP’s patio – Cost: Free – Whitney will play an acoustic set

Bud Light Stage – 11:00AM-5:25PM – Bridgestone Arena Plaza – Cost: Free – Frankie Ballard, Eric Paslay, Katie Armiger, & more! – For more information, click HERE

Love & Theft – Thefthead Party – 11:00AM – Winner’s Bar & Grill – Cost: $20 – Includes performance and autograph signing – Space is limited – RSVP to lntmeetngreet@yahoo.com – For more information, click HERE – SOLD OUT

Ty Herndon – Fan Party – 12:00PM – High Watt at the Cannery – Cost: $40 – Includes exclusive Ty Herndon party laminate, photo op with Ty, lunch, and an exclusive listening party of songs from Ty’s upcoming album – Ty will be joined by several special guests including Jamie O’Neal, Billy Dean, and more – Tickets for sale HERE

Country Music Hall of Fame performance & autograph signing with Casey James – 12:30PM – Casey will perform outside of the Hall of Fame at 12:30PM – Performance is free to the public – Signing will be held at 1:15 in the Museum Store – Must purchase CD from Museum Store in order to be signed – For more info, click HERE

Joe Nichols – Fan Party – 2:00pm – Country Music Hall of Fame – Cost: $45 – Tickets available HERE

Country Music Hall of Fame performance & autograph signing with Love & Theft – 3:00PM – Love & Theft will perform outside of the Hall of Fame at 3:00PM – Performance is free to the public – Signing will be held at 3:45PM in the Museum Store – Must purchase CD from Museum Store in order to be signed – For more info, click HERE

Grand Ole Opry Presents Autograph Signing With Bill Anderson – 3:00PM – Opry Originals 3rd & Broadway – Bill will sign copies of his box set and cd “Songwriter”

BMI Tailgate Party – 4:30PM – Outside of LP Field – Cost: Free – Kristen Kelly, Chuck Mead and His Grassy Knoll Boys, Trent Summar and the New Row Mob

The Warner Sound Nashville Presents Frankie Ballard and Cledus T. Judd – 5:30PM – The aVenue – Cost: $20 – Performances by both artists – Frankie will open for Cledus – For more information and to purchase tickets, click HERE

Grand Ole Opry Show – 7:00PM – Grand Ole Opry House – Cost: $34-$55 – Performances by Mel Tillis, Lauren Alaina, and more to be added – Tickets are available HERE

6th Annual Songwriters Series benefiting Musicians On Call – 10:00PM – Hard Rock Cafe – Cost: $10-30 – Performances by several songwriters – Phil O’Donnell, Tim James, Kendell Marvel, Bob DiPiero – For more information or to purchase tickets, click HERE

Nightly Show at LP Field – The Band PerryBrantley GilbertRonnie MilsapJake OwenBlake Shelton, and Carrie Underwood. Acoustic performances by Randy Houser and Gwen Sebastian. National Anthem performed by the Oak Ridge Boys. Host to be announced.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Chevrolet Riverfront Stage – Laura Bell BundyEdens EdgeCasey James, Lonestar, Love and TheftKip MooreHeidi NewfieldJames OttoCorey Smith, and Mel Tillis

Celebrity Softball Challenge – 9:00AM – Greer Stadium – Cost: $20-50 – Carrie Underwood, Scotty McCreery, Brantley GilbertLauren AlainaDavid NailJames OttoRobin Meade (CNN) and Olympic figure skating champion Scott Hamilton – Tickets can be purchased HERE

Fan Fair Hall – 10:00AM-5:00PM – Nashville Convention Center – Includes live performances, exciting new events, lifestyle exhibits, and autograph signings

Julie Roberts – 7th Annual Fan Appreciation Party – 11:00AM – The Rutledge – Cost: $10-$45 and include meet & greet, performance & more – For party information, read HERE – Tickets on sale HERE

Bud Light Stage – 11:00AM-5:15PM – Bridgestone Arena Plaza – Cost: Free – Canaan Smith, Randy Montana, Josh Gracin, & more! – For more information, click HERE

Country Music Hall of Fame Autograph signing with Kellie Pickler – Songwriter Session 11:30 AM, Autograph Session 12:30PM – Kellie will sign her CD in the Museum Store – CD will have to be purchased from the Museum Store in order to get into signing – For more info, click HERE

Scotty McCreery – Fan Party – 1:00PM – Rocketown – Cost: $35 (non-members $45) – performance,Q&A, lunch, souvenir, door prizes, signed 8 x 10, meet and greet and more – ticket information HERE

Grand Ole Opry Presents Autograph Signing with Lee Greenwood – 2:00PM – Opry Originals 3rd & Broadway – Lee will sign copies of his book “Does God Still Bless the USA?”

Country Music Hall of Fame Presents Steve Wariner: Intimate Performance and Tribute to Chet Atkins – 2:00PM – Ford Theater – Cost: $20 Adults, $12 Children, ages 6-17, Free for children under 6 – Steve will perform songs – Following the performance, he will be signing for fans – The performance will be streamed online – For more information, click HERE

Grand Ole Opry at the Ryman Matinee  – 3:00PM – Ryman Auditorium – Cost: $34-$55 – Performances by Kellie Pickler, Wynonna and more to be added – Tickets are available HERE

Warner Music Nashville TouchTunes Karaoke sing-off & Kiss My Country Ass Model Search – 3:00-6:00PM – The aVenue – Cost: Free – Do you have what it takes to be a country singer or a model? Warner Music Nashville is casting hot country guys and girls to model the Kiss My Country Ass merchandise line, while the TouchTunes Karaoke party is underway!

6th Annual CMA Music Festival Fan Social Presented by CMT – 3:00PM – Secret Location – Acoustic performances by Love and Theft, Casey James, Sunny Sweeney, Kix Brooks, and more – Follow CMT, CMA, and Fan Social artists for clues about location – For more information, click HERE

BMI Tailgate Party – 4:30PM – Outside of LP Field – Cost: Free – Florida Georgia Line, Chancie Neal, Mo Pitney

Grand Ole Opry Presents Autograph Signing with Kellie Pickler – 5:30PM – Opry Originals 3rd & Broadway – Kellie will sign copies of her cd “100 Proof”

Grand Ole Opry Show  – 7:00PM – Grand Ole Opry House – Cost: $34-$55 – Performances by Mel Tillis and more to be added – Tickets are available HERE

6th Annual Songwriters Series benefiting Musicians On Call – 10:00PM – Hard Rock Cafe – Cost: $10-30 – Performances by several songwriters – Cledus T. Judd, Rob Hatch, Lance Miller, Cary Barlowe – For more information or to purchase tickets, click HERE

Nightly Show at LP Field – Luke BryanEric ChurchHunter HayesFaith Hill, Little Big Town, and Kenny Rogers. Acoustic performances by Love and Theft and Kip Moore. National Anthem performed by Julie Roberts. Hosted by Melissa Peterman.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Chevrolet Riverfront Stage – Wade BowenBrett EldredgeLarry Gatlin and the Gatlin BrothersJT HodgesSteve HolyJana KramerLoCash CowboysLorrie MorganSunny Sweeney, and Darryl Worley

6th Annual Ride For A Cure – Hosted by Little Big Town – Registration at Mickey Roo’s at 8:00AM – Ride begins at  10:30AM – After ride festivities at 12:00PM at the Harley-Davidson Columbia Superstore – After ride festivities include lunch provided by Applebee’s – Performances by Little Big Town, Love & Theft, Lauren Alaina, and more – For more information, click HERE

Chuck Wicks – 9:00AM – A full breakfast will be served along with an acoustic performance, M&G, Souvenir Photo and more – SOLD OUT!

Fan Fair Hall – 10:00AM-5:00PM – Nashville Convention Center – Includes live performances, exciting new events, lifestyle exhibits, and autograph signings

Bud Light Stage – 11:00AM-5:25PM – Bridgestone Arena Plaza – Cost: Free – Andy Gibson, Jason Michael Carroll, Jon Pardi, & more! – For more information, click HERE

Hunter Hayes – 3:00PM –  Coffee Break – The Avenue – Cost: $35 – Includes Meet & Greet with Hunter Hayes, with the opportunity for photos and autographs, New Coffee Break Poster, New Logo Cinch Bag, Travel Coffee Mug, Coffee and cookies provided – Tickets on sale HERE

BMI Tailgate Party – 4:30PM – Outside of LP Field – Cost: Free – Hogslop String Band, Kenny Vaughan, World Famous Headliners (Big Al Anderson, Shawn Camp, and Pat McLaughlin)

Nightly Show at LP Field – Dierks BentleyAlan JacksonThe MavericksMartina McBrideScotty McCreery, and Rascal Flatts. Acoustic performances by Bill Anderson and Steel Magnolia. National Anthem performed by Sarah Darling. Hosted by Evan Farmer.

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