Ticket information for the 2011 CMA Music Festival, which will take over downtown Nashville June 9 through 12, has been announced. The fest, which unfolds at LP Field, will celebrate its 40th birthday this year and boasts a formidable lineup teeming with the biggest names in the genre, with country superstars Keith Urban, Blake Shelton, Lady Antebellum, Jason Aldean and Brad Paisley on the performance docket, among others.

Tickets to individual night concerts will go on sale Saturday, April 16 at 10AM CT at the economically affordable price of $35, via Ticketmaster outlets.

In addition to multiple back-to-back nights o' country fun, attendees are also providing needed instruments and music education supplies for Nashville students. The CMA Music Festival is a charitable event benefiting music education in metro Nashville public schools. The philanthropic program is known as 'Keep the Music Playing.'

Artists currently scheduled to appear at LP Field include (in alphabetical order by day):

Thursday, June 9:
Jason Aldean
Easton Corbin
Sara Evans
Brad Paisley
Zac Brown Band

Friday, June 10:
Sheryl Crow
Lady Antebellum
Martina McBride
Ashton Shepherd
Keith Urban

Saturday, June 11:
Trace Adkins
Little Big Town
Rascal Flatts
Reba McEntire
Josh Turner
Chris Young

Sunday, June 12:
The Band Perry
The JaneDear Girls
Miranda Lambert
Darius Rucker
Blake Shelton

More acts will be announced in the coming weeks.