‘CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock’ Special to Air on August 7
Fans, get ready to relive the 2011 CMA Music Festival all over again. In August, ABC will spotlight Nashville's hottest music event of the year when they present 'CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock.'
The three-hour long special will feature all-star performances from this year's lineup from the LP Field Nightly Concerts, which will included the likes of 'American Idol' stars Lauren Alaina and Scotty McCreery, as well as Jason Aldean, Sara Evans, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban, Zac Brown Band and plenty more.
The concert special was filmed in Music City on June 9-12 during the annual event, formerly known as Fan Fair. CMA Music Fest is a four-day party and celebration for the diehard country music fans who flock to Nashville year after year to get up-close and personal with their favorite country stars. The 2011 CMA Music Festival marked the 40-year anniversary since the start of the event took place back in 1972. What started with 5,000 fans back then has grown to a daily attendance of more than 65,000, representing every state and 27 foreign countries.
'CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock' is set to premiere on Sunday, August 7 from 8:00-11:00PM ET on the ABC Television Network.
Watch Scotty McCreery Sing 'Your Man' With Josh Turner at the 2011 CMA Fest