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Charlie Daniels Band, Exile & Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Added To CMA Music Festival Lineup

CMA Announced via the CMA Music Festival app that Charlie Daniels Band, Exile, and Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will perform as part of the Nightly Concerts at Nissan Stadium. In addition, Country Music Hall of Famers The Oak Ridge Boys will sing the National Anthem for the opening night of the Festival.

They join previously announced fellow Country Music stars Jason Aldean, Frankie Ballard, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Clint Black, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Marshall Tucker Band, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Ray Stevens, Cole Swindell, Steven Tyler, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Hank Williams, Jr., and Chris Young who will perform during the Festival’s Nightly Concerts at Nissan Stadium. (Artists and schedules are subject to change).

The 2016 CMA Music Festival runs Thursday through Sunday, June 9th-12th in downtown Nashville. While the Festival boasts numerous free stages and unique fan experiences, the most anticipated events are the Nightly Concerts at Nissan Stadium, which sell out long before talent is announced.

Daniels, who was announced March 29th as a 2016 Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, will lead the charge with the first set Thursday night. Thanks to the announcement on the CMA Music Festival app, fans are already clamoring over the news that the Nitty Gritty Dirt band joining the Saturday night lineup, and Exile hitting the stage Sunday.

This year’s app is now available in the App Store for iPhone and Android and includes features that allow fans to create individual concert schedules and be the first to know which of their favorite stars will be appearing on the various Festival stages.

Tickets to Fan Fair X are available now at CMAfest.com (Fan Fair X admission is included in four-day CMA Music Festival tickets). Fan Fair X tickets are $10 per day or $25 for a four-day pass.

Fans who were not able to purchase tickets to the Nightly Concerts are still able to enjoy non-stop music, fan engagement, and artist experiences through numerous FREE stages and events across town and by experiencing Fan Fair X in the Music City Center.

For upcoming announcements and all other info stay connected with CMA on CMAfest.com, Facebook.com/CMA,Twitter.com/CountryMusic, Instagram.com/CMA, and sign up for CMA Country Connection, CMA’s e-newsletter.

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