2010 CMA Fest = Awesome
Well, 2010 CMA Music Festival has come to a close. Can we all take a collective sigh? And can we also revel in the splendor that was the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience? It was an AMAZING event from start to finish.
From the early week activities including the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge and the CMA Global Artist Party to mid-week festivities including Wednesday’s Parade, Block Party and CMT Music Awards to the official Fest activities that launched Thursday with The Judds at Riverfront Park all the way through Brad Paisley’s closing LP Field set on Sunday, 2010 was a Fest to remember. One might even call it the best Fest yet!
Thanks Be to the Fans
Even with such an overload of entertainment options (and there were a TON), it’s easy to pinpoint the singular highlight of the week. That single highlight is the fans – the fans who came together with a collective goal of celebrating Country Music, honoring our favorite artists, and helping Nashville reclaim its glory as Music City!
To all you fans who braved the heat and the grueling pace of CMA Music Festival this year, HATS OFF TO YOU! Words aren’t enough to tell you how much we appreciate you and what you brought to Tennessee to make this year’s Festival the BIGGEST ONE EVER! You helped Nashville shine at a time when it needs it most. While words will never be enough, please know how much the Nashville and the Country Music communities value you.
Planning for More Awesomeness
Many have asked about the 2011 event. Please know it is scheduled for Thursday-Sunday, June 9-12, 2011. Renewals will be going out in early July. If you had a four-day ticket for this year’s event, you’ll have first dibs at ordering for 2011! (And if you want better seats than you had this year, there will be an option to upgrade your seats, based on availability after renewals are processed.) The nationwide on-sale for the 2011 event will follow the renewal program in late July or early August.
Three More Hours of 2010 CMA Fest
Don’t forget to tune in to see yourself on TV when “CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock” airs Wednesday, Sept. 1 at 8/7c on ABC. Tim McGraw is hosting, and there are more than 20 stars featured in the special. We’ll be watching with you and remembering all the fun we had one hot June in Nashville…
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