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See The Music Event of the Summer—CMA Fest is on ABC TONIGHT!

Missed the CMA Fest this summer? Me too. Luckily, ABC has our back!

Over 350 country artists performed on 11 different stages in Nashville this past June. No, we won’t see everything that happened but we will see the events biggest moments… right from our living room!


Here are my top 3 things to look for on ABC’s 3-hour special of the CMA Music Fest:


1. Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett

These are your co-hosts! “Chemistry” seems to be leading line from fans who attended the event. Kelsea makes her debut in the co-host spotlight while Thomas moves into his second year of doing the honors (he co-hosted last year’s special with Brett Eldredge).

2. Performances

28 artists will be featured tonight including Garth Brooks! He made his first CMA Fest appearance in nearly 20 years with a multi-song set that surprised everyone. Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Sam Hunt, Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley… the list goes on!

3. The Fans (aka YOU)

Country music fans are the BEST! We relate to the music, know every single word to the songs, and create sell-out crowds by showing up to support our favorite artists! Keep an eye out for the excitement from the fans in the crowd (it’ll more than likely make you want to buy a ticket for next year’s event).


How they managed to trim a 4-day event into a 3-hour special I have no idea… but I’m happy they did! Grab your boots and sing along with The Music Event of the Summer—the 2017 CMA Music Fest airs tonight at 8pm on ABC!


Photo Credit: @countrymusic / Twitter


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