Luke Bryan to Host ABC TV Special “CMA Best of Fest” on July 13

Luke Bryan to Host ABC TV Special “CMA Best of Fest” on July 13

Nashville’s 2020 CMA Fest (June 4–7) may have been cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Country Music Association is planning to keep fans entertained with two nights of country music this summer.

Jimmie Allen and Lindsay Ell will host CMA Summer Stay-Cay on July 1 at 5 p.m. CT. The live-stream event will air via CMA’s YouTube and Facebook. The show will feature unique performances, Q&As, games and more. The lineup will be announced soon.

Luke Bryan will host CMA Best of Fest on July 13 at 7 p.m. CT on ABC. The three-hour concert event will feature more than 25 performances from past CMA Fests, as well as a performance by Luke and Darius Rucker. Artists appearing in the TV special include Trace Adkins, Lauren Alaina, Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Brooks & Dunn, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Billy Ray Cyrus, Dan + Shay, Lzzy Hale, Sam Hunt, Joan Jett, Lady A, Miranda Lambert, Lil Nas X, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Brad Paisley, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Dwight Yoakam and Zac Brown Band.

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