Looking Back on CMA Music Fest 2022 – 4 Days of Fun & Music in Nashville

Looking Back on CMA Music Fest 2022 – 4 Days of Fun & Music in Nashville

After being sidelined for 2 years due to COVID and quarantine – CMA Music Fest was back in a big way in 2022.

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Some of highlights from the meeting of country singers and fans included…

Luke Combs kicked off CMA Music Fest with a parking lot party…

Gabby Barrett sang her new single “Pick Me Up” for fans at the stadium show…

Scotty McCreery performing “Damn Strait” to the Riverfront stage crowd…

Priscilla Block had an awesome time at her first official CMA Music Fest

Photo Courtesy of Priscilla Block
Photo Courtesy of Priscilla Block

Kane Brown had the fans at Nissan Stadium loving country music too…

Lainey Wilson was ecstatic to be at CMA Music Fest, “After a 2 year wait, country music Christmas was back in full force!”

Lainey also joined Cole Swindell to perform their number-one smash hit “Never Say Never” at the stadium show…

Ingrid Andress had a great CMA Music Fest – including a killer show at the Ascend Amphitheater in Nashville

Photo Credit: Catherine Powell
Photo Credit: Catherine Powell

Zac Brown Band mixed a little classic rock into their Nissan Stadium set with some Eagles.

Mitchell Tenpenny shared, “I can’t explain how amazing CMA Fest week was for us. So many bucket list moments checked off. We are tired but humbled by all the amazing fans. Country music is the best and country music fans are even better! What a life! Cheers y’all!”

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Kelsea Ballerini had a blast bringing her new single “HEARTFIRST” to the stadium crowd at CMA Music Fest 2022.

CMA Music Fest is always great for Chris Young – plus the added bonus that with his birthday being in early June, his fan club get together is always just a big birthday party for him. Chris shared, “Shoutout to all the friends/fam/etc that have reached out with Happy Birthday messages! My first number one single went number one in 37 weeks so this is a special one.”

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Sara Evans rocked the house at Nissan Stadium

Thomas Rhett tried to slow down summer with his CMA Music Fest set…

Carly Pearce had a very special guest at her CMA Music Fest Nissan Stadium set – Wynonna Judd! The two proud Kentuckians took the crowd back to the ’80s with a classic hit from The Judds

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