CMA Music Festival adds ‘Forever Country’ stage

The Country Music Association is tipping its hat to established country acts of the 80s, ‘90s, and ‘00s on its new Budweiser “Forever Country” Park Stage during CMA Music Festival, which is set for June 8-11 in downtown Nashville.

The lineup includes Jeff Bates, Bellamy Brothers, John Berry, Mark Chesnutt, Confederate Railroad, George Ducas, Emerson Drive, Exile, Andy Griggs, Ty Herndon, “Honky Tonkin’ with Tracy Lawrence and Friends”, Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers, Little Texas, Lonestar, Mila Mason, Terry McBride, Rick Monroe, Jamie O’Neal, James Otto, Danielle Peck, Trick Pony, Collin Raye, Restless Heart, Julie Roberts, Ray Scott, Shenandoah, Doug Supernaw, Rhonda Vincent and Daryle Singletary, Lari White, Mark Wills, and Darryl Worley. Performances are set for the stage 11 a.m.- 4:45 p.m. daily during CMA Music Festival. The Forever Country stage will be located in the park area behind Ascend Amphitheater.