Country Music Association Festival Recap


Nashville- The  Country Music Association’s (CMA) 48th Festival brought in a huge crowd throughout the week. Over 100 bands performed, as well as different country stars. Carrie Underwood closed out Nissan Stadium with a surprise guest. Joan Jett, performed a medley of Jett’s classic hits including “I Hate Myself for Loving You,” “Bad Reputation,” “Crimson And Clover,” “Fresh Start” and “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll,” which had many fans singing together.

The stage hit capacity during Jordan Davis’ performance and remained at capacity through Morgan Wallen and Hunter Hayes’ set. Old Dominion kicked things off with their Artist of the Day session, performing on the CMA Close Up Stage to a packed house at Xfinity Fan Fair X.

The HGTV ‘A Very Brady’ Lodge featured performances by “This Is Us” star Chrissy Metz and Creative Nation artists Kassi Ashton, Barry Dean, Luke Laird and Steve Moakler. In addition, cast members of “The Brady Bunch” – Barry Williams (Greg), Maureen McCormick (Marcia) and Susan Olsen (Cindy) – participated in a panel and meet & greet with fans.

Despite the bi-polar weather, fans enjoyed themselves. Here are some of the photos throughout the week.