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CMA Fest to Air Three Hours of Performances

In case you missed out on the live event, CMA Fest is airing three hours performances on Wednesday, Aug. 3.

In case you missed out on the live event, CMA Fest is airing three full hours of collaborations and performances on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at 7 p.m. on ABC and available next day on Hulu. The primetime special is led by first-time hosts Dierks Bentley and Elle King. Catch a sneak peek of here.

“I am co-hosting this whole shebang,” laughed King. “Not only do I get to do it with my buddy Dierks, I also get to see all these incredible performances and be a part of a big party!”

Filmed from Nissan Stadium in Nashville during the 49th CMA Fest in June, the television special features 30 performances from music’s hottest stars as they take the stage during the four-day festival.

Performances include Bentley and Billy Ray Cyrus, Wynonna Judd and Carly Pearce (pictured above), Dustin Lynch featuring MacKenzie Porter, Cole Swindell and Lainey Wilson, King and Ashley McBryde, Lady A featuring BRELAND, and Zac Brown Band with Darius Rucker. Additional performers include Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Russell Dickerson, Parker McCollum, Old Dominion, Thomas Rhett and Carrie Underwood.


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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.