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Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan & More To Perform At ‘CMA Summer Jam’

The two-night summer concert event on July 27-28 will be filmed as part of a Primetime TV Special airing later this summer on ABC.

The Country Music Association will host “CMA Summer Jam,” a brand new, two-night summer concert experience live from Nashville’s open-air Ascend Amphitheater Tuesday, July 27 and Wednesday, July 28. Featuring performances and collaborations from Country Music’s hottest stars, the live event will also be filmed as part of a three-hour primetime television special airing later this summer on BC.

Artists taking the stage at Ascend Amphitheater on July 27 include Luke BryanMickey GuytonCarly Pearce, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Cole Swindell, Carrie UnderwoodLainey Wilson and Dwight Yoakam, while Jimmie Allen, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Luke Combs, Florida Georgia Line, Miranda Lambert, Jon Pardi and Thomas Rhett will perform on July 28. Details about the television special, including additional performances filmed at other locations in downtown Nashville, will be announced in the coming weeks.

See the lineup for CMA Summer Jam 2021 2-night concert event in Nashville -  ABC7 Chicago

“CMA Summer Jam” marks the first new outdoor concert event for CMA in almost two years. Fans can get excited for the event by listening to the “CMA Summer Jam” playlist on Apple Music. Stay tuned to and CMA socials for additional news including merchandise, content and more.

While COVID-19 capacity restrictions have been lifted in the city of Nashville, CMA continues to follow guidance from local, state and federal authorities as well as unions and guilds to ensure the safety of all staff, performers and attendees. CMA is a proud partner of VAX4LIVE, a national campaign encouraging music fans to get the facts about the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more at

Tickets for “CMA Summer Jam” are on sale now. For more information about tickets, visit A portion of ticket sale net proceeds will benefit the CMA Foundation. Since its inception in 2011, the CMA Foundation has been committed to improving and sustaining music programs throughout the U.S. so all students have equitable opportunity to participate in a high-quality music education.

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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.