Country Music Association announces ‘CMA Summer Jam’

Two night summer concert event airs later this year on ABC

The Country Music Association will host CMA Summer Jam, a new, two-night summer concert experience live from Nashville’s open-air Ascend Amphitheater Tuesday, July 27th and Wednesday, July 28th. 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 ABC.

Artists taking the stage at Ascend Amphitheater on July 27 include Luke Bryan, Mickey Guyton, Carly Pearce, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Cole Swindell, Carrie Underwood, Lainey 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 28th. Details about the television special, including additional performances filmed at other locations in downtown Nashville, will be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets for the event are on sale Wednesday, July 14th starting at 10 am CT via cmasummerjam.com. 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 US so all students have equitable opportunity to participate in a high-quality music education.

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.

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.

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