Special outdoor ‘CMT Crossroads’ with Earth Wind & Fire detailed

The event features Lady Antebellum, Dan + Shay and more

Fans flocking to Downtown Nashville next week for CMA Music Fest can partake in the first-ever outdoor CMT Crossroads event featuring Earth, Wind & Fire. Dan + Shay, Darius Rucker, Drake White, Martina McBride, Rascal Flatts, Sara Evans and previously announced Lady Antebellum are all confirmed to join the group for the special.

The show is Tuesday, June 6th on the corner of 5th and Demonbreun. The taping begins at 8:30pm CT, but fans are encouraged to come early as the event is standing room only, first-come, first-served. The taping kicks-off the star-studded 2017 CMT Music Awards, which will be held the next evening live from Nashville at 8 pm ET.

Earth, Wind & Fire is one of the most innovative and influential contemporary music forces of the 20th century. With a signature sound beyond category and a groove as deep as the soul of the planet the band has impacted the history of music and pop culture for over four decades. EWF has sold over 90 million recordings earning them a solid spot as one of the all-time bestselling music artists. Some of their biggest hits include “September” and “Boogie Wonderland.”

CMT Crossroads: Earth, Wind & Fire And Friends premieres Friday, June 23rd at 10 pm ET/PT. CMT Crossroads is produced by Tom Forrest with John Hamlin and Margaret Comeaux executive producing for CMT.

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