Nashville’s country music festival, CMA Fest, is canceled once again this year. The Country Music Association announced the pandemic poses too many obstacles to host the event, which usually brings more than 80,000 people to the city each day.
Listen / Fans won’t be able to walk past the stage to take photos at this year’s CMA Music Festival. Heightened security measures will keep fans at a distance from the performers. Other security measures limit the size of the bags allowed onto the grounds and require that bags be see-through, and concertgoers might also […]
The Nashville business legend known as country music’s matriarch has died at the age of 93. As the director of the Country Music Association for nearly three decades, Jo Walker-Meador was critical in the founding of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the creation of the CMA Music Festival and the CMA awards […]
Nashville’s largest annual tourism event saw a slight dip in economic activity this year. According to newly released data from the city’s Convention & Visitors Corporation, the 2017 CMA Music Festival generated just under $58 million in visitor spending, which is roughly $2 million less than last year.