Nashville’s CMA Fest was canceled this year because of the coronavirus, but ABC is bringing the experience to homes next month with a three-hour retrospective of past CMA Fests.
“CMA Best of Fest,” hosted byLuke Bryan,will air July 9that 8 pm, featuring 25 performances from over the last 16 years of CMA Fests, as well as a brand new performance from Luke andDarius Rucker.
The special will feature performances byJason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Gart Brooks, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Kenny Chesney, Eric Churcy, Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urbanand more.
- But that’s not all. On July 1st, CMA will air a special “CMA Summer Stay-Cay presented by Budweiser Nitro Gold,” livestream, hosted byJimmie Allen and Lindsay Ell.It will feature more than 50 acts taking part in typical CMA Fest activities including performances, Q&As, games and more.