CMA Fest 2024 Photo Album "That's A Wrap"

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# CMA Fest 2024: Missy Wolf and Reagan Richards with Pam Tillis (left) and Blanco Brown & Dolly Houston (right) Photo Credit: Tommy Lemon

CMA Fest 2024: A Country Music Extravaganza to Remember


The Country Music Association (CMA) Fest 2024 kicked off in grand style, bringing together some of the biggest names in country music for four days of unforgettable performances. From June 6 to June 9, 2024, Nashville, Tennessee, was transformed into a country music mecca, with fans from all over the world flocking to the city to catch their favorite artists live.

One of the highlights of the festival was the up-close stage at Fan Fair X, where fans had the opportunity to see their favorite artists perform in an intimate setting. From Dolly Parton to Keith Urban and Lainey Wilson, the Up Close stage provided fans the opportunity to see their favorite artists in a unique setting that only the CMA Fest could bring them. Fans anxiously stood in line for hours to grab a seat for Dolly Parton, while some die-hard fans camped out overnight to ensure they would be at the front of the line. 

Fans were also treated to an unforgettable performance and conversation by Keith Urban and Lainey Wilson, who took the UP-Close stage together to deliver a truly astounding experience. The duo's chemistry was undeniable, and their performance was a true testament to the power of collaboration in country music. 

In addition to the Up-Close stage at Fan Fair X, the festival also featured performances by some of the biggest names in country music, including Jelly Roll, who hosted the event alongside Ashley McBryde, Pricilla Block, Tayler Holder, Allie Colleen, Dylan Scott, Charles Esten, Frank Ray, Leah Turner, Lauren Alaina, Brenley Brown, and many more!  With several stages located throughout downtown Nashville, fans were treated to a wide range of musical styles, from traditional country to modern pop country and everything in between.

In addition to the stages, artist meet and greets, vendors, food, and other music festivities, Nashville's Music City also welcomed the opening of two new highly anticipated bars and music venues, Bon Jovi's JBJs Nashville and Lainey Wilson's Bell Bottom Country. Both venues are stunning with a uniquely different approach to the "norm" as JBJ's Nashville has two roof-top bars and is the tallest bar on Broadway with its 5 stories, not to mention its stunning tiered stage and clever wall decor and placement of special "Easter Eggs", while Lainey Wilson's Bell Bottom Country features an exquisite menu that blends your traditional favorites with a southern twist and showcases her style with the most unique ceiling decor you have ever seen.

Overall, CMA Fest 2024 was a huge success, bringing together country music fans from all over the world for a weekend of unforgettable performances, great food, and fun in the sun. With its mix of established stars and up-and-coming talent, the festival is a must-attend event for anyone who loves country music.

All photos from the event were taken by Artisan Imagery, Reagan Richards & Gordon Brown (Williams Honor) who did an incredible job capturing the energy and excitement of the festival. From candid shots of the artists backstage to stunning portraits of the performers on stage, the photos are a beautiful tribute to the magic of CMA Fest 2024. 

Stay Tuned for our interviews with some of the most amazing up-and-coming artists, as well as those you know and love. ~Missy



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About Missy Wolf

Missy Wolf Co-Founder, Editor, Journalist & Vice President of the American Country Music Association

From an early age I knew music and entertainment were in my blood. I have always been enamored with the idea of being in this industry, though I never wanted to be a front and center "Star". Taking the audience behind the scenes for up close conversations with the artists they love is where I want to be. Life in lyrics has always been my style, so as my favorite country artist Wade Hayes sings, I am living my life and chasing my dreams! Conducting interviews, meeting talented people and sharing stories and adventure are my passion. My new favorite hashtag is #iaskyouanswer, so stay tuned for more interviews, articles and adventures!