Don't Miss This Year's CMA Fest Full of Famous Performers

Bailey Zimmerman performs onstage during day one of CMA Fest 2023

A huge number of performers will be taking the stage at this year’s CMA Fest in Nashville. Some of them will be introduced in this article.

CMA Fest is Approaching

The CMA Fest, the longest-running country music festival in the world, returns for its 51st year from June 6th to 9th in downtown Nashville. This year’s lineup features an array of iconic and rising stars, promising several days of unforgettable performances.


Dolly Parton (1946) will open the festival with a special appearance. Rising star Jelly Roll (1984), known for his raw and emotional performances, is one of the most anticipated acts on the main stage at Nissan Stadium. Anne Wilson (2002), celebrated for her contemporary Christian music, will bring her beautiful voice and heartfelt lyrics to the festival.

Notable Performers

Bailey Zimmerman (2000) will also take the main stage. Southern rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd will play their classic hits, offering a nostalgic experience for fans. Actor and musician Gary Sinise (1955), known from the film “Forrest Gump” (1994), will deliver a unique performance, blending entertainment with heartfelt tributes to veterans.

In addition to ticketed performances, the country music festival will feature free outdoor stage performances. This year’s CMA Fest promises to be one of the best yet, with a blend of legendary performances, rising stars, and fan-favorite artists delivering unforgettable experiences in Nashville.


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