Lambert, Little Big Town added to CMA fest
Friday, May 4, 2012
– Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town joined the lineup for the Nightly Concerts at LP Field held during 2012 CMA Music Festival.
The event takes place Thursday through Sunday, June 7-10, in downtown Nashville and will once again be filmed for an ABC television special to air in late summer.
Lambert will perform on Thursday, June 7, and Little Big Town will play on Saturday, June 9.
During the Nightly Concerts at LP Field, Sarah Darling, Nashville School of Arts Chamber Choir (under the directon of Walter Bitner), Oak Ridge Boys and Julie Roberts will each perform the National Anthem.
The current lineups for the Nightly Concerts areL:
Thursday, June 7: Jason Aldean, Glen Campbell, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley and Zac Brown Band. National Anthem performed by the Nashville School of Arts Chamber Choir (under the direction of Walter Bitner).
Friday, June 8: The Band Perry, Brantley Gilbert, Ronnie Milsap, Jake Owen, Blake Shelton and Carrie Underwood. National Anthem performed by the Oak Ridge Boys.
Saturday, June 9: Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Hunter Hayes, Faith Hill, Little Big Town and Kenny Rogers. National Anthem performed by Julie Roberts.
Sunday, June 10: Dierks Bentley, Alan Jackson, The Mavericks, Martina McBride, Scotty McCreery and Rascal Flatts. National Anthem performed by Sarah Darling.
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