Underwood becomes first artist for '12 CMA Music Fest
Thursday, November 17, 2011
– Carrie Underwood is the first artist announced to play the 2012 CMA Music Festival in Nashville. Underwood will play one of the nightly concerts at LP Field.
The festival is slated for Thursday through Sunday, June 7-10 inn downtown Nashville. The event will once again be filmed for an ABC special airing later in the summer.
Underwood last performed at CMA Music Festival in 2010. Additional artists will be announced in the coming weeks.
"Normally we do not announce talent until February, but we wanted to be sure everyone knew that Carrie has already committed to perform at 2012 CMA Music Festival," said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer. "She continues to be one of our most requested artists, and we knew the fans would want to be aware so they could go ahead and make plans to attend our event."
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