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Bryan, Lady A, LBT, Underwood play CMA fest

Thursday, January 17, 2013 – Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town and Carrie Underwood will play the CMA Music Festival in Nashville on June 6-9.

"What an exciting lineup - and we are just getting started," said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer "Ticket sales are stronger than ever and we are always researching and developing ways to enhance the festival experience for our attendees and the artists who continue this time-honored tradition of giving back to the fans."

More artists will be announced soon.

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