The weekend will include can’t-miss jam sessions and surprise special performances.
Spotify House has announced plans to return to Blake Shelton and Opry Entertainment Group’s Ole Red for this year’s CMA Fest.
From June 8-11 Spotify will welcome fans inside the venue located in downtown Nashville to enjoy four days of non-stop country music as they get close to their favorite singer/songwriters and discover some fresh talent along the way.
“The Spotify House has become a CMA Fest staple and we couldn’t be more excited to be returning to Ole Red again this year,” said Jackie Augustus, Lead, Country & Folk, Artist Partnerships at Spotify.
Spotify unveiled the news via social media on Tuesday, May 23 and earned tremendous excitement from fans as well as several of the artists who are set to appear.
Old Dominion took to the comment section to write, “See y’all there,” while Ashley Cooke said, “cannot wait 🤠 see you there!”
Riley Green added, “Lookin forward to it” and Alana Springsteen said, “GONNA BE A TIME.”
A slew of top country stars and rising newcomers will hit the Mainstage each day and night throughout the weekend to deliver can’t-miss jam sessions and surprise special performances.
Fan favorites who will perform on the Mainstage throughout the weekend will include Brad Paisley, Brothers Osborne, Dierks Bentley, Hailey Whitters, Ingrid Andress, Jordan Davis, Luke Grimes, Mickey Guyton, Old Dominion, Lady A and Ruston Kelly.
The full Mainstage lineup will feature Alana Springsteen, Ashley Cooke, Avery Anna, Brett Young, Brian Kelley, Chase Rice, Chayce Beckham, Chris Young, Colbie Caillat, Conner Smith, Dalton Dover, Danielle Bradbery, Dylan Marlowe, Dylan Schneider, Ella Langley, Ian Munsick, Jon Pardi, Josh Ross, Kameron Marlowe, Kylie Morgan, Lily Rose, Mackenzie Carpenter, Mitchell Tenpenny, Restless Road, Riley Green, Sam Hunt, Tanner Adell, Tenille Arts, Warren Zeiders, and 49 Winchester.
Additionally, Spotify will bring back the Fresh Finds Stage as a way to continue the company’s mission of supporting rising talent and music discovery. This will allow fans the opportunity to see acts from the Fresh Finds Country playlist perform live throughout the weekend. The lineup for this stage will be revealed soon.
“As always, we wanted the lineup to reflect the trends and discoveries that listeners have been making on platform,” Augustus continued. “Every year the genre expands into new influences and sounds, so we’re looking forward to giving the fans an opportunity to experience 2023 country in its fullest. And as always, we have a few surprises up our sleeves, so you never know who might show up on our stage…”
Late Night DJ Sets
For fans who want to put their boots to some good use on the dance floor, Spotify House will also host several exclusive late night DJ sets including Diplo Presents Thomas Wesley and Cheat Codes + Friends.
Festivalgoers can stop by Spotify House Thursday, June 8 through Saturday, June 10 from 11am to 2am CT daily, and Sunday, June 11 from 11am to 6pm CT. All shows will be open to the public, and space will be limited to first-come, first-served.
This will mark a milestone year for The Country Music Association as they prepare for the 50th anniversary of CMA Fest, which has also been dubbed the longest-running Country music festival in the world.
Taking place in Downtown Nashville, the event will feature hundreds of artists performing on multiple stages throughout Music City. The just-announced stages include nightly concerts at Nissan Stadium, free daytime performances at the Chevy Riverfront Stage, the Dr. Pepper AMP Stage, the Chevy Vibes Stage, and more.
The four days will include unique up-close-and-personal experiences that bring fans and artists together at Fan Fair X inside Music City Center.
To learn more, visit https://cmafest.com.