Three Reasons Why You Need to Watch CMA Fest: The Music Event of Summer Tonight

You’re not gonna want to miss this special tonight!

Our favorite television event aka — CMA Fest: The Music Event of Summer — is back again for another year. The best part? The thrilling event will be premiering TONIGHT!!

Hosted by the dynamic duo Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett, the action packed three hour event will air some of the best highlights of 2017’s CMA Fest which will include sets by Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Chris Young, Maren Morris, Sam Hunt, Florida Georgia Line among many others. It will also feature performances, interviews, day-in-the-life features, and even some surprise collaborations!

For those of you who don’t know, the CMA Music Festival was originally a Fan Fair that started in 1972 where 5,000 people attended the event. Now there are four days of CMA Fest, with over 90,000 people from all over the world in attendance!

Downtown Nashville during the CMA Music Festival is an experience that every country fan should have the opportunity to experience. It is a dream come true! There are more than 600 artists performing each year during CMA Fest, leaving endless options to see live music.

If you missed CMA Fest in Nashville this year, CMA Fest: The Music Event of Summer is your chance to see the best of each night’s activities with a front row seat. The Celeb Secrets Country team was onsite Downtown and experienced all it had to offer! We had an absolute blast and you can read all about our week here.

CMA Fest: The Music Event of Summer airs tonight, August 16th @ 8/7c on ABC.

Click through the gallery to see three reasons why you need to watch CMA Fest: The Music Event of Summer….

Written by Isabel Baldinger

Isabel is an intern for Celeb Secrets Country. Originally from New Jersey, she is currently living the dream in Nashville while getting her degree in Music Business from Belmont University. If she is not in class or interviewing artists, she is at a concert, at Title Boxing, hanging out with friends, traveling, lounging around at Tin Roof, or eating tacos.