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Jake Owen and Cole Swindell Added to Nissan Stadium Lineup for CMA Fest 2018

The Country Music Association also announced over 100 more acts to perform throughout Downtown Nashville during the music festival.

We’re only two weeks out from the 2018 CMA Music Festival, but that doesn’t mean more artists can’t be added to the lineup!

This morning, the Country Music Association shared that Jake Owen and Cole Swindell have been added to the Nightly Concerts at Nissan Stadium lineup, as well as over 100 more acts throughout Downtown Nashville.

Xfinity Fan Fair X is back and more exciting than ever featuring three stages packed with artist performances from Kelsea Ballerini (June 10), Dierks Bentley (June 7), Luke Bryan (June 8) and Dustin Lynch (June 9), panels and meet and greets, in addition to music and lifestyle exhibits, prize giveaways and the Marketplace taking place daily from 9:30 AM-5:00 PM inside Music City Center.

The HGTV Lodge returns for a seventh year, hosting performances with Country Music favorites like Lauren Alaina, Carlton Anderson, Lee Brice, Cam, Luke Combs, Jordan Davis, Chris DeStefano, Lindsay Ell, Morgan Evans, Walker Hayes, Ryan Hurd, Jillian Jacqueline, LANCO, Chris Lane,  LOCASH, Dustin Lynch, Maddie & Tae, Ashley McBryde, Kip Moore, Jon Pardi, Eric Paslay, Cassadee Pope, Michael Ray, Mitchell Tenpenny, Tenille Townes, The Cadillac Three, Rachel Wammack, Lee Ann Womack and Trisha Yearwood as well as special appearances by HGTV “Property Brothers” stars Jonathan and Drew Scott.

The fan-favorite Radio Disney Country Stage returns to Xfinity Fan Fair X, where attendees can catch some of today’s hottest stars and up-and-coming artists. Scheduled performances and appearances include Jimmie Allen, Abby Anderson, Cam, Jillian Cardarelli, CB30, Jordan Davis, Devin Dawson, Russell Dickerson, Cale Dodds, Lindsay Ell, Emily Hackett, Adam Hambrick, Trent Harmon, Walker Hayes, Jillian Jacqueline, Caroline Jones, Madison Kozak, LANCO, Maddie & Tae, Tegan Marie, Jaden Michaels, Cassadee Pope, Stephanie Quayle, RaeLynn, Noah Schnacky, Kalie Shorr, Christina Taylor and Rachel Wammack.

The 2018 CMA Music Festival takes place all over Downtown Nashville beginning Thursday, June 7th and ending on Sunday, June 10th. For the full artist lineup, visit

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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