CMA Fest 2019: The Ultimate Guide to Seeing the Best Performances

Need help planning your perfect schedule? No sweat, we’ve got you covered!

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Chevy Riverfront Stage

10:45 am – We hope you’re not too tired from the first two jam packed days of the festival, because you’re DEFINITELY going to want to get to the Riverfront Stage early! With performances from Danielle Bradbery (10:45 am), Russell Dickerson (11:30 am), your ACM New Female Vocalist of the Year – Ashley McBryde (12:15 pm), Devin Dawson (1:45 pm), Carly Pearce (2:30 pm), and Mrs. Kittenish herself – Jessie James Decker (4:45 pm) closing it out for the day, it’s going to be a day to remember!

Chevy Breakout Stage

11:10 am – Make sure you’ve got your dancin’ shoes on, because the Breakout Stage kicks things off with the incredibly upbeat Tegan Marie! 

11:50 am – What an incredible year it’s been for Adam Doleac and it’s only going to get BIGGER for The Sirius XM Highway Find! Prepare to see him live by streaming his single, “Famous!”

12:30 pm – Filmore is one of the artists you’re going to wish you had seen during CMA Fest! The up-and-comer just made his television debut on The Today Show singing his single, “Slower.”

1:50 pm – Another one of our favorites to see during CMA Fest is Cale Dodds. His sets are always so high energy!

2:30 pm – We’ve got a hearthrob on our hands, ladies! Noah Schnacky’s song “Hello Beautiful” will hit you RIGHT in the feels!

3:50 pm – Smithfield is up next, and you’re going to regret missing their set! The duo has been named artist to watch by Billboard, Rolling Stone, Huffington Post and People!

Maui Jim Broadway Stage at Bridgestone Plaza

2:05 pm – Lainey Wilson is a force to be reckoned with in the country music world! Don’t sleep on her, and make sure you check out her set!

Nashville Acoustic Corner

12:45 pm – Make sure you take time to relax, and perhaps “Behave,” with Jaden Michaels! 

Budweiser Forever Country Stage

3:30 pm – One of our favorite performances to catch every year is by none other than Jerrod Niemann. His cool demeanor, and incredibly catchy and memorable songs like “Lover, Lover” and “Drink To That All Night” will get your feet moving, and make you forget everything!

Ascend Amphitheater 

6:30 pm – We start off the final night of the Firestone Country Roads Stage at Ascend Amphitheater with an incredible star on the riseIngrid Andress. Haven’t heard of her? Make sure you take a listen to her song, “Lady Like.”

7:00 pm – After making a mark on country music last year, Tucker Beathard is back again this year! This time, with an incredible new single called, Better Than Me.

8:40 pm – One of our all time favorite artists, Hunter Hayes, will be taking the stage, and is sure to leave a mark on your hearts!

9:55 pm – Being able to say you’ve seen someone truly rise right before your eyes is something truly special about CMA Fest. Keep your eyes on Cody Johnson, because he will most definitely steal your heart after this set, and make you never want to leave!

Nissan Stadium

8:30 – Tonight’s Nissan Stadium lineup will truly make it a day to remember! Performers include: Billy Ray Cyrus, Brett Young, Dierks Bentley, and Luke Combs! 

Written by Chelsea Cannon

Chelsea is a staff reporter for Celeb Secrets Country. She graduated in 2015 with her BA in Multimedia Journalism then spent 3 years working in radio. She recently moved to Nashville, TN from South Florida to pursue her dreams of working in the music industry!

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