‘CMA Fest,’ Hosted by Dierks Bentley, Elle King and Lainey Wilson, Airs Today on July 19 on ABC
Three-Hour Primetime Concert Special To Be Filmed in Nashville During CMA Fest’s Milestone 50th Anniversary June 8-11
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The Country Music Association announced today “CMA Fest,” the Music Event of Summer, airs WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, at 8/7c on ABC. The three-hour primetime concert special, which is set to film in Nashville during CMA Fest’s milestone 50th anniversary later this week, is hosted by Dierks Bentley, Elle King and Lainey Wilson.
“I could not be more excited to welcome Dierks, Elle and Lainey as our ‘CMA Fest’ hosts this year,” says CMA Chief Executive Officer Sarah Trahern. “As fans experienced last year, the energy Dierks and Elle bring to the stage is palpable and will only be amplified with the addition of Lainey this year. Each of these artists have a deep passion for CMA Fest and Country Music fans from around the globe who travel to Nashville for the event. We are thrilled to have all three of them together to help us celebrate 50 years!”
The “CMA Fest” television special will feature never-before-seen performances and surprise collaborations from Country Music’s most exciting acts. Performances will be revealed in the coming weeks.
“CMA Fest” is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the executive producer and writer, and Alan Carter is the director. 2023 marks the 20th consecutive year CMA has produced a summer concert TV special.
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July 19, 2023 7:00am ET by Pressparty