The reigning CMA Vocal Duo of the Year, Sugarland, has joined the performer lineup for 2011 CMA Music Festival. The duo will perform during the Nightly Concerts at LP Field on Friday, June 10.
Additionally, the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 9 will feature guest appearances from two superstars. The first “American Idol” winner and multi-Platinum recording artist Kelly Clarkson will join Jason Aldean during his set for a performance of their recent multi-week No. 1 hit duet “Don’t You Wanna Stay.” That same evening, 16x CMA Award-winner Alan Jackson will join his friends Zac Brown Band during their set to give fans a special performance of their hit collaboration “As She’s Walking Away.”
CMA Music Festival takes place Thursday through Sunday, June 9-12, in downtown Nashville. The event, which celebrates its 40th birthday since beginning as Fan Fair® in 1972, will once again be filmed for an ABC television special to air in late summer.
Artists currently scheduled to appear at LP Field include (in alphabetical order):
Thursday, June 9: Jason Aldean (with a special guest performance from Kelly Clarkson), Easton Corbin, Sara Evans, Brad Paisley, and Zac Brown Band (with special guest performance from Alan Jackson).
Friday, June 10: Sheryl Crow, Lady Antebellum, Martina McBride, Ashton Shepherd, Sugarland, and Keith Urban.
Saturday, June 11: Trace Adkins, Little Big Town, Rascal Flatts, Reba, Josh Turner, and Chris Young.
Sunday, June 12: The Band Perry, the JaneDear girls, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, and more to be announced.
Artists and schedules are subject to change.