CMA Music Fest Kicks Off June 10
The 2009 CMA Music Festival officially begins Wednesday, June 10, with the CMA Music Festival Kick-Off Parade and the CMA Music Festival Block Party in downtown Nashville.
The Fifth Annual CMA Music Festival Kick-Off Parade starts at 2 p.m. and features country music artists and other celebrities riding in a wide variety of Chevrolet vehicles. Following the parade is the Fourth Annual CMA Music Festival Block Party. The parade will feature Rodney Atkins as Grand Marshal and other participating celebrities including NASCAR driver Jeff Burton, Steve Holy, Brenda Lee, Chris Young and others. Featured performers at the Block Party include James Otto, Emerson Drive and Eric Church.