Messina to Kick Off CMA Festival at Riverfront

Jo Dee Messina will be the first performer to sing at this year’s CMA Music Festival, kicking off the event on June 10 at 10 a.m. at Nashville’s Riverfront Park. Several other artists have been added to the Riverfront Park stage throughout the festival, including Nashville Star winner Brad Cotter, Jimmy Fortune, Eric Heatherly, bluegrass newcomers King Wilkie, Michelle Poe, Eddy Raven, Ricochet and Connie Smith.