Celebrities Line Up for CMA Music Festival’s Sports Zone

Several celebrity sporting events are scheduled at the Sports Zone during the CMA Music Festival taking place June 8-11 in downtown Nashville. On June 8, Andy Griggs hosts his fifth annual celebrity archery tournament featuring Tracy Byrd, Troy Gentry, John Michael Montgomery, Blake Shelton and others. Steve Azar’s celebrity sports challenge, featuring an array of sports, will feature several former NFL players, including two-time Super Bowl champion Jim McMahon, and pro golfers, including John Daly. Participating musicians include Jace Everett and Nashville Star winner Chris Young. On June 10, the action moves to area lakes for the Craig Morgan/FLW Outdoors fishing tournament. Country artists Jamey Johnson and Lila McCann will join a list of pro anglers including Luke Clausen, George Cochran and Anthony Gagliardi. The Michael Peterson/New Holland celebrity Tractor Race takes place June 11 with drivers including Tennessee Titan Craig Hentrich and musicians Deborah Allen, Bering Strait, Bekka Bramlett, Bobby Pinson, Colt Prather and Billy Yates. Admission to the Sports Zone is free.