Initial Talent Announced for CMA Music Festival’s Daytime Concerts

Keith Anderson, Luke Bryan, Eric Church and Emerson Drive are among the artists scheduled to perform at the Riverfront Park stages during the 2008 CMA Music Festival in Nashville. Other performers announced Thursday (March 13) include Lonestar, Raul Malo, Neal McCoy, Richie McDonald, Lorrie Morgan, the Oak Ridge Boys, Ashton Shepherd, Phil Stacey, Sunny Sweeney, Mel Tillis, Aaron Tippin, Bryan White, Chuck Wicks and Darryl Worley. The festival takes place June 5-8 in downtown Nashville. The Riverfront Park stages provide concerts throughout the day. Among those already announced to appear at the nighttime concerts at nearby LP field are Rodney Atkins, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, Jewel, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Kellie Pickler, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Josh Turner, Carrie Underwood and Dwight Yoakam.