Rodney Atkins, James Otto Launch CMA Music Festival Block Party

Rodney Atkins and James Otto were among the artists who performed Wednesday (June 10) outside the Sommet Center in downtown Nashville as part of the festivities leading up to the CMA Music Festival that kicked off Thursday. Other artists performing at the block party included Jason Michael Carroll, Emerson Drive, the Lost Trailers, Trent Tomlinson and the LoCash Cowboys. Otto previewed a new single, “Since You Brought It Up,” from his upcoming album along with “These Are the Good Ole Days” and “Just Got Started Lovin’ You.” Atkins and Carroll will also be performing later this week at LP field. The CMA Music Festival runs through Sunday (June 14).