Sara Evans will officially kick off the 2013 CMA Music Festival’s concerts on June 6 at Nashville’s Riverfront Park. The daytime concerts are free, but four-day ticket holders can gain access to the outdoor area 45 minutes before the gates open to the general public. Other artists scheduled to perform on the riverfront stage include Keith Anderson, Greg Bates, Blackberry Smoke, Craig Campbell, Mark Chesnutt, Brett Eldredge, Rachel Farley, Tyler Farr, Colt Ford, Gloriana, the Grascals, Steve Holy, Casey James, Kristen Kelly, Aaron Lewis, Lonestar, Love and Theft, Dustin Lynch, Jo Dee Messina, Ronnie Milsap, Craig Morgan, David Nail, Joe Nichols, Jerrod Niemann, Eric Paslay, Maggie Rose, Corey Smith, Tate Stevens, Sunny Sweeney, Phil Vassar, Chuck Wicks, Gretchen Wilson and Darryl Worley. The daily concerts are in addition to the music series at LP Field. Tickets to the nightly concerts are sold out.