Gary Allan to Kick Off CMA Music Festival’s Daytime Concerts

Kellie Pickler, Maddie & Tae, Scotty McCreery Also Featured During Four-Day Series

If you’re in Nashville for the 2015 CMA Music Festival, you won’t need an alarm clock to wake up on June 11. Because you’ll have Gary Allan instead.

Allan will be kicking off the series of free Chevrolet Riverfront Stage shows bright and early on the first day of the four-day festival that runs through June 14. And after Allan, veteran country artists and brand new performers will be taking the stage from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. every day.

In addition to Allan, performers scheduled to appear during the free concerts include Rodney Atkins, Big Smo, Craig Wayne Boyd, Kristian Bush, Jason Michael Carroll, Craig Campbell, Dan + Shay, Diamond Rio, Nashville’s Charles Esten, Jack Ingram, Lonestar, Dustin Lynch, Maddie & Tae, Scotty McCreery, Ashley Monroe, Montgomery Gentry, Lorrie Morgan, Parmalee, Eric Paslay, Kellie Pickler, Cassadee Pope, RaeLynn, Restless Heart, Chase Rice, Maggie Rose, Canaan Smith, Corey Smith, the Cadillac Three, the Swon Brothers, Thompson Square, Tanya Tucker, Phil Vassar, Clay Walker, Aaron Watson and Darryl Worley.

Katie Armiger will perform the National Anthem on opening day.

Alison makes her living loving country music. She's based in Chicago, but she's always leaving her heart in Nashville.