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41st Annual CMA Award Celebrations - Nashville Celebrates Country

Top Activities Leading Up To The 41st Annual CMA Awards


The Country Music Association has assembled a week of activities and events leading up to the celebration of the 41st Annual CMA Awards entitled Nashville Celebrates Country which offers everyone a chance to celebrate Nashville and her musical heritage. While there are tons of events happening in Nashville during the CMA Awards week, we've put together a listing of the top 41st Annual CMA celebrations and events happening in Music City.

Chevy Music Tour

Chevy Music Tour will include an interactive XM Satellite Radio trailer, some of Chevy's latest cars and trucks, the new Chevy Malibu and the opportunity for fans to be digitally included in photos of their favorite artists from the "Chevy Year in Country Music" calendar.
Date: Monday, November 5th
Location: Sommet Center
Time: 12:00-6:00pm
Tickets: None, it's Free and open to the Public

Music City Walk of Fame

Six musical luminaries will be inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame, which begins at the Hall of Fame Park and works its way up Demonbreun Street toward Music Row on the music mile. The 2007 class of inductees includes Rodney Crowell, Bob DiPiero, Vince Gill, Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Killen, and Barbara Mandrell
Date: Monday November 5th
Location: Walk of Fame
Time: 3:00-5:00pm
Tickets: None, it's Free and open to the Public

Music on the Horizon

Music on the Horizon showcases the most highly anticipated new artists in Country Music. This concert event will feature performances by Laura Bryna, Crossin Dixon, Jennifer Hanson, Jypsi, Lady Antebellum, James Otto and Chuck Wicks.
Date: Monday November 5th
Location: City Hall
Time: 7:30pm
Tickets: $10

Chevy Music Tour Concert

Chevy will sponsor a free-to-the-public concert in Downtown Nashville on the Chevy Stage featuring performances by Emerson Drive, Phil Vassar and a surprise guest. Date: Tuesday, November 6th
Location: Sommet Center
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Tickets: None, it's Free and open to the Public

Opry at the Ryman

The Grand Ole Opry returns to the Ryman Auditorium for a special night of music. Performers include Clay Walker, Collin Raye and more.
Date: Tuesday November 6th
Location: Ryman Auditorium
Time: 7:00-9:00pm
Tickets: $25-$47

Habitat for Humanity Appreciation Concert

Habitat for Humanity Concert of Appreciation will be featuring Jo Dee Messina in a full-band concert honoring the volunteers who recently participated with the Nashville Area Habitat for Humanity.
Date: Tuesday, November 6th
Location: Cadillac Ranch
Time: 8:30pm
Tickets: $10

CMA Songwriters Series

Award-winning Nashville songwriters Brett James, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Rivers Rutherford and Victoria Shaw will perform some of their best hits as well as give insight into the stories behind the songs.
Date: Tuesday November 6th
Location: Hard Rock Cafe
Time: 9:30pm
Tickets: $15

Good Morning America

ABC's "Good Morning America" will broadcast live from Nashville the morning of the CMA Awards with special performances by Big & Rich.
Date: Wednesday November 7th
Location: Sommet Center
Time: 7:00-8:00am
Tickets: None, it's Free and open to the Public

41st Annual CMA Awards

"The 41st Annual CMA Awards" will be held at the Sommet Center and seen live on the ABC Television Network. The list of those making appearances include everyone from Keith Urban and Reba McEntire to Martina McBride, George Strait and even the Eagles.
Date: Wednesday November 6th
Location: Sommet Center
Time: 7:00-10:00pm
Tickets: $200-$350

If I've overlooked a local Nashville favorite or if you need me to update, add to, or change it, please feel free to contact me anytime!
Jan Duke

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