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CMA Music Festival - Unofficial Events & Charity Benefits

Top CMAfest Benefit & Charity Events


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Over 150 Artists perform on the Hard Rock Entertainment Stages with non-stop country music all day long. Performances normally run from 10:00am to 8:00pm each day.

City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge

City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game Challenge Copyright Photos by Nora
Some of Country's hottest stars team up together to raise money for City of Hope, a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. This annual event is normally held at Greer Stadium.

Sunday Mornin' Country Show

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Sunday Mornin' Country Show is normally held on Sunday Morning and benefits the Music City Christian Fellowship, a non-profit organization of Christians who support Christian values in the entertainment industry.

YWCA Celebrity Auction

Martina McBride YWCA Celebrity Auction Copyright Jan Duke
YWCA Celebrity Auction is held at the Hall of Fame Park, normally on Sunday, with the proceeds from the Celebrity Auction going to the YW of Middle Tennessee, a domestic abuse program. This event is free.

↓ ↓ ↓ UNconfirmed CMA Music Festival Charity Benefits ↓ ↓ ↓

The events below have NOT been confirmed for the 2014 CMA Music Festival.
Every year, CMA Music Festival itself makes contributions to worthy causes on behalf of the artists who participate at CMA Music Festival. So it makes sense that a lot of the events surrounding the CMA Music Festival are charity based. I've complied a listing (below) of some of the previous events and benefits that have taken place during CMAfest.

Opry Plaza Party

Photo Courtesy of Opry.com
The popular Opry Plaza Party usually returns annually, during CMAfest week, to the Opry Plaza with free performances by various country musicians.

Hear the Music Live Celebrity Go-Go

Race go-karts and play mini-golf with country music stars at the Celebrity Go-Go Challenge. Proceeds benefit non-profit organization Hear the Music Live, working to give opportunities to foster youth.

Music City Gives Back

Photo Credit: Wortman Works Media
The annual Music City Gives Back concert is free to the public and features an all-star lineup an outdoor stage on Broadway in downtown Nashville between Second and Fourth Avenues.

Unbridled - Saddle Up Charity Concert

Chris Cagle Unbridled, benefits Saddle Up!, Middle Tennessee's oldest and largest recreational therapeutic horseback riding program and the only one exclusively serving children and youth with disabilities.

Global Show

Photo Courtesy Tennessee Department of Tourist Development
The annual Aristo Global Show, presented by CMA, is normally held Tuesday afternoon at The Second Fiddle. Performers include international performers & musicians.

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