Fresh disconnected 2 magical nights of Country Music from the open-air Ascend Amphitheater successful downtown Nashville, the Country Music Association and ABC person announced that “CMA Summer Jam” volition aerial Thursday, Sept. 2 connected ABC (8:00-11:00 PM/ET). Filmed amidst the skyline of downtown, the three-hour, artist-curated primetime peculiar volition diagnostic idiosyncratic performances and collaborations from much than 20 of the biggest stars successful Country Music.
Artists featured successful “CMA Summer Jam” volition see Jimmie Allen, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Florida Georgia Line, Mickey Guyton, Miranda Lambert, Carly Pearce, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Cole Swindell, Thomas Rhett, Carrie Underwood, Lainey Wilson and Dwight Yoakam each performing from Ascend Amphitheater.
Additional performances featured successful the primetime peculiar volition see Bentley with BRELAND and HARDY unrecorded from Bentley’s Whiskey Row nightclub connected Broadway, Eric Church from the halfway of the city’s John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge overlooking the Cumberland River, and Darius Rucker taking the outdoor signifier astatine Nashville’s marque caller Fifth & Broadway analyzable downtown.
“I americium inactive grinning receptor to receptor from these past 2 nights of unthinkable unrecorded Country Music,” says Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “Seeing artists yet instrumentality to the signifier and the absorption from fans was perfectly electric. Viewers are successful for specified a dainty from acquainted superstars and caller fresh faces erstwhile ‘CMA Summer Jam’ airs connected Sept. 2 connected ABC.”
Filmed passim July, “CMA Summer Jam” marks the archetypal performance broadcast lawsuit for CMA successful astir 2 years. Artists and fans alike shared favourite moments connected societal media utilizing #CMASummerJam, which is besides the authoritative hashtag of the primetime special. Long-standing CMA spouse Chevrolet was the premier sponsor of the on-site lawsuit astatine Ascend Amphitheater.
To guarantee the information of each “CMA Summer Jam” moving unit and performing talent, CMA implemented extended COVID-19 investigating requirements, regular wellness checks and disguise mandates successful accordance with the guidelines of DGA, IATSE, SAG/AFTRA, Teamsters and Basic Craft unions, careless of vaccination status. Additionally, successful enactment with existent CDC guidance, CMA provided onsite signage and verbal reminders powerfully encouraging ticketed guests who were not afloat vaccinated to proceed wearing look coverings unless they were actively eating, drinking, oregon were different exempt from having to deterioration a look covering.
“CMA Summer Jam” is simply a accumulation of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the Executive Producer and Writer, and Alan Carter is the Director.