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Four-Day Festival Passes

CMA Music Festival
June 9-12, 2016
Your CMA Music Festival Ticket Pass will cover the following:

Four Days of Live Music (Thursday-Sunday)
• 4 nights of all-star shows at Nissan Stadium (formerly LP Field)
• Daytime concerts at Riverfront Park, Bridgestone Arena Plaza, The Buckle Stage, and more.

Encounters & Autograph Signings
• Fan Fair Hall admittance, featuring autograph sessions and pictures with the stars, plus interactive displays, lifestyle exhibits, and live music at the Acoustic Corner.

Special Access
• Stage-front access at Nissan Stadium and Riverfront Park in the Fan Photo Lines, reserved for 4-day ticket holders
• Ride the convenient courtesy CMA shuttle between official Festival venues

More Festival Events
• Early entertainment: Wednesday Kickoff Concert at Riverfront Stage
• Outdoor themed areas with activities, freebies and more in the The Buckle, the Fan Alley, the Beach

   Top Things to Do 
* * Live Music in the City
* * Grand Ole Opry
* * Ryman Auditorium
* * Country Music Hall of Fame
  * General Jackson Showboat Cruise
  * Frist Center for the Visual Arts
  * The District: Lower Broad & Second Ave.
  * Centennial Park & the Parthenon
  * Cheekwood Gallery & Botanical Gardens
  * Belle Meade Plantation
  * The Hermitage: Andrew Jackson's Home
  * Free Stuff to Do


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CMA Music Festival Fan Fair 2017

If you love country music . . .
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June 8-11, 2017

CMA Music Festival 2017

Eric Church performing at the Nissan Stadium stage during the CMA Music Festival 2016. Photo by BlueShoe Nashville.

BlueShoe Nashville News for the 2017 CMA Music Festival

Thompson NashvilleThe Thompson Nashville ... Music City's newest upscale hotel has just opened this fall. Situated in The Gulch, one of the city's coolest neighborhoods, the Thompson offers a wonderful location for your stay during the CMA Music Festival.

April 14, 2017: We've just received more rooms from the Hampton Inn Vanderbilt so CMA Festival packages are once again available here, with Premium Lower Level seats in our favorite Section 134! Use promotional code COUNTRY2017 to activate 10% discount when you book online.

SPECIAL SPRING 2017 PROMOTION: Some of  our best seats in the Premium Lower Level Section 135 and 112 are now matched with The Thompson Nashville. To celebrate BlueShoe Nashville's partnership with this brand new hotel, you can get 10% off when you book online and use the promotional code COUNTRY2017. The package features four nights hotel (June 8, 9, 10, 11, 2017) and a choice among our very best Premium Lower Level seats

Mar. 22, 2017: Need some help getting over hump day? Well, here's news that should brighten your Wednesday. The Country Music Association has announced the lineup for this year's nightly concerts during the CMA Music Festival. The actual schedule hasn't been released (and probably won't be until sometime in May) so we can't tell you which artists will perform on which night, but we can indeed give you the roster of this year's stars. Drum roll, please . . .

Miranda Lambert • Brad Paisley • Luke Bryan • Little Big Town • Maren Morris • Lady Antebellum • Kenny Rogers • Kelsea Ballerini • Keith Urban • Florida Georgia Line • John Anderson • Thomas Rhett • Darius Rucker • Trace Adkins • Dierks Bentley • Eric Church • Tracy Lawrence • Sam Hunt • Chris Young • Cole Swindell • Chris Stapleton • Brett Eldredge • Rascal Flatts • Blake Shelton

Mar. 17, 2017: Artists are being announced today by the CMA for the big stage at Nissan Stadium!

Mar. 5, 2017:
The CMA will be announcing its first lineup of artists in the next couple of weeks. As soon as we know names, we'll be posting them here. Meanwhile, check out this week's BlueShoe specials (just updated) HERE.

Feb. 28, 2017: A package for two at the 5-Star Hermitage hotel with seats in the Premium Lower Level Section 134 Row B (that's the second row!) has just become available. Please email or call 615-383-3012 for details.

Feb. 23, 2017: Some of our best seats in the Premium Lower Level Section 135 and 112 are now matched with The Thompson Nashville. To celebrate BlueShoe Nashville's partnership with this brand new hotel, you can get 10% off when you book online and use the promotional code COUNTRY2017. The package features four nights hotel (June 8, 9, 10, 11, 2017) and a choice among some of our best Premium Lower Level seats.

Feb. 15, 2017: BlueShoe Nashville partners with the best hotels in Nashville, including the 5-star Hermitage Hotel in downtown. Read about all the different properties and pick out the one that suits your needs and tastes. And for suggestions and hints on your Festival options, visit our Best of the Fest page.

Feb. 8, 2017: Get a great price and some of our very best seats! To celebrate BlueShoe Nashville's partnership with the Thompson for the CMA Music Festival, you can get 10% off when you book online and use the promotional code COUNTRY2017. The package features four nights hotel (June 8, 9, 10, 11, 2017) and a choice among our very best Premium Lower Level seats in Section 135 or 112.

Why we recommend The Thompson: The downtown area known as "The Gulch" has been the go-to spot for Nashvillians the last few years for dining and music and even taking up residence (a number of high-rise condos have come to the area and offered up living spaces with jaw-dropping city views). Now travelers can get in on the action in this vibrant and beautiful neighborhood with the coming of the luxury boutique hotel, The Thompson Nashville. Modern, elegant, and brand new, The Thompson opened it doors in the fall of 2016. It joins an elite group of luxury properties in world-class cities—New York, Toronto, Seattle, and Chicago.

Nestled between Music Row and the downtown honky tonks that line lower Broadway, The Thompson sits in one of the best walkable areas in the city. The Gulch is an urban hub of restaurants, bars, breweries, and nightlife—including Station Inn (live music venue for Bluegrass, Americana, and Country Music artists), Yazoo Brewing Company, Whiskey Kitchen, Watermark restaurant, Sambuca restaurant, Urban Outfitters, Frye Boots, Two Old Hippies (retail), The Turnip Truck Urban fare (fresh produce, sandwiches & soup, juice bar), Colts Chocolates, Biscuit Love restaurant, and 404 Kitchen restaurant. Whether you’re looking to shop, enjoy a meal or a really cool place to stay while attending the CMA Music Festival, the Thompson is a wonderful choice.

Book online with promotional code COUNTRY2017 to receive 10% off:

Feb. 3, 2017: Two of our most desirable packages have just become available through cancellations: a Gold Circle package at the 5-star Hermitage Hotel in for two with seats in Section C Row 7. The Hermitage is located in downtown Nashville within walking distance of the Festival music venues. Also, opening up is a 4-person package with seats in the Premium Lower Level Section 134 Row B (2nd row). SOLD This is for the Hermitage as well. Please email or call 615-383-3012 for more details.

Feb. 3, 2017: February Hampton special: use promotional code Country2017 to get 10% off when you book either of our two Hampton properties—the Hampton Inn Vanderbilt in midtown or the Hampton Inn Downtown online. Book Hampton Inn Vanderbilt Online Now :: Book Hampton Inn Downtown Online Now

Dec. 7, 2016: If you're looking for something special for the Country Music lover in your life, consider a gift of a CMA Music Festival 2017 hotel/ticket package. We can craft a beautiful customized gift certificate that you can wrap and put under the tree. We have 1, 2, 3, and 4-person packages available, including a just-released package for three or four people at the 5-star Hermitage Hotel featuring seats in the Premium Lower Level Section 134 Row C (3rd row).

Nov. 24, 2016: It's turkey time and family time and maybe even a little "planning for the summertime." If so, you're in luck because today through Monday, Nov. 28, you can use the Promotional "Code Country2017" to get 10% off a CMA Music Festival 2017 package for the downtown Courtyard Marriott and the Hampton Inn downtown. But hurry, there's a limited inventory of remaining packages. Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov. 17, 2016: We're proud to announce that BlueShoe Nashville will be partnering with Nashville's newest downtown hotel, The Thompson Nashville, for the CMA Music Festival 2017.

Sept. 12, 2016: BlueShoe's fall special on our 5-night CMA Fest 2017 packages at one of our most popular hotelscthe downtown Hampton Inn & Suites is now available. Book online and use promotional code Country2017 to get 10%. Valid until Oct. 15, 2016 (based on availability).

August 29, 2016: Inventory alert! We have five remaining CMA Music Festival 2017 packages at the downtown Courtyard Marriott.

July 29, 2016: Our 2017 CMA Music Festival hotel/ticket packages open for sale to the public next week on August 3! We'll have wonderful seats to offer, along with the most desirable hotels in Nashville.

June 13, 2016: It's a wrap on the spectacular 2016 CMA Music Festival! Thanks to all the musicians, stagehands, stadium workers, and staff people who came together to give us such a wonderful event. The good times and good music are now part of tens of thousands of fans' memories.








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BlueShoe Nashville sells CMA Music Festival 2016 hotel/ticket packages that feature your choice of floor level or lower level seating, hotel accommodations, ticket delivery to your hotel and tax. See package prices. For information on seating, take our virtual tour of LP Field. For locations of the nine hotels represented in our packages, please go to this clickable map. See more details regarding our Nashville hotels. For a gallery of photos from previous Festivals, please go here. There's a lot of information on the BlueShoe site to help you plan your trip, but do call us if you have questions. You can book your packages directly online or by calling us at 615-383-3012. The terms and conditions for purchasing a package can be found here. Thanks much and we look forward to hearing from you.




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