CMA FEST ANNOUNCES ADDITION OF GARTH BROOKS AT XFINITY FAN FAIR X

05/06/2018

NASHVILLE—CMA Fest has announced the addition of Country Music superstar Garth Brooks at Xfinity Fan Fair X inside Music City Center. Brooks will take the CMA Close Up Stage Saturday, June 9 from 12:15 to 1:00 PM, where he will participate in a Q&A hosted by SiriusXM’s Storme Warren and answer questions from fans in the audience. Watch Brooks’ weekly Facebook Live series “Inside Studio G” right now, where moments ago he revealed the news to fans.

Tickets for Xfinity Fan Fair X are available for $10 each day, Thursday through Sunday, June 7-10, or $25 for a four-day pass. A limited number of four-day tickets for the nightly concerts at Nissan Stadium, which also includes four-day access to Xfinity Fan Fair X, are still available at CMAfest.com/tickets or through the CMA Box Office at 1-800-CMA-FEST.

It was more than 20 years ago, in 1996, that Brooks made history at Fan Fair with his marathon autograph session, signing for fans for 23 hours straight with no breaks. Brooks made a triumphant return to CMA Fest last summer with a surprise performance, bringing the packed house at Nissan Stadium to a roar with a medley of his classic hits including “Friends in Low Places” and “The Thunder Rolls,” as well as his chart-topping 2017 hit “Ask Me How I Know.” The performance marked Brooks’ first CMA Fest performance since 1998.

Brooks is the reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year, holding the all-time record for most Entertainer of the Year wins with six total, including back-to-back wins in 1991 and 1992, 1997 and 1998, and 2016 and 2017. Brooks is a 13-time CMA Awards winner and Country Music Hall of Fame member. 

Don’t miss a beat—download the CMA Fest app, presented by Xfinity, or get connected with CMA on CMAfest.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and sign up for CMA Country Connection emails to receive the latest news as soon as it’s announced.

**Suggested Tweet**: SURPRISE! @GarthBrooks was just added to the #CMAfest lineup on the CMA Close Up Stage in @Xfinity Fan Fair X Saturday, June 9 at 12:15 PM|CT. Daily admission is $10 or free for four-day pass holders: CMAfest.com/tickets  

News Archive

Hal Ketchum ill and unable to tour (16/04/2019)
Michael Martin Murphey Honored at Western Heritage Museum Awards (16/04/2019)
CMA FEST ANNOUNCES MORE PERFORMERS FOR NIGHTLY CONCERTS AT NISSAN STADIUM (11/04/2019)
Artist Earl Thomas Conley passed away yesterday (4/10) in Nashville (11/04/2019)
Jim Glaser died on Saturday (April 6) of a heart attack, according to a post on his official Facebook page (11/04/2019)
Here Are All the Winners From the 2019 ACM Awards (08/04/2019)
OLD DOMINION ANNOUNCE “MAKE IT SWEET TOUR” EUROPEAN DATES (08/04/2019)
Lauren Alaina, Sarah Darling, and Robert Vincent To Perform at Nashville Meets London in Canary Wharf (29/03/2019)
KIP MOORE ANNOUNCES UK HEADLINE DATES FOR SEPTEMBER (27/03/2019)
Morgan Evans UK dates announced (27/03/2019)

 

Older News Items