Taylor Swift To Perform At 2011 CMA Music Festival

taylorswiftThe top-selling digital artist in music history, Taylor Swift, will give the closing performance at 2011 CMA Music Festival. The superstar, who has sold more than 20 million albums worldwide and placed singles atop the Country and pop charts, has been added to the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Sunday, June 12. CMA Music Festival takes place Thursday through Sunday, June 9-12, in downtown Nashville. The event, which celebrates its 40th birthday since beginning as Fan Fair in 1972, will once again be filmed for an ABC television special to air in late summer.

Swift, who has won six CMA Awards (including Entertainer of the Year in 2009) and four Grammy Awards, has participated in CMA Music Festival every year since her event debut performance on the Daily Concerts at Riverfront Park in 2006.

Artists currently scheduled to appear at LP Field include (in alphabetical order):

  • Thursday, June 9:Jason Aldean (with a special guest performance from Kelly Clarkson), Easton Corbin, Sara Evans, Brad Paisley, and Zac Brown Band (with special guest performance from Alan Jackson).
  • Friday, June 10:Sheryl Crow, Lady Antebellum, Reba, Ashton Shepherd, Sugarland, and Keith Urban.
  • Saturday, June 11: Trace Adkins, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Rascal Flatts, Josh Turner, and Chris Young.
  • Sunday, June 12: The Band Perry, the JaneDear girls, Miranda Lambert, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, and Taylor Swift.

Artists and schedules are subject to change.

Four-day tickets, which include all four Nightly Concerts at LP Field and daily access to the Fan Fair® Exhibit Hall, can be purchased through Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.com or 1-(800) 745-3000. Single night tickets to the individual Nightly Concerts can be purchased for $35 (plus applicable handling fees) for general admission in the upper deck of LP Field through the same websites and phone numbers.

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