Lonely Planet Writer

Country fans descend on Nashville for the CMA Music Festival

LP Field, Nashville.
LP Field, Nashville. Image by Ken Lund

Around 100,000 country music fans from all over America and the world are making their annual pilgrimage to the home of country music this week for four days of live entertainment from stars old and new. The annual CMA Music Festival, now in its 44th year , is the biggest event in the country world with around 150 hours of concerts at various locations in Nashville. The biggest names, such as Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban, will play at LP Field, Nashville’s football arena, but there are also many free smaller concerts happening around town during the day. Read more: forbes.com