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Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell and More Added to CMA Fest Lineup

Blake Shelton and Cole Swindell are among the country stars added to the 2016 CMA Fest lineup.

Chart-toppers Chris Young and Florida Georgia Line are also set to perform during the Saturday night concert at Nissan Stadium on June 11.

Miranda LambertJason AldeanLittle Big TownDierks Bentley and Rascal Flatts will headline the festivities on June 9, while Chris Stapleton, Hank Williams Jr.Eric Church, Carrie Underwood and Sam Hunt have been tapped for the nightly concert scheduled for June 10.

The forty-four year old country music festival will be held June 9-12 in downtown Nashville. Passes for the nightly concerts at Nissan Stadium are sold out, but fans can still enjoy free showcases throughout the city during the festival. Passes for Fan Fair X, where festival-goers can meet and greet their favorite artists, are still available.

This year, fans will be able to see artists perform at one of downtown’s newest venue, the Ascend Amphitheater. Lineup announcements for these performances are expected to be released in the coming weeks.

Last year’s CMA Fest nightly stadium shows included sets from Brad PaisleySam HuntEric ChurchKeith UrbanAlan JacksonLuke BryanZac Brown BandFlorida Georgia LineLady AntebellumThe Oak Ridge BoysCole SwindellBrett EldredgeThe Band Perry, and Thomas Rhett.

You can find out more about the lineup at the CMA Fest 2016 website.

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Blake Shelton, Cole Swindell and More Added to CMA Fest Lineup