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Heritage Museum of Orange County Adds Celebrity Bands to Annual Music and Arts Festival

June 2 Event to Feature Country, Americana and Conjunto Music Along With Beer Garden, Chuck Wagon BBQ, Blacksmith Demonstrations and Tours of the 11-Acre Museum Site Like an old-fashioned country hoedown, the Heritage Museum of Orange County’s second annual Music and Arts Festival Saturday, June 2, promises to trigger plenty of handclapping and foot-stomping as some of America’s most prominent bluegrass, folk and Americana bands take to the stage during the day-long event. The newest talent to sign up are California country rock and bluegrass legends Chris Hillman (www.chrishillman.com) and

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2011 CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL SELLS OUT FOR SECOND YEAR IN A ROW

NASHVILLE – For the second year in a row, CMA Music Festival sold out each night at LP Field. With crowd estimates from free areas and the nightly ticketed concerts at LP Field, CMA Music Festival reached an average daily attendance of 65,000. Tickets for 2012 CMA Music Festival, which will be held Thursday through Sunday June 7-10, go on sale to the public on Saturday, July 30 (10:00 AM/CT). “To meet the outstanding sell out of 2010 again in 2011 speaks volumes about the strength of this event, the dedication of our fans, the support of our local community, and the popularity of our music and artists,” said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer. In 2010, Festival attendance jumped 16.7 percent over 2009 when attendance was 56,000. The 65,000 attendance in 2011 includes four-day ticket packages, promotional and single night tickets, as well as attendance in non-ticketed zones and events. “Last year there was a terrific amount of support for our event following the floods that ravaged our city,” Moore said. “We hit a benchmark that was higher than anyone expected and to meet that number again this year is an accomplishment and speaks directly to the music.” Despite … Continue reading

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DIERKS BENTLEY TO PERFORM AT 2011 CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL

NASHVILLE – CMA Award-winner and multi-Platinum-selling artist Dierks Bentley will perform at 2011 CMA Music Festival as part of the Nightly Concerts at LP Field on Friday, June 10. 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. “Dierks has been highly requested by our fans, and we are excited to welcome him back to CMA Music Festival this year,” said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer. 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: Dierks Bentley, 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. Sheryl Crow, … Continue reading

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2011 CMA Music Festival Single Night Tickets For The Nightly Concerts At LP Field On Sale April 16

The Nightly Concerts at LP Field during CMA Music Festival are the best way to enjoy performances from today’s hottest Country Music artists at an unbeatable price, creating an outstanding value for fans and families wanting to enjoy a great night of entertainment during Nashville’s signature music event. 2011 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. Beginning Saturday, April 16, at 11:00 AM/ET (10:00 AM/CT), tickets to the individual Nightly Concerts will go on sale for $35 (plus applicable handling fees) for general admission in the upper deck of LP Field. Fans can purchase their tickets through Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.com or 1-(800)-745-3000. They can also purchase them through CMAfest.com or 1-(800)-CMA-FEST (262-3378). “You simply cannot beat the value of a CMA Music Festival single ticket to the Nightly Concerts,” said Steve Moore, CMA Chief Executive Officer. “Thirty-five dollars to enjoy a night filled with performances from today’s superstars and rising talents is an unbelievable price. With such a low cost, we anticipate that these tickets … Continue reading

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