For the third consecutive year, the CMA Music Festival has sold out of all available seats for the nightly concerts at LP Field. After Thursday night's concert, show production is expected to determine if any additional seats can be freed and made available for purchase. Interested fans are encouraged to check Ticketmaster regularly beginning on Friday. Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Carrie Underwood and Luke Bryan are among the performers scheduled to take to the stage at LP Field during the four-night outdoor concert. The CMA Music Festival started small in 1972 with only 5,000 fans and has since exploded into a major annual event in Nashville.Fans come from 50 states and 26 nations to get up close to their favorite country music artists and the festival brings big business.Last year's festival attracted more than 65,000 fans and generated more than $30 million for the local economy, according to the Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau.In the last six years CMA festival and concert ticket sales have generated $6.1 million for the CMA Keep the Music Playing Program, which works to keep music in local schools.
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