The 47th annual CMA Music Fest kicked off in downtown Nashville Thursday morning.
This year’s festival is said to be the biggest yet with 1,100 musicians will performing on 11 stages during the four-day festival.
Ahead of Thursday’s nightly concert at Nissan Stadium, attendees enjoyed music on several stages downtown, including the stage at Riverfront.
Lauren Alaina, Jon Pardi, Lindsay Eli, Jordan Davis, Lee Brice, Carly Pearce, Frankie Ballard, Drake White and the Big Fire and LOCASH are among the artists performing at the Riverfront Stage Thursday.
On Thursday night, The Oak Ridge Boys, Charles Esten & Friends, Kane Brown, Lauren Alaina, Carly Pearce, Dan + Shay, Darius Rucker, Brothers Osborne and Jason Aldean will all perform at Nissan Stadium.
CMA Fest continues in downtown Nashville through Sunday night.