(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — The CMA Music Festival/Fan Fair, June 10-13, has added a new venue, CMA Acoustic Corner, at the Wrangler Fan Fair Exhibit Hall at the Nashville Convention Center.
"For 32 years, music has been a cornerstone of this event, and we are
committed to giving our attendees access to as much as possible during the four days," said CMA executive director Ed Benson. "As the event has grown so have opportunities to include more artists and more performances and 2004 is no exception."
The Acoustic Corner has been added to give independent bluegrass and country artists a place to showcase their talent. The Corner will be open from 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM daily on level two of the Nashville Convention Center and is free for all four-day ticket holders. Most of the artists performing will also be signing autographs in the Exhibit Hall.
Performers include Suzanne Edwards Alford, Tim Ash, Linden "Cadillac" Bartels, Bernadette, Brad & Shelly, Tony Brantley, Jerry Burkhart, Don Campbell, Melonie Cannon, Thom Ellis, Jamey Garner, Higher Crossing, Ryan Holladay, Donna Hughes Band, Kyle Jennings, The Larkins, Andy Leftwich, Memarie, Mixt Company, Michelle Nixon & Drive, Pine Mountain Railroad, Sisters Wade, Damon Smith, Thomas Tillman. Shane Warner, White Lightning Strike, World's Greatest Fishing Band, Chris Young and more artists to be announced soon. –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen