It’s a big week for country music fans! With so much going on, here’s a schedule of this week’s most important moments so you don’t miss anything.
Monday, November 2
Countdown To The CMA Awards: Country’s Greatest Crossover Hits With Robin Roberts – 10:00 PM on ABC
In anticipation of The 49th Annual CMA Awards, ABC holds its seventh annual pre-CMA Awards Special with appearances from Brett Eldredge, Jason Aldean, Sam Hunt, Luke Bryan, among many other top names in country music. Hosted by Robin Roberts this special pays tribute to the recent hits that made country music mainstream.
Wednesday, November 4
The 49th Annual CMA Awards – 8:00 PM on ABC
Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley are back for an eighth straight year of hosting the CMA Awards live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. With performances from Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, and Chris Stapleton, to name a few. As well as collaborations from Dierks Bentley with Lindsey Stirling, Thomas Rhett with Fall Out Boy, Chris Stapleton with Justin Timberlake and Keith Urban with John Mellencamp. It’s country music’s biggest night – one you won’t want to miss.
Friday, November 6
New Music From Multiple Country Stars
Seven of your favorite country artists will be releasing music. Yup, you read that right, SEVEN! The big day includes new music from Tim McGraw, Old Dominion, and Frankie Ballard, as well as revisiting some old favorites from Alan Jackson. Check out a complete list of new music here.
Friday Night, November 6 through Sunday Night, November 8
CMT on Tour with Brett Eldredge, Thomas Rhett & Danielle Bradberry in the Northeast
One of the hottest tours of the fall rolls into the northeast this weekend. The dual headliners are both on tour supporting their new records and have promised set lists that include a wide range of new music. Limited tickets are still available for Friday and Sunday nights performances or you can grab some resale tickets on Stubhub.
November 6: Cross Insurance Center in Portland, ME
November 7: Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom
November 8: Ryan Center (URI)