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Bentley, Paisley, Rich play CMA Music Festival

Thursday, March 19, 2009 – Dierks Bentley, Brad Paisley Brooks & Dunn, John Rich and Montgomery Gentry were announced to appear at the 38 CMA Music Festival June 11-14, in Nashville.

Over four days, the event features concerts, autograph signings, family activities,and more.

Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Montgomery Gentry, Paisley, and Rich will all perform on the main stage during the nightly shows at LP Field, along with previously announced performers Trace Adkins, Julianne Hough, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Martina McBride and Reba McEntire. Additional artists will be announced in the coming weeks.

"It is a pleasure to host such great entertainers at CMA Music Festival," said Tammy Genovese, CMA Chief Executive Officer. "We know our attendees are going to love these performances."

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