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Single concert tickets soon available for CMA Fest

Monday, April 13, 2009 – Tickets to individual nightly stadium concerts at the CMA Music Festival in Nashville in June will start going on sale Saturday.

Tickets are $40 for reserved seats on the lower and club levels, and $30 for general admission in the upper deck of LP Field. "In these tough economic times, the single night ticket prices are really a bargain for music fans," said Tammy Genovese, CMA Chief Executive Officer. "The caliber of artists performing is unparalleled, and the price is unbeatable. It is a great evening of family entertainment."

Concerts are:
Thursday, June 11 - Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Julianne Hough, Reba McEntire and Brad Paisley
Friday, June 12 - Jason Aldean, Rodney Atkins, Luke Bryan, Lady Antebellum, Jake Owen and Zac Brown Band
Saturday, June 13 - Trace Adkins, Jack Ingram, Jamey Johnson, Martina McBride and Lee Ann Womack
Sunday, June 14 - Miranda Lambert, Montgomery Gentry, John Rich and Taylor Swift

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Concert Review: Sweeney maintains her musical integrity – Sunny Sweeney has gone the big label route and even earned a hit with "From a Table Away," but truth be told, she's better off without the baggage of the bigs, especially given the consistent quality and musical vision that was so clearly and admirably on display on this evening. When the East Texas native started her career, she was... »»»
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