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2018 CMA Music Festival Puts Spotlight on Belmont Alumni

Stock photo of CMA Fest courtesy of Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp.

Touted as the ultimate country music fan experience, the annual CMA Music Festival begins this week, featuring hundreds of artists performing on multiple stages in downtown Nashville. Attendance in recent years has shot north of 90,000 individuals who hail from all 50 states and more than two dozen countries.

This year a number of Belmont alumni are scheduled to perform during the event including the following:

Larry Stewart (music business, 1983) and Dave Innis, members of Restless Heart
Russell Dickerson (commercial music, 2011)
Clare Dunn (songwriting, 2011)
Logan Brill (French major with a minor in vocal performance, 2013)
Devin Dawson (songwriting, 2015)
Steve Moakler
Kassi Ashton (commercial voice, 2016)
Madison Kozak (current student in music business)
Mark Bright (hosting a conversation with “The Goldbergs” actress Hayley Orrantia)
Lee Ann Womack
Canaan Smith (marketing, 2007)
Chad Warrix (music business, 1998)
Tyler Hubbard (music business, 2009) and Brian Kelley (entertainment industry studies, 2009) from Florida Georgia Line
John Osborne from Brothers Osborne

For more information and a complete schedule, visit the CMA Music Festival website.

(Photo of CMA Fest above courtesy of Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp.)

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