Jake Owen to Kick Off Series of Free Concerts at 2016 CMA Music Festival


Country music superstar and CMA Awards nominee Jake Owen will officially be kicking off a series of free concerts at Tennessee’s Riverfront Stage.

“CMA Fest offers an unparalleled experience for fans to interact with and discover artists, while seeing their favorites perform,” said Sarah Trahern, CMA Chief Executive Officer, in a press release. “Festival-goers tell us every year how much they enjoy the variety of quality acts on our stages and Jake is the perfect artist to launch four days of free concerts on the riverbank.”

The free concerts will start Thursday June 9 and will lead up to this year’s infamous CMA Music Festival.

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Joining the lineup for their debut appearances on the Riverfront Stage are all-star country music acts like A Thousand Horses, Brothers Osborne, Kane Brown, Cam, Chase Bryant, Brandy Clark, Brooke Eden, High Valley, Home Free, Chris Janson, Chris Lane, Maren Morris, Old Dominion, Michael Ray and Granger Smith.

CMA is also holding a “Jake Owen – CMA Music Festival 2016 VIP Experience Sweepstakes” that offers two tickets to CMA Music Festival including airfare and hotel accommodations, a special meet and greet with Jake and a spot side stage to take in Jake’s Riverfront Stage performance.

Fans can enter to win at countrymu.sc/JakeVIP. Sweepstakes ends Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 11:59 PM/CT.