STREET CLOSURES ANNOUNCED FOR 2017 CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL

Downtown Nashville will experience changes in traffic flow to accommodate the 2017 CMA Music Festival and activities. The annual event will take place Thursday through Sunday, June 8-11. Road closures will commence prior to the event starting on Thursday, June 1 at 7:00 AM and lasting until Tuesday, June 13 at 3:00 PM. All times listed are Central.

Closures beginning Thursday, June 1:

  • 7:00 AM – The northbound lane cutout of First Avenue will be closed from Broadway to Church Streets (reopens Thursday, June 1 by 7:00 PM).
  • 7:00 AM – The First Avenue train station cutout will be closed (reopens Tuesday, June 13 at 3:00 PM).
  • 9:00 AM – The northbound lane of Fifth Avenue will be closed from Demonbreun to Broadway (reopens Thursday, June 1 by 3:00 PM).

Closures beginning Sunday, June 4:

  • 6:00 AM – Fifth Avenue will be closed from Demonbreun to Broadway (reopens Monday, June 12 by 4:00 PM).

Closures beginning Monday, June 5:

  • 5:00 AM – First Avenue will be closed from Demonbreun to Church Streets (reopens Monday, June 12 by 3:00 AM).
  • 5:00 AM – Broadway will be closed from First to Second Avenues (reopens Monday, June 12 by 3:00 AM).
  • 7:00 AM – Titans Way will be closed (reopens Monday, June 12 by 3:00 AM).

Closures beginning Wednesday, June 7:

  • 5:00 AM – First Avenue will be closed from Korean Veterans Boulevard to Demonbreun Street (reopens Monday, June 12 by 3:00 AM).
  • 5:00 AM – Molloy Street will be closed from First to Second Avenues (reopens Monday, June 12 by 3:00 AM).
  • 5:00 AM – Demonbreun Street will be closed from First to Second Avenues (reopens Monday, June 12 by 3:00 AM).
  • 6:00 AM – Broadway will be closed from Second to Fourth Avenues (reopens Monday, June 12 by 2:00 AM).
  • 6:00 AM – Demonbreun Street will be closed from Fourth to Sixth Avenues (reopens Monday, June 12 by 2:00 AM).

Closures beginning Monday, June 12:

  • 7:00 AM – The northbound lane of First Avenue will be closed from Broadway to Church Street (reopens Monday, June 12 by 7:00 PM).
  • 9:00 AM – The southbound lane of Fifth Avenue will be closed from Demonbreun Street to Broadway (reopens Monday, June 12 by 3:00 PM).

Meters will be bagged on the following streets:

  • Sunday, June 4 at 11:59 PM – Korean Veterans Boulevard from Fifth to Eighth Avenues (reopens Monday, June 12 by 6:00 AM).
  • Monday, June 5 at 8:00 PM – Fourth Avenue from Korean Veterans Boulevard to Commerce Street, as well as Second Avenue from Korean Veterans Boulevard to Union Street, and Broadway from First to Sixth Avenues (reopens Monday, June 12 by 1:00 AM).

Fifth Avenue from Korean Veterans Boulevard to Demonbreun Street and Demonbreun Street from Fifth to Sixth Avenues will be closed Thursday, June 8 through Sunday, June 11 from 7:00 AM-7:00 PM daily.

For upcoming talent announcements and all other information stay connected with CMA on CMAfest.com, Facebook.com/CMA, Twitter.com/CountryMusic, Instagram.com/CMA, and sign up for CMA Country Connection, CMA’s email newsletter. Fans can also download the 2017 CMA Music Festival mobile app for iPhone or Android to always stay in the know about the latest artist lineups, news, schedule changes, and to plan their Festival experience.

ABOUT CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL
The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience™ began in 1972 as Fan Fair®, bringing 5,000 fans to Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium. Now 45 years later, the legendary Festival has become the city’s signature music event hosting more than 88,500 fans from every state and two dozen foreign countries. The 2016 CMA Music Festival featured 11 stages with more than 300 artists and 100 hours of music. And it all benefits music education. Since 2006, CMA and the CMA Foundation have donated more than $17.5 million to sustainable music education initiatives across the U.S. thanks to the fans who attend CMA Music Festival and the artists who perform for free. CMA Music Festival will be filmed for a national television special to air on the ABC Television Network. This is the 14th consecutive year the event will be filmed for a network television special, a feat no other music festival has achieved. “CMA Fest 2017” is executive-produced by Robert Deaton. The special will be hosted for the first time by Kelsea Ballerini and Thomas Rhett.