CMA Music Fest Economic Impact
Country Music's biggest event, CMA Music Fest, is set to begin on Thursday June 9th in downwtown Nashville! The four day event is celebrating it's 40th year and began as the Nashville Dee Jay Convention at Municipal Auditorium. The event soon outgrew Municipal Auditorium and
moved to the Fairgrounds before relocating downtown a few years ago. Fans from all over the world visit Nashville during Music Fest and the economic impact of this four day festival takes in
more than $24,000,000.00 each June! The Music City Bowl in December rakes in $20 million and
the CMA Awards show pumps $3 million into Nashvilles economy. Food vendors, retail outlets, and businesses all over Music City reap huge benefits from it's out of town guests.
Did you realize that CMA Fest is actually a benefit show? A large portion of the revenue goes directly to local schools to benefit their music porgrams! Remember, when you but a ticket to
Music Fest you're not only helping Nashville and your states bottom line, you're also contributing
to music in schools. Hope to see you there!