Miranda Lambert, Eric Church and More Set for ‘Country’s Night to Rock’ TV Special
Miranda Lambert and Eric Church are just two of the more than two dozen country stars that fans will see perform during the 2016 CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock TV special. Details for the event have been revealed, and the list of performers is a who’s-who of hot country names.
In addition to Lambert and Church, other stars taking to the stage include Jason Aldean, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Brett Eldredge, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton, Chris Stapleton, Cole Swindell, Steven Tyler, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban. Eldredge and Rhett are set to host the star-studded event, and in addition to the solo performances, the special will also feature a number of collaborations: Bentley and Elle King, Bryan with Urban, Eldredge and Rhett, Lady Antebellum with Cam, LBT and Pharrell Williams, the Flatts with Maren Morris, Tyler with Martina McBride, Hank Williams Jr. and Chris Janson and Justin Moore and Chris Young with Cassadee Pope.
All of the performances for Country’s Night to Rock were recorded during the nightly Nissan Stadium concerts that were part of the 2016 CMA Music Festival. The annual four-day event ran in Nashville from June 9 through June 12.
CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock is scheduled to air on ABC on Aug. 3 at 8PM ET. The network first started airing the special in 2004 and will continue to do so until 2021.