ABC Announces Annual Block Party at CMA Music Fest

The ABC Summer Block Party will once again make an appearance at the CMA Music Fest Friday, June 11, and Saturday, June 12.
ABC and Soapnet, sponsors of the Block Party, will donate $50,000 to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee to assist with flood relief efforts.
This year’s event will be hosted by Rossi Morreale of Dating in the Dark and Brandon Barash of General Hospital. The Block Party is set to be held at the CMA Music Festival Family Walk Zone, located on Demonbreun between Fourth and Fifth Avenue.
The Block Party will feature daily activities and games such as “Name That ABC Tune” and “Daytime Drama.” ABC will also give away branded souvenirs.
Autograph and Q&A Sessions will also be held with Jillian Harris, Paige Hemmis and Tracy Huston (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition); Bobbie Eakes (All My Children); Melissa Archer, Bree Williamson, and Kassie De Paiva (One Life to Live); and Kelly Monaco, Bradford Anderson, Laura Wright, Steve Burton, and Scott Reeves (General Hospital).
Music will also be featured on Friday, June 11 from Capitol Nashville recording artist Emily West and BNA recording artist Chris Janson, in addition to Port Chuck: Steve Burton, Brandon Barash, Bradford Anderson and Scott Reeves (characters Jason Morgan, Johnny Zacchara, Damien Spinelli and Steve Webber, respectively, on General Hospital). On Saturday, June 12, the Divas of Daytime: Kathy Brier formerly from One Life to Life, Kassie DePaiva (character Blair Cramer on One Life to Live) and Bobbie Eakes (character Krystal Carey on All My Children) will perform as a trio.
The Block Party will be taped to air as part of the ABC Television special CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock, airing Wednesday, Sept. 1, (8-11 p.m. EST) on ABC.