Global Artists to Partake in CMA Music Festival
Sixteen prominent international Country artists will convene in Music City next month to participate in a series of global Country Music events, beginning June 8 in downtown Nashville.
The CMA Global Artist Party unofficially marks the beginning of the 2009 CMA Music Festival with its annual showcase on Monday, June 8. The event, hosted by Country artist Jace Everett, will feature a total of eight artists from Australia, Ireland, U.K., Canada and New Zealand, including Australia's "Telstra Road to Tamworth" winner, Peter McWhirter. The showcase begins at 6:15 p.m. at The Stage on Broadway.
CMA Global Artist Party Performers: Kirsty Lee Akers (Australia), Colm Kirwan (Ireland), Lucie Silvas (U.K.), Alex J. Robinson (Canada), Peter McWhirter (Australia), Ashley Cooper (New Zealand), The McClymonts (Australia) and George Canyon (Canada).
The annual AristoMedia Global Showcase will be held Tuesday, June 9, at 3 p.m. at The Second Fiddle. International artists from France, U.K., Norway, Switzerland, Australia and Canada will perform, including the "Telstra Road to Tamworth" Songwriter's Award winner Corey Colum. Former Mavericks bassist and Digital Rodeo Director of Industry Relations Robert Reynolds will host the event.
AristoMedia Global Showcase Performers: Pierre Lorry (France), Brianie (U.K.), Tore Andersen (Norway), Rolf Fritschi (Switzerland), Dianna Corcoran (Australia), Codie Prevost (Canada), Corey Colum (Australia) and David Bradley (U.K.).
2009 CMA Music Festival is held Thursday-Sunday, June 11-14, in Downtown Nashville. For ticket information, event schedule, and more, visit www.CMAfest.com.