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Concert Special Featuring Jelly Roll and Ashley McBryde to Air on ABC This Month

Jelly Roll and Ashley McBryde have been announced as the hosts for CMA Fest, which is being billed as “the Music Event of Summer” and is set to air on June 25th on ABC.

This three-hour primetime concert special, scheduled to air on Tuesday, June 25th at 8/7c on ABC, will also be available for streaming the following day on Hulu. The event will take place in Nashville during the 51st CMA Fest, with Jelly Roll and Ashley McBryde serving as hosts.

The CMA Fest television special will showcase never-before-seen performances and surprise collaborations from some of Country Music’s most vibrant acts. More details about the performances will be announced soon. The production is a project of the Country Music Association, executive produced and written by Robert Deaton and directed by Alan Carter. This year marks the 21st consecutive year that CMA has produced a summer concert TV special.

CMA Fest, originally known as Fan Fair when it began in 1972, has grown into the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience. What started with 5,000 fans at Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium has evolved into a massive festival attracting tens of thousands of fans from all 50 states and 39 international countries. The festival features hundreds of artists who donate their time to perform, with proceeds going towards supporting music programs across the country through the CMA Foundation.