Big Stars Perform On CMA Fest Day 3

Posted at 5:50 PM, Jun 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-10 23:25:03-04

CMA Fest continued with Day 3 in downtown Nashville.

Tens of thousands of people were expected to pack the streets for concerts Saturday. Day three got underway again at 10 a.m. with Scotty McCreery at the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage. 

Concerts were set for 8 p.m. through midnight Saturday at Nissan Stadium, featuring John Anderson, Maren Morris, Chris Young, Old Dominion, Lady Antebellum, Thomas Rhett, and Florida Georgia Line.

Saturday evening, officials said they had treated 232 people for heat-related illnesses at CMA Fest. Three of those were taken to the hospital. Further details were unknown.

City officials have estimated 80,000 people will pack nearly a dozen stages throughout downtown each day through Sunday. 

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Stay Safe, Hydrated At CMA Fest This Weekend

The 2017 CMA Music Festival features 11 stages where more than 350 artists and more than 1,100 musicians will perform.

If you're looking for ways to stay cool, you can head over to the Music City Center for XFINITY Fan Fair X.

Reporter Jesse Knutson spoke with the Brothers Osborne, set to play Nissan Stadium Sunday, who said the event is great for both fans and artists, alike. 

"The cool thing about things like this, award shows and CMA Fest, is we're all in town at the same time, so we all actually get to see each other," John Osborne said. "Otherwise, we're all out on the road, we're always working, so, we're excited to not only get out there and play the stadium, but to see some of our favorite acts."

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