CMA Music Fest 2015 continues in downtown Nashville

2015 CMA Fest

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – For a second day in a row, country music fans are descending on downtown Nashville for the annual CMA Music Festival.

Click here to view photos from the day.

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Kellie Pickler performing at the Riverfront Stage on the second day of the annual CMA Music Festival. (June 12, 2015)

Hunter Hayes kicked off the day with an acoustic performance at Fan Fair X at the Music City Center at 10:15 a.m.

The day continued with The Oak Ridge Boys hosting a panel at the Country Music Hall of Fame at 12:45 p.m.

Music continued on the Riverfront Stage Friday with performances by Kellie Pickler, Eric Paslay, among others.

The second day of the CMA Fest concluded at LP Field with a nightly concert. The Band Perry, Maddie & Tae, Zac Brown Band, Lady Antebellum and Luke Bryan performed Friday night. Click here to view photos from the performances.

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Luke Bryan fan club members enjoyed a private concert during the annual CMA Music Fest. (June 12, 2015)

Staff from Vanderbilt University Medical Center said Thursday was the busiest opening day for the annual festival with 168 people treated and nine transported to the hospital, mostly with heat-related issues.

On Friday, 142 festival attendees were treated by medical staff downtown, while two others were taken to nearby Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment. Their conditions were not released.

The CMA Music Fest continues in downtown Nashville through Sunday night. An estimated 80,000 people are expected to attend.

For all the information you need, including stage lineups and parking maps, visit

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