2013 CMA Music Festival Breaks Records
June 11, 2013 at 7:03 AM (PT)
The 2013 CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL set new attendance records this year with daily attendance topping 80,000 fans, which is nearly a 13% increase over 2012.
“This event has a global reputation as the destination for any Country music fan,” said CMA CEO STEVE MOORE. “The support we receive from our industry and the dedication of our fans is unduplicated. Each year we strive to improve and enhance the event for our attendees and the artists – and this is undeniably our best CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL ever!”
Attendance figures for 2013 include four-day ticket packages and promotional tickets, as well as attendance in FAN FAIR X, and free areas DOWNTOWN. In all, more than 450 artists and celebrities participated in more than 200 hours of concerts on a record 11 different stages.
“In 2013, we built on the strength of our established FESTIVAL partnership development program by working with partners who were excited about engaging our attendees in new and entertaining ways,” said CMA Sr. VP of Marketing and Communications SHERI WARNKE. “The growing popularity of our FESTIVAL is due in no small part to the commitment of our corporate partners in creating and delivering a great fan experience.”
Tickets for 2014 CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL, which will be held THURSDAY, JUNE 5th through SUNDAY, JUNE 8th, are on sale now and selling 52% ahead of this time last year.
CMA MUSIC FESTIVAL, previously named FAN FAIR, began in 1972. For more information, visit CMAfest.com.