Blake Shelton to Kick Off CMA Fest at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Blake Shelton will ring in CMA Fest 2016 with a special appearance at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on June 6. The "Came Here to Forget" singer will take part in a discussion on his career with museum editor Michael McCall, as well as perform a short acoustic set starting at 3PM.
Shelton's appearance is in support of his new exhibit at the museum, Blake Shelton: Based on a True Story. His exhibit opens on May 27.
Additionally, the museum will offer autograph signings, performances and special programs all week as part of CMA Fest. Artists featured include Brandy Clark, Craig Morgan, Gary Allan, Mickey Guyton, RaeLynn, Scotty McCreery and many more. Country fans attending CMA Fest can purchase Fan Fair X tickets, which gives them access to celebrity Q&A sessions, autographs and shopping. The ticket, which includes museum admission and four-day access to Fan Fair X, is $39.95 and can be purchased at the museum’s box office or online. Check out a complete schedule of events below.
Shelton will also head to Grand Junction, Colo., in June to headline Country Jam 2016.
Country Music Hall of Fame Schedule of Events for CMA Fest 2016:
Monday, June 6
3PM: Interview and Performance with Blake Shelton
Wednesday, June 8
11:30AM: Autograph signing with Craig Morgan
1:30AM: Songwriter Session and autograph signing with Aubrie Sellers and Adam Wright
3:30PM: Songwriter Session with Gary Allan
Thursday, June 9
10AM: Autograph signing with Bill Anderson
2PM: Autograph signing with Oak Ridge Boys
Friday, June 10
10AM: Autograph signing with Scotty McCreery
12:30PM: Performance and signing by some of CMT’s Next Women of Country, including Lauren Alaina, Clare Dunn, Brooke Eden, Margo Price, and Tara Thompson. Hosted by CMT’s Leslie Fram
Saturday, June 11
10AM: Autograph signing with Brandy Clark
11:30AM: Songwriter Session and autograph signing with RaeLynn
1PM: Songwriter Session and autograph signing with Mickey Guyton
3:30PM: Songwriter Session and autograph signing with Jack Ingram
Sunday, June 12
1PM: Fiddle Demonstration with Ryan Joseph
2PM: Film Screening: Good Rockin’ Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records
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