The COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION (CMA) will launch CMA FEST: 50 YEARS OF FAN FAIR, an authentic documentary movie that tells the story of CMA FEST, on HULU on WEDNESDAY JULY fifth. The documentary marks CMA’s first feature-length movie, with CMA CEO SARAH TRAHERN and CMA SVP/Advertising, Content material & Communications Technique KELLY STRIEWSKI serving as its govt producers.
Advised by means of unique, one-on-one interviews, never-before-seen archival content material and CMA FEST performances, CMA FEST: 50 YEARS OF FAN FAIR celebrates the competition’s humble beginnings as FAN FAIR in 1972, which drew 5,000 followers to NASHVILLE’s MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM, its transfer to the TENNESSEE STATE FAIRGROUNDS in 1982, after which finally to downtown NASHVILLE in 2001. The occasion now attracts 80,000 followers a day, throughout 4 days, with attendees from all 50 states and 39 nations.
The 75-minute documentary options unique interviews with artists together with BILL ANDERSON, KELSEA BALLERINI, DIERKS BENTLEY, BRELAND, BROOKS & DUNN, BROTHERS OSBORNE, LUKE BRYAN, SHY CARTER, LUKE COMBS, VALIERIE ELLIS HAWKINS, VINCE GILL, WYNONNA JUDD, MIRANDA LAMBERT, PATTY LOVELESS, REBA McENTIRE, MARK MILLER, CRAIG MORGAN, LORRIE MORGAN, DOLLY PARTON, CARLY PEARCE, JEANNIE SEELY, BLAKE SHELTON, FRANKIE STATON, THOMAS RHETT, CARRIE UNDERWOOD, KEITH URBAN, LAINEY WILSON, TRISHA YEARWOOD and CHRIS YOUNG.
TRAHERN mentioned, “CMA FEST has taken a number of shapes all through its storied historical past. As we step into our fiftieth 12 months, our hope with this movie is to underscore the one factor that has remained with the competition—its coronary heart. We’re thrilled to share the evolution and magic of this unbelievable occasion with the HULU viewers.”
STRIEWSKI added, “What higher strategy to inform the story of CMA FEST than by means of the eyes of the artists, our business and the followers? This movie highlights the actually distinctive connection that exists inside CMA FEST, and the way this competition has continued to develop the Nation neighborhood all through its 50 years.”
WALT DISNEY TELEVISION EVP/Unscripted and Various Leisure ROB MILLS added, “We’ve got a protracted and valued partnership with CMA, and are excited to broaden on that by including this extraordinary movie to the HULU slate. We are able to’t wait to share this with music lovers in all places, who shall be handled to a behind-the-scenes take a look at the center of CMA FEST and its many contributions to the Nation music neighborhood.”
Click on here to look at the trailer.
ABC will air its annual CMA FEST community primetime particular later this summer season.