Industry Events

June 4
54th annual Swan Ball

June 8
The 2016 CMT Music Awards air live from Bridgestone Arena at 8 p.m. ET.

June 9
Songwriters Hall of Fame inductions in New York

June 9-12

  • CMA Fest
  • Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tennessee

June 13-15
Gospel Music Association (GMA) IMMERSE 2016 Conference at Lipscomb University

June 23-25
Summer NAMM

June 29
MusicRow Awards at BMI (invitation only)

July 4
Sheryl Crow, Maddie & Tae, Erin McCarley, Andrew Combs, Ruby Amanfu at Nashville’s Independence Day celebration on two stages at Ascend Amphitheater and The Green at Riverfront Park with the Nashville Symphony, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

July 15
First ballot for CMA Awards closes at 6:00 p.m. CT.

August 15
30th annual Music Row Ladies Golf Tournament will take place at Old Natchez Country Club in Nashville

August 23
14th Annual SOURCE Awards at Nashville’s Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum

August 24
Second ballot for CMA Awards closes at 6:00 p.m. CT.

August 30
10th Annual ACM Honors at the Ryman Auditorium

September 20-25
AmericanaFest 2016

September 21
Americana Honors and Awards show at the Ryman Auditorium

September 24-25
Pilgrimage Music Festival at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm in Franklin, Tennessee

September 26
38th annual ASCAP Christian Music Awards at Rocketown in Nashville, Tennessee

October 8-11
46th Annual IEBA Conference at Nashville’s Omni

October 11

  • The 47th Annual GMA Dove Awards
  • IEBA Hall of Fame

October 25
Final ballot for CMA Awards closes at 6 p.m. CT

November 2
50th annual CMA Awards on ABC

February 22-24
CRS 2017