HGTV Lodge Boasts Star-Studded Lineup At 2017 CMA Music Festival

The HGTV Lodge returns to the 2017 CMA Music Festival with country music’s hottest stars taking the stage in the network’s popular and unique venue. From Thursday, June 8 – Sunday, June 11, in Nashville, the 3,500-square-foot HGTV Lodge will offer Festival-goers the Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience™, including live musical performances by popular artists Keith Urban, Darius Rucker and Maren Morris as well as special appearances by HGTV stars Jonathan and Drew Scott (Property Brothers), Mina Starsiak and Karen E Laine (Good Bones) and Dave and Kortney Wilson (Masters of Flip).

The HGTV Lodge, which celebrates its sixth consecutive year at the annual CMA event, also will host performances with many more country music stars, including Bobby Bones, Brett Young, Brothers Osborne, Carly Pearce, Charlie Worsham, Chris Janson, Eli Young Band, Eric Paslay, Josh Turner, Kane Brown, Lauren Alaina, Luke Combs, Michael Ray, Old Dominion, RaeLynn, Russell Dickerson, Sara Evans and Tyler Farr. In addition, the HGTV Lodge will host a special ASCAP songwriters round. Great American Country’s Suzanne Alexander will serve as the HGTV Lodge emcee during the four-day event.

“The HGTV venue provides an experience like none other for network fans and country music fans alike,” said Karen Bronzo, senior vice president, integrated marketing for Scripps Networks Interactive. “Visitors get a chance to meet their favorite HGTV stars and see musical performances by top country artists in an intimate, one-of-a-kind setting. It’s a remarkable way for the HGTV brand to interact with our fans and consumers.”

Conceived and produced by New York-based experiential + music agency Pop2Life, HGTV Lodge will feature an air-conditioned VIP lounge boasting 900-square feet on the mezzanine and a unique stage experience located in downtown Nashville just minutes from Nissan Stadium.

Fans can share their love of music and home by uploading photos of their experience at HGTV Lodge on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat using #HGTVLodge. The Lodge also will host several must-see Facebook Live videos, including performances by Old Dominion and Maren Morris and a Q&A session with Darius Rucker.

For media who want to schedule interviews with the artists appearing at the HGTV Lodge, CMA Media Guidelines specify that only credentialed journalists can conduct interviews onsite at the Festival. Media must contact the artist’s publicist and/or record label to set up interviews prior to arrival at the CMA Music Festival. A list of publicist contacts can be found at Please note that when arranging an artist interview, a scheduled location for the interview must be confirmed with the publicist. If you cannot interview the artist at the Lodge, then an alternative off-site location must be designated. For media interested in touring the Lodge, please contact Chelsey Riemann at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Amy Hammontree at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Schedule of Events* at HGTV Lodge (All times CST):

Thursday, June 8:


10 a.m.: Michael Ray 


11 a.m.: Tyler Farr


12 p.m.: Maren Morris


1:30 p.m.:  Keith Urban


4:30 p.m.: Brothers Osborne



Friday, June 9:


10 a.m.:  Josh Turner


11 a.m.:  Sara Evans


12:30 p.m.:  Kane Brown


2 p.m.:  Bobby Bones


4 p.m.:  Charlie Worsham


5 p.m.:  Eli Young Band



Saturday, June 10:


10 a.m.:  Russell Dickerson


11 a.m.:  Old Dominion


12 p.m.: Eric Paslay


2 p.m.:  ASCAP Songwriters Round


3:30 p.m.:  Meet and Greet with Jonathan and Drew Scott


5 p.m.:  Carly Pearce



Sunday, June 11:


10 a.m. Brett Young


11 a.m.:  Darius Rucker


12:30 p.m.:  Lauren Alaina


2 p.m.:  Chris Janson


3 p.m.:  RaeLynn


4 p.m.:  Luke Combs


*All appearances and times subject to change without notice.