CMA Music Fest 2016: 30 Must-See Acts

From the big stadium headliners to newcomers on the Nashville riverfront

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Charlie Worsham
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Charlie Worsham

With his infectiously upbeat personality, keening tenor voice and some of the sharpest guitar chops in country music, Charlie Worsham is an ideal host of the revived "Midnite Jamboree." For decades beginning in the 1940s, Ernest Tubb ran the all-star show at the record store that still bears his name in downtown Nashville. The program's new incarnation debuts during CMA Fest at the same venue. The interior isn't exactly spacious, so look for long lines and cramped SRO quarters. But the list of guest artists is insanely impressive — we're sworn not to reveal names but, trust us, it'll be worth the wait. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Ernest Tubb Record Shop

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