CMA Music Festival 2017: 26 Best Things We Saw

From Miranda Lambert's fiery main-stage return to Luke Combs' star-making turn

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A little bit Laurel Canyon, a little bit twang and a little bit catchy Eighties pop in the vein of Rick Springfield's "Jessie's Girl," Nashville trio Levon are helping to prove that California can inspire country music in more ways than just the Bakersfield Sound (though don't worry, that's part of the package, too). Led by Michael David Hall and his glorious locks, Levon slayed their harmonies at the Gildan Stage Thursday on songs like "Ms. Marianne," from their debut EP, that are unapologetically fun while still being meticulously crafted. Think Dawes meets Old Dominion – and it actually works. M.M. 

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