CMA Music Festival 2017: 26 Best Things We Saw

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Maren Morris
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Maren Morris

From sizzling duets with Alicia Keys and Thomas Rhett to stadium shows, Maren Morris has proven that she can meld her soulful pipes to almost any occasion, bringing lots of stage swagger along for the ride. But acoustic is where she got her start back in Texas, and it's how she played to an intimate fan club showcase at the HGTV Lodge on Thursday, accompanied only by another guitarist and sporting super casual jeans and a baseball hat. Though she's been singing on the road nonstop, her vocals sounded pitch-perfect and pristine, leading the audience along on versions of "My Church" and "80s Mercedes," the latter of which she introduced by dedicating to "the drunk girl…or if you are the drunk girl." Either way, it was intoxicating. M.M. 

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