SLIDESHOW: CMA Music Fest Opening Day

Friday, June 12, 2009 at 2:26am
Rain didn't dampen spirits for the kickoff of CMA Music Fest 2009
Rain didn't dampen spirits for the kickoff of CMA Music Fest 2009 Photo by Mike Strasinger for The City Paper
Photo by Mike Strasinger for The City Paper
Chuck Wicks performs before hundreds of CMA Fest fans at Riverfront Park
Chuck Wicks performs before hundreds of CMA Fest fans at Riverfront Park Photo by Mike Strasinger for The City Paper
Chuck Wicks performs at Riverfront Park
Chuck Wicks performs at Riverfront Park Photo by Mike Strasinger for The City Paper
Photo by Mike Strasinger for The City Paper
Danielle Peck performs at the Sommet Center Plaza
Danielle Peck performs at the Sommet Center Plaza Photo by Mike Strasinger for The City Paper
Photo by Mike Strasinger for The City Paper
Photo by Mike Strasinger for The City Paper
Photo by Mike Strasinger for The City Paper
Fans clamor to get shots of Carrie Underwood during an autograph at the Nashville Convention Center.
Fans clamor to get shots of Carrie Underwood during an autograph at the Nashville Convention Center. Photo by Mike Strasinger for The City Paper
James Otto performs at Riverstage Park
James Otto performs at Riverstage Park Photo by Mike Strasinger for The City Paper

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