Hank Williams Jr. closed the 2014 Taste of Country Music Festival with a mix of covers, hits and variations on well-known tracks from his deep catalogue. Thousands filled Hunter Mountain to hear the country music legend, and he didn't disappoint.
The 2014 CMA Fest went out with a bang on Sunday (June 9), the last day of the four-day music festival. It was highlighted by performances from several fan-favorite artists who lit up the stage at LP Field in Nashville.
The 2014 CMA Music Festival is right around the corner and over 50 artists have been announced to play the riverfront stage in downtown Nashville. Fans from all over the country will head to the festival which kicks off on Thursday, June 5 and lasts four days.
The Marshall Tucker Band is as old as the CMA Music Festival. Both were born in 1972, and both have have experienced changes in recent years. Fans at this year's Kick-Off Concert at the Chevrolet Riverfront Stage will find out that both have the same infectious energy today that they did 40 years ago. Maybe even more.
Every year, country music kicks off CMA Fest by giving back. Before the acts and their hordes of fans descend on Nashville to indulge in great food and even better music, dozens of stars participate in the City of Hope's annual Celebrity Softball Challenge to raise money for cancer research.