CMA Global Artist Party and AristoMedia Global Showcase Jump Start CMA Music Festival Week on June 8

CMA Global Artist Party and AristoMedia Global Showcase Jump Start CMA Music Festival Week on June 8 and 9

[USPRwire, Sun May 17 2009] Sixteen prominent international Country artists will convene in Music City next month to participate in a series of global Country Music events, beginning June 8 in downtown Nashville, Tenn.

The CMA Global Artist Party (presented by CMA and sponsored by NiteTrain Coaches) unofficially marks the beginning of the 2009 CMA Music Festival with its annual showcase on Monday, June 8. The event, hosted by Country artist Jace Everett, will feature a total of eight artists from Australia, Ireland, U.K., Canada and New Zealand, including Australia's "Telstra Road to Tamworth" winner, Peter McWhirter. The showcase begins at 6:15 p.m. at The Stage on Broadway.

CMA Global Artist Party Performers: Kirsty Lee Akers (Australia), Colm Kirwan (Ireland), Lucie Silvas (U.K.), Alex J. Robinson (Canada), Peter McWhirter (Australia), Ashley Cooper (New Zealand), The McClymonts (Australia) and George Canyon (Canada).

The annual AristoMedia Global Showcase (presented by AristoMedia and sponsored by CMA, NiteTrain Coaches and Digital Rodeo) will be held Tuesday, June 9 at 3 p.m. at The Second Fiddle. International artists from France, U.K., Norway, Switzerland, Australia and Canada will perform, including the "Telstra Road to Tamworth" Songwriter's Award winner Corey Colum. Former Mavericks bassist and Digital Rodeo Director of Industry Relations Robert Reynolds will host the event.

AristoMedia Global Showcase Performers: Pierre Lorry (France), Brianie (U.K.), Tore Andersen (Norway), Rolf Fritschi (Switzerland), Dianna Corcoran (Australia), Codie Prevost (Canada), Corey Colum (Australia) and David Bradley (U.K.).

"Both of these events are certainly a highlight for the global Country Music community each year," says AristoMedia President Jeff Walker. "Music City is regarded as the heart of Country Music and the CMA Music Festival is one of the best live events in the world. The chance for these artists to travel and perform here is not only an exciting opportunity for the artists, but for the city of Nashville and the entire international Country Music movement as well."

Previous performers at the annual Global Events include: Troy Cassar-Daley, Jasmine Rae, Adam Gregory, Johnny Reid, Doc Walker, the Road Hammers and Lisa Brokop, among others.

2009 CMA Music Festival is held Thursday-Sunday, June 11-14, in Downtown Nashville. For ticket information, event schedule, and more, visit

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