Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of Indian wildlife in their natural habitat

Nehru Zoological Park – a foretaste of…

South Asia’s most teeming nation is a veritable fusion of attractive places, lush landscapes and an ancient culture steeped in history and rituals. Architectural masterpieces of historic dynasties dot various states. India’s rich heritage together with its flourishing bio diversity showcases the beauty of the country. The city of Hyderabad offe…
Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along the Captivating Kerala Backwaters

Discover Karnataka’s Lakelands along t…

Often called the Asian equivalent of the American Bayou, the Kerala backwaters are an expansive network of intricate waterways that include five lakes, forty rivers and a host of canals that span half the length of its home state. Stretching across over 900km the labyrinth of lakes, rivers, inlets and creeks form a truly magnificent eco system and …
Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of wonders

Blue Reef Aquarium Newcastle- a world of…

Positioned just a short drive away from the beautiful Whitley Bay, the impressive Blue Reef Aquarium is ideally located in the North East coastal city of Tynemouth. It is a great place to discover how life goes on under the ocean. The Blue Reef Aquarium is a modern aquarium showcasing marine life in a new and exciting way. It has been designed and …
Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in Male

Festivals in Maldives – Merriment in M…

  No one would think that the decorative specs on the Indian Ocean would on close scrutiny turn out to be such resplendent islands full of tourist attractions. However, that is precisely what the Maldives is like. It has over twenty six tiny atolls or islands, which are governed separately but are a cohesive part of Maldives. Most of the festi…
Medical Tourism – Dental Care & Dentists in Bohput

Medical Tourism – Dental Care …

The Thai island of Koh Samui might have garnered a reputation for its idyllic beaches and pristine oceans, but it is also gaining popularity for another feature that is quite unique; medical tourism! Offering reasonably priced and international standard medical care, Koh Samui and such coastal areas as Bohput are also known for their high standards…
Family Travel to Philippines

Family Travel to Philippines…

The multicultural nation of Philippines presents an ideal destination for a family holiday. The suitable areas for families visiting the country include Boracay Island, Central Visayas and the National Capital Region Cebu. You may visit the most popular beach in Boracay, known as the White Beach which is famed for its spectacular sunsets and pristi…

The country vibe at the Nashville CMA Music Festival

Country Music has always been considered a cornerstone of the American music industry, with newcomers like Carrie Underwood taking over the mantle from industry legends such as Dolly Parton. Country music can trace its origins back to the early part of the 20th century but it was formally recognized and moved away from being labeled as hill-billy music in the 1940’s. This musical genre has produced some of the best known singer’s of all time such as Elvis Presley who started out singing country but later moved onto an edgier more rock based sound.

In recent times country music has had resurgence in popularity. Though being popular among the rural listeners, the genre dropped out of favour among the urbane in the 1990’s. However with young artistes like Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift entering the foray, it has become more mainstream. In addition the country music group Lady Antebellum won five Grammy awards in 2010 and released a chart topping single- “Need You Now.”
With country music undergoing this sudden increase in popularity the 2011 Country Music
Association Music Festival is one of the most eagerly awaited events in the United States. This is a four day long music festival that features some of the best artistes in the industry and a number of other interesting events organized for the fans. Held in Nashville, Tennessee a place many consider to be the birthplace of the country music industry, this year’s show promises to be one of the best yet.

Last year over 350,000 people attended the event and they represented all 50 US states as well as 41 different nations, which underlines the popularity of this event. This year’s event promises to be even better with over 150 hours of live performances scheduled on the program. In addition fans will be allowed to meet their favourite artistes and get their autograph at specially organized promotion events through out the festival.

Downtown Nashville hotels such as the Millennium Maxwell House Nashville would be an excellent place to stay as it puts one in the centre of the action with a number of events being held in this district. However to avoid disappointment book your Nashville TN hotels early as this year’s festival is purported to be bigger than all the rest.

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