CMA FEST ANNOUNCES TWO DAYS OF FITNESS AT FEST PRESENTED BY CELSIUS®
Fitness Events to Feature TRUMAV Fitness Trainer Wirth Campbell with Special Guest Kaitlyn Bristowe and Celebrity Trainer Erin Oprea with Country Artists Ashley Cooke and Madeline Edwards
LOCASH & DINK Present “Country on Court: Pickleball at CMA Fest”
CMA Fest’s 50th anniversary celebration continues to heat up with the announcement of Fitness at Fest Presented by CELSIUS® Essential Energy, maker of lifestyle energy drinks. In addition to hundreds of performances during the four-day festival, CMA Fest will feature two dynamic days of Fitness at Fest Presented by CELSIUS® at the Maui Jim Reverb Stage on Bridgestone Arena Plaza. TRUMAV Fitness trainer Wirth Campbell will kick off the fitness festivities on Friday, June 9, accompanied by podcaster, influencer and former Bachelorette Kaitlyn Bristowe. Celebrity trainer Erin Oprea will return for a third year with Country artists Ashley Cooke and Madeline Edwards to help festival-goers feel the burn on Saturday, June 10.
Fitness at Fest requires a $15 registration fee (tax and fees included), with all ticket proceeds donated to the CMA Foundation. Register HERE to reserve your spot for Fitness at Fest. Space is limited for each event. RAIN water will be provided, along with complementary swag – mats, towels and bags provided by CELSIUS®. Plus, all guests can enjoy a cold can of CELSIUS before or after their workout. Guests are encouraged to wear proper workout attire. Both events are rain or shine. If rain occurs, Fitness at Fest will move to an indoor location and attendees will be notified 24 hours prior to the event.
For the first time ever, CMA Fest will also feature pickleball at Fan Fair X inside Music City Center Thursday, June 8 through Saturday, June 10. LOCASH & DINK present “Country on Court: Pickleball at CMA Fest” will feature a celebrity tournament benefitting the CMA Foundation, open court play between amateur pickleball players and fans, as well as prizes, giveaways and surprise appearances from special guests, including DINK’s own spokesllama, Volley. Additional programming for “Country on Court: Pickleball at CMA Fest” will be announced soon.
All CMA Fest stage lineups are available in the Official CMA Fest App and on CMAfest.com. All artist lineups are subject to change. Additional programming will be announced in the coming weeks. Artists performing at CMA Fest donate their time so a portion of proceeds can directly benefit high-quality music education initiatives across the United States through the CMA Foundation.
Don’t miss a beat by staying connected with CMA on CMAfest.com, the Official CMA Connect App, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and sign up for CMA Country Connection emails to receive the latest news as soon as it’s announced.
Brand-new official CMA Fest merchandise, including an online-only exclusive Fan Fair throwback hat, are available for pre-order at Shop.CMAfest.com and through the Official CMA Connect App. The last day to purchase online and receive in time for CMA Fest is Wednesday, May 24. Fans will also be able to purchase merchandise at multiple locations across the CMA Fest footprint in June.
About CMA Fest
The Ultimate Country Music Fan Experience™ began in 1972 as Fan Fair®, which drew 5,000 fans to Nashville’s Municipal Auditorium. Celebrating its milestone 50th anniversary this year, the legendary festival has become the city’s signature Country Music event that hosts tens of thousands of fans from all 50 states and 39 international countries. CMA Fest is a one-of-a-kind festival with hundreds of artists donating their time to perform so ticket proceeds can directly benefit high-quality music programs across the country through the CMA Foundation. This is the 20th consecutive year CMA has produced a summer music program to be broadcast as a network television special on ABC.
About the CMA Foundation
The Country Music Association established the CMA Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3), in 2011 to leverage strategic partnerships, professional development for qualified music teachers, and grant distribution to improve and withstand equitable music education programs for all students nationwide. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, the CMA Foundation focuses on providing sustainability, advocacy, and accountability within music education by investing in various resources for students, schools, and communities.
About Erin Oprea
Erin Oprea is a certified personal trainer, as well as a former Marine of 9 years who has served two tours of duty in Iraq. She has trained countless amazing artists in Nashville including Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Kelsea Ballerini, Tyler and BK from Florida Georgia Line, and Carrie Underwood for 11 years, earning her the title of “Trainer to the Stars.” Never content, Erin has launched her amazing training style on her Pretty Muscles app and now boasts thousands of clients around the world. She has written two lifestyle books; “The 4×4 Diet” in 2016 which follows how she maintains her health and built on that with “The Power Plate Diet” in 2021 that dives into the effects of inflammation. In early 2022, Erin has fulfilled a lifelong goal in launching her own line of clothing called Erin Oprea Basics, LLC. This brand has launched with several amazing colors for her signature leggings and bras and continues to grow into a fashion forward brand in 2023. She currently lives in Nashville with her husband and two boys, driving them both wild with her non-stop lifestyle and endless love for dogs and plants.
About Wirth Campbell
Wirth Campbell was born and raised in Nashville, TN and attended Ensworth High School. He attended Auburn University, where he played football as a tight end and was a member of the Tiger’s 2013 SEC Championship team. After college, Wirth moved back to Nashville to pursue a career in modeling. He is represented in Nashville, Miami, Atlanta, Chicago and LA. Wirth’s modeling career lead him to a lead role on Kristin Cavallari’s TV show “Very Cavallari.” While filming, Wirth began the process of opening his own fitness studio and in 2019, in partnership with Tim McGraw, he opened TRUMAV Fitness in The Gulch. TRUMAV is a boutique fitness studio that offers strength focused group classes, as well as one-on-one personal training. Wirth lives in Nashville with his wife Kat, their 18-month-old son Chandler, and two dogs Neal and Oni.
Named “country music’s iconic feel-good duo” by PEOPLE, Wheelhouse Records/BMG’s LOCASH – Preston Brust and Chris Lucas – is “hitting homers and serving up first-class songs,” as hailed by American Songwriter. With their loud-and-proud anthem “Three Favorite Colors” as their current release, they recently delivered back-to-back high-profile collaborations with “Let It Slide” (Leslie Jordan, Blanco Brown, LOCASH) and “Beach Boys” (feat. The Beach Boys’ Mike Love and Bruce Johnston). LOCASH’s wild-and-free WOODS & WATER – EP (2021) marked the follow up to BROTHERS (2019), featuring GOLD #1 “One Big Country Song.” Known for PLATINUM breakout “I Love This Life” and their first #1 with GOLD “I Know Somebody,” they’ve earned eight charting singles, two successful albums, and over 815 MILLION global on-demand streams since 2015. Respected entertainers with prominent recognition, they hold a history of nods from the genre’s biggest awards shows including a Vocal Duo of the Year nomination at “The 56th Annual CMA Awards.” Last launching their extended headlining WOODS & WATER TOUR 2022, LOCASH is currently on the road with Kane Brown’s DRUNK OR DREAMING TOUR.
About CELSIUS Holdings, Inc.
CELSIUS Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CELH), is a global consumer packaged goods company with a proprietary, clinically proven formula. A lifestyle energy drink born in fitness and a pioneer in the rapidly growing energy category. CELSIUS energy drinks offer proprietary, functional, essential energy formulas clinically-proven to offer significant health benefits to its users. CELSIUS energy drinks are backed by six university studies that were published in peer-reviewed journals validating the unique benefits provided by them. For more information, please visit: https://www.celsius.com.
DINK is “The Official Drink of Pickleballers.” The first-of-its-kind pickleball recovery drink, DINK is packed with replenishing minerals and electrolytes to recharge pickleball players on and off the court. DINK is available in three delicious all natural flavors – lemon lime, orange and pineapple. DINK also boasts a pickleball lifestyle line featuring its spokesllama, the Volley Llama. For more information, visit www.dinkthedrink.com or join the conversation on Instagram @dinkthedrink.