Behind the Scenes at the 'CMA Music Festival'

Thousands flock to Nashville to rub shoulders with country music's biggest stars.
3:23 | 08/03/15

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country music, of course, I'm talking about the cma music festival. Four exciting days of fans rubbing shoulders with hundreds of country's biggest stars and live music on 11 stages and ABC's Rachel smith was in the center of it all. ? ? cowboy boots and down home -- Reporter: A country music party unlike any other. ? ? taking me by the hand ? ? hey boy come dance with me ? Reporter: Thousands flock to Nashville and across the world. ? to get their country on. This is so international now. Drawing people from all over, the UK and Australia and beyond. ? Reporter: They're getting to see pretty much every one of their favorite country artists in one weekend and that's rare. I mean there's no other genre that I think that does anything like that. As you as performers have evolved how is the crowd in the festival evolved as well. I think they've grown with us. It's worth the wait and what we look forward to. Such a warm reception. Reporter: You got to get stretched out. Don't want to pull any muscles. And there's plenty happening offstage too. All over town, country music giving back like here at the 25th annual city of hope charity softball game. Such an amazing charitable game. One of the biggest events for me because it strikes out cancer. That's what the city of hope is all about. At the end of the day if you're not helping a brother out then you're not doing what you should be doing. ? ? Reporter: The festival also gives millions of dollars towards music education, something little big town is proud to support. The band invited this group of young people from the organization notes for notes for their sound check. We give them instruments and they get to make tracks and beats and play drums and lay down some harmonies and vocals. Reporter: The artists also love giving back to their fans. What should we do? This ought to be fun. Reporter: Like hunter Hayes who surprised this lucky lady. Welcome. Hi. Come on in. How are you? Enjoy yourself. Reporter: With a ride to a surprise pop-up concert. Your venue awaits. ? I know you're gone I look around -- Why do you make the time every year to come back. I remember being -- starting out being a new artist and that was when I was laying the groundwork to my career and I remember dreaming of the opportunity to come do lp field. I just love being a part of the experience. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Rachel smith, ABC news, Nashville, Tennessee. That looks like so much fun, doesn't it? So much fun. Unbelievable. The cma music festival. Country's night to rock airs tomorrow night from 8:00 to 11:00 eastern right here on ABC. I know what I'm going. Uh-huh.

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