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How to Watch CMA Fest 2024 Online Without Cable for Free

How to Watch CMA Fest 2024 Online Without Cable for Free

How to Watch CMA Fest 2024 Online Without Cable for Free

Country music fans can get the summer festival experience at home with tonight’s CMA Fest.

Airing on ABC at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET, the Country Music Association’s three-hour concert special is hosted by Jelly Roll and Ashley McBride, who will also perform alongside more than 25 of country music’s rising stars and biggest legends.

The 2024 CMA Fest performers include Kelsea Ballerini, Big & Rich, Clint Black, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Terri Clark, Jordan Davis, Jackson Dean, Billy F. Gibbons, Cody Johnson, Little Big Town, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Parker McCollum, Megan Moroney, Jon Pardi, Carly Pearce, Post Malone, Thomas Rhett, Shaboozey, Blake Shelton, Brittney Spencer, the War and Treaty, Keith Urban, Gretchen Wilson, Lainey Wilson and Bailey Zimmerman.

Below, keep reading to find out how to watch CMA Fest online on ABC with and without traditional cable, including for free.

How to Watch CMA Fest 2024 Online: Date, Time

The 2024 CMA Fest airs on ABC on Tuesday, June 25, at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET. The three-hour concert will be available to stream on-demand on Hulu starting on June 26.

How to Watch CMA Fest 2024 Online With Cable

If you already have a cable subscription, you can watch CMA Fest online at by logging in with your TV provider credentials, including traditional and streaming services such as DirecTV Stream, Hulu + Live TV, Sling, Verizon, Xfinity and others.

How to Watch CMA Fest 2024 Online Without Cable

Cord cutters who want to watch the CMA Fest on TV without traditional cable can stream it on any live TV streaming service that carries ABC, including DirecTV, Fubo, Hulu + Live TV and Sling. Find out more about all of your options below.


Watch CMA Fest 2024 on ABC for free with a five-day trial to DirecTV Stream. The live TV streaming service offers over 75 other channels, including NBC, CBS, Fox, AMC, Bravo, CNBC, Disney Channel and much more.

Pricing starts as low as $69.99 for the entry-level Entertainment package. In addition, other plans offer between 105-150 channels with prices ranging from $84.99 to $159.99 per month. New subscribers can receive a $100 Visa reward card for a limited time. Learn more about the offer here.


Watch the CMA Fest online for free with a seven-day trial to Fubo, which starts at $80 monthly and includes access to more than 100 other news, entertainment and sports channels.

For those who can wait, CMA Fest will stream on demand on Hulu on June 26, the day after it airs on TV. Hulu starts at $7.99 with ads and includes access to the streamer’s original documentary, CMA Fest: 50 Years of Fan Fair; new subscribers get a 30-day free trial, too.

But if you want to watch CMA Fest when it broadcasts on ABC, you can do so with a subscription to Hulu + Live TV, which starts at $76.99 per month for the ad-free plan. The streaming package comes bundled with Disney+ and ESPN+, and new subscribers can stream the country music conert for free with a three-day free trial.


Sling is offering a limited-time deal that saves new subscribers up to 50 percent off their first month — so you can stream CMA Fest on ABC on the Blue plan starting at only $22.50. After your first month, the plan auto-renews at $45 monthly.

The streaming service includes other news, entertainment and sports channels, such as NBC, Fox, Discovery Channel, FS1, MSNBC, NFL Network, Syfy, National Geographic and others. Other plans are available starting at $20 for the first month; learn more about Sling here.

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