You're invited backstage with the brightest stars of Nashville. there behind the scenes alongside Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett, and many more for CMA Fest.

The three-hour show airs on Wednesday, August. 3, on ABC featuring real-life pals and music collaborators Dierks Bentley and Elle King teaming as co-hosts.

She's now one of my most trusted friends and is hilarious. She's rude, but respectfuland she's rowdy but still respectful, 

I love to tell her," Bentley jokes. "She's simply fun to hang out with, so it's my job to be a straight man and control her.

It's usually an accident when they're traveling along with me." He laughs. "There's toys and things everywhere. When they're not on buses, the place is quite clean, I have to say.

She's now one of my most trusted friends and is hilarious. She's rude, but respectfuland she's rowdy but still respectful,

I love to tell her," Bentley jokes. "She's simply fun to hang out with, so it's my job to be a straight man and control her.

It's usually an accident when they're traveling along with me." He laughs. "There's toys and things everywhere. When they're not on buses, the place is quite clean, I have to say.

"They are a bit tired of when they're on the bus, therefore, we try to bring them out at least once per month to spend a weekend.

the other week I'll go out on my own at the beginning of the week, and after that all I do is me and [Brittanyand I]," he explains.

I'm sure they're in a stage that they're all-in on everything," Thomas Rhett says. "Willa Gray is a soccer player, Lennon does gymnastics, they have horse lessons however,

when I head down into my space to compose or to make music, they're always following me there.

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