PARTNERING WITH DINK FOR LOCASH & DINK PRESENT COUNTRY ON COURT: PICKLEBALL AT CMA FEST AND THE “LOCASH & FRIENDS CELEBRITY PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENT”
FEATURED ON THE CMA CLOSE UP STAGE ON THURSDAY (6/8)
BBR Music Group/Wheelhouse Records’ LOCASH – Preston Brust and Chris Lucas – are gearing up for a jam-packed day during CMA Fest in Nashville with multiple high-energy events on the books for the annual festival, which takes place from Thursday, June 8 through Sunday, June 11.
On Thursday (6/8), LOCASH is bringing a one-of-a-kind sporting event to CMA Fest, partnering with first-of-its-kind pickleball recovery drink DINK for LOCASH & DINK Present Country on Court: Pickleball at CMA Fest and the “LOCASH & Friends Celebrity Pickleball Tournament” held from 2:00pm – 4:00pm at Fan Fair X inside Music City Center. When the tournament is not in session, fans will be able to visit the activation to try their hand at pickleball on the court from Thursday, June 8 through Saturday, June 10. Fans with a Four-Night Stadium Pass will have access to the tournament and activation, and those without a pass can purchase a single day or four-day Fan Fair X ticket for entry.
The fun-filled tournament will feature eight teams of Country artists and surprise special guests, who will go through multiple rounds of tournament play to crown the inaugural “LOCASH & Friends Celebrity Pickleball Tournament” Champions. Two brackets of four teams each will compete in round-robin style matches, with the top two teams in each bracket moving into the championship bracket. Two rounds in the championship bracket will determine the final winners, who will come away with major bragging rights and the pride of a pickleball game well played.
Artists participating in the tournament include Dustin Lynch, Blanco Brown, Frank Ray, Dee Jay Silver, Chuck Wicks, Boy Named Banjo, Drew Baldridge, Megan Danielle and Colin Stough with more players to be announced soon. The event will also feature music by DJ Hish. At the conclusion of the tournament, a donation will be made to the CMA Foundation, which supports equitable music education programs for students nationwide. LOCASH & DINK Present Country on Court: Pickleball at CMA Fest will also feature prizes, giveaways and surprise appearances from special guests including DINK’s spokesllama, Volley.
Prior to the LOCASH & Friends Celebrity Pickleball Tournament, LOCASH will be across Fan Fair X on the CMA Close Up Stage with the Bussin’ With The Boys podcast, hosted by NFL players Taylor Lewan and Will Compton. The conversational segment, held on Thursday, June 8 from 12:45pm – 1:30pm, will also feature Dustin Lynch.
Fans who won’t be attending CMA Fest can catch LOCASH on the road with Kane Brown’s DRUNK OR DREAMING TOUR through the summer performing their many hits including latest release “Three Favorite Colors.” See their full list of tour dates here.