2007 CMA Music Fest Photo Gallery: Thursday

Lonestar at the GAC Booth on June 7, 2007. Photo credit: Sarah Conger, GAC Staff.

Cledus T. Judd at the GAC Booth on June 7, 2007. Photo credit: Sarah Conger, GAC Staff.

Van Zant shows that they came prepared to sign at the GAC Booth on June 7, 2007. Photo credit: Sarah Conger, GAC Staff.

Jeff Bates at the GAC Booth on June 7, 2007. Photo credit: Sarah Conger, GAC Staff.

A newly brunette Lila McCann at the GAC Booth on June 7, 2007. Photo credit: Sarah Conger, GAC Staff.

Carolina Rain at the GAC Booth on June 7, 2007. Photo credit: Sarah Conger, GAC Staff.

Tammy Cochran at the GAC Booth on June 7, 2007. Photo credit: Sarah Conger, GAC Staff.

Bryan White at the GAC Booth on June 7, 2007. Photo credit: Sarah Conger, GAC Staff.

Rodney Atkins poses with fans at the GAC Booth on June 7, 2007. Photo credit: Sarah Conger, GAC Staff.

Jamie O'Neal waves to fans at the GAC Booth on June 7, 2007. Photo credit: Sarah Conger, GAC Staff.

Little Texas at the GAC Booth on June 7, 2007. Photo credit: Sarah Conger, GAC Staff.

Members of The Grascals at the GAC Booth on June 7, 2007. Photo credit: Sarah Conger, GAC Staff.

Mark Wills at the GAC Booth on June 7, 2007. Photo credit: Sarah Conger, GAC Staff.

John Anderson performs at the "Country Kickstart Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA

Chris Young performs at the "Country Kickstart Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Craig Morgan performs at the "Country Kickstart Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Jamie O’Neal performs at the "Country Kickstart Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA

Danielle Peck performs at the "Dr Pepper Mega Music Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Catherine Britt performs at the "Dr Pepper Mega Music Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Terri Clark performs at the "Country Kickstart Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Gene Watson performs at the "Dr Pepper Mega Music Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Blaine Larsen performs at the "Country Kickstart Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA

The Wreckers and "Good Morning America’s" Weather Anchor Sam Champion reporting live from Downtown Nashville from the third-floor, rooftop patio at Graham Central Station, on Thursday, June 7 in during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Darryl Worley greets Michelle Kohler from Cincinnati, OH., at the Fan Fair Exhibit Hall in the Nashville Convention Center on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Dierks Bentley signs an autograph for Elizabeth Longanecker from Puyallup, WA., at the Fan Fair Exhibit Hall in the Nashville Convention Center on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Bucky Covington greets Carol Deckert from Lancaster, Pa., at the Fan Fair Exhibit Hall in the Nashville Convention Center on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Gretchen Wilson signs an autograph for David Kotar from Williamsport, PA., at the Fan Fair Exhibit Hall in the Nashville Convention Center on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Jason Meadows smiles for the camera with April Berney from Dextes, GA., at the Fan Fair Exhibit Hall in the Nashville Convention Center on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Montgomery Gentry signs an autograph for Sheridan Williams from Murchison, TX., at the Fan Fair Exhibit Hall in the Nashville Convention Center on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Pam Tillis smiles for the camera with Melissa Burns of Rupert, WV., at the Fan Fair Exhibit Hall in the Nashville Convention Center on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Josh Turner smiles for the camera with Lauren Park from Kissimmee, FL., at the Fan Fair Exhibit Hall in the Nashville Convention Center on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Bucky Covington, The Wreckers and "Good Morning America’s" Weather Anchor Sam Champion reporting live from Downtown Nashville from the third-floor, rooftop patio at Graham Central Station, on Thursday, June 7 in during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Charley Pride answers questions from fans at GAC Presents CMA Celebrity Close Up at the Ryman Auditorium in Downtown Nashville on Thursday, June 7 during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Neal McCoy answers questions from fans at GAC Presents CMA Celebrity Close Up at the Ryman Auditorium in Downtown Nashville on Thursday, June 7 during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Neal McCoy answers questions from fans at GAC Presents CMA Celebrity Close Up at the Ryman Auditorium in Downtown Nashville on Thursday, June 7 during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Charley Pride answers questions from fans at GAC Presents CMA Celebrity Close Up at the Ryman Auditorium in Downtown Nashville on Thursday, June 7 during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Charley Pride answers questions from fans at GAC Presents CMA Celebrity Close Up at the Ryman Auditorium in Downtown Nashville on Thursday, June 7 during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Lorianne Crook host GAC Presents CMA Celebrity Close Up at the Ryman Auditorium in Downtown Nashville on Thursday, June 7 during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Montgomery Gentry answers questions from fans at GAC Presents CMA Celebrity Close Up at the Ryman Auditorium in Downtown Nashville on Thursday, June 7 during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Montgomery Gentry answers questions from fans at GAC Presents CMA Celebrity Close Up at the Ryman Auditorium in Downtown Nashville on Thursday, June 7 during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Jim Hagans / CMA.

Trent Tomlinson performs at the "Complete Country Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Eric Church performs at the "Complete Country Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Bucky Covington performs at the "Complete Country Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Bucky Covington performs at the "Complete Country Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Carolyn Dawn Johnson performs at the "Complete Country Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Ty Herndon performs at the "Complete Country Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Whiskey Falls performs at the "Complete Country Show" at the Greased Lightning® Daytime Stages at Riverfront Park on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: Theresa Montgomery / CMA.

Trace Adkins performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Trace Adkins performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Trace Adkins performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Trace Adkins performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Alan Jackson performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Alan Jackson performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Jennifer Hanson performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Jason Michael Carroll performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Jason Michael Carroll performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Jason Michael Carroll performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

The Wreckers performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

The Wreckers perform at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

The Wreckers perform at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Dierks Bentley performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Dierks Bentley performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Dierks Bentley performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Brooks & Dunn perform at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Brooks & Dunn perform at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Reba McEntire performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Reba McEntire performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Reba McEntire performs at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson perform at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Reba McEntire and Kelly Clarkson perform at the Nightly Concert at LP Field on Thursday, June 7 in Downtown Nashville during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo Courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Terri Clark (l) is interviewed by Lorianne Crook for GAC's CMA Celebrity Close Up.

Blake Shelton participates in the Sixth Annual Andy Griggs Celebrity Archery Tournament at Lot R at LP Field as part of the Chevy Sports Zone in Downtown Nashville on Thursday, June 7 during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Ty England, Neil Thrasher and Craig Morgan participate in the Sixth Annual Andy Griggs Celebrity Archery Tournament at Lot R at LP Field as part of the Chevy Sports Zone in Downtown Nashville on Thursday, June 7 during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Craig Morgan participates in the Sixth Annual Andy Griggs Celebrity Archery Tournament at Lot R at LP Field as part of the Chevy Sports Zone in Downtown Nashville on Thursday, June 7 during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo courtesy of the CMA. Photographer: John Russell / CMA.

Trick Pony's Ira Dean, Aubrey Collins and Keith Burns at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Emerson Drive's Brad Mates and Dale Wallace walk the red carpet at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Emerson Drive's Brad Mates and Dale Wallace walk the red carpet at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Clint Black walks the red carpet at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Blue County's Scott Reeves and Aaron Benward ham it up on the red carpet at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Keith Anderson walks the red carpet at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Jason Michael Carroll walks the red carpet at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Chely Wright walks the red carpet at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Rodney Atkins walks the red carpet with his son, Elijah, at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Two Foot Fred on the red carpet at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Luke Bryan walks the red carpet at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Craig Morgan walks the red carpet at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Carrie Underwood walks the red carpet at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Jason Michael Carroll at bat during the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Jason Michael Carroll runs the bases during the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Keith Anderson at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Keith Anderson at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

ROdney Atkins signs autographs at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Carrie Underwood at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.

Carrie Underwood at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge at Nashville's Greer Stadium during the 2007 CMA Music Festival. Photo by David Vespie.