Marty Stuart’s Late Night Jam returns with Emmylou Harris, Billy Strings, Marcus King

Marty Stuart's Late Night Jam — an annual all-star after-hours show that marks the unofficial kick-off to CMA Fest week in Nashville — returns next month to the Ryman Auditorium. 

Stuart and his taste making lineup perform June 8 at the so-called Mother Church of Country Music, a Wednesday night. Music kicks off at 9 p.m. and, per the show's name, artists typically play on past midnight. 

This year, Stuart enlists help from celebrated songsmith Emmylou Harris, bluegrass phenom Billy Strings, rising country star Lainey Wilson, guitar mainstay Marcus King and more for the unofficial kickoff to CMA Fest week in Nashville. 

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. via Proceeds for the 2022 Late Night Jam benefit Stuart's Congress of Country Music, an expansive museum, performance space and education center the singer is developing in his native Philadelphia, Mississippi. 

2022 Late Night Jam lineup 

  • Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives 
  • Clot Clark & Quarantine Kids 
  • Connie Smith 
  • Billy Strings 
  • Emmylou Harris 
  • Grand Ole Opry Square Dancers 
  • Jontavious Willis 
  • Lainey Wilson 
  • Marcus King 
  • Williams & Ree 

More artists plan to be confirmed ahead of the June show, per the news release.