Fans Freak Out As Unwanted Critters Swarm CMA Music Fest Concert

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Like a scene right out of an Alfred Hitchcock novel, unwanted creatures descended upon fans attending Friday night’s CMA Festival concert at Nissan Stadium.

According to The Tennessean, large moths began “swooping through the stadium” and alarming fans who were on hand to hear Luke Combs, Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood and more. Concert attendees took to social media to plead with the venue to fix the problem.

Others saw the humor in the situation and shared hilarious photos from their seats.

It’s unclear why the moths were swarming the stadium, but a quick online search will reveal that this isn’t the first time the pesky creatures have caused problems for the festival. Twitter posts from 2013 and 2016 reference the moths. “Not impressed with the moths the size of tennis balls attacking us tonight,” one tweet reads. Another says, “What’s with the dive-bombing pterodactyl-like moths tonight?”

With two nights left of the 4-day festival, we hope that a solution is found so that those attending the remaining CMA Music Festival concerts can do so moth-free!

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