Mahaffey to the 47th CMA Awards

Days before Country Music’s Biggest Night, our Mahaffey crew was on the scene diligently working at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee! During that time, they successfully installed around 21,500 sq. feet of tent structures for the preshow and red carpet festivities.

The structures fitted for the 47th CMA Awards included the Main Tent 66x150x13 (20M Clearspan), Paparazzi Tent 33x50x13, Fan Tent 40x66x13, Chevy Car Tent 40x40x10, Valet Tent, Venue Entry Tent, two Media Tents, and a variety of Walkway Tents. Mahaffey also provided red carpet, flooring, and liners for most of the tent structures.

Check out the images below to see our Mahaffey structures being put on display!

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Paparazzi Tent

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Mahaffey Crew Assembling the Main Tent


Celebrities to Mahaffey’s Red Carpet

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Main Tent Background

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Mahaffey Loves CMA!

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Mahaffey Crew Hard at Work

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Outside View

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Gorgeous Fabric Draped in Walkway Tents

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Fan Tent

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Chevy Car Tent


An Event Like No Other…

It’s that time again! The annual Gathering of the Juggalos festival is taking place in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois, and a few brave Mahaffey crew members will be onsite as we provide tents, tables, chairs, flooring, lighting and more.

This year marks the Gathering’s 13th celebration. If you have never heard of it, it’s an experience unlike any other…seriously. This year, over 100 bands and rap artists will be live with the juggalos, in addition to wacky sideshows, contests, wrestling and countless other acts. The festival lasts for five full days and all juggalos will have access to campsites, showers and bathrooms right beside all the action.

Bands like Insane Clown Posse, Three Six Mafia and Master P will be headed to Cave-in-Rock on August 8th to party with the Juggalos.

Should you dare to join in on this event, head to the Juggalos’ website to purchase tickets. Hurry fast though; it starts on Wednesday!

Did you know Series: Mahaffey Events Extraordinaire

Did you know that Mahaffey does much more than just weddings? Although we’re known for contributing to some fabulous weddings (thanks to our AMAZING partners), we also accommodate other event needs as well!

Some of these events include:

  • Sporting Events
  • Birthday Parties and Bar Mitzvahs
  • Graduation Ceremonies and other events
  • Corporate Events
  • Fairs & Music Festivals
  • Film & TV Productions
  • Car Dealership “Tent Events”
  • And of course, the ever-timely Fireworks Tents

Not only does Mahaffey supply the beautiful tents and a wide range of party rentals for your event, but we also provide a checklist of things to get done before the big day, as well as some event planning tips.

Check out our website, as it is stocked with useful information to help plan your event. Not only that, but our expert event specialists will be there every step of the way to guarantee it’s a success!

Check out a few pictures of non-wedding events we’ve been a part of:

Corporate Event Tent

University of Memphis Centennial Event

Corporate Gala Tent

University of Tennessee Health Science Center Gala

Festival Tents

Art Festival Tents

Red Carpet Tent

Red Carpet Tent for 45th Annual CMA Awards

Maintenance Tent

Service Tent for Local Car Dealership

Party Tent

Rooftop Ultra Lounge

Mahaffey Covers Country Music’s Biggest Night

Just in case you missed it, here is our amazing time lapse video of Mahaffey’s red carpet and VIP tent installation at the 45th Annual CMA Awards. Thanks to Media Source of Memphis, TN for their wonderful services! And don’t miss Country Music Association’s Country Christmas which airs tomorrow night at 9/8c on ABC.

Mahaffey at the 45th Annual CMA Awards

Our Mahaffey crew has been hard at work for the past few days setting up the beautiful 30′ x 325′ red carpet tent for the 45th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

We have also installed other tents for tonight’s star-studded event, including a 10′ x 300′ VIP walkway, small bleacher tent next to the red carpet, a Chevy tent, one for the CMA store, and a variety of other small connector and walkway tents around the arena.

Here’s a peak at what we’ve been up to…

Arriving on site at Bridgestone Arena

Setting up the red carpet tent outside Bridgestone Arena

Rolling out the red carpet

Rolling out the red carpet

Adding the final touches

Almost ready to go

CMA Red Carpet TentNews crews setting up for the LIVE red carpet!

Red Carpet TentCo-host Carrie Underwood on the red carpet!

Be sure to watch the Red Carpet Live pre-show at 7/6c on ABC to see country music’s biggest stars walk down the Mahaffey red carpet tent! And stay tuned for the 2011 CMA Awards directly after that at 8/7c. For more information on the awards, be sure to visit the CMA Awards website.