53rd ACM Awards to Broadcast from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas – April 15, 2018

 

53rd ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™
TO BE BROADCAST LIVE FROM MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA IN LAS VEGAS,
SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2018 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK

 

TICKETS FOR ACM AWARDS ON SALE DECEMBER 13th AT AXS.COM
Telecast to Air Live at 8:00 PM Live ET/Delayed PT on the CBS Television Network

                                                                                                            

 

The Academy of Country Music® announced today that the 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, will broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. The 53rd ACM Awards, honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in country music, will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations, surprising moments and more to be announced in the coming months.

 

Details about The Week Vegas Goes Country®, including information on the ACM Party for a Cause® events, activities, and official ACM after parties, is forthcoming. For event updates, ticket on-sale dates and hotel information, please visit www.ACMcountry.com. Fans may sign up for the ACM A-List for FREE at www.ACMcountry.com. ACM A-Listers will receive the ticket purchase pre-sale code and information on discounted room rates.

 

ACM PROFESSIONAL MEMBER TICKET ON-SALE: Professional Members of the ACM can purchase tickets beginning at 10:00 AM (PT) on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by visiting www.ACMcountry.com.

 

ACM A-LIST MEMBER TICKET PRE-SALE:  ACM A-List Members can purchase tickets in a special pre-sale beginning at 10:00 AM (PT) on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by visiting www.axs.com. The pre-sale code will be emailed to all A-List Members prior to the on-sale date.

 

GENERAL PUBLIC TICKET ON-SALE: Tickets will go on-sale to the general public at 10:00 AM (PT) on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at www.axs.com.

 

About the Academy of Country Music Awards

The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards™ is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry. The show is produced for television by dick clark productions and will broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Pete Fisher is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.

 

For more information on the ACM Awards and all ACM events, visit www.ACMcountry.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter at @ACMawards for more immediate updates!

PHOTOS: 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival – Fri. 2/4

On Friday, April 4th, the 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival, hosted by Outnumber Hunger, kicked off at The LINQ featuring headliner Rascal Flatts. The “Outnumber Hunger Live!” concert  featured country hit-makers Florida Georgia Line, Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett, Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradbery, and The Cadillac Three. Plus Will Hoge, Chase Rice and Charlie Worsham who performed on the Party Stage. The surprise guest of the evening was legendary rock musician Vince Neil who performed with Justin Moore on the Motley Crue hit “Home Sweet Home.”

Friday’s “Outnumber Hunger Live!” concert series benefitted Outnumber Hunger, an initiative from General Mills, Big Machine Label Group and Feeding America that helps fight hunger in local communities. To date, Outnumber Hunger has helped secure more than 25 million meals for Feeding America’s network of local food banks.

The ACM Party for a Cause Festival will continue tonight with headliner Keith Urban. This event is part of The Week Vegas Goes Country® leading up to the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. For more information, visit www.ACMcountry.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter at @ACMawards for more immediate updates.

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PHOTOS: ACM Week Kick Off Party Headlined by Hunter Hayes – 4/3

Last night, the Academy of Country Music officially kicked off “The Week Vegas Goes Country”® with the ACM Week Kick Off Party with 95.5 The Bull, a free open-to-the-public concert event headlined by Hunter Hayes with performances by David Nail, Cole Swindell and Sasha McVeigh at The LINQ. The event served as a preview to the 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause® Festival, the two-day outdoor music festival headlined by Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban on Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, respectively, also being held at The LINQ.

The events are all a part of The Week Vegas Goes Country® leading up to the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. For more information, visit www.ACMcountry.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter at @ACMawards for more immediate updates.

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Photos: Darius Rucker Hosts ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic

Chart-topping country music star Darius Rucker hosted the ACM Lifting Lives® Celebrity Golf Classic at TPC Las Vegas for the second consecutive year. The ACM Lifting Lives® Celebrity Golf Classic—the seventh held since 2004—brought together country music artists Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum, Jake Owen, Scotty McCreery and Brett Eldredge as well as record label executives and other members of the music community. This star-studded scramble tournament helped raise funds and awareness for ACM Lifting Lives’ Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund, which provides immediate relief to those in need in the music industry.

 

The ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic took place in conjunction with “The Week Vegas Goes Country®,” leading up to the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS­, a star-studded event produced for television by dick clark productions, that will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

 

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC ANNOUNCES 2-NIGHT OUTDOOR MUSIC FESTIVAL HEADLINED BY DIERKS BENTLEY AND THE BAND PERRY

THE ACM EXPERIENCE

FEATURING KIX BROOKS, ELI YOUNG BAND, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE, BRANTLEY GILBERT, HUNTER HAYES, JUSTIN MOORE& MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED

APRIL 5-6, 2013 AT THE ORLEANS ARENA IN LAS VEGAS

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THE ACM EXPERIENCE, 3-DAY, OPEN-TO-THE-PUBLIC EVENT FOR FANS

RETURNS TO THE ORLEANS HOTEL AND CASINO

APRIL 5-7, 2013 AS PART OF

THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®

The Academy of Country Music is announcing the addition of a 2-night outdoor music festival as part of the THE ACM EXPERIENCE, the country music lifestyle event created for fans during The Week Vegas Goes Country®.  The ACM Experience is a fan-focused three-day event including the ACM EXPO, outdoor music festival and much more, to be held April 5-April 7, 2013 at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.  The events will culminate in the already-announced ACM Fan Jam, a ticketed event headlined by Brad Paisley, on Sunday, April 7, 2013.

New this year to THE ACM EXPERIENCE is a two-day ticketed outdoor music festival featuring country’s top hit makers.  Scheduled to appear on Friday, April 5th is headliner The Band Perry along with performers Florida Georgia Line, Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore, and more to be announced.  Scheduled for Saturday, April 6th is headliner Dierks Bentley along with performers Kix Brooks, Eli Young Band, Hunter Hayes and more to be announced.  Ticket packages are now available HERE through The Orleans Hotel and Casino or by calling 800-675-3267.

THE ACM EXPERIENCE will take place in conjunction with The Week Vegas Goes Country, that includes the main event, the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, honoring country music’s top talent and the industry’s hottest emerging talent, to be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

Taking over the entire property of The Orleans Hotel and Casino, The ACM Experience will be dedicated to immersing fans in the country music lifestyle, allowing enthusiasts to “Shop Country, Taste Country and Hear Country” throughout the weekend.

“With an array of concerts, shopping and other unique events, THE ACM EXPERIENCE will be a must-see destination for the tens of thousands of country music fans visiting Las Vegas during the Awards weekend,” said Tony Taeubel, Vice President and General Manager of The Orleans Hotel and Casino.  “We look forward to working with the Academy of Country Music to host an unforgettable experience for country music’s greatest stars and fans this April.”

For the ultimate country shopping and marketplace experience, the free, open-to-the-public ACM EXPO will be located just outside the Orleans Arena.  As part of The ACM Experience, the marketplace at ACM EXPO will allow fans to “shop country” with more than 150 unique country lifestyle vendors from all over the United States with products such as customized jewelry, western wear, original art, homemade crafts and more.  Fans can “taste country” at the new food area featuring local food trucks and national food vendors with a great backyard patio experience.

New to the ACM EXPO this year is the Exclusive Genetics Bucking Bull Arena where fans can come see the future Bull stars of tomorrow compete as yearling bulls. The ACM EXPO also includes the Cooper Tire Stage performance area featuring some of the brightest rising stars in country music and other entertainment to be announced.  Other indoor performance areas include Bourbon Street Lounge, Brendan’s, Big Al’s Comedy Club and the Orleans Showroom; all of which will have performances scheduled throughout the three-day experience.  The ACM EXPO will also include interactive areas complete with games and autograph sessions, such as the Dr Pepper Red Carpet, Dr Pepper Sampling Booth, GAC Photo Booth, Coors Party Bars as well as ACM and ACM Lifting Lives Booths.

As previously announced, rounding out the weekend of events at The Orleans Hotel and Casino, the 3rd Annual ACM Fan Jam, a ticketed event headlined by Brad Paisley taking place at the Orleans Arena on Sunday, April 7, 2013. This live remote location gives country music lovers the ultimate fan-pass to be part of the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards broadcast.  Throughout the three-hour Awards telecast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, there will be live performances, via remote, from the Orleans Arena by Brad Paisley and other top-tier music acts, to be announced.  The ACM Fan Jam includes a profusion of entertainment, prizes and special giveaways only for attendees, including autographed guitars, trip packages to country music events and merchandise.  The ACM Fan Jam continues after the Awards telecasts ends, with performances by Brad Paisley and friends. Details will be announced soon.

ACM PROFESSIONAL MEMBER TICKET ON-SALE: Professional Members of the ACM can purchase tickets beginning at 10:00 AM (PT) Wednesday, January 23, 2013 by visiting www.ACMawards.com.  Tickets are also available at 888-234-2334 or at any Coast Casinos box office location.

ACM A-LIST MEMBER TICKET PRE-SALE:  ACM A-List Members can purchase tickets in a special pre-sale beginning at 10:00 AM (PT) Wednesday, January 23, 2013 through Friday, January 25, 2013 by visiting www.ACMawards.com. The pre-sale code will be emailed to all A-List Members prior to the on-sale date.  Tickets are also available at 888-234-2334 or at any Coast Casinos box office location.

GENERAL PUBLIC TICKET ON-SALE: Tickets will go on-sale to the general public at 10:00 AM (PT) Friday, January 25, 2013 at www.ACMawards.com.

 

Schedule/hours for The ACM Experience are:

Friday, April 5, 2013                         10AM – 10PM

Saturday, April 6, 2013                   10AM – 10PM

Sunday, April 7, 2013                      10AM – 4PM

 

For updates on The ACM Experience, the ACM Awards and all Academy events, please log onto www.ACMcountry.com, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AcademyOfCountryMusic or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ACMawards.

 

About the Academy of Country Music Awards
The 48th Academy of Country Music Awards is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry.  The show is produced for television by dick clark productions and will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.  Allen Shapiro, Orly Adelson and R.A. Clark and are executive producers.  Barry Adelman is producer, and Bob Bardo is the executive in charge of production. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.