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THE BAND PERRY AND DIERKS BENTLEY HEADLINE ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE FESTIVAL, HOSTED BY OUTNUMBER HUNGER ON APRIL 5TH & KIX BROOKS ON APRIL 6TH

03/28/2013

THE BAND PERRY AND DIERKS BENTLEY HEADLINE ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE FESTIVAL, HOSTED BY OUTNUMBER HUNGER ON APRIL 5TH & KIX BROOKS ON APRIL 6TH OUTSIDE AT THE ORLEANS HOTEL AND CASINO ARENA IN LAS VEGAS

Event will feature performances by Greg Bates, Lee Brice, Kix Brooks,

Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes, Dustin Lynch, Justin Moore, Cassadee Pope,

Eli Young Band, Florida Georgia Line & Love and Theft

Tickets Available Now Through The Orleans Arena Box Office at 888-234-2334

WHAT:  ACM Party for a Cause Festival is a 2-day outdoor music festival taking place in the East Parking Lot of the Orleans Arena, featuring performances by country’s top hit makers and some of this year’s ACM Award nominees, all in the name of raising awareness and funds for a variety of charities. Donations on behalf of Big Machine Label Group, General Mills and ACM Lifting Lives® will be made to the charities represented during this celebratory weekend for fans. Friday’s line-up will be sponsored by Outnumber Hunger, an initiative from General Mills, Big Machine Label Group and Feeding America. Saturday will be hosted by Kix Brooks and will include a presentation of charitable donations to the military-inspired non-profit organizations Wounded Warrior Project®, Folds of Honor and Nellis Air Force Base Force Support Squadron. Angie Johnson, who appeared on Season 2 of “The Voice,” will be performing the National Anthem on both nights. 

WHO:  Scheduled to appear on Friday, April 5th is headliner The Band Perry, along with performers Greg Bates, Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore, Cassadee Popeand Florida Georgia Line.  Scheduled for Saturday, April 6th is headliner Dierks Bentley, along with performers Lee Brice, Kix Brooks, Hunter Hayes, Dustin Lynch,Eli Young Band and Love and Theft.

 

WHEN:                 Friday, April 5, 2013

3:00pm                 Greg Bates

3:50pm                 Cassadee Pope

4:40pm                 Florida Georgia Line (New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year & Nominee for Vocal Duo of the Year and New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s)

5:55pm                 Justin Moore

6:00pm                 Red Carpet Interviews with Participating Artists until 7:00pm

7:10pm                 Brantley Gilbert (New Male Vocalist of the Year & Nominee for New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s)

8:25pm                The Band Perry (Vocal Group of the Year Nominee)

Saturday, April 6, 2013

12:00pm               Dustin Lynch

1:05pm                 Love and Theft (Vocal Duo of the Year & New Vocal Duo or Group of the Year Nominee)

2:10pm                 Kix Brooks (National On-Air Personality of the Year Nominee)

3:15pm                 Lee Brice (New Male Vocalist of the Year & Song of the Year Nominee)

4:00pm                 Intermission

4:45pm                 Hunter Hayes (New Male Vocalist of the Year, Single Record of the Year, Song of the Year & Video of the Year Nominee)

6:15pm                 Eli Young Band (Vocal Group of the Year, Single Record of the Year & Song of the Year Nominee)

7:45pm                 Dierks Bentley

                               

WHERE:               East Parking Lot at the Orleans Arena  

4500 W. Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89103

ABOUT:                The festival is part of THE ACM EXPERIENCE, a free open-to-the-public country music lifestyle event created for fans by the Academy of Country Music. The fan-focused, three-day event, held April 5-7, 2013 at The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, includes the ACM EXPO presented by Roper, ACM & Cabela’s Great Outdoor Archery Event, Ram Ride and Drive, Cooper Tire Stage, Kraft Country Kitchen and more. The events will culminate in the 3rd Annual ACM Fan Jam, a ticketed event headlined by Brad Paisley, on Sunday, April 7, 2013.

To purchase tickets for Party for a Cause, please visit www.theacmexperience.com or call the Orleans Arena Box Office at 888-234-2334. 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.

                               

Schedule/hours for The ACM Experience are Friday, April 5, 2013 – 10:00am – 10:00pm, Saturday, April 6, 2013 – 10:00am – 10:00pm and Sunday, April 7, 2013 – 10:00am – 4:00pm.

MEDIA RSVP:     Please e-mail Elise.Freimuth@pmkbnc.com or Elizabeth@acmcountry.com for media credentials to attend and cover this event.


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