07/15/2011

LEANN RIMES & CRYSTAL BOWERSOX ANNOUNCED FOR “LIFTING LIVES AT JOE’S BAR” IN CHICAGO ON AUGUST 15, 2011

TICKETS FOR FIRST-EVER ACM LIFTING LIVES® BENEFIT CONCERT
 ON SALE TODAY, FRIDAY, JULY 15

WHAT:            “Lifting Lives at Joe’s Bar,” ACM Lifting Lives’ first-ever stand-alone benefit concert featuring performances by country music super star LeAnn Rimes and American Idol runner-up Crystal Bowersox.  ACM Lifting Lives works to improve lives through the power of music, and Joe’s Bar – winner of the Nightclub of the Year Award this year from the Academy of Country Music – will generously host the event and underwrite costs so that every ticket purchase will go directly to the work of the philanthropy.

TICKETS:            Starting TODAY, country music fans can purchase tickets through Ticketweb at http://www.ticketweb.com. General admission tickets are $25 which includes light appetizers and open bar, while VIP tickets may be purchased for $95 and includes premiere viewing area for the concert and a VIP reception to meet and greet each artist. 

WHEN:            Monday, August 15, 2011
7:00pm             Doors / General Admission
7:30pm             Show Begins

WHERE:            Joe’s Bar Chicago
                        940 West Weed Street
                        Chicago, Illinois 60642

MORE:            ACM Lifting Lives® is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music dedicated to improving lives through the power of music.   Each year, ACM Lifting Lives provides grants to music therapy and music education programs.  Other giving includes serving members of the country music community who face unexpected medical or financial hardship through the Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund and partnering with artists to improve lives through music. For more information, please visit www.ACMLiftingLives.org.

MEDIA
CONTACT:            Brooke Primero, brooke@acmcountry.com or 818.788.8000 x1419