12/16/2011

THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC PARTNERED WITH WRANGLER NATIONAL FINALS RODEO DECEMBER 1-10, 2011 - THE COX PAVILION IN VEGAS

BRETT ELDREDGE OPENED THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC STAGE

LAS VEGAS – December 16, 2011 – For the sixth consecutive year, the Academy of Country Music hosted the Academy of Country Music Stage at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) that was held in Las Vegas from Thursday, December 1st through Saturday, December 10th.  New country artists and established acts took the Academy of Country Music Stage in the Cowboy Corral, a special area created by Las Vegas Events, to entertain NFR fans inside the Cox Pavilion before and after the events held at the Thomas & Mack Center.  Performers included Chancey Williams & The Younger Brothers Band, Roger Creager, The Dirt Drifters, Brett Eldredge, JT Hodges, Steve Holy and James Wesley.

Watch highlights and hear from all the performing artists in the Academy’s video highlights at ACMcountry.com!  http://www.acmcountry.com/media/video.php?vidKey=6dztjsBuZIE

(Photo L-R: MaryAnne Beaman, Las Vegas Events, JT Hodges & Michelle Goble, Academy of Country Music)  Photo Credit: Getty Images/Courtesy of the Academy of Country Music

For more photos or information please contact Katie O’Halloran at katie@acmcountry.com or 818-815-4218