ACM WEEKEND AT FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE RETURNS APRIL 5-6, 2013
THE FREE OPEN-TO-THE-PUBLIC CONCERTS FOR FANS TO BE HELD FOLLOWING THE ACM EXPERIENCE DURING “THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®”
HEADLINED BY GARY ALLAN AND JAKE OWEN
FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY RANDY HOUSER, CHRIS JANSON,
JANA KRAMER, KIP MOORE, JOE NICHOLS & SUNNY SWEENEY
Encino, CA (February 27, 2013) – The Academy of Country Music and Las Vegas announced today that for the seventh consecutive year, ACM Weekend at Fremont Street Experience will be taking place on Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th. On the heels of the ACM Party for a Cause Festival at The Orleans Hotel and Casino, this ultimate ACM after party continues in downtown Las Vegas at Fremont Street with two nights of all-star concerts headlined by Gary Allan and Jake Owen and featuring performances by Randy Houser, Chris Janson, Jana Kramer, Kip Moore, Joe Nichols and Sunny Sweeney.
Hosted by three-time ACM On-Air Personality of the Year Award winner Blair Garner, ACM Weekend at Fremont Street Experience will once again feature a free and open-to-the-public concert beginning at 9:00pm both nights and performances on two stages. ACM Weekend at Fremont Street Experience, ACM Party for a Cause, THE ACM EXPERIENCE and more will all be taking place in conjunction with “The Week Vegas Goes Country®,” leading up to the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, a star-studded event honoring country music’s best and introducing the industry’s hottest emerging talent. The ACM Awards will be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 7th, 2013 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
Schedule for ACM Weekend at Fremont Street Experience:
Friday, April 5, 2013
9:00pm Sunny Sweeney (New Female Vocalist of the Year Nominee) 1st Street Stage
9:50pm Joe Nichols 3rd Street Stage
11:00pm Kip Moore 1st Street Stage
12:00am Gary Allan 3rd Street Stage
Saturday, April 6, 2013
9:00pm Chris Janson 1st Street Stage
9:50pm Randy Houser 3rd Street Stage
11:00pm Jana Kramer (New Female Vocalist of the Year & New Artist of the Year Nominee) 1st Street Stage
12:00am Jake Owen 3rd Street Stage
For updates on ACM Weekend at Fremont Street Experience, ACM Party for a Cause at THE ACM EXPERIENCE, the ACM Awards and all Academy of Country Music 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.
Fremont Street Experience
Fremont Street Experience is a five-block entertainment zone in downtown Las Vegas that is one of the world’s most-visited attractions. Fremont Street Experience features the world’s largest video screen at 1,500 feet long 90 feet above the pedestrian mall. VivaVision, with 12.5 million digital lights and a 550,000-watt sound system, dazzles visitors nightly with light & sound shows. Encompassing 10 hotel-casinos, 60 restaurants and free entertainment, Fremont Street Experience attracts over 18 million annual visitors. Visit www.vegasexperience.com for more information.
ABOUT THE LVCVA
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide, and also with operating the Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman Center. With more than 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas alone and 10.6 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space citywide, the LVCVA's mission centers on attracting ever-increasing numbers of leisure and business visitors to the area. For more information, go to www.lvcva.com or www.LasVegas.com.