WILL FEATURE PERFORMANCES AND COLLABORATIONS DURING THE TWO-HOUR STAR-STUDDED CONCERT EVENT
Encino, CA –The Academy of Country Music and dick clark productions taped an all-star concert special, ACM Presents: Tim McGraw’s Superstar Summer Night, on Monday, April 8, 2013 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas and that will be aired on May 19th at 9pm ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.
Fifteen time ACM Award winner, acclaimed actor and entertainer Tim McGraw handpicked the hottest music of summer and called on his friends to help kick off the 2013 touring season. The two-hour star-studded concert event will feature performances and collaborations from country, pop, rock and more, as well as a few surprise special guests from the worlds of film and television. All proceeds will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy, and an organization that McGraw was closely affiliated with over his last tour.
"I hope I can help turn the fans on to some of the best live music that will be on the road this summer and really put a spotlight on the ones I know they won't want to miss," said McGraw. "I also feel a responsibility to help raise some money and awareness for ACM Lifting Lives and all the good work they do. They supported me last summer with our HomeFront program and helped me give away a house to a Veteran in need in every market we played in, so I'm excited to get some of my friends together and repay the favor."
Look for performances from Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Luke Bryan, Brantley Gilbert, Faith Hill, Keith Urban, Florida Georgia Line with Nelly, Lady Antebellum and The Band Perry. The special will also feature can't miss collaborations with John Fogerty, Taylor Swift, Ne-Yo and Pitbull.