Exclusive Member Resources

The Academy of Country Music® stands by our members and industry colleagues throughout the difficulties and uncertainties caused by COVID-19. In these trying times, many of us are struggling in every sector of the live music industry. One way we can attempt to secure some assistance is by using our voices. Below please find educational resources, as well as actionable items to help the future of our industry.

A Corona Virus Update with Vanderbilt Medical’s Dr. Crowe
Coronavirus Updates with Vanderbilt’s Dr. Tom Talbot

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Shuttered Venue Grant Applications Are Finally Up and Running

After months of waiting and weeks of delays, more than 17,000 independent venues and other business owners have started the application process since Monday's portal relaunch.

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NIVA, AEG, Live Nation, More Offer Venues and Staff to Help Covid-19 Vaccination Efforts

The National Independent Venue Association (NIVA), AEG, Live Nation, and an array of other organizations in the live entertainment industry have signed an open letter to President Joe Biden offering to help with Covid-19 vaccine distribution.

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Country stars detail COVID-19 hardships for band, crew, venues: 'It's devastating'

Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Maren Morris and others discuss shutdown shock.

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