The Academy of Country Music Throws A Three-Day Party For A Cause

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The seventh annual ACM Party for a Cause will as soon as once more take over the Las Vegas Strip forward of the 2019 Academy of Country Music Awards. The three-day occasion, which takes place April 5-7, is geared to each nation music followers and trade insiders, providing the whole lot from a panel by which established songwriters share the tales behind their hits to A-list artists showcasing their golf expertise.

Over 20 nation acts are set to look all through the weekend’s occasion, which incorporates ACM Stories, the Songs & Stars songwriters convention and the Lifting Lives Topgolf Tee-Off, in addition to the ACM Decades live performance and the ACM Awards Official After Party.

Portions of the proceeds collected at ACM Party for a Cause (which hosts 1000's of attendees yearly) will profit Lifting Lives, the ACM’s philanthropic arm that's devoted to enhancing lives via music. During the previous 4 years, the occasion has raised over $500,000. The funds go towards serving to members of the music group who're dealing with hardship, together with catastrophe reduction efforts, music training in faculties and applications that profit veterans and people with disabilities.

“It’s a straightforward resolution for me to take part,” says American Idol season 10 winner Scotty McCreery, who has been concerned within the weekend occasion since 2012. “ACM Lifting Lives is a good charity that has helped so many people [recover] from devastating circumstances, [offered] music training and extra.” McCreery can even host the Tee-Off -- which he gained final yr -- together with his good friend and fellow nation artist Darius Rucker. “What may very well be extra enjoyable than that?” says McCreery.

Other artists on the weekend’s roster embrace Lauren Alaina, Rodney Atkins, Easton Corbin, Morgan Evans, Walker Hayes, Chris Lane, Maddie & Tae, Ashley McBryde, Michael Ray, Runaway June, Dylan Scott, Mitchell Tenpenny and Brett Young. Songwriters Rhett Akins, Lori McKenna, Shane McAnally and Ross Copperman (the latter two are nominated for songwriter of the yr on the ACMs) can even be in attendance.  

This article initially appeared within the March 9 situation of Billboard.