The Academy of Country Music has announced the ACM Party for a Cause Festival, a 2-day outdoor music festival on April 5-6 during the Week Vegas Goes Country leading up to the ACM Awards. The Band Perry and Dierks Bentley are set to headline the event, which will raise awareness and funds for a variety of charities. Donations on behalf of Big Machine Label Group, General Mills and ACM Lifting Lives will be made during the festival.
“Party for a Cause Festival is adding another layer to The ACM Experience for fans to celebrate country music, as well as learn more about these very deserving organizations,” Bob Romeo, CEO of The Academy of Country Music, said. “The Academy has a long history of supporting charitable causes, and we’re honored to be partnering with Big Machine Label Group and these talented artists for such a worthy endeavor.”
On Friday, April 5, The Band Perry will headline with Greg Bates, Brantley Gilbert, Justin Moore, Cassadee Pope and Florida Georgia Line also scheduled to perform. Friday’s lineup is being sponsored by Outnumber Hunger, an initiative from General Mills, Big Machine Label Group and Feeding America that helps fight hunger in local communities.
Dierks Bentley will headline the festival on Saturday, April 6 with Lee Brice, Kix Brooks, Hunter Hayes, Dustin Lynch, Eli Young Band and Love and Theft also scheduled to appear. Kix Brooks will also serve as host that night. The evening will include a presentation of charitable donations to the military-inspired non-profit organizations Wounded Warrior Project, Folds of Honor and Nellis Air Force Base Youth Education Programs.
The full schedule for The ACM Experience and tickets for Party for a Cause, as well as room and ticket packages, are available HERE or by calling 800-675-3267. The ACM Awards, co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, will take place April 7 and air live on CBS at 8p|7c.