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03/18/2015
50TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVITIES KICK INTO HIGH GEAR WITH THE ACM CHARITY MOTORCYCLE RIDE & CONCERT
ENCINO, CA (March 18, 2015) – The Academy of Country Music announced today that 2015 leading male ACM Award nominee Dierks Bentley will host the ACM Charity Motorcycle Ride & Concert on Saturday, April 18. The ride will begin at two dealerships including Strokers Dallas in Dallas, Texas and Longhorn Harley-Davidson in Grand Prairie, Texas with performances at each location. Riders will end their journey at Maverick Harley-Davidson in Carrollton, Texas with a concert featuring full throttle performances by c Read More

03/17/2015
THE BAND PERRY TO MAKE A SPECIAL CAN’T-MISS APPEARANCE AT ACM LIFTING LIVES® “ONE NIGHT, TWO CITIES, ALL MUSIC” BENEFIT GALA
ENCINO, CA (March 17, 2015) –ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that reigning ACM Vocal Group of the Year winners and current nominee The Band Perry will be taking part in the ACM Lifting Lives “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” Gala presented by Mattress Firm on Friday, April 17 at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, TX and Fort Worth Zoo in Fort Worth, TX. The Band Perry with special surprise guests will make an appearance at the gala’s two locations for an extraordinary moment that cannot be missed! Read More

03/10/2015
ACM LIFTING LIVES® PARTNERS WITH THE GIVING KEYS LEADING UP TO THE 50th ACM AWARDS
Encino, CA (March 10, 2015) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today a new partnership with The Giving Keys, a Los Angeles based social enterprise that produces inspirational jewelry out of repurposed keys. Starting today through the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 19th, The Giving Keys will donate a portion of all proceeds from products engraved with “POWER” to ACM Lifting Lives, the Academy’s charitable arm that encourages lifting lives through the power of music. Read More

02/18/2015
GARTH BROOKS AND TRISHA YEARWOOD TO HOST ACM LIFTING LIVES® “ONE NIGHT, TWO CITIES, ALL MUSIC” BENEFIT GALA
ENCINO, CA (February 18, 2015) – The Academy of Country Music’s philanthropic arm, ACM Lifting Lives®, announced today that country music luminaries Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood will host its first-ever fundraising gala on April 17, 2015, just two days before the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards. The “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” gala presented by Mattress Firm will consist of two shows taking place simultaneously at the Omni Dallas Hotel and the Fort Worth Zoo. The Omni Dallas Hotel gala will Read More

02/02/2015
ENTER “THE CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STORE COUNTRY CHECKERS CHALLENGE” ONLINE AT CRACKERBARREL.COM FOR A CHANCE TO WIN
ENCINO, CA (Feb. 2, 2015) – Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® and the Academy of Country Music announced today “The Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Country Checkers Challenge” leading up to the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards LIVE on CBS on Sunday, April 19, from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Read More

01/08/2015
ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL 2015 CLUB SHOWS SPONSORED BY MATTRESS FIRM
Encino, CA (January 8, 2015) – ACM Lifting Lives announced today additional dates as part of the string of nationwide ACM Lifting Lives Club Shows sponsored by Mattress Firm. These shows are in addition to the previously announced shows featuring Tyler Farr at Joe’s Bar in Chicago, IL and The Rave in Milwaukee, WI. Participating clubs have agreed to donate a portion of each ticket sold to ACM Lifting Lives, and the money raised will go to help fund organizations that are improving lives through the power Read More

11/12/2014
ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES OFFICERS AND NEW BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2014-201
ENCINO, CA (November 12, 2014) – ACM Lifting Lives is announcing its board of directors for the 2014 - 2015 term, including newly elected Vice-President Ed Warm. Read More

10/28/2014
TYLER FARR TO KICK OFF THE RETURN OF ACM LIFTING LIVES® CLUB SHOWS AT JOE’S BAR IN JANUARY 2015
Encino, CA (October 28, 2014) – ACM Lifting Lives announced today that for the second consecutive year, the ACM Lifting Lives Club Shows will kick off with two dates headlined by Tyler Farr in January 2015. More clubs and artists will be announced in the coming months with dates through Spring of 2015. Read More

10/17/2014
Gigi’s Cupcakes Makes Generous Contribution to ACM Lifting Lives®
NASHVILLE, TN (October 17, 2014) – Gigi Butler, founder of Gigi’s Cupcakes, recently attended ACM Honors in Nashville, TN to present ACM Lifting Lives with a generous $10,000 donation. ACM Lifting Lives’ Hannah Martin and Wes Perry accepted the gift on behalf of the charity which works to improve lives through the power of music. With the help of supporters such as Gigi’s Cupcakes, the Academy gives back by funding worthy organizations that advance healing through music therapy and education. Read More

08/27/2014
ACM ANNOUNCES 2014 CONTRIBUTION TO ACM LIFTING LIVES ON BEHALF OF ARTISTS WHO PARTICIPATED IN “ACM PRESENTS: AN ALL-STAR SALUTE
Encino, CA (August 27, 2014) – The Academy of Country Music recently announced a $650,000 contribution to ACM Lifting Lives, made on behalf of the artists who participated in the taping of “ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops” in Las Vegas in April. Ticket proceeds from the taping went to ACM Lifting Lives®. Read More