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08/19/2015
ACM LIFTING LIVES ANNOUNCES 2015 GRANT CYCLE
ENCINO, CA (August 19, 2015) – ACM Lifting Lives™ announced today a call for submissions for the 2015 Grant Cycle. ACM Lifting Lives, the Academy of Country Music’s philanthropic arm, is dedicated to improving lives through the power of music. Through grant cycles, ACM Lifting Lives is able to provide funding to programs that promote education and healing with a musical connection. Read More

07/30/2015
KRISTIAN BUSH TEAMS UP WITH SPECIAL GUEST RITA WILSON FOR CONCERT AT THE TROUBADOUR IN WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA
ENCINO, CA (July 30, 2015) – Platinum-selling country star Kristian Bush is teaming up with the Academy of Country Music® for a concert at The Troubadour (9081 Santa Monica Blvd) in West Hollywood, CA on Thursday, August 27 to benefit ACM Lifting Lives®. Bush will be joined by special guest Rita Wilson, the actress, singer, and producer whose critically-acclaimed debut album AM/FM was released in 2012. The show kicks off at 8p.m. and a portion of each ticket sold will be donated to the charitable arm of the Read More

06/24/2015
HUNTER HAYES HELPS WRAP UP ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP 2015 AT THE GRAND OLE OPRY
Encino, CA (June 24, 2015) – ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp was in session this week in Nashville, Tenn. with campers from around the country participating in a week of activities and excursions around Music City. The residential camp has the dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome while providing music enrichment through performance and education. Read More

06/23/2015
HUNTER HAYES AND PRODUCER ROSS COPPERMAN BRING MUSIC TO LIFE IN STUDIO DURING ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP 2015
Encino, CA (June 23, 2015) – ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp is in session this week in Nashville, Tenn. with campers from around the country participating in a week of activities and excursions around Music City. The residential camp has the dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome while providing music enrichment through performance and education. Read More

06/22/2015
JT HODGES AND THE SWON BROTHERS VISIT ACM® LIFTING LIVES® MUSIC CAMP 2015
Encino, CA (June 22, 2015) – ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp is in session this weekend in Nashville, Tenn. with campers from around the country participating in a week of activities and excursions around Music City. The residential camp has the dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome while providing music enrichment through performance and education. Read More

06/19/2015
SONGWRITERS ROSS COPPERMAN AND HEATHER MORGAN KICK OFF ACM LIFTING LIVES MUSIC CAMP 2015
Encino, CA (June 19, 2015) – ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp is in session this week in Nashville, Tenn. with campers from around the country participating in a week of activities and excursions around Music City. The residential camp has the dual purpose of studying Williams syndrome while providing music enrichment through performance and education. Read More

04/13/2015
ACM® LIFTING LIVES BENEFIT GALA™ PRESENTED BY MATTRESS FIRM
ADVISORY: The ACM® Lifting Lives Benefit Gala™ Presented by Mattress Firm, on Friday, April 17 will now take place exclusively at the Omni Dallas Hotel, and will no longer take place at two separate locations. Donors who have purchased tickets to the Fort Worth Zoo gala will be accommodated at the Omni Dallas Hotel. Read More

04/02/2015
DARIUS RUCKER RETURNS TO HOST 2015 ACM LIFTING LIVES® CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC
ENCINO, CA (April 2, 2015) – Today, ACM Lifting Lives® announced that chart-topping country music star Darius Rucker will return to host the ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic presented by G. Debbas Chocolatier and GoPicnic for the fourth consecutive year on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Brookhaven Country Club in Dallas, Texas. The ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic, the ninth held since 2004, brings together country music artists Kix Brooks, Charles Kelley, Chris Young, Branch & Dean, and more a Read More

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® 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 Gala presented by Mattress Firm on Friday, April 17 at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, TX. The Band Perry with special surprise guests will make an appearance for an extraordinary moment that cannot be missed! Read More