ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® PRESENTS ACM STORIES, SONGS & STARS: A SONGWRITER’S EVENT BENEFITTING ACM LIFTING LIVES®

ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® PRESENTS ACM STORIES, SONGS & STARS: A SONGWRITER’S EVENT BENEFITTING ACM LIFTING LIVES®

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 ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® PRESENTS

ACM STORIES, SONGS & STARS:

A SONGWRITER’S EVENT BENEFITTING ACM LIFTING LIVES®

EVENT TO TAKE PLACE FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018 AT THE JOINT, HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO

AS PART OF THE 6TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE®

WHAT: The Academy of Country Music® will present a songwriter event, ACM Stories, Songs & Stars, on Friday, April 13, 2018 at The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino as part of the 6th Annual ACM Party for a Cause®. An upscale evening modeled after an old-fashioned guitar pull, ACM Stories, Songs & Stars will feature 53rd ACM Awards® Songwriter of the Year nominees – ranging from the most commercially successful to the most critically-acclaimed composers – alongside some of the biggest names in country music performing the songs they composed, telling the stories behind how those collaborations came together. The celebration will also highlight surprise performers sharing the stories behind their biggest hits.

Portions of event proceeds will benefit ACM Lifting Lives®, which works to lift lives through the power of music. For additional details and ongoing updates, visit www.PartyForaCause.com.

Sponsors for the event include Dr Pepper, Coors Light, and Boot Barn.

WHO: Hosted by Storme Warren, the event will feature performances by country music’s most distinguished songwriters and celebrated artists including Lee Brice, Little Big Town, Lori McKenna, Midland, Thomas Rhett, Cole Swindell and ACM Songwriter of the Year nominees Rhett Akins, Ashley Gorley, Hillary Lindsey, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, plus a few surprise guests.

WHEREThe Joint, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – 4455 Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89169

WHEN:                  Friday, April 13, 2018

Media Check-In: 6:30 PM

Press Line: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Doors Open: 8:00 PM

Show Begins: 8:30 PM

Show Ends: 10:30 PM (approx.)

MORE:                  About ACM Lifting Lives®

ACM Lifting Lives® is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music dedicated to improving lives through the power of music. Through partnerships with artists and strong ties in the music industry, ACM Lifting Lives develops and funds music-related therapy and education programs, and serves members of the community who face unexpected hardships through its Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund. Generous donations and the support of artists and fans ensure ACM Lifting Lives is able to fund everything from disaster relief and helping communities in need, to music education in schools and music camps for those with disabilities, to supporting programs that use music therapy as a means to help our veterans and wounded warriors, while providing grants to help them ease back into life. For more information, please visit www.ACMLiftingLives.org.

TICKETS:               Tickets starting at $55 are available for purchase NOW at https://www.axs.com/events/349298/acm-awards-stories-songs-stars-tickets?skin=thejoint

CONTACT:            For credential requests or additional information, please contact Hallie Sawyer at PMK•BNC at Hallie.Sawyer@pmkbnc.com.

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