ACM LIFTING LIVES® ANNOUNCES 2016 CLUB SHOWS
FRANKIE BALLARD, RUSSELL DICKERSON, THE CADILLAC THREE,
ELI YOUNG BAND,
LOCASH, OLD DOMINION, PARMALEE, THE SWON BROTHERS & A THOUSAND HORSES
PARTICIPATE IN CLUB SHOWS NATIONWIDE TO RAISE MONEY
FOR ACM LIFTING LIVES
Encino, CA (March 3, 2016) – ACM Lifting Lives® announced today remaining dates as part of the string of nationwide ACM Lifting Lives Club Shows. 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 of music. Tickets may be purchased directly from the venues listed below.
Sold-out ACM Lifting Lives Club shows have already taken place this year at Bluebird in Bloomington, IN, Coyote Joe’s in Charlotte, NC, Joe’s Bar in Chicago, IL and Joe’s Live in Rosemont, IL featuring Frankie Ballard, Eli Young Band, Old Dominion, Parmalee and A Thousand Horses. The Old Dominion show Tuesday at Joe’s Live raised an unprecedented $4,600 in just one evening of live music at the newest Chicago-area country music hotspot.
"We are thrilled for another amazing year of support from venues across the country, artists and the industry to enable Lifting Lives to continue our mission of improving lives through the power of music," said ACM Lifting Lives President Ed Warm, who owns Joe’s Live and conceptualized the ACM Lifting Lives fundraising effort in 2011.
Schedule of remaining 2016 ACM Lifting Lives Club Shows (more may be added/announced soon):
- March 4, 2016 Dusty Armadillo (Rootstown, OH) The Cadillac Three
- March 25, 2016 Stoney’s Rockin’ Country (Las Vegas, NV) Russell Dickerson
- March 26, 2016 Boondocks (Springfield, IL) LOCASH
- April 29, 2016 Midnight Rodeo (Springfield, MO) The Swon Brothers
Photo (L-R): Nate Ritches from Morris Higham Mgmt, Whit Sellers from Old Dominion, Trevor Rosen from Old Dominion, Matthew Ramsey from Old Dominion, Lisa Lee from Academy of Country Music, Geoff Sprung from Old Dominion, Ed Warm from Joe’s Live, Brad Tursi from Old Dominion, and Kelsey Maynard from Joe’s Live
About ACM Lifting
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. Through generous donations and the support of artists and fans, 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.
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