ADDITIONAL EVENTS & SUPERSTAR ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®” 2017 INCLUDING 5TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® TAKING PLACE MARCH 30 – APRIL 2, 2017 SURROUNDING THE 52ND ACM AWARDS®

ADDITIONAL EVENTS & SUPERSTAR ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR “THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®” 2017 INCLUDING 5TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® TAKING PLACE MARCH 30 – APRIL 2, 2017 SURROUNDING THE 52ND ACM AWARDS®

ADDITIONAL EVENTS & SUPERSTAR ARTISTS ANNOUNCED FOR
“THE WEEK VEGAS GOES COUNTRY®” 2017
INCLUDING 5TH ANNUAL ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE® TAKING PLACE
MARCH 30 – APRIL 2, 2017 SURROUNDING THE 52ND ACM AWARDS®

Ticket Packages to be Available for Pre-Sale on Friday, February 17 and
On-Sale Saturday, February 18 on www.ACMpartyforacause.com

Series of Fan Events To Take Over Las Vegas

TWEET: Lineup & Events for @ACMparty for a Cause Announced! Festivities to Take Over Las Vegas March 30 – April 2!

ENCINO, CA (February 9, 2017) – The Academy of Country Music® revealed today exciting details including the musical lineup, additional industry and fan events, as well as ticket on-sale dates and hotel codes for The Week Vegas Goes Country®, including the 5th Annual ACM Party for a Cause® – along with the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, which will broadcast LIVE for the first time ever from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

This year, ACM Party for a Cause will consist of industry and fan events located at different venues across Las Vegas including a new host hotel, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, and several others from Thursday, March 30 – Sunday, April 2, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV.

The Academy of Country Music has announced additional events which will add to the all-star lineup for The Week Vegas Goes Country. These newly added festivities will kick-off on Friday, March 31 with the ACM Party for a Cause: Barnival Songwriter Showcase, continue Saturday, April 1 with an ACM Party for a Cause: Tailgate Party presented by Country Rebel at Stoney's Rockin’ Country, and close out on Sunday, April 2 with ACM Pool Party for a Cause: Rehab at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Each of the festivities for The Week Vegas Goes Country will feature performances by some of the biggest names and hottest new talent in country music including Lauren Alaina, Drew Baldridge, Kelsea Ballerini, Kane Brown, Bailey Bryan, Scooter Carusoe, Brent Cobb, Easton Corbin, Billy Currington, Dan + Shay, Clare Dunn, Russell Dickerson, Lindsay Ell, Seth Ennis, Ryan Follese, Kenny Foster, Ashley Gorley, Walker Hayes, HISH, Ryan Hurd, Chris Janson, Ryan Kinder, Lady Antebellum, Luke Laird, LANCO, Tracy Lawrence, Jackie Lee, LOCASH, Love & Theft, Shane McAnally, Scotty McCreery, Alyssa Micaela, Midland, William Michael Morgan, Kip Moore, Jerrod Niemann, Old Dominion, Jake Owen, Jon Pardi, Eric Paslay, RaeLynn, Michael Ray, John Rich, Darius Rucker, Runaway June, Dylan Scott, Aubrie Sellers, Dee Jay Silver, Chris Stapleton, Michael Tyler, Clay Walker, Aaron Watson, Hailey Whitters, Brett Young and more to be announced!

The full schedule of events, ticket on-sale dates, and hotel codes for the 5th ACM Party for a Cause with additional details can be found below. All events will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy, which works to lift lives through the power of music.

For additional details and ongoing updates including ticket sales information and the most updated lineup of country superstars set to perform at each event, please check back often at www.ACMpartyforacause.com.

TICKET ON-SALE INFORMATION:
ACM PROFESSIONAL MEMBER AND ACM A-LIST MEMBER TICKET ON-SALE: Both can purchase tickets beginning at 10:00 AM (PT) Friday, February 17, 2017 by visiting www.partyforacause.com. The pre-sale code will be emailed prior to the on-sale.

GENERAL PUBLIC TICKET ON-SALE: Tickets will go on-sale to the general public at 10:00 AM (PT) Saturday February 18, 2017 at www.partyforacause.com.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2017:
6:00 PM              95.5 The Bull’s 9th Annual All-Star Guitar Pull
                     Location: Red Rock Ballroom, Red Rock Casino Resort Spa
                     Performers: Lauren Alaina, Jon Pardi, Darius Rucker, Chris Stapleton
10:00 PM            ACM After Party for a Cause at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country
                      Location: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country
Performers: Alyssa Micaela, Midland, Michael Ray

FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017:
7:00 PM              LOCASH with Ryan Follese and Michael Tyler at House of Blues
                      Location: House of Blues, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
                      Performers: LOCASH, Ryan Follese, Michael Tyler
8:00 PM              ACM Party for a Cause: WME Bash at the Beach
                      Location: Mandalay Bay Beach, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
                      Performers: Jake Owen and more to be announced
8:30 PM              ACM Party for a Cause: Songwriter Showcase presented by AIMP
                      Location: The Pearl, Palms Casino Resort
                      Performers: Ashley Gorley, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, and more to be announced
10:00 PM            ACM After Party for a Cause at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill
                      Location: Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, Harrah’s Las Vegas
                      Performers: Lindsay Ell, Ryan Kinder
10:00 PM            ACM After Party for a Cause at Virgil’s Real BBQ
                      Location: Virgil’s Real BBQ, The LINQ Promenade
                      Performers: Bailey Bryan, Kenny Foster
10:00 PM             ACM Party for a Cause: Barnival Songwriter Showcase
                      Location: Mizuya Lounge, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
                      Performers: Scooter Carusoe, Brent Cobb, Aubrie Sellers, Hailey Whitters

SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017:
12:00 PM             ACM Party for a Cause: Tailgate Party presented by Country Rebel at Stoney's Rockin’ Country
                       Location: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country
                       Performers: Love & Theft, William Michael Morgan, Runaway June, Dylan Scott, Aaron Watson and more to be announced
1:00 PM              ACM Pool Party for a Cause at GO Pool
                      Location: GO Pool, Flamingo Las Vegas
                      Performers: Jackie Lee, Jerrod Niemann, Old Dominion, Dee Jay Silver
5:00 PM              ACM Party for a Cause at The Joint
                      Location: The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
                      Performers: Drew Baldridge, Kelsea Ballerini, Ryan Hurd, Lady Antebellum,
                      Kip Moore, Eric Paslay, Dee Jay Silver, Brett Young
7:00 PM              ACM Party for a Cause at House of Blues presented by CAA
                      Location: House of Blues, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
                      Performers: Lauren Alaina, Billy Currington, Dan + Shay, Seth Ennis
8:00 PM              ACM Party for a Cause: WME Bash at the Beach
                      Location: Mandalay Bay Beach, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
                      Performers: To Be Announced
10:00 PM             ACM After Party for a Cause at Redneck Riviera
                      Location: The Grand Bazaar Shops in front of Bally’s Las Vegas
                      Performers: John Rich, Clay Walker

SUNDAY, APRIL 2, 2017:
12:00 PM             ACM Pool Party for a Cause: REHAB
                       Location: REHAB, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
                       Performers: HISH
8:00 PM              ACM Awards Official After Party at The Joint
                      Location: The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
                      Performers: Kane Brown, Easton Corbin, Clare Dunn, Dee Jay Silver, Walker Hayes, LANCO, Scotty McCreery and more to be announced
8:00 PM              ACM Awards Official After Party at Park Theater
                      Location: Park Theater, Monte Carlo Resort and Casino
                      Performers: Russell Dickerson, Chris Janson, Tracy Lawrence, RaeLynn, Clay Walker, HISH

Host Hotel: Please visit Hard Rock Hotel & Casino http://bit.ly/2kBV9XC and use code HRHACM7

For more information on the ACM Party for a Cause®, visit www.ACMpartyforacause.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter at @ACMparty for more immediate updates!

Media credentials will be available for select ACM Party for a Cause events. Media credential applications to cover these events in Las Vegas will become available in early February, details to be posted at www.ACMcountry.com.

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Academy of Country Music Contacts:
Brooke Primero                                brooke@acmcountry.com                           818-788-8000
Melissa Moldovan                           melissa@acmcountry.com                           818-788-8000

PMK•BNC Contacts:
Brian Rubin                                      Brian.Rubin@pmkbnc.com                          310-854-4800
Christina Canseco                            Christina.Canseco@pmkbnc.com               310-854-4800
Pipere Boggio                                    Pipere.Boggio@pmkbnc.com                     310-854-4800
Hallie Sawyer                                     Hallie.Sawyer@pmkbnc.com                      212-582-1111