THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® TO FEATURE MACKENZIE PORTER IN “ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY” THIS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 AT 6PM CT SECOND EPISODE OF “THE ACM WEEKLY” HIGHLIGHTS NEW PERFORMANCES BY TREA LANDON, TRACY LAWRENCE, CASSADEE POPE AND PRYOR & LEE ON

THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® TO FEATURE MACKENZIE PORTER  IN “ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY” THIS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 AT 6PM CT   SECOND EPISODE OF “THE ACM WEEKLY” HIGHLIGHTS NEW PERFORMANCES  BY TREA LANDON, TRACY LAWRENCE, CASSADEE POPE AND PRYOR & LEE  ON


THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® TO FEATURE MACKENZIE PORTER

IN “ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY” THIS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 AT 6PM CT

SECOND EPISODE OF “THE ACM WEEKLY” HIGHLIGHTS NEW PERFORMANCES

BY TREA LANDON, TRACY LAWRENCE, CASSADEE POPE AND PRYOR & LEE

ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 5 AT 8PM CT

BOTH SERIES TO BE FEATURED ON THE NEW ACM®: THE HUB

“ACM WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY” PRESENTED BY 1000 STORIES® BOURBON BARREL-AGED WINE,

THE ACADEMY’S OFFICIAL WINE PARTNER

Tweet: Celebrate rising Country Music star @MacKenziePMusic with @ACMawards & @1000StoriesWine on

this week’s episode of #WineDownWednesday - and be sure to stick around for “The ACM Weekly”

featuring @TreaLandon, @tracy_lawrence, @PryorAndLee, & @CassadeePope!

LOS ANGELES, CA (August 3, 2020) – The Academy of Country Music® announced today the lineup for the upcoming episode of “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” Series and “The ACM Weekly.” As previously announced, the latest episode of “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” Series, presented by 1000 Stories® Wine, will feature wine provided by 1000 Stories® Wine, a performance, conversation and stories with rising Big Loud Records recording artist, MacKenzie Porter. The “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” Series will be live on MacKenzie Porter’s official Facebook page, the Academy of Country Music® and 1000 Stories® Wine official Facebook pages on Wednesday, August 5 at 6:00 PM CT. Following Porter’s performance on Facebook, the latest episode will be featured and available to watch at TheHub.ACMcountry.com.

Additionally, “The ACM Weekly” second episode featuring Trea Landon, Tracy Lawrence, Cassadee Pope and Pryor & Lee will highlight new music and performances and will go live on the Academy of Country Music’s® Facebook page on Wednesday, August 5 at 8 PM CT. Following the Facebook broadcast, the latest episode will be featured and available to watch for 30 days at TheHub.ACMcountry.com.

On behalf of each artist featured on the ACM Wine Down Wednesday Series, 1000 Stories® Wine is contributing a $2,000 donation towards the ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19 Response Fund to be disbursed to individuals in the Country Music community who are currently on the waitlist for pandemic relief assistance. To learn more about ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19 Response Fund, visit ACMLiftingLives.org.

Previous episodes of “ACM Wine Down Wednesday” featuring Maddie & Tae, Carly Pearce, Tenille Townes and Lainey Wilson are available to watch now at ACM®: The Hub. In addition, the first episode of “The ACM Weekly” featuring Gabby Barrett, Stephanie Quayle and Runaway June is also now available at ACM®: The Hub.

Both series will be featured on the recently launched ACM®: The Hub, a destination for artists of all levels in Country Music to reach fans with music, upcoming virtual livestream concerts and performances, and easy access to artist merchandise – a one-stop-shop for quality curated content for music fans, worldwide.

For more information about the Academy of Country Music visit ACMcountry.com or TheHub.ACMcountry.com. You can also like Academy of Country Music on Facebook or follow on Twitter at @ACMawards, follow on Instagram at @ACMawards and sign up for the FREE ACM A-List for more immediate updates.

About the Academy of Country Music®

Founded in Southern California in 1964, the ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® (ACM®) is a fan-focused artist and industry-driven organization, providing the financial resources to ensure the on-going philanthropic work of ACM LIFTING LIVES®, the charitable arm of the Academy, which works to improve lives through the power of music. The Academy has a rich history in the entertainment industry, having been founded when Southern California was a hotbed of emerging country music and when Westerns were a staple of television programing and film production. Comprised of more than 4,550 professional members nationwide, the ACM is headquartered in Encino, Calif. For more information, log onto www.ACMcountry.com or www.ACMLiftingLives.org.

About 1000 Stories® Bourbon Barrel-Aged Wine:

A global leader in crafting wine aged in bourbon barrels, 1000 Stories melds California’s winemaking heritage with America’s storied bourbon culture. Expertly crafted by Master Winemaker Bob Blue from renowned vineyards—including some of California’s most revered sites for old vines—1000 Stories is aged in traditional French and American oak, then finished in charred bourbon barrels to impart storied nuance and character to the wines. Named an IMPACT “Hot Prospect” brand three years in a row for its trailblazing portfolio, 1000 Stories consistently garners point scores of 90 or above from celebrated publications. The collection includes Zinfandel, Gold Rush Red, Prospectors’ Proof Cabernet Sauvignon and a Chardonnay, each crafted in batches and aged in bourbon barrels to convey a uniquely American story. www.1000storieswines.com

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