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Lauren Alaina, Rhett Akins, Rodney Atkins, And Others Added To ACM Party For A Cause Musical Lineup

ENCINO, CA – The Academy of Country Music® announced today that Lauren Alaina, Rhett Akins, Rodney Atkins, Kristian Bush, Cam, Lindsay Ell, Chris Janson,LOCASH, Scotty McCreery, Midland, Parmalee, Eric Paslay, RaeLynn, Cole Swindell, Chris Young and more have been added to the musical lineup for the 6th Annual ACM Party for a Cause®. More than 80 of country music’s most celebrated artists and emerging talents will all perform at select venues across the Las Vegas Strip April 12-15, 2018.

Portions of all event proceeds will benefit ACM Lifting Lives®, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music, which works to lift lives through the power of music.

This year’s ACM Party for a Cause will consist of fan events leading up to and immediately following the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®, which will broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

The latest schedule of events is listed below. For additional details and ongoing updates including ticket sale information and the most up-to-date lineup of country superstars set to perform at each event, please check back often at



6:00 PM               95.5 The Bull’s 10th Annual All-Star Guitar Pull

Location: The Pearl, Palms Resort

Performers: Kelsea Ballerini, Kane Brown, Luke Combs, Russell Dickerson, Chris Lane, Midland, Justin Moore, and Tyler Rich

10:00 PM             ACM After Party for a Cause: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Location: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Performer: Russell Dickerson

FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018

11:00 AM            ACM Party for a Cause: Tailgate Party

Location: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Performers: Rodney Atkins, Travis Denning, Cale Dodds, FILMORE, Ben Gallaher, Tony Jackson, Tegan Marie, Kendall Marvel, Jackson Michelson, Josh Mirenda, Stevie Monce, Tim Montana, Kip Moore, Mitchell Tenpenny, and Aaron Watson

6:00 PM               ACM Party for a Cause with Old Dominion

Location: Sandbar Pool at Red Rock Casino Resort

Performers: Old Dominion, Michael Ray

7:00 PM               WME’s Bash at The Beach

Location: Mandalay Bay Beach, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

Performers: Cam, Jordan Davis, Chris Janson, LANCO, Dee Jay Silver, Granger Smith, and Morgan Wallen

8:00 PM               ACM Stories, Songs & Stars: A Songwriter’s Event Benefitting ACM Lifting Lives

Location: The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Performers: Lee Brice, 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

Hosted by: Storme Warren

10:00 PM             ACM After Party for a Cause: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Location: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Performer: Montgomery Gentry

10:00 PM             ACM After Party for a Cause: Nashville Unplugged

Location: Rhythm & Riffs Lounge, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

Performers: Levi Hummon, Marcus Hummon, Eric Paslay, and RaeLynn


8:00 AM               ACM Workout for a Cause: Erin Oprea Unleashed Tour with special guest Kelsea Ballerini

Location: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Talent: Kelsea Ballerini, Erin Oprea (Celebrity Trainer), and more

9:00 AM               ACM Pool Party for a Cause

Location: Flamingo GO Pool, Flamingo Las Vegas

Performers: Craig Campbell, Chase Rice

10:00 AM            ACM Lifting Lives Topgolf Tee-Off Hosted by Charles Kelley & Darius Rucker

Location: Topgolf, MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

Performers: Levi Hummon, Chris Lane, Tegan Marie, and Eric Paslay

11:00 AM            ACM Party for a Cause: Tailgate Party

Location: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Performers: Jimmie Allen, Kenny Foster, Walker Hayes, High Valley, Lucas Hoge, Austin Jenckes, LOCASH, Eric Paslay, Jon Pardi, Stephanie Quayle, Brandon Ray, Jake Rose, Smithfield, Scott Stevens, and Tenille Townes

7:00 PM               WME’s Bash at The Beach

Location: Mandalay Bay Beach, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

Performers: Lindsay Ell, Morgan Evans, Scotty McCreery, Parmalee, RaeLynn, Dee Jay Silver, and Chris Young

10:00 PM             ACM After Party for a Cause: Nashville Unplugged

Location: Rhythm & Riffs Lounge, Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino

Performers: Jimmie Allen, Kristian Bush, Adam Hambrick, and Terry McBride

10:00 PM             ACM After Party for a Cause: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Location: Stoney’s Rockin’ Country

Performers: Craig Wayne Boyd, Josh Gracin, and The Swon Brothers

SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2018

8:00 PM               ACM Awards Official After Party

                              Presented by Security Benefit

Location: The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Performers: Lauren Alaina, Lee Brice, Luke Combs, High Valley, Home Free, Tracy Lawrence, Jerrod Niemann, Eric Paslay, Cassadee Pope, and more

Hosted by: Shawn Parr

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