The Academy of Country Music’s third annual Party For a Cause Festival, a two-day event slated for April 17-18 at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, is coming to television. The event will be taped for a two-hour special, “ACM Presents: Superstar Duets!,” slated to air Friday, May 15 on CBS Television Network.
Artists including Dierks Bentley, Clint Black, Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Patty Loveless, Ronnie Milsap, Darius Rucker, Dwight Yoakam, Alabama, Eli Young Band, Florida Georgia Line are already set to take part, with more artists yet to be announced. ACM’s Party For A Cause Festival will begin at 12:00 p.m. on April 17-18, with music from multiple stages, a marketplace with food trucks and vendors, interactive events, and more, leading up to the 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, which will be broadcast live from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Sunday, April 19 at 8 p.m. ET on CBS Television Network.
“For the Academy’s milestone anniversary, we wanted more fans than ever to join us in our party and we thought it was a perfect fit to combine the ACM Party for A Cause Festival and our annual CBS special into one historic event,” said Bob Romeo, CEO of the Academy of Country Music. “Fans and viewers can expect a night of surprises from an all-star lineup of performers who have graced our ACM Awards stage throughout the past 50 years.”
Proceeds from the ACM Party For A Cause will benefit ACM Lifting Lives.
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