ACM PARTY FOR A CAUSE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FULL LINEUP OF PERFORMERS
AND SPECIAL COLLABORATIONS FOR "ACM PRESENTS: SUPERSTAR DUETS,"
TAPING APRIL 17 AND APRIL 18 AT GLOBE LIFE PARK IN ARLINGTON, TEXAS
FOR BROADCAST FRIDAY, MAY 15 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK
The 3rd Annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival has announced the full lineup of country music luminaries and chart-topping artists who will perform together on ACM PRESENTS: SUPERSTAR DUETS, a new entertainment special featuring an unprecedented lineup of country music legends performing alongside this year's ACM Award nominees and chart topping artists. The special, taping April 17 and 18 at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, will be broadcast Friday, May 15 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Friday's lineup for the special includes special collaborations by Alabama and Eli Young Band; Brooks & Dunn and Reba; Darius Rucker and Sara Evans; Dierks Bentley, Kip Moore & Ashley Monroe; Dwight Yoakam and Sam Hunt; and Luke Bryan and Ronnie Milsap, along with a special performance by Brantley Gilbert.
Saturday's lineup includes duet performances by Alan Jackson and Cole Swindell; Clint Black and Joe Nichols; Eric Church and Marty Stuart; Florida Georgia Line and David Lee Murphy; Hunter Hayes and Brett Eldredge; Keith Urban and John Anderson; Lady Antebellum and Brandy Clark; Miranda Lambert and Patty Loveless; and The Band Perry and Deana Carter, along with special performances by Kenny Chesney and Jake Owen.
Below is a full lineup of scheduled performances that will be featured on the May 15 ACM PRESENTS: SUPERSTAR DUETS broadcast, listed by order of appearance on the dates they're taping. For additional updates, please visit www.ACMcountry.com.
Friday, April 17:
· Brantley Gilbert
· Dwight Yoakam and Sam Hunt
· Darius Rucker and Sara Evans
· Alabama and Eli Young Band
· Brooks & Dunn and Reba
· Dierks Bentley, Kip Moore and Ashley Monroe
· Luke Bryan and Ronnie Milsap
Saturday, April 18:
· Clint Black and Joe Nichols
· The Band Perry and Deana Carter
· Lady Antebellum and Brandy Clark
· Hunter Hayes and Brett Eldredge
· Jake Owen
· Kenny Chesney
· Alan Jackson and Cole Swindell
· Miranda Lambert and Patty Loveless
· Keith Urban and John Anderson
· Eric Church and Marty Stuart
· Florida Georgia Line and David Lee Murphy
The 3rd Annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival will include multiple stages for ongoing live country music performances and more, all leading up to the 50th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, which will be broadcast LIVE from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas Sunday, April 19 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Proceeds from the event will benefit ACM Lifting Lives(R), the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music and military philanthropies, including Folds of Honor Foundation, Wounded Warrior Project, Navy SEAL Foundation and Task Force Dagger Foundation.
ACM PRESENTS: SUPERSTAR DUETS is produced for television by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan and R.A. Clark are executive producers. Mark Bracco, Barry Adelman and Tom Forrest are co-executive producers. Bob Romeo is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.
Official CBS ACM URL: http://www.cbs.com/shows/academy_of_country_music/