Kane Brown, Chase Bryant Lend Hand to ACM Lifting Lives
The fast-rising newcomers are lined up to participate in ACM Lifting Lives club shows, a nationwide program where various clubs agree to donate a portion of the ticket sales to ACM Lifting Lives.
Bryant took the stage at the Bluestone in Columbus, Ohio on Thursday (March 23), while Brown will do his part with a performance at Billy Bob's Texas in Fort Worth on April 21.
The two acts follow in the footsteps of CMA New Artist of the Year and Grammy winner Maren Morris, who helped raise more than $3,500 dollars for the organization after her performance at Joe's Bar in Chicago. ACM Lifting Lives is the philanthropic branch of the Academy of Country Music that is "dedicated to improving lives through the power of music." The organization both develops and funds numerous programs that provide education and music-related therapy, in addition to assisting with disaster relief and helping communities in need.
Artists will be especially busy in Las Vegas in the week before the ACM Awards, taking part in a number of different ACM Party for a Cause events to raise money for ACM Lifting Lives. It's known as "The Week Vegas Goes Country." Tickets for all of the ACM Party for a Cause events are available via AXS.com.
The ACM will honor many of country music's best artists at the 2017 ACM Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 2. Keith Urban leads the pack with seven nods, making him the most-nominated artist. Miranda Lambert, Morris, Tim McGraw and Florida Georgia Line have all scored multiple nominations as well. Luke Bryan and Dierks Bentley are set to host the show together for the second year in a row. The broadcast airs at 8PM ET on CBS.
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