Academy Of Country Music Partners With Wrangler National Finals Rodeo In Las Vegas

For the fifth consecutive year, the Academy of Country Music will host the Academy of Country Music Stage at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) held in Las Vegas from Thursday, December 2nd through Saturday, December 11th. New country artists will take the Academy of Country Music Stage in the Cowboy Corral, a special area created by Las Vegas Events, to entertain NFR fans inside the Cox Pavilion at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. The event is free to NFR fans and open to all ticket holders.

The Academy of Country Music Stage will include performances from Bleu Edmondson, Chancey Williams & The Younger Brothers Band, Brett Eldredge, Eli Young Band, Jaron and The Long Road to Love, Reckless Kelly, and Thompson Square. Doors will open at the Cowboy Corral at 5:00 PM/PST expect on Saturday, December 4, Sunday, December 5 and Saturday, December 11 when they open at 4:00 PM/PST. Music performances on the Academy of Country Music Stage begin at 5:45 PM/PST expect on Saturday, December 4, Sunday, December 5 and Saturday, December 11 when they begin at 4:45 PM/PST. Rodeo performances begin at 6:45 PM/PST expect on Saturday, December 4, Sunday, December 5 and Saturday, December 11 when they start at 5:45PM/PST.
“The Academy of Country Music is excited to kick off the 10 nights of music with ACM award nominees, Eli Young Band.” said Michelle Goble, VP, Membership and Events for the Academy of Country Music. “NFR is an exciting event for us every year. We have the chance to give new artists, Texas touring acts and established artists a place to show their diverse talents.”
The Academy of Country Music Stage artist line-up is as follows:
•Thursday, December, 2, 2010 – Eli Young Band, 5:45pm & 9:00pm
•Friday, December 3, 2010 – Reckless Kelly 5:45pm & 9:00pm
•Saturday, December 4, 2010 – Bleu Edmondson, 4:45pm & 8:00pm
•Sunday, December 5, 2010 – Chancey Williams & The Younger Brothers Band, 4:45pm & 8:00pm
•Monday, December 6, 2010 – Chancey Williams & The Younger Brothers Band, 5:45pm & 9:00pm
•Tuesday, December 7, 2010 – Chancey Williams & The Younger Brothers Band, 5:45pm & 9:00pm
•Wednesday, December 8, 2010 – Chancey Williams & The Younger Brothers Band, 5:45pm & 9:00pm
•Thursday, December 9, 2010 – Jaron and The Long Road to Love, 5:45pm & 9:00pm
•Friday, December 10, 2010 – Thompson Square, 5:45pm & 9:00pm
•Saturday, December 11, 2010 – Brett Eldredge, 4:45pm & 8:00pm

Specific dates and times on additional entertainers during the Wrangler NFR can be found at www.NFRexperience.com. Additional information about Las Vegas can be found at www.visitlasvegas.com.