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Full Lineup Announced for the ACM Party for a Cause Festival

The Academy of Country Music announced that Brandy Clark, Brett Eldredge, Martina McBride, Maren Morris, Chase Rice and A Thousand Horses will all perform at the 4th ACM Party For A Cause® Festival rounding out the full lineup at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on Friday, April 1 – Sunday, April 3, 2016.

The three-day event will include multiple stages, for ongoing LIVE country music performances, interactive games, a country marketplace, and more. The festival is part of The Week Vegas Goes Country® leading up to the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 3, 2016 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

On Friday, April 1, Carrie Underwood will headline a special “ACM Women of Country Night” to kick off the festival. The all-female lineup of performers will include Cam, Kelsea Ballerini, Martina McBride, Kellie Pickler and Maddie & Tae on the Main Stage as well as performances by Lauren Alaina, Kelleigh Bannen, Brandy Clark and Jana Kramer on the Party Stage.

Dierks Bentley will headline the festival on Saturday, April 2, and will be joined on the Main Stage by fellow country males Frankie Ballard, Lee Brice, Chris Janson, Dustin Lynch, Chris Stapleton and Chris Young. Earlier performances on the Party Stage will feature Chase Bryant, Chris Lane, Jackson Michelson and A Thousand Horses.

On Sunday, April 3, Kenny Chesney will close out the festival with a full set that will take place simultaneously as the 51st ACM Awards. Earlier in the evening, Brett Eldredge, Sam Hunt, Kip Moore, Chase Rice and Old Dominion will perform on the Main Stage, while Lindsay Ell, Maren Morris and Granger Smith will perform on the Party Stage.

For the first time ever, exclusive rehearsal and backstage footage from the 51st ACM Awards at the MGM Grand will be on display for festival goers. This footage will offer fans a behind-the-scenes look at all of the excitement and backstage moments, similar to the backstage experience previously offered by the ACM Fan Jam, which will not be taking place this year.

Fans can purchase three-day passes here. The full lineup is listed below in alphabetical order.

Friday, April 1:

3:00 PM PT          Gates Open

Party Stage Performers:

  • Lauren Alaina
  • Kelleigh Bannen
  • Brandy Clark
  • Jana Kramer

Main Stage Performers:

  • Cam
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Martina McBride
  • Kellie Pickler
  • Maddie & Tae
  • Carrie Underwood

Saturday, April 2:

12:00 PM PT       Gates Open

Party Stage Performers:

  • Chase Bryant
  • Chris Lane
  • Jackson Michelson
  • A Thousand Horses

Main Stage Performers:

  • Frankie Ballard
  • Dierks Bentley
  • Lee Brice
  • Chris Janson
  • Dustin Lynch
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Chris Young

Sunday, April 3:

12:00 PM PT       Gates Open

Party Stage Performers:

  • Lindsay Ell
  • Maren Morris
  • Granger Smith

Main Stage Performers:

  • Kenny Chesney
  • Brett Eldredge
  • Sam Hunt
  • Kip Moore
  • Chase Rice
  • Old Dominion

Ticket proceeds from the ACM Party For A Cause Festival benefit the Academy’s charitable arm, ACM Lifting Lives.  Generous giving from fans, and partnerships with artists, has allowed ACM Lifting Lives to support military programs that use music therapy to aid our veterans and wounded warriors, while providing funding to help them ease back into civilian life.  Over $400,000 has been donated to various military organizations in just three years.  For more information, visit