The Academy of Country Music® announced the official set times and schedules for the 4th ACM Party for a Cause® Festival taking place on Friday, April 1 – Sunday, April 3, 2016 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds. The schedule reflects consecutive performances allowing fans the opportunity to catch all of their favorite country artists perform throughout the three-day experience, headlined by Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley, and Kenny Chesney, respectively each night.

The festival will be hosted by Katie Cook on Friday, Shawn Parr & Storme Warren on Saturday, and Blair Garner on Sunday. ACM Party for a Cause 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.

For the first time, the ACM Party for a Cause Festival will feature RFID Wristbands for festival entry and exit. After passes are purchased guests will be shipped their RFID Wristbands, which can be activated online before arrival to the festival. The RFID Wristbands will also feature ACM Cashless, a program which uses RFID technology to allow attendees to link their credit card to their wristband, set a PIN for security, and then use it to purchase beverages, food and select merchandise at the event. ACM Cashless is the recommended payment method, but credit card and cash will also be accepted by vendors at the festival.

Through a partnership with Las Vegas Events, festival attendees can catch a ride to the festival on Festival Hotel Shuttles, which will pick-up at the MGM Grand, Downtown Las Vegas Events Center and Stratosphere. Wristband or proof of ticket purchase will be required to board the shuttles.  As previously announced, fans can also ride the monorail, take an Uber or take a taxi to the Las Vegas Festival Grounds.

The new ACM App, the ultimate fan guide to navigating the festival, is available NOW for download on both the iPhone via the App Store and Android via Google Play. The 2016 ACM app offers fans the latest on performers, concert schedules, artist meet and greets, food, drinks and shopping at the ACM Party for a Cause Festival, as well as the latest news, exclusive videos and info on nominees for the 51st ACM Awards. New to the app this year, users can turn on bluetooth to receive location-targeted messages as well as an interactive map designed to give fans the most out of their experience at the Festival.

Fans can purchase single or three-day passes at Ticket proceeds from the ACM Party for a Cause Festival benefit the Academy’s charitable arm, ACM Lifting Lives. Generous giving from fans, partnerships with artists, and corporate sponsors have 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

The full 4th ACM Party for a Cause Festival lineup and schedule is below. Times and locations are subject to change:

Friday, April 1:
3:00 PM                Gates Open
3:30 PM                Kelleigh Bannen               Cabela’s Stage
4:00 PM                Lauren Alaina                     Cabela’s Stage
4:30 PM                Jana Kramer                       Cabela’s Stage
5:00 PM                Brandy Clark                       Cabela’s Stage
5:30 PM                Cam                                       Ram Trucks Main Stage
6:10 PM                Maddie & Tae                    Ram Trucks Main Stage
7:00 PM                Kelsea Ballerini                  Ram Trucks Main Stage
7:50 PM                Kellie Pickler                       Ram Trucks Main Stage
8:55 PM                Martina McBride              Ram Trucks Main Stage
10:25 PM             Carrie Underwood          Ram Trucks Main Stage

Saturday, April 2:
12:00 PM             Gates Open
12:20 PM             Courtney Cole                   Cabela’s Stage
12:50 PM             Jackson Michelson          Cabela’s Stage
1:25 PM                Chris Lane                           Cabela’s Stage
2:10 PM                A Thousand Horses         Cabela’s Stage
2:50 PM                Chase Bryant                     Cabela’s Stage
3:20 PM                Brothers Osborne            Ram Trucks Main Stage
4:10 PM                Chris Janson                       Ram Trucks Main Stage
5:00 PM                Frankie Ballard                  Ram Trucks Main Stage
5:50 PM                Dustin Lynch                      Ram Trucks Main Stage
6:40 PM                Chris Stapleton                 Ram Trucks Main Stage
7:45 PM                Chris Young                        Ram Trucks Main Stage
8:50 PM                Lee Brice                              Ram Trucks Main Stage
10:10 PM             Dierks Bentley                   Ram Trucks Main Stage

Sunday, April 3:
12:00 PM             Gates Open
12:15 PM             Maren Morris                    Cabela’s Stage
12:50 PM             Lindsay Ell                            Cabela’s Stage
1:25 PM                Granger Smith                   Cabela’s Stage
1:55 PM                Old Dominion                    Ram Trucks Main Stage
2:45 PM                Chase Rice                          Ram Trucks Main Stage
3:35 PM                Brett Eldredge                   Ram Trucks Main Stage
4:40 PM                Kip Moore                           Ram Trucks Main Stage
5:55 PM                Sam Hunt                            Ram Trucks Main Stage
7:10 PM                Kenny Chesney                Ram Trucks Main Stage