ACM Lifting Lives® announced today that reigning ACM Vocal Group of the Year winners and current nominee The Band Perry will be taking part in the ACM Lifting Lives “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” Gala presented by Mattress Firm on Friday, April 17th at the Omni Dallas Hotel in Dallas, TX and Fort Worth Zoo in Fort Worth, TX. The Band Perry with special surprise guests will make an appearance at the gala’s two locations for an extraordinary moment that cannot be missed!
Also announced, Emmy® Award-winning television personality, Montel Williams, will co-host the Dallas gala. He joins previously announced hosts country music luminaries Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, who will alternate between both locations throughout the evening to entertain attendees in Dallas and Fort Worth. Emmy-award winning journalist and co-host of Entertainment Tonight, Nancy O’Dell, will co-host the Fort Worth gala.
Previously announced performers include headliner Lady Antebellum and Hunter Hayes at the Omni Dallas Hotel, and headliner Keith Urban and Little Big Town at Fort Worth Zoo. The inaugural gala will kick off with a cocktail reception, followed by a dinner, live auction and a stellar line-up of performances by country music’s most celebrated artists.
Proceeds from the gala will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music dedicated to improving lives through the power of music, and Garth Brooks’ charity, Teammates for Kids – specifically the Child Life Zones in Children’s Health of Dallas and Cook Children’s of Fort Worth.
Tickets for the ACM Lifting Lives “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” Gala are available NOW at ticketing.acmcountry.com. For more information on the gala, including ticket inquiries and sponsorship opportunities, please contact ACM Lifting Lives at firstname.lastname@example.org. The “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” gala presented by Mattress Firm is produced by ACM Lifting Lives and Encore Live (www.EncoreLive.com), an event production company based in Fort Worth, Texas.
The “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” gala is among the highly-anticipated events held during the ACM Awards week culminating with the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. The ceremony, co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, will broadcast LIVE from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on Sunday, April 19th at 8:00 PM live ET/8:00 PM on CBS.