The hosts of the Academy of Country Music Awards Show will be busy guys on April 7 at the MGM Grand. In addition to serving as the emcees of the event, both Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will also be performing at the show, to the excitement of country music fanatics across the world. Also included in the initial list of confirmed live acts are George Strait, Hunter Hayes, The Band Perry and Shelton’s wife Miranda Lambert. “American Idol” alum champ Kelly Clarkson has already won two ACM awards in 2012, and she’s nominated this year as well. The pop singer recently moved to Nashville looking to gain more exposure to the country music world.
There are many mega-stars in the second wave of announced performers like Lady Antebellum, Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift, Eric Church, Carrie Underwood and Little Big Town. Eric Church has the most nominations this year with seven. Hunter Hayes is next with six.
Along with the ACM Awards Show, The Week Vegas Goes Country® has numerous associated live shows for families. The awards show is book-ended by shows headlined by The Band Perry and Dierks Bentley on April 5 and 6. Following the show is the ACM Fan Jam led by guitar man Brad Paisley. Tim McGraw hosts Superstar Summer Night. Artists from all entertainment fields, not just music, can show up to perform. You might see a TV star sit in and sing a song. The Superstar Summer Night is always filled with surprise guests and excitement.
No country music fan worth their cowboy boots would miss the ACM Music Awards and the related concerts during The Week Vegas Goes Country®. VIP Concierge has tickets to the show and the after-party. Just be sure you dress the part. Rhinestones are preferred, but leather and conchos are acceptable. Just be sure to wear your biggest hat. You know the old saying. Big hat, big head.