It was announced today that country superstars Eric Church and Luke Bryan will be the headlining acts for the ACM Weekend on Fremont Street Experience March 30th and 31st in Las Vegas; a precursor to the 47th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS.
The 47th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, honoring country music’s top talent and the industry’s hottest emerging talent, to be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.
It’s been a big year for both Church and Bryan. Luke’s successes have included “I Don’t Want This Night To End” off his Gold-certified third studio album, Tailgates & Tanlines, and “Country Girl (Shake It For Me),” which has gone platinum. Church’s third album, CHIEF, was a chart-topper on both the Country and Top 200 Billboard charts in 2011. He also scored a number one song with “Drink In My Hand,” and a pair of Top 20’s with “Homeboy” and “Smoke A Little Smoke.”
Both artists will be making their way to the area in the coming months. Luke Bryan as part of the MY KINDA PARTY tour alongside Jason Aldean and Lauren Alaina (coming to Xcel Energy Center February 17th , and Church headlining the Blood, Sweat, and Beers tour (coming to Target Center May 17th.)
Both Eric Church and Luke Bryan will also be at the 30th Anniversary of We-Fest which is this August in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota!