2011 ACM Awards Hosting Weekend of Free Concerts for Country Fans
The Academy of Country Music is hosting two nights of free and open to the public concerts the Friday and Saturday before the 2011 ACM Awards on Sunday, April 3rd. The weekend long party will be held in the Fremont Street Experience, a five-block entertainment zone in downtown Las Vegas, Nevada beginning at 6:15pm both nights. The performers include many newcomers as well as previously announced headliners Ronnie Dunn and Sara Evans.
Friday night, April 1st perfomers are Sarah Darling, Casey James, Brett Eldredge, Chris Young, and Song of the Year Nominee Lee Brice with Sara Evans rounding off the evening.
Saturday night, April 2nd performers are Thompson Square, New Vocal Duo of the Year Nominee The JaneDear Girls, New Vocal Duo of the Year Nominee Steel Magnolia, New Solo Vocalist of the Year Nominee Randy Houser, and New Vocalist of the Year and Song of the Year Nominee Easton Corbin with Ronnie Dunn’s performance bringing the kick-off party to it’s finale.
Following this fantastic weekend of free concerts, the 2011 ACM Awards will be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden arena at 8pm/ET on CBS.
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