THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AND STAGECOACH: CALIFORNIA'S COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION

THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AND  STAGECOACH: CALIFORNIA'S COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL  ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION



THE ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AND
STAGECOACH: CALIFORNIA'S COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL
ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION

Encino, CA (April 3, 2018) – Two of Southern California’s leading country music authorities, the Academy of Country Music® and Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival, have teamed up to give country fans the chance to experience country music on the West Coast by winning passes to 2018 Stagecoach and tickets to attend the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2019.

Stagecoach will be featured in interactive fan activations at select ACM Party for a Cause® events taking place April 13-15, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV, leading up to the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards™, with prizes including Stagecoach merchandise and pass giveaways. The Academy will also take over Stagecoach’s official Instagram (@stagecoach) for a portion of ACM Awards weekend, to give country fans a behind-the-scenes peek at Country Music’s Party of the Year®.

At Stagecoach: California’s Country Music Festival taking place April 27-29, 2018 in Indio, CA, the Academy of Country Music will host a fan activation booth giving festivalgoers the opportunity to spin-to-win Academy merchandise and other prizes, including tickets to attend the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2019. Artists and industry attendees will also be invited to enjoy an ACM branded artist lounge backstage throughout the weekend.

“I am beyond excited about teaming up with the Academy of Country Music. Our organizations share a passion for creating quality events and opportunities for artists and fans alike,” said Stagecoach Festival Director Stacy Vee.

The ACM is thrilled to collaborate with Southern California's preeminent country music festival, Stagecoach. It seemed like a logical, natural fit to bring together these two West Coast forces to create additional opportunities for our country music fans,” said Erick Long, ACM Senior Vice President, Events & Partnerships.

For more information about fan activations at each event visit ACMcountry.com and Stagecoachfestival.com.

About Stagecoach

Stagecoach: California's Country Music Festival is a celebrated outdoor music festival presented by Goldenvoice. It was founded in 2007 by Paul Tollett, the creator of Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. While it is primarily a country festival, artists from folk, bluegrass, roots rock and alternative country also perform and attend. Country stars like Luke Bryan, George Strait, Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley, Kenny Chesney, The Eagles, Eric Church, Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift, Shania Twain, and Ray Price, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard have been past performers. Complete festival information at StagecoachFestival.com

About the Academy of Country Music Awards

The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards™ is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry. The show is produced for television by dick clark productions and will broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Pete Fisher is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.

Media Contacts:

Brooke Primero/Melissa Moldovan

Academy of Country Music                        

Ph: 818-788-8000   

brooke@acmcountry.com
melissa@acmcountry.com

Sabrina Sarmiento/Shea Kopp

Golden Voice

323.801.2664

sabrina@goldenvoice.com
shea@goldenvoice.com