The Eli Young Band, Brantley Gilbert, Hunter Hayes, Love and Theft and Scotty McCreery have joined the lineup for the Academy of Country Music’s free concerts on Fremont Street in Las Vegas on March 30 and 31. As previously announced, Eric Church and Luke Bryan will headline the concerts.
The March 30 lineup begins at 7 p.m. with Love and Theft, followed by Hayes, Gilbert, McCreery and Bryan. The March 31 lineup also starts at 7 p.m. with newcomers Jana Kramer and Craig Campbell, followed by the Eli Young Band, Laura Bell Bundy and Church.
Gilbert, Hayes and McCreery are this year’s nominees for the ACM’s best new artist. Meanwhile, Love and Theft is up for vocal duo and Eli Young Band will compete for vocal group, as well as single and song of the year for “Crazy Girl.” Church has two nominations — for album (Chief) and video (“Homeboy” ).
The ACM Awards will air live from Las Vegas on April 1 on CBS.