ACM, Country Stars Will Salute Troops on TV Special

Georgia Strait, Carrie Underwood and More Confirmed

Merle Haggard, George Strait and Carrie Underwood are among the performers slated to perform on a new special, ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops, which will be taped in Las Vegas on April 7, the day after the ACM Awards.

Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum and The Band Perry are also confirmed to appear on the special. More artists are expected to join the lineup in the coming weeks. The concert will air as a two-hour special on CBS on May 20.

Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the organization’s charitable program. Tickets for ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops are priced at $105, $155 and $205.

Craig Shelburne has been writing for CMT.com since 2002. He is also a producer for CMT Edge, Concrete Country and Live @ CMT.