Hunter Hayes, David Nail and Cole Swindell will perform a free concert in Las Vegas on April 3, leading up to the ACM Awards. The concert will take place at the LINQ, a new outdoor venue on the Las Vegas Strip.
Hayes will headline the concert at 9:45 p.m., Nail will perform at 8:25 p.m. and Swindell will take the stage at 7:35 p.m. British country singer Sasha McVeigh will kick off the music at 6:55 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The concert will be co-presented by the ACM and 95.5 the Bull.
The free event precedes the ACM Party for a Cause, which will also take place at the LINQ. As previously announced, Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban will headline that event, scheduled for April 4 and 5. Two-day passes for the ACM Party for a Cause are $65.
Rascal Flatts, Florida Georgia Line and Justin Moore will perform on the main stage on April 4, along with Thomas Rhett , Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradbery and the Cadillac Three. Chase Rice, Charlie Worsham and Will Hoge will perform on the party stage earlier that day, starting at 4:10 p.m.
Urban will headline the April 5 lineup at 10:30 p.m. The roster also includes Chris Young, Joe Nichols, Jerrod Niemann, Lee Brice, Kip Moore, Brett Eldredge, Tyler Farr, Parmalee and Love and Theft on the main stage. Meanwhile, the party stage will offer Dan + Shay, Joel Crouse, Max Impact, Jon Pardi, Leah Turner and Austin Webb.
Following Urban’s set, the party stage will host ACM After Hours with Jerrod Niemann and Friends with confirmed guests including Natalie Stovall & the Drive, the Swon Brothers and Tyler Farr. The music will continue through 2 a.m.
The ACM Awards will take place April 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.