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LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 07: Co-hosts and recording artists Luke Bryan (L) and Blake Shelton embrace onstage after Bryan accepted the Entertainer of the Year award during the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April
LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 07: Co-hosts and recording artists Luke Bryan (L) and Blake Shelton embrace onstage after Bryan accepted the Entertainer of the Year award during the 48th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April
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You should start packing your bags for a trip to Las Vegas for nonstop country music fun. USA Today reported on March 24, 2014 that country music will be taking over Las Vegas with live performances, parties and fundraisers leading up to a major award show. The fun begins April 3, 2014 and keeps going through April 7, 2014.

The live shows kick off when “95.5 The Bull's 6th Annual All-Star Guitar Pull” happens on April 3, 2014 to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. You can catch acoustic performances from Gary Allan, Kellie Pickler, Sheryl Crow, Lindsay Ell, Kacey Musgraves, Parmalee and Dustin Lynch.

Next up is Hunter Hayes taking the stage at “The ACM Week Kick-Off Party with 95.5 The Bull” for a free show at The Linq. Jennifer Nettles will be bringing her “That Girl tour” to The House of Blues inside Mandalay Bay along with special guest Brandy Clark.

The first day of The Linq's “Party For A Cause” will feature performances from Cassadee Pope, Thomas Rhett, Justin Moore, and Florida Georgia Line hitting the festival stages while Rascal Flatts wraps up the night with a live performance. The Linq's “Party For A Cause” second show has Parmalee, Kip Moore, Chris Young, and Keith Urban taking the stage.

Sheryl Crow will perform during a benefit concert for The First Friday Foundation in partnership with Feed the Children and Opportunity Village at the Container Park and you can catch Luke Bryan and Justin Moore taking part in “ACM & Cabela's Great Outdoor Archery Event.”

Darius Rucker will be making his return to host the “ACM Lifting Lives Celebrity Golf Classic” which raises money for the ACM Lifting Lives' Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund to provide financial relief to music related companies and individuals experiencing medical, personal or financial emergencies. Jake Owen, Frankie Ballard and Scotty McCreery will be taking part in the event and you can catch Florida Georgia Line hosting the “ACM Fan Jam.”

All of the fun is leading up to Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan co-hosting “The 49th annual ACM Awards” where you can expect to see performances from Keith Urban, George Strait, Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum and Miranda Lambert. The award show hosts Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan will also take the stage to perform during the show that will happen live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

The country music fun continues after the award show wraps up with the “ACM All-Star Jam” and the “ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops” featuring George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Brooks & Dunn, Tim McGraw, The Band Perry and Lady Antebellum. Proceeds from the “ACM Presents: An All-Star Salute to the Troops” will benefit ACM's Lifting Lives foundation.

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