ACM Lifting Lives announced today that for the second consecutive year, the ACM Lifting Lives Club Shows will kick off with two dates headlined by Tyler Farr in January 2015. More clubs and artists will be announced in the coming months with dates through Spring of 2015.
Tickets go on sale this Friday, October 31st for the first two shows headlined by Farr, taking place in January at The Rave in Milwaukee and at Joe’s Bar in Chicago.Ed Warm, ACM Lifting Lives Board Member and Joe’s Bar co-owner, initiated the concept of the club shows last fall, working with participating club owners to ensure that a portion of each ticket sold would benefit ACM Lifting Lives. The money raised goes to fund organizations that work to improve lives through the power of music.
ACM Lifting Lives Club Shows stops to date include:
January 9, 2015 Tyler Farr at Joe’s Bar, Chicago, IL
Tickets available at http://tktwb.tw/1uQzZ2o
January 10, 2015 Tyler Farr at The Rave, Milwaukee, WI
Tickets available at http://bit.ly/ZQdPoH
Fans attending the club shows will have the chance to win a trip via a Twitter sweepstakes to the 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday, April 19, 2015 in Texas. Fans who attend any of the ACM Lifting Lives Club Shows are invited to take a photo of their ticket and tweet it tagging @ACMawards, using #ACMLiftingLivesBenefit. Click here for more information.
“We were so thrilled with the success of the first ACM Lifting Lives Club Shows series and have set our goals even higher for 2015. We appreciate all of the support from the artists, clubs and fans who believed in our mission and helped contribute to that success,” said Warm. “We look forward to seeing what we can do together in 2015.”
About ACM Lifting Lives
ACM Lifting Lives® is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music dedicated to improving lives through the power of music. Through partnerships with artists and strong ties in the music industry, ACM Lifting Lives develops and funds music-related therapy and education programs, and serves members of the community who face unexpected hardships through its Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund. Through generous donations and the support of artists and fans, ACM Lifting Lives is able to fund everything from disaster relief and helping communities in need, to music education in schools and music camps for those with disabilities, to supporting programs that use music therapy as a means to help our veterans and wounded warriors, while providing grants to help them ease back into life. For more information, please visit www.ACMLiftingLives.org.
About Tyler Farr
Columbia Nashville artist Tyler Farr’s breakthrough debut album REDNECK CRAZY marked the biggest country debut of the year by a new male artist and the year’s highest entry by a debut male country artist on the all-genre Billboard 200 album sales chart on arrival, landing at #2 on the Country Albums Chart and #5 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. Hailed as the “song of the summer” by The New York Times, the #1, platinum-selling title-track “Redneck Crazy” garnered more than 13 million combined video views and earned Tyler a CMT nomination for “Breakthrough Video of The Year.” Following “Redneck Crazy,” Tyler’s Gold-certified hit, “Whiskey in My Water,” earned the Missouri native back-to-back #1’s and his energetic live shows garnered rave reviews for his coveted opening slots touring with Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Lee Brice and industry recognition as a 2014 CRS New Faces of Country Radio and 2014 Music Row “Breakthrough Artist of the Year” nominee. Currently on tour with Jason Aldean’sBURN IT DOWN TOUR and set to hit the road with Brantley Gilbert’s LET IT RIDE TOUR in October, Tyler’s Top 40-and-climbing single off his upcoming Columbia Nashville LP, “A Guy Walks Into A Bar” is currently at country radio and available here: http://smarturl.it/guywalksintoabar. The video, which premiered on CMT, can be viewed here http://smarturl.it/guywalks.