On Saturday, April 1, Charles Kelley, of multi-platinum trio Lady Antebellum and eleven-time ACM Award winner, hosted the ACM Lifting Lives® Golf Classic. Additionally, country music artists Colt Ford, Tracy Lawrence, Scotty McCreery, Eric Paslay and Cole Swindell participated in the tournament.
|Eric Paslay, Scotty McCreery, Charles Kelley, Cole Swindell, Colt Ford, Jacob Davis and Tracy Lawrence|
Held for the sixth consecutive year at TPC Las Vegas, the “scramble” style golf tournament raised funds and awareness for the ACM Lifting Lives’ Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund, which provides immediate relief to those in need within the music industry.
|Tracy Lawrence and Cole Swindell|
The ACM Lifting Lives Golf Classic took place in conjunction with the highly-anticipated “The Week Vegas Goes Country®,” including the 5th Annual ACM Party for a Cause® taking place March 30 – April 2, 2017 surrounding the 52nd Academy of Country Music Awards™, Country Music’s Party of the Year®.
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. Generous donations and the support of artists and fans ensure 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.