Country music superstars Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift and chart-topping R&B artist Ne-Yo are the first performers to be added to the all-star lineup scheduled to perform at the ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW'S SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT, taping Monday, April 8 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The special will be broadcast at a later date on the CBS Television Network.
ACM PRESENTS: TIM McGRAW's SUPERSTAR SUMMER NIGHT will feature star-studded performances and musical collaborations during a two-hour concert event to benefit ACM Lifting Lives. Fifteen-time ACM Award winner Tim McGraw is spotlighting the hottest music of summer and calling on his friends to help kick off the 2013 touring season.
"There's no better time for live music than in the heat of the summer," said McGraw. "Country music is hotter than it's ever been, and with some help from a few friends in other formats, too, we're going to get summer started off right. I've been lucky enough to have all these artists tour with me, and it'll be fun to get everyone back together to help raise money and bring some attention to Lifting Lives. Not enough people know what good work the organization does, and when I was asked to help put this show together, it was a no-brainer."
Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy, and an organization that McGraw was closely affiliated with over his last tour. For more information, log onto www.ACMLiftingLives.org, www.ACMcountry.com or follow on Twitter at @ACMawards.
For 20 years, Tim McGraw has been providing a powerful connection with his audience. With Two Lanes of Freedom, his new album and first release for Big Machine Records, the singer is covering his broadest emotional range yet, with a set of songs that looks forward and back, gets deep and gets loose, and reveals that even the biggest stars can continue to grow with consistency and maturity.