ACM Lifting Lives® is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music dedicated to improving lives through the power of music. To support the cause, several artists, including Gary Allan, Easton Corbin, Tyler Farr, Sam Hunt, Jerrod Niemann, Eric Paslay, and The Swon Brothers, are lending their time and talents to certain shows across the United States.
In the first quarter of 2015, several live club shows are lined up, with the tour bookending at the famous Joe’s Bar in Chicago, Illinois. The show is sponsored by Mattress Firm, the Executive Vice President of Marketing for which stated:
Mattress Firm is passionate about improving lives one night at a time and we are excited to partner with ACM Lifting Lives and their commitment to help others through music.
The following are the dates, venues, and performers (tickets can be purchased through the individual venues):
January 9 Joe’s Bar – Chicago, IL Tyler Farr
January 9 Wild Bill’s – Duluth, GA Gary Allan
January 10 The Bluestone – Columbus, OH Easton Corbin
January 10 The Rave – Milwaukee, WI Tyler Farr
January 13 Coyote Joe’s – Charlotte, NC Sam Hunt, Jerrod Niemann and The Swon Brothers
January 17 Midnight Rode – Springfield, MO Eric Paslay
March 15 Joe’s Bar – Chicago, IL Sam Hunt
Courtesy of Mattress Firm, 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. To enter, fans can take a photo of their tickets and tweet them, tagging @ACMawards and using #ACMLiftingLivesBenefit.