The Academy of Country Music Partners with Wrangler National Finals Rodeo and Cowboy Fanfest for Musical Performances December 6-15th

SLN Staff Writer • November 13, 2012 - 4:05 pm

For the seventh consecutive year, the Academy of Country Music will host musical performances at the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo (NFR) held in Las Vegas from Thursday, December 6th through Saturday, December 15th. Country artists will take the Rodeo Live Stage at Cowboy Fanfest, a new, fully interactive area that will feature the best of the Western lifestyle at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The event is open to the public with free admission.

The Academy of Country Music performances at the Rodeo Live Stage will include Ryan Beaver, Bucky Covington, Sarah Darling, Brett Eldredge, ACM award winner Jack Ingram, Chris Janson, David Nail, Aaron Watson and Chris Young. Doors open at Cowboy Fanfest at 10:00am PT and ACM sponsored performances on the Rodeo Live Stage take place at 1:30pm and 4:00pm PT each day.

“The Academy is pleased to continue our partnership with NFR and excited to bring some of country music’s top talent like Chris Young and new artists like Chris Janson to the fans at the inaugural Cowboy Fanfest,” said Michelle Goble, SVP, Membership and Industry Relations, Academy of Country Music.

The Academy of Country Music “Rodeo Live” Stage artist line-up is as follows:

· Thursday, Dec, 6, 2012 – To Be Announced

· Friday, Dec 7, 2012 – David Nail

· Saturday, Dec 8, 2012 – Aaron Watson

· Sunday, Dec 9, 2012 – Chris Janson

· Monday, Dec 10, 2012 – Ryan Beaver

· Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 – Chris Young

· Wednesday, Dec 12, 2012 – Sarah Darling

· Thursday, Dec 13, 2012 – Bucky Covington

· Friday, Dec 14, 2012 – Jack Ingram

· Saturday, Dec 15, 2012 – Brett Eldredge

Specific dates and times on additional entertainers during the Wrangler NFR can be found on their official website. Additional information about Las Vegas can be found HERE.