Acadiana's own Hunter Hayes will kick off ACM Week in Las Vegas with a free show on Thursday, April 3, at the new LINQ on Las Vegas Blvd. Also on the bill will be David Nail and Cole Swindell. The show will be free and open to the public, and will precede the 2nd Annual ACM Party for a Cause Festival, which will be headlined this year by Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban.

The 49th annual Academy of Country Music Awards will be held live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday April, 6th on CBS.