Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood will host the first ACM Lifting Lives Fundraising Gala. The “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” gala will consist of two shows taking place simultaneously at the Omni Dallas Hotel and the Fort Worth Zoo. The Fort Worth gala will feature ACM Awards nominees including headliner Keith Urban, and a special performance by Little Big Town. Nancy O’Dell, Emmy®-award winning journalist and co-host of Entertainment Tonight, will join Brooks and Yearwood to co-host the Fort Worth gala.
Brooks and Yearwood will alternate between both locations throughout the evening to entertain attendees in Dallas and Fort Worth. A host of celebrities along with prominent music industry and entertainment executives are scheduled to attend. The inaugural gala will kick off with a cocktail reception, followed by a dinner, live auction and performances.