Get closer to the Country Kickoff action than ever before with our new VIP ticket and enjoy premium viewing access of the Carhartt stage, featuring live performances from ACM Awards nominees and new and emerging artists, from the Lucas Oil VIP Area; plus a meal voucher redeemable at any of the on-site food trucks; two drink tickets; dedicated bar service; a Jack Daniel’s whiskey tasting, and more. A limited number of VIP tickets are available for purchase for each day of the Country Kickoff festival on Seatgeek beginning Friday, May 3.

Get ready Country Music Fans, the excitement around Country Music’s Party of The Year begins on Tuesday, May 14th with the ACM Country Kickoff on Tostitos Championship Plaza at The Star!

At this free two-day country music festival, fans will have the opportunity to enjoy live music while celebrating the ACM Awards’ return to North Texas.

Some of today’s most exciting up-and-coming Country Music artists will perform on the Carhartt stage, including several ACM Award nominees.

ACM Country Kickoff will feature a Coors Light beer garden and dance floor, food trucks, country-themed photo opportunities, ACM Awards show merchandise, The ACM Red Barrel Lounge presented by Princess Cruise Lines, and an exclusive Lucas Oil VIP experience! There will be activations by a host of partners, including ACM Lifting Lives, Ashley HomeStore, Choctaw Casinos & Resorts, Coors Light, Debbie’s Dream Foundation, Fritos, Kendra Scott, Korbel, Lucas Oil, North Texas Ford, and Princess Cruise Lines.