Hunter Hayes will officially kick off the festivities surrounding the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas.

Hunter, along with David Nail and Cole Swindell, will take over the new LINQ entertainment district on April 3rd for a free concert. On April 4th, Keith Urban headlines the first night of the ACM Party for a Cause Festival, followed by an April 5th show with headliner Rascal Flatts.

The festivities culminate with the Academy of Country Music Awards on April 6th, which air live from the MGM Grand Arena on CBS.