Part of the Maverick staff headed up to Arlington during ACM weekend. Mel from the Morning Mavericks, Drew Williams from the afternoons, and Karina on Nights all got to experience everything that the ACMs had to offer.
Friday and Saturday consisted of the ACM Party for a Cause festival which included several up and coming artists as well as several Top 40 Country artists including Brett Eldredge, Chase Rice, and Tyler Farr. Friday and Saturday nights consisted of ACM Presents Superstar Duets inside the Globe Life Park also known as the Texas Rangers Ballpark. Despite many hours of delays on Friday and Saturday due to weather the ACM Superstar Duets was still able to occur. The Maverick staff was able to take up close footage and pictures the entire ACM Party for a Cause weekend.
Sunday solely consisted of the 50th Anniversary of the Academy of Country Music Awards. The Maverick staff was part of a historic moment in ACM history and the world. The 50th Annual ACMs broke the Guinness world record for the most attended live awards show with over 70,000 people. The Maverick staff had the opportunity to watch the award show from the press box and were the only local station in attendance for live social media coverage. The Maverick staff was able take this experience back to the airwaves and talk to the listeners about the live performances and awards they were able to witness.