Thursday, March 29th 2012
Blair Garner Takes After MidNite on the Road to the ACM Awards in Las Vegas
LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2012 -- Blair Garner, host of After MidNite and winner of the 2011 ACM "National On-Air Personality of the Year" award, will take the show on the road this weekend for a series of events and a post-show broadcast surrounding the Academy of Country Music's 47th Annual ACM Awards. Garner will host the Fremont Street Experience, a free concert on Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31, for the third consecutive year. Artists performing include: Love and Theft, Hunter Hayes, Brantley Gilbert, Scotty McCreery, Luke Bryan, Jana Kramer, Craig Campbell, Eli Young Band, Laura Bell Bundy and Eric Church.
On Sunday, April 1, immediately following the 47th Annual ACM Awards telecast on CBS, After MidNite will broadcast from its remote studio backstage, interviewing artists immediately after their ACM Awards experience. Artists scheduled to appear include: Little Big Town, Luke Bryan, David Nail, Kip Moore, Easton Corbin, Laura Bell Bundy, Jake Owen, Brantley Gilbert, Scotty McCreery, Dustin Lynch, James Wesley, Hunter Hayes, Thompson Square, Randy Houser, Zac Brown Band, Craig Campbell, Uncle Kracker, Eli Young Band, The Band Perry and additional surprise guests. A special segment featuring Blake Shelton will also air. The After MidNite remote studio is sponsored by Great American Country and Green Mountain Coffee, which will provide artists with free coffee.
The After MidNite ACM Awards special broadcast will air the morning of April 2 (midnight -- 6 a.m.) and portions will re-air the weekend of April 7 - 8. Affiliates of The Blair Garner Show in Canada will also air segments the week of April 2. For more information and guest updates, please visit www.AfterMidnite.com.
About After MidNite with Blair Garner
On November 13, 1993, After MidNite aired for the first time on 12 stations. Word spread and within four months, more than 100 affiliates were on board. Today, the highly-acclaimed Country radio show is nationally syndicated by Premiere Networks and can be heard on more than 260 affiliates. After MidNite with Blair Garner is heard by 2.7 million weekly listeners. In 2011, Garner received the 2011 ACM "National On-Air Personality of the Year" award. For more information, please visit www.AfterMidNite.com.