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<br /> FALL 2015<br /> ACM<br /> empo<br /> LORETTA<br /> HEY<br /> LEGENDS LORETTA LYNN,<br /> ALABAMA AND MANY MORE<br /> CELEBRATED AT 9TH ANNUAL<br /> ACM HONORS<br /> A CIRCLE<br /> UNBROKEN<br /> MARKING ITS 90TH BIRTHDAY,<br /> THE GRAND OLE OPRY<br /> RESPECTS & REINVENTS<br /> INSIDE: KELSEA BALLERINI, JAKE OWEN, A THOUSAND HORSES AND OLD DOMINION<br /> VISIT THE ACM OFFICE | KENDRA SCOTT PARTNERS WITH ACM LIFTING LIVES |<br /> REMEMBERING JEFF WALKER & LYNN ANDERSON<br /> Our gratitude and appreciation<br /> to this extraordinary music<br /> community for honoring us<br /> with your trust for 25 years<br /> Chuck Flood Frank Bumstead Mary Ann McCready Jamie Cheek Duane Clark<br /> Carmen Romano Julie Boos Trey Dunaway Betty Sanders David Boyer<br /> Chris Hughes Jen Conger Jason Fridenstine Kristin<a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=1"> FALL 2015 ACM empo LORETTA HEY LEGENDS LORETTA</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=2"> Our gratitude and appreciation to this extrao</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=3"> NASHVILLE NEW YORK SEATTLE</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=4"> </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=5"> | in this issue | TOR COV S E 16 R Y </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=6"> | Editor’s note | THE MOTHER CHURCH T </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=7"> | from the ceo | DEAR ACADEMY MEMBERS E </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=8"> Happenings 1 | 1 | WE MEAN I</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=9"> 3 | 3 | CAN’T STOP THEM ONCE YOU START: Republi</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=10"> Happenings 5 | 5 | FAMIL</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=11"> 8 | 8 | LONE STAR PROUD: Texas native and co</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=12"> Happenings 1 1 10 | 10 </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=13"> </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=14"> | NEWS | Academy Of Co</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=15"> </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=16"> 16 acmcountry.com</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=17"> FEELS ON THE RY</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=18"> At first glimpse of the iconic coal miner’s</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=19"> electricity of 1950s rock & roll with his lively </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=20"> CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: ACM Drumm</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=21"> amid a rousing response to accept their Career Ac</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=22"> CLOCKWISE FROM TOP LEFT: ACM Promoter of </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=23"> cheerful performance of “Good Ol’ Boys Club,” whi</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=24"> 24 acmcountry.com “I felt young this mor</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=25"> RESTAURAN T RECORDING STUDIOS 1200 ALTA LOM</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=26"> CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: ACM Festival</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=27"> </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=28"> 28 acmcountry.com</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=29"> acmcountry.com 29</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=30"> 30 acmcountry.com</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=31"> IMPROVING LIVES through the POWERo</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=32"> BELTS • BU C K L ES • BAGS </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=33"> EST.1984 SANTAFE Photos: Kimberly Nesselhauf To</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=34"> 1 NQ & A PETE FISHER EXT GEN </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=35"> 2 | 1 | CARRIE UNDERWOOD wows the Op</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=36"> | 4 | Fans get an up close look at the Opry’s REN</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=37"> 7 That was so devastating, it could have been a </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=38"> IN MEMORY BY CRAIG SHELBURNE  Jeff Walker Jef</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=39">  Bob Johnston Bob Johnston, the producer of J</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=40"> IN MEMORY BY CRAIG SHELBURNE  Daron Norwood D</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=41">  Wayne Carson Wayne Carson, who co-wrote the </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=42"> | ACM moment | ROY CLARK & LORETTA LYNN </a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=43"> ©2015 SANTA CRUZ GUITAR COMPANY “I've never pick</a> <a title="ACM Tempo :: Fall 2015 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c5b4b26?page=44"> PROVEN PERFORMER. With so many people </a>