Not in Las Vegas for the 2019 ACM Awards? Our friends at Taste of Country will keep you company leading up to the big show! The Boot's partner site is hosting a pre-ACMs Tailgate Show.

On Sunday night (April 7), crash on your couch and join Taste of Country News host Ania Hammar and singer-songwriter Kelleigh Bannen live from Nashville. They'll talk great fashion, can't-miss performances and winners predictions, as well as the all-time biggest ACM Awards moments.

Viewers can expect a few special-guest appearances during the Tailgate Show, too: Interviews with 2019 ACM Awards host Reba McEntire, LoCash and Trisha Yearwood are all on the docket. Bannen's promised to dish some behind-the-scenes awards show secrets as well, and she's bringing her guitar for a little live music during the jam-packed hour.

Taste of Country's 2019 ACM Awards Live Tailgate Show begins at 7PM ET -- that's one hour before the big country music party gets started in Sin City. Press play above to watch.

The 2019 ACM Awards are set to air live on CBS beginning at 8PM ET. The ceremony will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

The Boot will be staying up late covering the most buzzed-about winners, fashion and moments at the 2019 ACM Awards. Readers can watch along with us by checking back to for the latest ACMs headlines, liking The Boot on Facebook and following The Boot on Twitter.

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