Amplitudes: The Mesa Boogie Blog
2012 Academy of Country Music Awards
The 47th annual Academy of Country Music awards featured some Mesa/Boogie artists performing with this year's nominees. The show aired on CBS April 1, 2012 and was shot live from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, NV.
Congratulations to the Mesa artists who were nominated this year:
Jason Aldean (Kurt Allison - guitar) was nominated for Entertainer of the year, Male vocalist of the year, Album of the year (My Kinda Party), Single Record of the year * WINNER * (Don't You Wanna Stay w/ Kelly Clarkson), Video of the year (Tattoos on this Town), Vocal Event of the year * WINNER * (Don't You Wanna Stay w/Kelly Clarkson).
Blake Shelton (Rob Byus - bass) was nominated for Entertainer of the year, Male Vocalist of the year * WINNER *
Thompson Square (Darren Theriault - bass) was nominated for Vocal duo of the year * WINNER *.
Eric Church (Lee Hendricks - bass) was nominated for Album of the year (Chief) and Video of the year (Homeboy).
The Mesa artists who peformed in the show:
Keith Urban - "For You" - Jerry Flowers - Big Block 750, Vintage Powerhouse 2x12, Vintage Powerhouse 4x10.
Blake Shelton - "Drink on it" - Rob Byus - Big Block 750, Vintage Powerhouse 4x12
Jason Aldean - "Fly Over States" - Kurt Allison - Lone Star Special heads, 4x12 Rectifier Standard Straight cabinets
Eric Church - "Springsteen" - Lee Hendricks - Big Block 750, Vintage Powerhouse 4x12
See Also: Jason Aldean guitarist Kurt Allison discusses Mesa/Boogie amps, touring gear and production with Artist Relations.