From benefit concerts to sizable donations, Nashville’s star-studded community is pitching in to help fund flood relief efforts.
As Nashville area residents work hard to restore their community after last week’s devastating floods, the city’s stars are working hard to raise money to assist in the recovery. Here are just a few of the notable efforts being made:
Country Throwdown Tour
Country Throwdown performers are lending a helping hand via merchandise sales. Headliners Montgomery Gentry, Jack Ingram, Eric Church, Eli Young Band and Bluebird Café Tent singer-songwriters Sarah Buxton, Heather Morgan, Jedd Hughes, Ashley Ray, Troy Olsen, Brad Tursi, Cory Branan and Dave Pahanish will be donating the net proceeds from the sale of their merchandise at select shows throughout the U.S.
Taylor Swift Donates $500,000 to Nashville’s Flood Relief Efforts
Taylor Swift pledged a donation of $500,000 to Nashville’s flood relief efforts on Thursday night (May 6).
Bo Bice Donates Proceeds from “Long Road Back”
Bo Bice has announced that he will donate all of his proceeds from his single, “Long Road Back,” to a variety of flood assistance programs that are aiding victims of the recent Nashville-area flooding disaster.
Flood Relief Telethon
GACTV has partnered with major recording artists such as Keith Urban, Martina McBride, and many more to launch a telethon collecting donations for the middle Tennessee flood victims. The “Music City Keep On Playin” telethon will air commercial free from the Ryman Auditorium this Sunday, May 16th on GAC and will feature performances from an ever-growing list of absolute stars all affected by this disaster. Watch for Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Kellie Pickler, Rodney Atkins, and Lady Antebellum to play on the show while an equally star-studded cast works the phones collecting donations. For more info visit www.gactv.com
Additional Flood Relief Benefit Concerts:
Tim McGraw, Faith Hill Schedule All-Star Benefit Concert for Nashville Flood
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have announced an all-star benefit concert for Tennessee flood victims to take place June 22 at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville.
CMA Music Festival Will Split Proceeds Between Nashville Flood Relief, Music Education
The CMA Music Festival will split net proceeds from the Nashville event between local flood relief and music education.Country Music Photo Gallery
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