More Stars Added to Tim and Faith's "Nashville Rising" Flood Relief Concert
By: Matt Bjorke
Toby Keith, Billy Ray Cyrus, Montgomery Gentry, Julie Roberts, Blake Shelton and ZZ Top have joined the superstar line-up for "NASHVILLE RISING: A Benefit Concert for Flood Recovery," which will take place on Tuesday, June 22nd, at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. See below for a full list of performers who have been confirmed to date. Special guests will include Governor Phil Bredesen, Mayor Karl DeanandJeff Fisher, head coach of the NFL's Tennessee Titans. The event is being spearheaded by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, who will also perform. Proceeds from the concert will benefit The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which is working to address flood relief and recovery in Middle Tennessee.
Seats previously held for production have been released to the public for sale and are available now at www.ticketmaster.com. A limited amount of tickets are available at each price level and start at just $25.00. A handful of Diamond VIP packages are still available, which include a seat in the first 13 rows, admission to the post-show artist reception at The Palm, a commemorative event laminate and Hatch Show Print.
The entire Music City community - musicians, businesses and individuals alike - have come together to offer support. An Oklahoma family with roots in the Nashville area has purchased 100 Silver tickets that will be given to families whose lives were devastated by the flooding. Corporate sponsors confirmed thus far include Jackson National Life Insurance Company, ACM Lifting Lives, AEG Live / The Messina Group, Live Nation, Outback Concerts, CAA, Access Pass Designs, Allstate, All-Star Personnel, American Airlines, Anheuser-Busch, BMI, Bonefish Grill, Bravado, BusinessHere, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Celebrate Calm, FIJI Water Company LLC, Frost Specialty, Hilton, Raymond James & Assoc., KC Masterpiece, Krupa-Forbes Foundation, Landmark Transportation, MARS PETCARE US, Outback Steakhouse, Predators, Rink Entertainment, SIR, Sharpie, SunTrust, Ticketmaster, TriGreen Equipment and Bill Young Productions.
The Community Foundation provides philanthropic services that enhance the Middle Tennessee area. The Foundation's Tennessee Emergency Response Fund ensures that one gift can impact the widest range of charitable needs. In the course of rebuilding lives disrupted by this devastating flood, it is difficult to know how the needs will evolve over time. This Fund will continue to strategically address needs as they emerge. For additional information, visit www.cfmt.org <http://www.cfmt.org/>.
Text RISING to 501501 to donate $10 to flood relief at The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. A one-time $10 donation will be added to your mobile phone bill or deducted from your prepaid balance. Standard messaging rates and additional fees may apply. All charges are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Service is available on most carriers. Donations are collected for the benefit of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee by the Mobile Giving Foundation and subject to the terms found at www.hmgf/org/t <http://www.hmgf/org/t> . You can unsubscribe at any time by texting STOP to 501501; HELP to 501501 for help.
Brooks & Dunn
Billy Ray Cyrus
Michael W. Smith
Confirmed special guests:
Governor Phil Bredesen
Mayor Karl Dean
Jeff Fisher, head coach of the NFL's Tennessee Titans