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Music City Keep on Playin’

Tonight Keith Urban, Martina McBride, Keb ‘Mo, Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Kellie Pickler, Rodney Atkins, CeCe Winans, Jaci Velasquez, Randy Montana and Will Hoge will be part of the first national live concert and telethon to aid middle Tennesseans affected by the recent flood disaster. The concert and telethon, Music City Keep on Playin’ will be aired live and commercial-free from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.

Hosts for the event are TV star and Nashville native James Denton (“Desperate Housewives) and middle Tennessee resident, movie and TV star Kimberly Williams Paisley. Joining them will be GAC on-air personalities Suzanne Alexander, Nan Kelley, Storme Warren and Bill Cody as well as Food Network’s Pat and Gina Neely (“Down Home with the Neelys”) and the Travel Channel’s Adam Richman (“Man v. Food”) and Samantha Brown (“Great Weekends”).

All money raised will go to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, the organization processing and distributing the donations to middle Tennesseans in need. The concert is already sold out. Now lets do this and raise some money for Nashville!

I’ll be live on News 2 at 5 & 10 with more.

Kix Brooks benefit at Arrington Vineyards~

Kix Brooks and a slew of other singers will be performing next Wednesday night at Arrington Vineyards for “As Long As We Have Voices.” The evening of award winning music and wine will benefit the victims of the recent flood in middle Tennessee through the Salvation Army.

“Never in my 30 years in Nashville have I seen such terrible devastation,” said Brooks via press release. “But it has been amazing to watch this community come together to overcome this. Arrington Vineyards is proud to be a part of this rally.”

Keith Stegall, Joey + Rory, Ty Herndon, Sherrie Austin, Jason Sellers, Aaron Benward, Stewart Harris, Jim McBride, Dave Gibson and Jamie Lee Thurston will also be performing.

Only 200 tickets are available for this event and they will be sold in pairs only. Tickets are on sale now at Arrington Vineyards. The 2 ticket package is $100 and includes a bottle of selected Arrington Vineyards wine to enjoy during the show. The show will be wednesday, May 19th from 7:00-9:00.

Vince Gill is father of the bride~

Jenny Gill, singer and daughter of country music superstar Vince Gill, tied the knot May 8th in Nashville. Both the wedding and reception were held at the home of Vince Gill and his wife, singer Amy Grant. Jenny married childhood friend Josh Van Valkenburg.

PHOTO CREDIT: Zach & Jody Gray of GrayPhotograph.com.


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