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ROCK THIS TOWN, THE CHARITABLE PROGRAM FOR THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL MARATHON SERIES, LAUNCHES NASHVILLE TORNADO RELIEF EFFORT

Humanitarian Relief Effort funds to support local recovery efforts in response to the recent damage caused by tornadoes in middle Tennessee

Rock This Town®, a program of the IRONMAN®Foundation and the charitable program for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® has launched a Humanitarian Relief Effort campaign to raise critical funds in response to the major damage caused by the tornadoes in middle Tennessee. Funds raised will support recovery efforts and service projects in the greater rac...

CMA & SESAC TORNADO RELIEF SUPPLIES DRIVE

Starting tomorrow, March 6 through next Friday, March 13, CMA and SESAC will be collecting essential items needed by a variety of nonprofits throughout Middle Tennessee. If you are near Music Row, please consider donating these crucial relief supplies, a list of which can be found HERE.

CMA and SESAC will regularly deliver donations to groups in need throughout the region. Weekday drop off hours of operation are from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Please drop off items at the back of the building between the CMA/SESAC...

Gibson Connecting With Musicians Who Lost Their Guitar In The Recent Tennessee Tornado

In the wake of the recent severe storms in Nashville, Gibson Gives is stepping up for musicians and those who need support. Gibson Gives is working to make guitarists affected by the recent Tennessee Tornado whole again, providing immediate help by giving a guitar to any musician whose instrument was damaged or destroyed.

“Our goal is to get a guitar back into the hands of anyone who has had their guitar damaged or destroyed in the recent Tennessee storm,” says Dendy Jarrett, Executive Director of Gibs...

March 4, 2020

Cars totaled, businesses and homes destroyed. The number of missing, injured and dead persons rising as new cases are confirmed. Tens of thousands of residents left without power while being subjected to the potential danger presented by gas leaks. These are the devastating effects caused by deadly tornadoes that ripped through Nashville on Tuesday night. 

We all woke up grieving for everyone who’s suffering and Josh Gallagher is no exception. 

Putting pen to paper, Gallagher took to his guitar and expressed the toll of this heart-breaking, natural disaster and the need for Nashville to stand strong togethe...

February 26, 2020

T.J. MARTELL FOUNDATION HONORS AMY GRANT WITH TONY MARTELL OUTSTANDING ENTERTAINMENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD AT 2020 HONORS GALA

Reba McEntire Gives Warmhearted Intro to Grant, followed by Magical Performance by Vince Gill and Grant's daughter Corrina 

 T.J. Martell Foundation – the music industry’s leading nonprofit to fund innovative medical research focused on treatments and cures for cancer – honored AMY GRANT with the Tony Martell Outstanding Entertainment Achievement Award at their 2020 Honors Gala.  The foundation topped their fundraising record at the 2020 gala surpassing $1 MILLION. The 12th Annual event...

February 21, 2020

Sister Hazel Celebrates 15th Annual Hang at Hazelnut Isle

Tickets on Sale Now

Announces Inaugural Sailing of the Lyrics For Life Charity Sunset Charleston Harbor Dinner Cruise

Adds Additional 2020 Tour Dates Including Grand Ole Opry Appearance

Platinum-selling band, Sister Hazel, is thrilled to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the annual Hang at Hazelnut Isle, May 29 - 31 at the Windjammer on Isle of Palms, South Carolina. The three-day performance-filled beach bash offers something for everyone to enjoy from chart-topping music, delicious food, games, dancing, and exclusive access to hang out with the band....

The surviving members of the legendary group, the Lovin’ Spoonful, will be performing at a special benefit show celebrating the music of the Lovin’ Spoonful on February 29, 2020 at 8:00 pm PST at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA.  The show is presented by the Wild Honey Orchestra as a fundraiser for the Autism Think Tank and does not represent a formal Lovin’ Spoonful reunion.  The Alex Theatre located at 215 North Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203 and tickets are available on the Alex Theatre’s website alextheatre.org.  

Spoonful co-founder, John Sebastian, explains, “I’m delighted to be hon...

February 11, 2020

MUSIC HEALTH ALLIANCE GENERATES MORE THAN $50 MILLION
IN HEALTHCARE COST SAVINGS FOR AMERICA’S MUSIC COMMUNITY
 
11,000+ music industry members have received free healthcare advocacy and support 
in the non-profit’s first seven years


 Music Health Alliance (MHA), the only non-profit named to Billboard’s Country Power Players list in 2019, has saved more than $50,000,000 in healthcare costs for the nationwide music community. Based in Nashville, MHA has provided free healthcare advocacy and support to more than 11,000 music industry members in the non-profit’s first seven years - songwriters, mus...

February 7, 2020

In addition to her work as a musician and songwriter, Townes remains committed to charitable causes including her own initiative, , which has raised over $1.9 million to date benefiting a youth shelter in her hometown of Grande Prairie, Alberta. More information can be found at bigheartsforbigkids.com.

www.tenilletownes.com  

Country music songwriter and performing artist. Taylon Hope, hailing from West Jefferson, NC made her debut on the hallowed stage of the Ryman Auditorium on January 30  during her performance at The

’s The Gift of Music concert benefiting the W.O. Smith Music School and the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation. Headlined by Dolly Parton with additional performances by Lee Greenwood, Lonestar, Collin Raye, T.G.Sheppard, Drew Baldridge, Abby Anderson, Artimus Pyle Band, Eric Lee Beddingfield, Red Mountain Bluegrass Band, Brad and Maisy Stella and Scott Bass.

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