Once again, great things happen when the country music community comes together for a cause! Country For A Cause pulled out all the stops during their CMA Fest 2023 concert at Nashville’s 3rd & Lindsley and raised $60,000 for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Hosted by country legend T.G. Sheppard & Kelly Lang, along with Devon O’Day, an eclectic group of stellar performers, including Mark Wills, Wade Hayes, John Conlee, Paulette Carlson, Tim Atwood, Makenzie Phipps, Elizabeth Cook, Michelle Wright, Heath Wright of Ricochet, Terry McBride, Leon Everette, Brandon Davis, Jake Hoot, and Jamie O’Neal donated their time and talents to raise money to help children in health-related crisis. The evening didn’t come without several surprises including Alex Miller, T. Graham Brown, Jeannie Seely, John Schneider, John McEuen, Charlene Tilton, and a special tribute to Jeanne Pruett. The event was sponsored by Gus Arrendale and Springer Mountain Farms Chicken and the group of dynamic entertainers performed to a sold-out house for the fourth consecutive year.
FORMER LYNYRD SKYNYRD DRUMMER ARTIMUS PYLE AND OTHER COLLEAGUES PAY TRIBUTE TO GUITARIST GARY ROSSINGTON
Gary Rossington, an original member of GRAMMY Hall of Fame Award-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Lynyrd Skynyrd, died on Sunday, March 5th, 2023 at age 71.
Rossington survived the tragic 1977 plane crash that killed singer Ronnie Van Zant and guitarist Steve Gaines, as well as backup vocalist Cassie Gaines (Steve’s sister), assistant road manager Dean Kilpatrick, pilot Walter McCreary, and co-pilot John Gray.
90s hit-making country group Ricochet will return to the world-famous Grand Ole Opry on Wednesday, October 12, marking their first performance on the iconic stage in 22 years! With hits including “Daddy’s Money,” “What Do I Know,” and “He Left A Lot To Be Desired,” the appearance will be one that should not be missed! This year also marks the 25th anniversary of their hit single, “He Left a Lot to Be Desired,” with new tour dates being added regularly.
A month and a half after Jeff Carson’s death, fellow country music artists and friends got together to pay tribute to the fallen officer and country music singer. Michael Ray, Tracy Lawrence, John Berry, Lee Greenwood, Ricochet, Wade Hayes, Ty Herndon, Rhett Akins, Craig Campbell, Halfway to Hazard, T. Graham Brown, Danielle Peck and War Hippies all participated in the special May 10, 2022 benefit that took place at the 700-seat capacity Nashville Palace. The results were that not only was a good time had by all but over $82,000 was raised to support his fellow officers through the 501(c)(3) non-profit (LEAP) Law Enforcement Assistance Partnership.
’90s COUNTRY HIT-MAKERS RICOCHET CELEBRATE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIT SINGLE “HE LEFT A LOT TO BE DESIRED”
90s hit-making country group Ricochet celebrates the 25th anniversary of their hit single, “He Left a Lot to Be Desired,” with new tour dates and a forthcoming album release.
The country music community was rocked today with the tragic news of the sudden passing of country music giant Naomi Judd.
MICHAEL RAY, LEE GREENWOOD, MARK WILLS, TY HERNDON, WADE HAYES, RHETT AKINS, RICOCHET, CRAIG CAMPBELL SET TO PERFORM AT ‘A MUSIC MEMORIAL FOR JEFF CARSON’ ON MAY 10, 2022 AT THE NASHVILLE PALACE
Michael Ray, Lee Greenwood, Mark Wills, Ty Herndon, Wade Hayes, Rhett Akins, Ricochet, Craig Campbell, and more are set to join together at “A Music Memorial For Jeff Carson” to honor the country music hitmaker and Academy of Country Music award-winner. They will take the stage at The Nashville Palace in remembrance of their dear friend on Tuesday, May 10 at 7 PM to share, celebrate and honor their times with Carson through the years. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 15 at 10 am (CT) and are $50 for reserved seating and $40 for general admission.