Charity Events: Kelly Clarkson, Creative Nation, Jason Aldean

kelly clarkson11Kelly Clarkson will host her inaugural benefit concert, Miracle on Broadway, on Saturday, Dec. 20 at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. More of the Nashville industry’s top vocalists will be joining her, including Reba, Trisha Yearwood, Garth Brooks, Ronnie Dunn, Kacey Musgraves, Hayley Williams (of Paramore), Charles Esten, and Meghan Trainor. Performers will give their renditions of Christmas classics, and join Clarkson in performing songs from her Christmas album, Wrapped in Red.

Proceeds benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Monroe Harding Children’s Home, Second Harvest Food Bank, and Thistle Farms.

“I love my adopted hometown of Nashville with all of my heart and I am so honored to be able to give back to the community alongside some of my favorite artists and friends for my first annual Miracle on Broadway benefit concert!” says Clarkson. “I thank all of the artists joining me, as well as the people of Nashville for making me feel so welcome over the last 7 years I have called it home!”

Tickets go on sale Saturday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m. via livenation.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000 or box office.

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Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett

Thomas Rhett and Steve Moakler have joined the lineup of performers for Creative Nation’s Preston Taylor Ministries benefit on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 3rd & Lindsley. Previously announced performers include Luke Laird, Barry Dean, and Natalie Hemby, as well as new artist Maggie Chapman.

All proceeds from the event benefit Preston Taylor Ministries. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the event begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at ticketweb.com.

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Jason Aldean‘s ninth annual “Concert For The Cure” raised $660,909 to benefit Susan G. Komen and breast cancer research. the event took place Saturday (Oct. 11) in Detroit.

Photo (L-R): Tina Binson (Komen Detroit Planning Committee member and sponsor), Aldean and Denise Stewart (survivor and Komen Southwest Michigan Development Director). Photo: Loreen Sarkis/Getty Images

Photo (L-R): Tina Binson (Komen Detroit Planning Committee member and sponsor), Aldean and Denise Stewart (survivor and Komen Southwest Michigan Development Director). Photo: Loreen Sarkis/Getty Images

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