Adkins, Songwriters, And More Local Benefits

traceadkinsTrace Adkins will headline the Southern Shindig concert on Fri., Sept. 25 at the Loveless Barn. This event is part of the annual Soldier Ride, which honors wounded soldiers. Tickets include dinner, beer, wine and the concert, and are on sale now at or by calling 904-405-1156. All proceeds go to programs that support America’s wounded soldiers.

The bike ride, Soldier Ride Nashville, will take place the next day (9/26). For details or to register, go to


Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant in Historic Downtown Franklin is sponsoring a benefit concert for the American Cancer Society tonight (9/10) featuring singer-songwriters Leslie Satcher, Allen Shamblin, Big Al Anderson, and James Slater. Show begins at 7:00 p.m. Reservations are $40 and includes dinner and the concert. Call 615-794-5527. $25 of each reservation will be donated to the American Cancer Society.


The Sound Kitchen Studios will host the We Are Building Lives concert on Oct. 8 featuring Lane Brody, Saving Abel, Mark Slaughter, Keni Thomas, Eric Lee Beddingfield, and more. There will be a meet and greet with the artists as well as a cocktail reception. Proceeds will go to We Are Building Lives’ efforts to support Nashville’s homeless veterans. Details and tickets at


Friends of Warner Parks will hold a Full Moon Pickin’ Party tomorrow night (9/11). Musicians and music fans alike are invited to the Steeplechase Barn at the Equestrian Center in Percy Warner Park from 7:00 –11:00 pm. This fundraiser features bluegrass music under the light of a full moon. And all the proceeds from the laid-back affair will go directly back to Warner Parks to ensure preservation, protection, funding educational programs and special projects including camp-outs and hayrides for inner city kids.

Admission is $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Children 6 and under free, $10 for 7-15 year olds. Pickers with a BLUEGRASS instrument are $5. Details and tickets may be purchased online at


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