Carrie Underwood and Dierks Bentley are among the talented artists who will perform during the upcoming Teachers Rock concert special on CBS.
Joining the country stars for the education benefit will be artists Josh Groban, Fun., Usher and Adam Levine. Actors scheduled to appear include Meryl Streep, Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Garner, Jack Black, Morgan Freeman and Matthew Morrison.
The special tribute concert celebrating teachers and education will also include previews from the upcoming film Won’t Back Down, starring Davis and Gyllenhaal. The film follows the characters in their plan to transform a failing inner-city school.
Teachers Rock airs on CBS Aug. 18 at 8 pm ET. Live performances will be taped August 14 at a special benefit concert at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. Tickets for the event start at $40 at Ticketmaster.
Proceeds will benefit DonorsChoose.org, Feeding America and Teach for America.
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