Crownover Blevins and Merrill Lynch are hosting the 7th annual End of the Row Party on Thurs., Oct. 25, 5 p.m. at The Ruby (2411 Blakemore Ave., Nashville). Set to perform are Don Schlitz, Jessi Alexander, Jon Randall, Tracy Lawrence and more. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. 100% of ticket sales benefit the TJ Martell Foundation. Tickets here.
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Tonight’s (10/23) Rock the Cradle fundraiser features country legend Ronnie Milsap. The event at the Loveless Café Barn includes a cocktail reception and dinner at 6:30 p.m. and performances at 8 p.m. All proceeds will support babies born at Baptist Hospital and the Beaman Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Individual tickets are $250. Visit www.RockTheCradleNashville.com or call (615) 284-2569 to reserve a table sponsorship or purchase a ticket.
Last year’s Rock the Cradle featured Big & Rich and raised $100,000. The event has generated more than $325,000 in proceeds since 2010. Co-chairs Connie Bradley and Troy Tomlinson created Rock the Cradle and have led the effort for the past three years. This year’s Honorary Co-chairs Stefanie Dean Brown and Holly Singletary met while their babies were in the Baptist Hospital NICU together.
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Also tonight (Oct. 23), the Hard Rock Cafe Nashville will host “Jason Sturgeon & Friends Against Breast Cancer” to raise money and awareness as part of Hard Rock’s “Pinktober” campaign. Joining Sturgeon will be Bigger Picture’s Craig Campbell and hitmaker Tim Rushlow. Music begins at 7 pm, and a $10 donation is suggested.
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Papas & Mamas Sing For Healthy Birth will feature Delbert McClinton and friends including Gary Nicholson, Kevin & Yates McKendree, McCrary Sisters and special guests. The concert will be Sat., Oct. 27 at 3rd & Lindsley. General seating is $35. Proceeds benefit Attachment Parenting International, with the goal of improving the well-being of children, and as a result, the well-being of the community. Tickets here.