Charity News: Jennifer Nettles, Jeffrey Steele, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Terri Clark, Banner Music

Jennifer Nettles To Headline The Shalom Foundation Benefit

Jennifer Nettles

Jennifer Nettles

Jennifer Nettles will perform at The Shalom Foundation’s 6th Annual Hymns, Hams & Jams event, taking place Monday, February 1 at 6:30 p.m. at The Factory in Franklin. The evening will include a silent and live auction, dinner, and cocktails. Nettles is a longtime supporter of the non-profit, which provides financial support, physical assistance and spiritual guidance to children living in extreme poverty and their families, especially in Guatemala.

Jeffrey Steele’s 9th Annual Remembrance Event Reveals Participants

RememberAlex

Jeffrey Steele has announced Chris Janson, LOCASH, Kurtis John, The Shuggah Pies, Kevin Griffin, Mac Davis and others will join the 9th annual charity event, raising funds in remembrance of his late son Alex LeVasseur, who passed away in 2007 at age 13 from an ATV accident. Storme Warren will host the event, starting at 7 p.m. on March 7, with a live auction all to benefit overlooked and underprivileged youth with an interest in skateboarding, which was Alex’s passion. Tickets are available from $75. VIP seating is sold out. More than $200,000 in grants have been given from the organization.

David Pack, Jimmy Nichols, Branch and Dean Help Benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Cystic-Fibrosis

David Pack of Ambrosia, Jimmy Nichols and Branch and Dean will play the Loveless Barn on Saturday, January 30, at 6 p.m. in a benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The evening is sponsored by Brauer, Abbvie, Regions Bank, Pinnacle Financial and HCA/TriStar Health.

Terri Clark Brings Opry to Veterans with MOC

Terri Clark performing for veterans

Terri Clark performing for veterans

Terri Clark joined Musicians On Call (MOC) to perform for 35 veterans at the Nashville VA hospital on Jan. 11. The visit was in partnership with the Grand Ole Opry—celebrating its 90th anniversary—and its Circle Throwdown, which brings impromptu performances with Opry artists and a replica of the famed six-foot circle of wood across the country. Clark serenaded with her hits “Now That I Found You” and “No Fear.”

Banner Music Hosts 1st “Burger & Brew” Songwriter Luncheon

Pictured (L-R Back): Brian Carper, Alex Dooley, Asher Cataldo, James Robert Webb, David Stevenson, Matt Mason, and Steve O'Brien Front; (Front): Nick Autry, Zack Donegan, Adam Smith, Kris Hitchcock, Dean Scallo, Shane Thompson, and Eric Hurt.

Pictured (L-R Back): Brian Carper, Alex Dooley, Asher Cataldo, James Robert Webb, David Stevenson, Matt Mason, and Steve O’Brien Front; (Front): Nick Autry, Zack Donegan, Adam Smith, Kris Hitchcock, Dean Scallo, Shane Thompson, and Eric Hurt.

Banner Music begins 2016 with a new tradition: Banner Music’s Burger & Brew, a monthly songwriters mingling at Winner’s Bar & Grill. With a personalized invitation/ticket from Banner Music owner, Camilla Kleindienst, the first event was held January 14, offering a creative break and free lunch. Guests for February’s gathering will be specifically given a ticket to attend.

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