Billy Block Day Concert Set For April 15

Billy Block

Billy Block’s memory and legacy will be honored with a special concert on April 15.

Jim Lauderdale, Danny Myrick, Alyssa Bonagura, Ray Stephenson, Rocky Block, Peter Cooper, Thomm Jutz, Jon Byrd, The Sisterhood, Irene Kelly, Tom Mason, Jason Eskridge, Baillie and the Boys, Michael Dinallo and Charlie Rich Jr. have all signed on to perform at the special 3rd & Lindsley show, which will benefit MusiCares, the organization that helped support the Block family during their time of need and crisis.

Known as the “Godfather of Americana,” Block passed away after a battle with cancer in 2015, and the Tennessee State Senate honored him prior to his death with his own special day on April 15. Best known as the creator and host of the weekly “Billy Block Show”/”Western Beat Barn Dance” in Nashville, throughout Block’s career he worked as a promoter, songwriter, producer, manager, session drummer, label entrepreneur, an artist, a music journalist and more.

Tickets to the show are $15 general admission, $25 VIP which includes a VIP pre-party, and can be purchased here.

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