Old Dominion Charity Show Welcomes Kenny Chesney, Sam Hunt, Kelsea Ballerini, Michael Ray

Pictured (L-R): Sam Hunt, Matthew Ramsey. Photo: Mason Allen

Billed “An Evening With Friends,” Old Dominion raised a total of $40K for charity on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Half of the proceeds benefited the Opry Trust Fund and the other half benefited the Ryan Seacrest Foundation.

Surprise guests of the show included Kenny Chesney (“Save It For A Rainy Day,” which was penned by Old Dominion band members Matthew Ramsey and Brad Tursi), Kelsea Ballerini (“Written In The Sand” and “I Hate Love Songs” which was co-written by band member Trevor Rosen), Sam Hunt (“Make You Miss Me,” “Ex To See,” both co-written with Ramsey), and Michael Ray (“The One That Got Away,” which was penned by Ramsey and Rosen).

Picture (L-R): Whit Sellers, Brad Tursi, Matthew Ramsey, SVP of Programming and Artist Relations for Opry Entertainment and General Manager of the Grand Ole Opry Sally Williams, Trevor Rosen, Geoff Sprung. Photo: Mason Allen

Old Dominion with representatives of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. Pictured (L-R): Jimmy Leach, Whit Sellers, Brad Tursi, Mamie Shephard, Matthew Ramsey, Meredith Seacrest, Trevor Rosen, Katie Klochany, Geoff Sprung. Photo: Mason Allen

Old Dominion also performed 19 additional songs during their 120-minute set, including “Hotel Key,” which is currently No. 3 on the country charts and two brand new unreleased songs: the youthfully, energetic “Make It Sweet” and the sentimental and spiritual “Smooth Sailing.”

“What an unforgettable night,” said Ramsey. “The Nashville community has given so much to us. Our lives have changed in ways we could never have—so we felt like this show at the Ryman was a great way to start giving back. There was so much love and music and history swirling around. We are beyond proud to be able to raise money and help those who need it – along with help from our friends!”

The band will pick back up on the fall leg of their arena tour, Oct. 4 in Knoxville, Tennessee at the Knoxville Coliseum.

HAPPY ENDINGS WORLD TOUR FALL 2018 DATES
Oct. 4 Knoxville, TN Knoxville Coliseum
Oct. 5 Glen Allen, VA Innsbrook After Hours
Oct. 6 Rochester, NY Main Street Armory
Oct. 11 Amarillo, TX Amarillo Civic Center
Oct. 12 Las Cruces, NM Pan American Center
Oct. 13 Albuquerque, NM Balloon Fiesta Park
Oct. 25 Atlantic City, NJ Hard Rock Atlantic City
Oct. 26 University Park, PA Bryce Jordan Center
Oct. 27 Roanoke, VA Berglund Center
Oct. 31 Dublin, IE Whelans
Nov. 1 Belfast, IE Empire Music Hall
Nov. 3 Liverpool, ENG O2 Academy 2
Nov. 4 London, ENG O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
Nov. 5 Bristol, ENG Trinity
Nov. 6 Manchester, ENG Academy 2
Nov. 8 Birmingham, ENG O2 Institute
Nov. 9-10 Glasglow, SCT Queen Maragaret Union
Nov. 29 Estero, FL Germain Arena
Nov. 30 St. Augustine, FL St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Dec. 1 Winston-Salem, NC Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Dec. 6 Toledo, OH Huntington Center
Dec. 7 Huntington , WV Big Sandy Superstore Arena
Dec. 8 Grand Rapids, MI DeltaPlex Arena
Dec. 13 Bismarck, ND Bismarck Event Center
Dec. 14 Fargo, ND Scheels Arena
Dec. 15 Duluth, MN AMSOIL Arena

Pictured (L-R): Matthew Ramsey, Kenny Chesney, Geoff Sprung (back), Trevor Rosen. Photo: Mason Allen

Pictured (L-R): Matthew Ramsey, Kelsea Ballerini. Photo: Mason Allen

Pictured (L-R): Michael Ray, Matthew Ramsey. Photo: Mason Allen

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