Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney To Lead CMT Virtual Benefit Concert To Aid Front-Line Workers

CMT has teamed with Feed The Front Line to present a virtual benefit concert, “Feed The Front Line LIVE, Presented By CMT,” to help raise support and awareness of Feed The Front Line’s mission to offer free meals to frontline COVID-19 employees, essential workers and others in need, all while supporting local restaurants.

Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kelsea Ballerini and more are signed on for the day-long livestreaming event, which will air on Wednesday, May 20 via CMT’s Facebook and YouTube channels, with three “mealtime” streams airing at 10 a.m. ET, 2 p.m. ET, and 8 p.m. ET.

“Feed the Front Line is grateful to partner with CMT and country music’s biggest stars in our mission to support restaurants and feed frontline workers and other people most in need during the COVID-19 crisis,” said Maggie McGraw, Vice President of Feed the Front Line’s Nashville chapter and daughter of Tim McGraw. “We hope viewers that are able to make a donation will consider doing so to help us bring more food to more people across the country.”

“Feed The Front Line LIVE, Presented By CMT” will feature special at-home performances from the following (in alphabetical order): Avril Lavigne, Billy Ray Cyrus, Blanco Brown, Brad Paisley, Brett Young, Caitlyn Smith, Carly Pearce, Cassadee Pope, Caylee Hammack, Charlie Worsham, Chase Rice, Dustin Lynch, Faith Hill, Grace Potter, Hailey Whitters, Jimmie Allen, Jon Pardi, Jordan Davis, Kelsea Ballerini, Kenny Chesney, Kip Moore, Kylie Morgan, Lori McKenna, Rita Wilson, Russell Dickerson, Sam Williams, Scotty McCreery, Sheryl Crow, Tenille Townes, Tim McGraw, Tucker Beathard and more.

The event will also include surprise virtual appearances, as well as stories from frontline workers and restaurant owners who have been aided by Feed The Front Line donations. The livestream event’s viewers will be able to make donations directly to Feed The Front Line by visiting ftfl.org/give.

Feed The Front Line was founded in March 2020 and purchases meals from struggling restaurants to help keep them in business and then donating those meals for free to frontline workers and others affected by COVID-19. The organization has raised more than $750,000 and delivered 50,000 meals to frontline workers.

Full “Feed The Front Line LIVE” Line-Up:

· Adam Melchor
· Avril Lavigne
· Billy Ray Cyrus
· Blanco Brown
· Brad Paisley
· Brett Young
· Caitlyn Smith
· Carly Pearce
· Cassadee Pope
· Caylee Hammack
· Charlie Worsham
· Chase Rice
· Dustin Lynch
· Faith Hill
· Grace Potter
· Hailey Whitters
· Jimmie Allen
· Jon Pardi
· Jordan Davis
· Kelsea Ballerini
· Kenny Chesney
· Kip Moore
· Kylie Morgan
· Lori McKenna
· Matt Quinn
· Peyton Manning (cameo)
· Rita Wilson
· Russell Dickerson
· Ryan Tannehill (cameo)
· Sam Williams
· Scotty McCreery
· Sheryl Crow
· Shy Carter
· Sloan Woolly
· Solomon Thomas (cameo)
· The Warren Brothers & Lance Miller
· Tenille Townes
· Tim McGraw
· Tucker Beathard


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