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“Vince Gill and Friends” Flood Telethon Raises 1.7 Million 

WSMV-TV Channel 4 is thanking the Nashville music industry for all of its support of WSMV’s telethon for flood relief, as well as the many viewers who called in pledges proving again the true spirit of Music City and all around the country. The telethon was streamed live via the internet and pledges came in […]

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Volunteer Exchange

A number of music industry companies and individuals have expressed interest in volunteering to help those in need during this flood 2010 crisis. If you need help, leave your contact information and a brief description of the help needed in the Reply Comment box below.

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Stuart’s Late Night Jam To Benefit MusiCares Flood Relief 

Opry star Marty Stuart will once again help kick off CMA Music Fest with his annual Late Night Jam on June 9 beginning at 10:00 PM at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. This year’s concert is inspired by Stuart’s highly rated TV show, The Marty Stuart Show and will benefit the MusiCares Nashville Flood Relief Fund. “Bringing […]

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Musician’s Union Facilitates Flood Relief

Today (5/7), in response to the recent disastrous flood in in Middle Tennessee, the Nashville Musicians Union set up a “Nashville Musicians Flood Relief” bank account at Suntrust’s Music Industry branch. The Union will distribute collected funds through its Emergency Relief Fund at Local 257. Donations are being accepted for “Nashville Musicians Fund Relief” at […]

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TN Spirit Lifts Community

“The beauty of community is that in the worst of times you see the best of people,” said Vince Gill at the top of WSMV’s Flood Relief With Vince Gill & Friends telethon last night (5/6). And community in Nashville came out full force to support the effort, which raised $1.7 million to benefit Second […]

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Disaster Through A Creative Lens

A video collage of sites and scenes during and after the deluge…

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Soles4Souls Donates Shoes For Flood Victims

Soles4Souls Inc., the shoe charity, is working overtime to provide free shoes, water and other items to people in its hometown of Nashville. Soles4Souls unveiled a three-stage relief plan, beginning with a massive distribution of 85,000 new pairs of shoes at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. On Monday, May 10, from 3:00 PM-7:00 PM, staff and volunteers […]

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“Writer’s Block” Concert Becomes Flood Benefit 

On Sunday, May 16, the Listening Room Cafe at Cummins Station will take over the across-the-street parking lot and host the First Annual Writer’s Block featuring performances from some of Nashville’s hit songwriters and artists including Jeffrey Steele, Rivers Rutherford, Kirsti Manna, Bridgette Tatum, Andy Griggs, Danny Myrick and many others.  A percentage of the […]

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A Life Changing Event

Nashville Scene, our sister publication offers an introspective collection of articles with perspective on  life changing events this week in Nashville’s history. Be sure to pick up the issue, and also click on the link at the bottom of this page to see a 45-slide Flood retrospective. —DMR • • • • • This is […]

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Nashville Symphony Presents Free “Thank You” Concert Tonight

With Schermerhorn Symphony Center damaged by the extensive downtown flooding, the Nashville Symphony has moved swiftly to find alternative venues for multiple May concerts. The first of these is tonight’s (5/7) free outdoor public concert in front of the Metro Courthouse, One Public Square. 

The Symphony is calling the free show a “thank-you” to the […]

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CMA To Donate All Proceeds of CMA Music Fest to Flood Relief and Music Education

In response to the devastating floods that have plagued the City of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, CMA has announced that 50 percent of the net proceeds of 2010 CMA Music Festival will be donated to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee for flood relief. This is in addition to CMA’s already established annual donation of […]

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