Category: Flood2010

ReTune Nashville Benefit Lineup

The first group of performers for the ReTune Nashville Benefit Concert and Art Auction Event have been announced. Warner Bros. Jeremy Lister, Anthony Smith, Eddy Raven and Kentucky Thunder, Jonell Mosser, Etta Britt, Sheila Lawrence and Vickie Carrico will perform at the Oct. 23 event at Nashville’s Soundcheck. The event will help raise money for Nashville’s uninsured musicians affected […]

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CMA Makes Record $2.9M Donation

CMA has announced it will donate all net proceeds from the 2010 CMA Music Festival to support music education and flood relief in Metro Nashville, for a record sum of $2,924,936. The donation will be split between CMA’s “Keep The Music Playing” campaign and the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. CMA Board member Kix Brooks […]

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Opry Plans “Spirit Of Nashville Day”

With the Grand Ole Opry now returned to its permanent home at the Opry House, visitors and fans are invited to celebrate its homecoming on “Spirit of Nashville Day” Saturday, October 2. The day will offer free tours of the Opry House from 10 am – 4 pm CT, as well as free music in […]

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Opry Returns Home, Invites Shelton To Join

The Grand Ole Opry returned to the Grand Ole Opry House last night (9/28) for the first time since the May floods ravaged the show’s longtime home. Nine-year Opry member Brad Paisley and 61-year Opry veteran Jimmy Dickens opened the show, singing “Will The Circle Be Unbroken” while standing on the famed circle of wood […]

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Opry Returns To Opry House, Streaming Live Tonight

The Grand Ole Opry will return to the the Grand Ole Opry House tonight (9/28) for the first time since the May floods, and fans will be able to watch a live stream of the historic show online. To see the action, go to opry.com, ustream.com/opry, GACTV.com, and participating artists’ websites beginning at 8 p.m. […]

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KHS America Brings Aid To Nashville Symphony

The Nashville Symphony has completed the process of replacing its Instrument Petting Zoo, which was destroyed in the May 2010 flood of the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, thanks to a donation of 24 instruments (valued at $23,500) from instrument manufacturer KHS America. The Petting Zoo is a collection of 50 instruments and an important part of […]

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Hotel Tax Revenue To Help Repair Opry House

From the City Paper: An ordinance drafted by Mayor Karl Dean and his administration would redirect a portion of revenue collected from the city’s hotel taxes to repair the $20 million worth of flood-related damages to the Grand Ole Opry House. “The operation of this Opry House has a very real and tangible impact on […]

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Opry.com Challenges Fans To Donate

The Grand Ole Opry has started an online Country Music Video Challenge to benefit flood relief at oprychallenge.com. The game features video clips of country stars followed by quiz questions. Throughout the Challenge, the artists invite players to donate to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s flood relief efforts. “Friends from around the world have […]

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Nashville Rising Wrapup Video

Nashville Rising, a benefit concert for flood recovery was held on June 22, 2010 at the Bridgestone Arena to benefit the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. Over 20 performers donated their talents including Tim McGraw and Faith Hill who spearheaded the event, plus Jason Aldean, Martina McBride, Toby Keith, Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and many […]

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Nashville Rising Concert Sold Out

Tomorrow night’s (6/22) Nashville Rising benefit for flood relief is sold out, but a few VIP ticket packages are still available. Tim McGraw and Faith Hill spearheaded the concert event at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, recruiting a superstar line-up including Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Michael W Smith, Amy Grant, Montgomery Gentry, Luke Bryan, LeAnn […]

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Gibson’s City-Wide Evening For Flood Relief

For the past month, Gibson Guitar and the Gibson Foundation have placed Music City Flood Relief Donation Banks throughout Nashville at landmark venues and businesses to help aid the victims of the recent Nashville floods. The donation banks, created from actual Gibson guitar cases, have been placed throughout the city for visiting patrons to make […]

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