Category: Flood2010

Gokey’s Sophia’s Heart Foundation Helps Flood Victims 

Sophia’s Heart Foundation has announced the opening of a Flood Relief Center in the Nashville area. The devastating floods that hit the area have left many without the basic essentials. American Idol finalist and country music artist Danny Gokey had a vision to provide hands on relief to families in the Antioch area. The vision was to […]

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“Guitars of the Stars” Benefits Flood Victims

A second annual Guitars of the Stars Benefit Auction will be held on Friday, June 11 at 3:00 PM at the Ryman Auditorium. The event will give fans in town for CMA Music Fest the opportunity to bid on acoustic guitars decorated by some of country music’s hottest stars. All proceeds from the auction will […]

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Naxos Brings “Classical” Flood Relief

Franklin, Tennessee-based classical music company, Naxos of America, joins with online retailers Amazon MP3, Naxos Direct and ClassicsOnline to launch Naxos for Nashville, from which one hundred percent of the proceeds will go to Hands On Nashville (www.hon.org), a volunteer organization that is helping local communities in and around Nashville cope with losses from the […]

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Music Rising Offers Musicians Flood Relief

Music Rising, the campaign launched in 2005 to aid the musicians of the Gulf Coast Region after the hurricane disasters of Katrina and Rita, has pledged support to the city of Nashville and its musicians affected by the recent floods. Co-founded by U2’s the Edge, legendary producer Bob Ezrin and Gibson Guitar CEO and Chairman Henry […]

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Music City Relief Concert Raises Over $1.7 MM

Last night’s flood relief concert on GAC raised $1.7 million and counting. Some of Nashville’s biggest names turned out to perform, answer telethon phones and make significant donations. Brad Paisley and his wife Kimberly Williams-Paisley opened the night with a $100,000 gift. Kimberly co-hosted the event at the Ryman along with actor and Nashville native […]

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Hard Rock Reopens, Announces Flood Benefit

Following the recent devastating flooding in Nashville, the Hard Rock Cafe Nashville officially reopens for business today (5/14). Located just steps away from the Cumberland River, like many establishments downtown, Hard Rock was subject to the recent flooding, and less than two weeks later, they are reopening. To further aid the surrounding community in flood relief […]

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Flood Relief Telethon on GAC Sunday

The first national telethon and concert event to raise money to aid victims of the recent flooding disaster in Middle Tennessee, sponsored by Great American Country Television, the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau and Gaylord Entertainment, is set for this Sunday (5/16) at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. Music City Keep on Playin’ – A Benefit for Flood […]

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Grammy Block Party Benefits Flood Victims

The Nashville Chapter of the Recording Academy hosted the 12th Annual Grammy Block Party on Tuesday night (5/11) to raise funds for the newly created MusiCares® Nashville Flood Relief Fund. Academy members and their guests enjoyed performances by Darius Rucker, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Steel Magnolia, Plumb and Daily and Vincent. MusiCares Nashville Flood […]

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“Country Throwdown” Artists Offer Flood Relief 

In light of the recent devastation in Nashville, artists on the the Country Throwdown Tour are coming forward to help. Main stage headliners Montgomery Gentry, Jack Ingram, Eric Church, Eli Young Band and Bluebird Café Tent singer-songwriters Sarah Buxton, Heather Morgan, Jedd Hughes, Ashley Ray, Troy Olsen, Brad Tursi, Cory Branan and Dave Pahanish will […]

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Sweetwater Sound Donates To Flood Relief

Fort Wayne, Indiana-based mail order musical instrument retailer Sweetwater Sound has stepped up to donate $10,000 toward flood relief efforts in Tennessee, company officials have announced. “Here at Sweetwater, we can’t help but feel a special connection to Nashville, our nation’s Music City.” the company said in a statement, “That’s why this past week it’s […]

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Gibson Guitar’s Flood Relief

Gibson Guitar and its philanthropic division, the Gibson Foundation, have announced a series of programs to help aid the victims of the recent Nashville floods. The Gibson Foundation, which is based in Nashville, will spearhead an initiative with landmark venues and businesses throughout the city including the Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau Visitor’s Center, Gibson […]

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