NASHVILLE (May 12, 2020) Just over two months ago, and just before the pandemic took hold of the country, Nashville and other areas of Tennessee were rocked by numerous devastating, deadly tornadoes. And, just like everyone else who calls the Volunteer State home, Miranda Lambert knew that she had to do whatever possible to help with the recovery. “We knew people needed to come first, but MuttNation is here because we have to watch over the animals, too,” said the top ACM award-winning country superstar whose Foundation has been helping shelter pets since 2009.
STAR-STUDDED LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR “ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY,” A NEW TWO-HOUR SPECIAL AIRING SUNDAY, APRIL 5 AT 8:00 PM ET/7:00 PM CT ON CBS Special to feature At-Home Performances by Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown & John Legend, Luke Bryan, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Sheryl Crow, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley & Darius Rucker, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani, Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley & Darius Rucker to Honor Kenny Rogers
NASHVILLE—The CMA Foundation, a national music education nonprofit and the philanthropic arm of the Country Music Association, is honoring 30 music teachers from across the country as Music Teachers of Excellence. Now in its fifth year, the annual program was created in an effort to recognize those educators who are having the greatest impact on their students, using music as a vehicle for change.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — FOX’s Rent: Live Actor and singer-songwriter Brennin Hunt will host the Tennessee Tornado Relief Concert at VZD’s in Oklahoma City Wednesday, March 11. Seven artists will perform in an intimate Nashville style writer’s round concert, with 100% of the proceeds benefitting Restore the Dream Fund, a fund supported by the efforts of United Way of Greater Nashville.
In the early morning hours of March 3rd, 2020, East Nashville was struck by a horrendous and deadly tornado. This was one of FOUR tornadoes that swept across three states overnight, leaving a path of horror in their wake. While damage, injury, and fatality reports are still flooding in as day breaks, here is what we currently know, and how you can help.
February 19, 2020 (Nashville, TN) HoustonLive™, a Houston-based singer-songwriter platform to discover and support promising Texas singer/songwriters launches their 2020 Songwriter Competition and open submissions registration. The competition is ope to Texas Residents and welcomes song submissions from all genres of music. The HoustonLive 2020 Songwriter Competition and Showcase is May 9th and will be held at The Continental Club, 3700 Main St, Houston, TX . To submit your songs, enter at https://houstonlive.tv/register. Prizes include cash, sponsored prize packages, featured performances at Anderson Fair and more! Submissions are being accepted until April 20th, 2020.
(February 19, 2020 – Nashville, TN) Country music mainstay and avid philanthropist, Tracy Lawrence, appeared on the Coffee, Country & Cody show on the Circle Network on February 18th ahead of his Grand Ole Opry performance that evening for a special check presentation and received a surprise himself.
Photo Credit: Daniel Brown for ViacomCBS NASHVILLE, TN – On February 13th, Save The Music and SongFarm.org rallied Nashville’s songwriting and producing community together at the inaugural “Hometown to Hometown” event. The night was full of emotional speeches and intimate musical performances, with over $200k in proceeds raised to benefit new music technology programs in public high schools both locally and nationwide.
And Gives a Heartfelt Thanks to Thousands of Volunteers NASHVILLE, TN (February 14, 2020) It’s Valentine’s Day and Country Music’s “Wildcard” superstar, Miranda Lambert, wanted to take the opportunity to thank the thousands of volunteers she challenged to “Pledge to Volunteer” at their local animal rescue. By volunteering, the shelter they helped was automatically registered to be in the running to receive one of ten $1,000 MuttNation Foundation grants. In addition, volunteers were entered for the grand prize of concert tickets and a meet-and-greet with Miranda at an upcoming performance.
Opry House Concert Featured Top Names In Country and Rock MusicOnline Auction Open Until February 12, 2020 NASHVILLE, TN (February 7, 2020)…Wednesday night’s C’Ya On The Flipside II Concert at the Grand Ole Opry House drew some of the top names in Country and Rock music and raised over $200,000 for The Troy Gentry Foundation. SiriusXM’s Storme Warren and Country star Tracy Lawrence hosted the event, which launched last year in an effort to keep Troy Gentry’s legacy and personal beliefs, “Love God, Love Others,” alive after a tragic helicopter crash in 2017 took his life.