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NASHVILLE RISING: A Benefit Concert for Flood Recovery


Tim McGraw and Faith Hill announce "NASHVILLE RISING: A Benefit Concert for Flood Recovery" at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on June 22.

On Tuesday, June 22, the Music City community will unite to assist victims of the floods that ravaged Nashville and Middle Tennessee earlier this month.  "NASHVILLE RISING: A Benefit Concert for Flood Recovery" will take place at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena.

It will feature performances by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, who are spearheading the event, and numerous other artists.  See below for a list of performers and special guests who have been confirmed to date.

This superstar line-up will continue to grow and many additions will be announced as the event draws closer.

"The damage that we've seen to people's homes and the effect that the flooding has had on their lives is unimaginable.  But we've seen the spirit of our community first hand, as volunteers, church groups and our local business leaders rally to help," said Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.  "We all need to continue to support those in need in anyway that we can, and for that reason we could not be more appreciative to all of the artists, the companies and the people behind the scenes, who collectively, will make June 22 a truly special night."

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 14 at 10 a.m. at

Ticket prices will range from $25 to $75. Ticket auctions on select seats and VIP packages will also be available.

Visit for details.

The event will be presented by AEG Live/The Messina Group, Live Nation and Outback Concerts. Corporate sponsors thus far include Bravado, Ticketmaster and Outback Steakhouse.

For information on becoming a corporate sponsor, please contact

"NASHVILLE RISING" will benefit the Community Foundation, which provides philanthropic services that enhance the Middle Tennessee area.  The Foundation's Tennessee Emergency Response Fund ensures that one gift can impact the widest range of charitable needs.  In the course of rebuilding lives disrupted by this devastating flood, it is impossible to know just what the needs of those affected will be.  This Fund is already operational and will continue to strategically address needs as they emerge.  For additional information, please visit

Confirmed performers:

  • Jason Aldean
  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Luke Bryan
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Amy Grant
  • Faith Hill
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Martina McBride
  • Tim McGraw
  • LeAnn Rimes
  • Michael W. Smith
  • Taylor Swift
  • Carrie Underwood

Confirmed special guests:

  • Jeff Fisher, head coach of the Titans
  • Barry Trotz, head coach of the Predators

Additional performers and special guests will be announced soon.

About The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee:

The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee brings good people and good causes together to help ensure both the excellent stewardship of donor funds and the wise investment of grants in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee that it serves.  The Community Foundation puts the joy back in giving by making it comfortable, convenient and cost-effective to give, and by harnessing the flexibility available through The Foundation to create a giving vehicle best suited to a donor's goals.

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