COUNTRY RISING Adds Bobby Bones As Host – Tix On Sale Today
Country Music’s star-studded benefit concert COUNTRY RISING has added Bobby Bones, from iHeartMedia’s nationally syndicated “The Bobby Bones Show,” as the host for the benefit concert at Bridgestone Arena on Nov. 12. Tickets and VIP packages for the event will now go on sale TODAY at 10:00A CT on www.Ticketmaster.com.
COUNTRY RISING will include performances by Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Sam Hunt, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, George Strait, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban. Proceeds will benefit The Country Rising Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, which was established to support charitable initiatives to help victims of the September 2017 hurricanes — Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria. Additionally, the fund will now also envelop victims of the recent shooting in Las Vegas. In the course of rebuilding lives disrupted by these devastating events, there are immediate needs and there also will be long-term needs. This fund will strategically support both as they emerge.
For more information, visit: www.CountryRising.org.
About Bobby Bones
Voted for induction into the National Radio Hall Of Fame as the youngest inductee ever, Bobby Bones has been dubbed “the most powerful man in country music” (Forbes). His nationally syndicated radio show reaches millions of listeners on 100+ stations and recently garnered a Country Music Association award for “National Broadcast Personality of the Year.” His memoir, BARE BONES: I’M NOT LONELY IF YOU’RE READING THIS BOOK (Dey Street Books), landed at #1 on the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal Bestsellers Lists. Bones’ FUNNY & ALONE STAND UP COMEDY TOUR has sold-out over 20 dates this year. His comedy band, The Raging Idiots, have released two No. One albums with THE RAGING IDIOTS PRESENTS – THE RAGING KIDIOTS and THE CRITICS GIVE IT 5 STARS.
About The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
The Community Foundation exists to promote and facilitate giving in the 40 counties of Middle Tennessee and beyond. It does this by accepting gifts of any size from anyone at any time and by empowering individuals, families, companies, nonprofits, and communities to respond to needs and opportunities that matter. The Community Foundation works with people who have great hearts, whether or not they have great wealth, to craft solutions that reflect their intentions and goals. For more information, call 615-321-4939 or visit www.cfmt.org.
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