Nashville, TN – October 13, 2017 – Country Music’s star-studded benefit concert COUNTRY RISING
announced today that in light of last week’s tragedy, it will now
support victims of the Las Vegas shooting in addition to those in Texas,
Florida, Puerto Rico and additional Caribbean islands who have been
impacted by the recent hurricanes. Tickets and VIP packages for the
event will now go on sale next Friday, Oct. 20 at 10:00A CT on www.Ticketmaster.com.
Citi® is the official presale credit card of Country Rising. Citi®
cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning
Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 10:00A CT through Citi’s Private Pass® program.
For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
Keith Urban is the
latest mega-star to add his name to the bill, which also includes Jason
Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Sam Hunt, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town,
Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, George Strait and
Carrie Underwood. Due to a scheduling conflict with additional tour
dates being added in Spokane, WA, Garth Brooks will no longer be part of
the event in Nashville and will instead donate all proceeds from his
two added concerts on Nov. 12 to The Country Rising Fund.
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 shooting in Las Vegas last week. 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 The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
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.