(Nashville, Tenn. – April 13, 2017) – Award-winning recording artist Ty Herndon has confirmed his second Concert for Love & Acceptance, a benefit supporting at-risk youth, for June 8th at Wildhorse Saloon
(120 2nd Ave. North) in Nashville, Tenn. The concert will bring
together musicians and celebrities for a night of entertainment and a
good cause. The doors will open at 6 p.m. with the show starting at 7:30 p.m.
very excited to announce our 2nd Concert For Love & Acceptance. We
had so much fun the first time that we had to do it again,” comments Ty Herndon, “We
have some amazing artists and celebrities that are coming together to
celebrate love and acceptance in Nashville, and we want to be a shining
beacon to the rest of this world we are living in.”
host of CMT’s Hot 20 Countdown, producer of iHeartRadio’s CMT After
Midnite and CMT Radio Live, will serve as host for the event that will
feature performances from renowned artists who will be announced in the
and Dove Award winning artist Ty Herndon created the Concert for Love
& Acceptance, when his 20th anniversary fan club party turned into a
coalition of artists gathering in support of Nashville’s at-risk youth.
The driving force behind the benefit is Herndon’s desire to foster
positive cultural change and encourage Nashville’s youth to live to
their fullest potential.
November of 2014, Ty Herndon became the first major male country artist
to publicly come out as gay. Shortly after, he made history when he
hosted this first-of-its-kind event, The Concert for Love &
Acceptance. The event received national attention from Boston Globe,
Rolling Stone, Entertainment Tonight, People Magazine and more. A
philanthropist at heart, Herndon has also donated his time to
organizations such as the Trevor Project, Make A Wish, St. Jude, GLAAD,
HRC and Feed the Children.
For more information on Concert for Love & Acceptance or to purchase tickets, please visit www.TyHerndon.com.