I received a press release yesterday. This release is about a benefit concert, this time, the artist is Darius Rucker. I never get tired of hearing about our country artists donating their time and talents to help others. That speaks very highly of each of them.
Darius is doing a concert on June 7, in Nashville, at the Wildhorse Saloon. The concert will benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, and the show is called “Darius and Friends.” Here’s the full release for you.
RUCKER ANNOUNCES JUNE 7th BENEFIT
Tickets go on sale Saturday, March 13th for “Darius & Friends” concert to benefit kids battling cancer at St. Jude
NASHVILLE, TN (March 8, 2010) — CMA New Artist of 2009 Darius Rucker will host his 1st Annual “Darius and Friends” concert in Nashville, TN at The Wildhorse Saloon (120 2nd Ave. North., Nashville) on June 7th to benefit the groundbreaking research and lifesaving care of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®. The concert will include performances by Rucker and select country music friends with additional performers announced at a later date. The concert will begin at 9:00 p.m. with doors opening at 8:00 p.m. Tickets to the event will go on sale Saturday, March 13th. To purchase tickets, visit www.wildhorsesaloon.com or call 615-902-8200.
Rucker is a loyal St. Jude supporter who has visited patients at the hospital and performed at multiple events in support of the hospital’s lifesaving mission. After touring the facility in 2009, Rucker vowed to create a personalized event that would raise money and awareness for St. Jude.
“This was a chance for my friends and I to do something during CMA Music Fest week that is for the fans while drawing attention to St. Jude and their incredible efforts,” says Rucker. “It’s going to be a great night of music and stories.”
All proceeds from ticket sales will help St. Jude continue its mission of finding cures and saving children fighting deadly diseases.
For more information about St. Jude’s Research Hospital, please visit www.stjude.org.
That’s all for this Wednesday morning. I’ll talk to you all soon!