Lynchburg, VA native Phil Vassar is returned to his hometown of Lynchburg, Va., on April 7, 2011 to play a third annual benefit concert for The Miller Home For Girls at the E.C. Glass High School Auditorium.
Phil and Little Big Town are giving 100% of the proceeds from the show to The Miller Home, a safe haven for young girls ages four through eighteen, and are encouraging everyone to join them in supporting this wonderful institution in Lynchburg. The Miller Home survives solely on private funding and ticket purchases will not only benefit the girls of The Miller Home but will provide an energetic and captivating performance by Lynchburg’s own hometown star, Phil Vassar and his friends Little Big Town.
About Phil Vassar
This Virginia-born singer/songwriter has made his mark in Nashville as an acclaimed performer and musician. Known not only for his knack for hit songwriting, but for his compelling and highly entertaining skills on the piano, Phil has achieved a long list of Top 20 hits on country radio, including 9 #1 songs throughout his career. His accolades include two-time ASCAP Songwriter of the Year, Billboard® Magazine Top New Country Artist, Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year, Music Row® Magazine Breakthrough Artist of the Year, and The Academy of Country Music Top New Male Vocalist of the Year as well as numerous appearances on national television shows. Phil is releasing the new single "Let’s Get Together," co-written with fellow Virginia native Tony Mullins, later this month as the debut single from the forthcoming release on his own label Rodeo Wave Entertainment.
Critically acclaimed platinum-selling group Little Big Town—consisting of members Karen Fairchild, Phillip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, and Jimi Westbrook—first entered the music scene over 12 years ago with hits such as “Boondocks,” “Bring It On Home,” and “Good As Gone,” but it is their fourth studio album and recent chart-topping release on Capitol Records Nashville, The Reason Why, that really has people talking. The Dallas Morning News’ Mario Tarradell writes, "There’s so much vibrant authenticity and heart in Little Big Town’s sound.” Collectively, the group has earned eight ACM nominations, eight CMA Awards nominations, and, as of late, their fourth GRAMMY nomination. Currently on tour nationwide, fans can hear their GRAMMY nominated top Billboard hit “Little White Church” as well as new single, “The Reason Why,” by visiting www.littlebigtown.com.
About The Miller Home
The Miller Home was established in 1875. The purpose of the Miller Home is provide short term or long term care and guidance to non-delinquent girls, ages four through eighteen, who cannot live with their own families. Miller Home endeavors to provide care and guidance within a non-institutional, supportive environment which encourages each girl to grow and develop to her highest potential. It is the goal of the Miller Home to assist these girls in directing their lives that they may become caring, productive adults. More information is available by visiting www.millerhomeoflynchburg.org.
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