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Country Rising adds show

Monday, October 23, 2017 – With the Country Rising show for victims of the Vegas shooting and hurricanes sold out on Nov. 12, a second concert has been added featuring other musicians.

The Country Rising Downtown Jam will be held at the Ascend Amphitheater in Nashville.

The show features Tucker Beathard, Bobby Bones & the Raging Idiots, Bailey Bryan, Lindsay Ell, Chris Janson, Jon Pardi, Eric Paslay, Carly Pearcy and Drake White. More artists will be added.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. central on Oct. 26.

Bridgestone Arena's sold-out show features Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Sam Hunt, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, George Strait, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban and will be hosted by Bones.

The shows 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 - along with the Las Vegas shooting.

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