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Music City Update: Relief Roundup

Donations and assistance for those impacted by the devastating tornado in the greater Nashville area last week (CAT 3/3) continue.

  • Cumulus/Nashville, including Country WKDF & WSM, partnered with Edley's Bar-B-Que to collect more than $235,000 during the Cumulus Cares Tornado Relief Radiothon (CAT 3/5).
  • BMLGR's Florida Georgia Line have teamed with TEDxNashville and Hands On Nashville to proivde supplies via an Amazon wish list; donate here.
  • Warner/WMN's Blake Shelton was joined by personalities from KKGO/Los Angeles, KFRG/Riverside, CA and KUZZ/Bakersfield, CA to film a digital video soliciting donations to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee (CFMT). Watch here.
  • Curtis WQDR/Raleigh has launched "Requests For Relief," asking listeners to donate to Nashville tornado victims in return for making a song request on the station. Campaign details here.
  • Country Music Hall of Famer Ray Stevens will donate his CabaRay 2020 opening night (3/12) concert proceeds to storm victims via CFMT. Tickets here.
  • Grand Ole Opry member Mark Wills has partnered with Orca Coolers to deliver coolers to Hands On Nashville March 10. Additional information here.
  • Singer/songwriter/actor Brennin Hunt will host the Tennessee Tornado Relief Concert at Oklahoma City's VZD March 11 with proceeds benefitting Restore the Dream Fund. Information here.
  • Singer/songwriter John Prine is donating 100% of proceeds from the sale of his "Oh Boy, Nashville is pretty good" shirt to the Gideon's Army United fund to rebuild North Nashville. Details here.
  • Nashville's City Winery will host All Hands On Deck! to benefit CFMT's tornado relief fund March 10. Tickets here.

Previously announced efforts (CAT 3/4, 3/5, 3/6) are supplemented for industry professionals by a myriad of support opportunities, as previously detailed in Country Aircheck Weekly. Look for continuing coverage of relief, cleanup and rebuilding efforts in Country Aircheck in the coming days and weeks.