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Randall Franks New CD with Legendary Artists Benefits Charity

Randall Franks 30 Years on Radio and TV Vol IIRinggold, GA -- Entertainer/actor Randall Franks reflects on his musical successes by defining a special purpose for his tunes with a special CD series. "30 Years on Radio and TV Volume II," released this month worldwide from the Share America Foundation in cooperation with Crimson Records, shares 23 bluegrass, folk, Americana music and comedy recordings that helped Franks make a mark on radio or TV.

Dolly Parton's My People Fund Serves Nearly 900 Families

Dolly PartonPigeon Forge, TN -- In a little more than two weeks after the wildfires that spread across Dolly Parton’s home area of Sevier County, Tennessee, Parton and the Dollywood Foundation launched the distribution of assistance from the My People Fund. During the four day cash distribution, 884 families received their initial support payments.

Circa Blue to Donate Concert Proceeds to Local Flood Victims

Circa BlueMilton, West Virginia -- West Virginia national touring band, Circa Blue will perform at the Mountaineer Opry House in Milton this Saturday, July 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, and $5 for 12 and under at the door - no presales. The band and their booking agent, Liz DiSessa from Heart Roots Music, are donating 100% of the band proceeds, including merchandise sales, to a to-be-determined worthwhile flood victim charity fund. For more information on the concert, please visit mountaineeropry.com or call 304-743-5749.

Joe Mullins & the Radio Rambler with The Isaacs "Share the Link, Share the Love"

Joe Mullins & the Radio Rambler with The IsaacsXenia, Ohio -- Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers are very proud to announce "Share the Link, Share the Love," featuring a video performance of the original version of "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" with The Isaacs, and benefiting World Vision.

Marathon Jam - A National Day of Service for Musicians, Feb 27

Marathon Jam 2016The Marathon Jam is a twelve hour musical event founded in Chapel Hill, NC, that raises money to help the families of injured Soldiers and First Responders. In eight years, The Marathon Jam has raised over $100,000 for the Ft. Bragg Fisher House and Marathon Jams in ten other states have raised over one half Million Dollars for Fisher Houses around the country.

Bluegrass, Country Legends Perform Charity Concert in Brentwood, TN

Mission of LoveBrentwood, TN -- Several bluegrass and country music artists who have written hundreds of hits and/or performed with some of the industry’s biggest stars will perform in Brentwood, Tennessee, on Saturday, February 13, to raise money for a humanitarian program in Ecuador. Songwriters Carl Jackson, Larry Cordle and Jerry Salley will headline the “Mission of Love” concert, along with acclaimed vocalist Val Storey. Proceeds will help fund essential needs of San Jose Obrero, Good Shepherd’s sister church in Mante Ecuador.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Serenade Patients at Colorado Hospital

Nitty Gritty Dirt BandNashville, TN -- Nitty Gritty Dirt Band members Jeff Hanna, Jimmie Fadden and Bob Carpenter delivered the healing power of music to patients, visitors and staff during a visit to St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, Colorado.

Balsam Range Celebrates the Season of Giving Back

Balsam RangeNashville, TN -- Continuing their tireless commitment to charitable efforts both at home and across the country, multi-award winning band, Balsam Range, performed for a sold-out crowd at the supporting charitable recent 6th Annual Festival of Trees in Waynesville, NC. The benefit was held in support of KARE, an organization dedicated to ending child abuse.

Bid for a One of a Kind Banjo and Help Support a Good Cause

Mumford & SonsSpring Valley, CA -- Deering Banjo Company is delighted to announce that they are teaming up with Mumford & Sons once again on their highly anticipated Gentlemen of the Road Stopover shows this summer 2015. Deering will be at each of the Stopovers with a selection of banjos for you to try, as well as enthusiastic Deering expert staff offering free banjo lessons, songs and a welcoming smile!

Bluegrass, Blue Jeans and BBQ Part of Ride for Children

21st Annual Bruce Rossmeyer Ride for ChildrenEustis, FL -- Registration is now open for The 21st Annual Bruce Rossmeyer Ride for Children, presented by Hamlin & Associates. This weekend motorcycle event will be held on October 3 and 4. All funds raised will benefit Camp Boggy Creek, which is dedicated to enhancing the lives of children with serious illnesses and their families by making it possible for them to experience the adventure of camp, at no cost to their families.

James Reams Announces Charity to Receive Proceeds from Newest Album

Rhyme & SeasonYou may have heard that James Reams & The Barnstormers will be releasing a new album in late 2015. The album, called “Rhyme & Season,” will contain songs that commemorate the resilience of the human spirit, especially those who are faced with homelessness. After experiencing a period of being homeless as a young man, James hopes that putting these songs together on one album will not only celebrate the wandering soul that lives in all of us, but also help raise awareness about specific issues that those living on the streets are faced with on a daily basis.

Marathon Jam at Chapel Hill – Feb 28

Marathon Jam at Chapel HillOnce again we welcome Marathon Jam at Chapel Hill founder John Santa and his fellow Marathon Jammers as they play music for 12 straight hours to raise money to support the families of injured soldiers at the American Legion. This annual event just keeps getting bigger, better and more support. Last year's Chapel Hill 2014 Marathon Jam raised $18,000 for the Ft Bragg Fisher House.

Breaking Grass and Detour Give Back In Season of Thanks

Breaking GrassWillis, VA - Mountain Fever artists Breaking Grass and Detour have focused their energy on giving back in a season where thankfulness is at the front of our minds. Mississippi's Breaking Grass has been deeply touched by their involvement with a young girl from their hometown named Amber Peeks who has left an indelible impression.

Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers Present Donations at Festival

Joe Mullins & the Radio RamblersWilmington, OH -- Award-winning bluegrass group Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers made two charitable donations this past weekend to veterans-related organizations during their twice-annual Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival held at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington.

Steep Canyon Rangers Raise Over $75,000 for Charity

Steep Canyon RangersNashville, TN -- This past weekend, the Steep Canyon Rangers presided over their 9th annual Mountain Song Festival at Brevard Music Center in their hometown of Brevard, North Carolina. The festival, which the group founded with local music promoter John Felty in 2006, is an annual fundraiser that benefits the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County, N.C.

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