Benefit for John Berry News

Cory Winery Nashville, April 23rd

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“WE ALL COME TOGETHER” FOR JOHN BERRY AND MUSIC HEALTH ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES TEXT-TO-DONATE AND ONLINE AUCTION FOR BENEFIT

Emcee’s Announced For Concert

 

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 16, 2019) --  “We All Come Together" for John Berry and Music Health Alliance has announced two additional options to support the benefit concert on April 23rd. Contributions to the benefit can be made by texting the word DONATEto 678-666-5269 and following a URL link in the response. An online auction will go live on Thursday, April 18 at 9 AM CDT with new auction items added through the day of the benefit concert and once live can be viewed accelevents.com/e/JBMHA.

WSM Radio on-air personalities Chris KulickDevon O’Day and Mike Terryalong with Lorianne Crook and Charlie Chase of the Crook and Chase show will emcee the benefit concert.

The benefit concert scheduled for April 23 at City Winery has been organized to raise money to offset the medical expenses not covered by insurance for John Berry, who was diagnosed with throat cancer in January. A portion of the ticket sales will go to Music Health Alliance to fund assistance to others in the music community. Tickets can be purchased here.

"I am truly honored and humbled that so many of the Nashville music community have committed their time and talent to this event to help me and Music Health Alliance,” shared John Berry. “I am looking forward to personally thanking each one of them the night of April 23. I hope that I am able to maintain my composure and not be teary eyed the entire evening."

Artists who have stepped up to perform were revealed by media partner WSM Radio and live-streamed on The Heartland Networkon the Cody, Coffee and Countryshow.

Full Performance Line-Up:
Anita Cochran
Bryan White
Chris Kulick WSM
Chuck Jones
Clint Black
Darin & Brooke Aldridge
Darryl Worley
Exile
Heidi Newfield
James Wesley
Jeannie Seely w/ Tim Atwood
Jimmy Fortune
Lee Roy Parnell w/Lisa Stewart
Mark Wills
Mike Farris
Oak Ridge Boys
Radney Foster
Sean Berry
Shenandoah
Suzy Bogguss
T. Graham Brown
Tim Rushlow
Trace Adkins
Tracy Lawrence
Travis Tritt
Vince Gill

Stay current with John Berry on social media platforms Facebook, Twitterand Instagram  Music is available for streaming on Spotify ,Apple Music and Google Play download on Amazon Music and iTunes. Watch video content on YouTube.

About John Berry:
GRAMMY Award-winning country star John Berry continues to celebrate the 25th anniversary since signing his first record deal and has recently charted at #30 on the Music Row Breakout Charts with the single, “Beautifully Broken,” which is featured in the soundtrack for the upcoming movie of the same name. Berry has placed 20 singles on the country hit parade charts, six of which went Top 5 as well as a No. 1 on the Billboard and Radio & Records country charts. He has earned numerous Gold and Platinum records. Berry's co-written "A Mind Of Her Own" and "Kiss Me In The Car" introduced him to radio audiences in 1993. Then, "Your Love Amazes Me," "What's In It For Me" and "You And Only You" thrust him to stardom in 1994. "Standing On The Edge Of Goodbye," "I Think About It All The Time," and "If I Had Any Pride Left At All" were all major hits the following year. "Your Love Amazes Me" earned Berry a 1995 GRAMMY nomination. In 1996, he scored a GRAMMY win for his participation in Amazing Grace: A Country Salute to Gospel Vol. 1. Berry took "Change My Mind" into the country music Top 5 in that same year. "She's Taken A Shine" became an even bigger hit in 1997. The same year, he was nominated for CMA Vocal Event of the Year for "Long Haired Country Boy" with Charlie Daniels and Hal Ketchum. Both fans and the media took note when "There He Goes" was released as a 1999 duet with Patsy Cline. Berry's two most recent albums, What I Love The Most and his holiday album, Christmas, are both available now on his website as well as iTunes and other digital retailers.  Berry's TV show, Songs & Stories with John Berry, airs weekly on Heartland Television, The Family Channel, The Country Network, Roku (via Heartland), AMG TV, Country TV (New Zealand), and Keep It Country TV (UK). For more information, visitsongsandstories.com. Follow John on his website at www.johnberry.com.

About WSM Radio:
650 AM WSM’s first official broadcast day was October 5, 1925. The station is the radio home of the Grand Ole Opry, which has been broadcast live over the WSM airwaves since its inception, as well as the 24/7Americana streaming channel, ROUTE 650. 650 AM WSM is owned by Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE: RHP). A weekly listing of all WSM Radio programming and online directory for all streaming channels can be found at wsmonline.com.

About Music Health Alliance:
As advocates, Music Health Alliancefights so those in our industry never have to feel alone in a health crisis. The eight-person team at Music Health Alliance remove obstacles so patients can receive lifesaving care. Thanks to the direct efforts of Music Health Alliance, more than 9,700 members of the music community across 38 states and all genres of music have gained access to lifesaving heart, lung, kidney and liver transplants, medications to treat Parkinson’s, end of life care and many other crucial services. Since 2013, Music Health Alliance has saved over $40 Million dollars in healthcare costs including insurance premium savings, medical bill reductions and discounted medications. Its services are free to any person who has worked in the music industry for two or more years, or who has credited contributions to 4 commercially released recordings or videos. Spouses, partners, and children of qualifying individuals may also receive access to the non-profit’s services from birth to end of life. Learn more at MusicHealthAlliance.com. The non-profit’s FREE services, advocacy, education and preventative care initiatives are provided thanks to generous individual and corporate donors. Donations can be made at musichealthalliance.com. Members of the music community can contact Music Health Alliance at 615-200-6896 or info@musichealthalliance.com to learn more about their free services.

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I was honored to write and record a song with country artist, John Berry, about the recent Hurricane devastation in Texas and Florida. We got a LOT of our artist friends to help out. Below are two videos, one with just the music video, the second with an intro featuring interviews with John Berry and myself. Thanks to all of the other artists, musicians, engineers, producers, and studios who contributed their valuable time and talent to this effort. All proceeds will go to relief efforts for victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Previous events

Chuck Jones and John Kilzer

Neil's Music Room, 5727 Quince Rd., Memphis, TN

Can't wait to share the stage with my good friend, John Kilzer, in Memphis on Sunday, March 12, from 6 - 9 p.m. at Neil's Music Room, 5727 Quince Rd, Memphis, TN 38119! We'll be doing the show together, trading songs and telling tall tales;) Be sure to reserve your table!

Hey Key Westers! The whole fam will be in KW next week for Spring Break! Savannah and I will be performing some at Smokin' Tuna Saloon. I'm sittin' in w guitar guru, Carl Waggoner, at 9 pm on Sat., Mar. 18 & Mon., Mar. 20! On Sun., Mar. 19, I'm playing from 5-8:30 w Savannah Jones as special guest.

Hey Key Westers! The whole fam will be in KW next week for Spring Break! Savannah and I will be performing some at Smokin' Tuna Saloon. I'm sittin' in w guitar guru, Carl Waggoner, at 9 pm on Sat., Mar. 18 & Mon., Mar. 20! On Sun., Mar. 19, I'm playing from 5-8:30 w Savannah Jones as special guest.

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