The Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is gearing up for the 7th annual Stars For Second Harvest benefit on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 7:30pm at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. Hosted by acclaimed songwriter Craig Wiseman, this concert features an unplugged acoustic style performance by some of music’s brightest stars including Dave Barnes and songwriter Dallas Davidson, more musical guests will be announced at a later date. Sponsored by O’Charley’s, this not-to-be missed evening helps to raise awareness of hunger issues in the Nashville community.
In the last six years, this event has raised $389,032 total to feed the hungry in Middle Tennessee. Because each dollar provides four meals, the funds raised from the concert provided Second Harvest with the funds to supply 1,556,128 meals. “Not only does this event showcase great, local musicians, it also helps raise awareness of hunger issues,” said Jaynee Day, president and CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.
“I am honored to be involved with Second Harvest, they are one of the best charities I have ever been involved with. It is hard to believe we are in our 7th year together. I want to thank O’Charley’s for their continued sponsorship of our event, it allows every penny to go to Second Harvest of Middle Tennessee and feed the hungry in our community. I’m excited for this year’s lineup which includes artist Dave Barnes and songwriter Dallas Davidson, it’s going to be a great night!” says Wiseman.
Event tickets are on-sale Friday, August 19th for $35 here. For preferred VIP seating please contact the Second Harvest Food Bank at 615-329-3491. Proceeds from the concert to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee in their efforts to feed hungry people and work to solve hunger issues in our community.