Rodney Atkins to present Second Annual “MUSIC CITY GIVES BACK” Concert Tuesday, June 5th In Downtown Nashville



The Second Annual “Music City Gives Back” Concert is Brought to You by Cricket/Muve Music and Wrangler to Benefit the American Red Cross


Event to Feature Performances by Rodney Atkins, Clint Black, Thompson Square, Lee Brice, Josh Thompson, Jana Kramer, The Farm, Mallary Hope, and The Willis Clan


Nashville, Tenn. – On Tuesday, June 5, award-winning and platinum-selling country star Rodney Atkins will once again host the Second Annual “Music City Gives Back” benefit concert in conjunction with the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau. The event will be free to the public and features an all-star lineup including the legendary Clint Black, Thompson Square, Lee Brice, Josh Thompson, Jana Kramer, The Farm, Mallary Hope, and The Willis Clan.  Music is scheduled to begin at 5:00 p.m. on the outdoor stage on Broadway in downtown Nashville between Second and Fourth Avenues. 


With the help of sponsors Cricket Wireless, Wrangler, Carl Black Chevrolet, and GAC, fans will be able to enjoy a night of great music at no cost and have the opportunity to contribute to the American Red Cross.  Donations may be made on-site and online.


"Last year was such a great experience to close down broadway and to raise money and awareness for the American Red Cross we decided to do it again," shares Atkins.  "This is an organization that helps so many people in all of our communities and they need support not just when disaster strikes.  Looking forward to getting out there and working with Cricket / Muve Music and Wrangler to raise awareness and party with everyone in Music City."


Those unable to attend the festivities will still be able to enjoy the concerts by streaming the performances LIVE on the Wrangler Facebook page. For more information on the benefit, please visit


About Cricket

Cricket is the pioneer and leader in delivering innovative value-rich prepaid wireless services with no long-term contracts serving 6.2 million customers. Cricket offers wireless voice and mobile data services over the latest, high-quality, all-digital 4G (LTE) and 3G CDMA wireless networks. In 2011, Cricket launched its award-winning Muve Music® product, the first music service designed for a wireless phone that now has more than 600,000 customers. Cricket's innovative products and services are available at Cricket branded retail stores, dealers, national retailers and at  For more information about Cricket, please visit


About Wrangler® 

Wrangler® Western Wear is available nationwide in specialty stores, including work apparel chains, farm & fleet, and western stores, as well as through online and catalog retailers, and To find a retailer or for more information on the Wrangler family of products, visit or call 888-784-8571. 


About Carl Black Chevrolet

Carl Black Chevrolet is one of General Motors top dealers in the Southeast with locations in Nashville, Atlanta and Orlando.  For more information on the Carl Black Automotive Group visit, Carl Black of Nashville Facebook or call (888) 457 2417.


About American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or join our blog at


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