Text Donations To Country Rising

The Nov. 12 Country Rising benefit concert (CAT 10/20) at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena, with a lineup including Jason AldeanGeorge Strait and Carrie Underwood, is sold out. However, fans can still donate by texting "Nashville" to 41010. All funds raised will support hurricane relief and Las Vegas shooting victims via the Country Rising Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The concert is presented by Hilton and Dollar General. Additional sponsors for the event are Citi, Texas Roadhouse, Tito's Handmade Vodka, BMI, Budweiser, Frost, City National Bank, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Sony Pictures Animation's The Star, WME and Creative Artists Agency. Local businesses also sponsoring include Vintage Sparkle Furniture Rental, Events Plus, Dierks Bentley's Whiskey Row, Black Tie Moving, Virago, Hattie B's, Copper Whisk Cakes, Tin Roof, Dry House, Love and Lion, Foot and Salt Spa, HH Events and Revive Nashville. Complete lineup and more info here.

Organizers of the Country Rising: Downtown Jam, scheduled for the same night at Nashville's Ascend Amphitheater (CAT 10/23), canceled the event Wednesday (11/8) due to weather concerns.