NASHVILLE, TENN. – (September 6, 2019) — Country music royalty and a fifty-two year member of the Grand Ole Opry, Jeannie Seely is slated to host the star studded third annual Dottie West Birthday Bash on October 9th at 3rd & Lindsley in Nashville. The event supports Nashville Musicians Association with 100% of all money going to the Musician’s Emergency Relief Fund. Doors will open at 6pm and the show starts at 7:30pm.Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here.
For those unable to attend, donations to the Musician’s Emergency Relief Fund can be made here.
In addition to celebrating Dottie’s birthday and honoring her, the event also honors a musician or artist who (like her) has made an indelible impact on country music. The first year the Dottie West Birthday Bash honored Musicians Hall of Fame member and North Carolina Hall of Fame member, Jimmy Capps. Last year the event honored the three Country Music Hall of Fame inductees – Dottie, Ricky Skaggs, and Johnny Gimble. This year the event will honor Grand Ole Opry, Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Songwriters Hall of Fame member, Bill Anderson.
The stellar line-up includes Tim Atwood, John Berry, Buddy Cannon, Melanie Cannon, Peter Cooper, Erin Enderlin, Tess Frizzell, Jamey Johnson, Thomm Jutz, Jon Randell, John Schneider, Bobby Tomberlin, Dallas Wayne and Kenna West along with special guests and surprises.
About The Nashville Musicians Association, AFM Local 257
The Nashville Musicians Association, AFM Local 257, was founded in 1902, and exists to serve and protect musicians in an increasingly challenging business environment. We represent studio musicians, touring bands, symphonic musicians, vocalists, arrangers, composers, contractors, and more. We negotiate and administer contracts, track additional uses of songs recorded under AFM union contracts, and represent musicians in all genres of music from jazz to rock, pop, bluegrass, gospel, and yes, country music. Our members range from music icons such as Vince Gill and Loretta Lynn, to young bands working their way up the ladder of success, and everything in between. For more information on the Nashville Musicians Emergency Relief Fund, visit nashvillemusicians.org