Additional Security Measures Put in Place for Country Music Marathon

Organizers of the St. Jude Country Music Marathon & ½ Marathon have announced increased security for the upcoming event on April 27. Some of the specific measures put in place include increased public and private security presence at both the start and finish lines, additional security monitoring the Gear Check vehicles used for storage and [...] Read More

Craig Morgan to Headline Country Music Marathon Post-Race Concert

Craig Morgan will headline the 14th annual St. Jude Country Music Marathon & ½ Marathon post-race concert at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium on Saturday, April 27 with special guest Sarah Darling. The musically-themed road race attracts more than 30,000 runners, walkers and 6,000 junior racers who will take on the 26.2 and 13.1-mile courses with [...] Read More

Lady Antebellum to Host Inaugural Ping Pong & Songs Event

Lady Antebellum will host their inaugural Ping Pong & Songs fundraising event on March 23 at The Ensworth School in Nashville. Inspired by the band’s favorite backstage hobby and love of songwriting, the event will include a celebrity ping pong tournament and in-the-round songwriters’ night. Proceeds will benefit the group’s charitable organization, LadyAID. “This is [...] Read More

Keith Urban Releases Annual Calendar to Benefit St. Jude

Keith Urban has once again released a calendar to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The calendar features photos of Keith taken by fans that have been submitted for the calendar through the fan website. Since 2003, the limited-edition calendar has raised more than $750,000. Keith called on his fans in 2002 to help raise [...] Read More

ACM Lifting Lives Announces St. Jude as June’s ‘My Cause’ Feature

ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music, has announced that the June theme for its monthly ‘My Cause’ web feature is St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The monthly feature drives awareness and supports fundraising efforts of artist-supported charitable endeavors. This month’s feature includes Eli Young Band and Chris Young. At [...] Read More