Country Throwdown Artists To Donate Proceeds From Orange Beach Show To Alabama Tornado Relief
May 19, 2011 at 11:00 AM (PT)
As WILLIE NELSON's COUNTRY THROWDOWN TOUR 2011 prepares to launch, WILLIE NELSON, JAMEY JOHNSON, LUKAS NELSON & PROMISE OF THE REAL, CAITLYN SMITH and ADAM HOOD have announced that they will donate their performance fees from the ORANGE BEACH, AL show on JUNE 5th to tornado relief efforts in ALABAMA.
WILLIE said, “I am saddened by the devastation in ALABAMA from the recent tornadoes that have hit that state. In an effort to pitch in, I am going to donate my income for the upcoming THROWDOWN date in ORANGE BEACH on JUNE 5th. I believe this will assist the relief effort in that state to help people in real need.”
HOOD said, "You never know how devastating things are until they hit close to home. ALABAMA is still where I hang my hat and this has changed the lives of many of my friends, family, peers, and supporters, and mine as well.”
Other artists pitching in to show their support include RANDY HOUSER, CRAIG CAMPBELL, LEE BRICE and DRAKE WHITE.
In other news for THROWDOWN fans, they can download a free samples on iTUNES, which includes trackers from NELSON, WHITE and more. The iTUNES offer is available at http://www.countrythrowdown.com/itunes-download.
For more information about WILLIE NELSON'S COUNTRY THROWDOWN TOUR 2011 dates and venues, visit www.countrythrowdown.com.