Two popular Nashville benefits are being combined into one star packed evening as Chair-ish The Kids merges with the annual Vince Gill & Friends Concert For STARS to become Chair-ish The Night With Vince Gill & Friends according to event patron co-chairs country music singer/songwriter Chad Warrix and Tennessee Titans Kicker Rob Bironas.
IN PHOTO: Chair-ish The Night With Vince Gill & Friends Patron Co-chairs country music singer/songwriter Chad Warrix with Kids On The Block puppets Eddy Franklin and Melody James and patron co-chair Tennessee Titans Kicker Rob Bironas announcing the Friday, November 16, benefit for STARS at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum.
Benefiting the important work of Students Taking A Right Stand or STARS, the patron co-chairs made the event announcement at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum where the blended event will take place for the first time on a Friday evening on November 16 and returns to the beautiful Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum.
Rodger Dinwiddie, STARS chief executive officer, said they are thrilled Gill, who has been such an amazing friend to the nonprofit agency, is joined this year by Rob Bironas and Chad Warrix as the event patron co-chairs. Previously, Gill has surprised event patrons with guest artists like Amy Grant, Dierks Bentley, Alison Krauss, The Del McCoury Band, Rodney Crowell, Dan Tyminski, Jenny Gill and Richard Marx.
“This year, STARS is blending two of its major fundraising efforts into one extraordinary evening. The 15 year-old Chair-ish The Kids, which benefitted the Kids on the Block program, merging with the Vince Gill benefit concert pulls together these remarkable events into one night of incredible art and world-class music,” Dinwiddie said.
Chair-ish The Night With Vince Gill & Friends is being presented Friday, November 16 with an art auction and cocktail reception at 6:00 p.m. in the Conservatory of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum followed by a 9:00 p.m. concert in the Ford Theatre. With limited seating, exclusive patron tickets are available for $275.00 which includes premium concert seating and a post-concert meet and greet with Vince Gill. Individual tickets are $175.00 and tickets for only the art auction and cocktail reception are $125. For more information, contact STARS at 615-983-6805 or email@example.com.
A nationally recognized and evidenced-based resource for student assistance, training and professional consultation, STARS assists students, families and schools with prevention, intervention and treatment services addressing bullying, substance abuse, violence, and social and emotional barriers to success. Founded in 1984, STARS staff operate in schools and community sites throughout Middle Tennessee via STARS Specialists, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services as well as through Youth Overcoming Drug Abuse (YODA) as a licensed alcohol and drug out-patience treatment facility. Their Kids On The Block puppetry program helps educate kindergarten through sixth grade students about health and social concerns that affect their lives while promoting an understanding and acceptance of all children and adults regardless of their differences.