VINCE GILL TO HEADLINE 13TH ANNUAL JAMMIN’ TO BEAT THE BLUES CONCERT
Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee’s annual benefit will raise funds for mental health education and programming
Nashville, Tenn. – Grammy-award winning country superstar Vince Gill will headline the 13th annual Jammin’ to Beat the Blues concert to benefit the Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee (MHAMT). Vince Gill will take the stage on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at the historic Ryman Auditorium.
Vince Gill broke out in the country music scene in 1990 and has since won 20 Grammy Awards and 18 Country Music Association honors. He has sold more than 26 million albums. Vince is a member of the Grand Ole Opry and a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Since 1999, Jammin’ to Beat the Blues has raised awareness and funds for MHAMT’s efforts to reduce stigma surrounding mental illness and advocate for quality mental health services for all Middle Tennesseans. For 13 years, Jammin’ to Beat the Blues has increased community awareness about the serious impact of mental health disorders on people’s lives and fostered dialog and widespread understanding of mental illness.
Jammin’ to Beat the Blues will begin at 7:30 p.m. on April 7, 2011 and tickets are $29.50 and $39.50. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 4 at 10 a.m. and may be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets, the Ryman Auditorium box office and www.ticketmaster.com.
Jammin’ to Beat the Blues is proudly sponsored by the following: Behavioral Healthcare Centers, HCA/TriStar, Rolling Hills Hospital, Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, Earl Swensson Associates, Nashville TMS, Ingram Barge, KPMG, and Pancake Pantry.
About The Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee
The Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee (MHAMT) is a non-profit organization celebrating 65 years of education, advocacy and service in Middle Tennessee. The goal of MHAMT is to promote mental wellness in the lives of children, families, friends, and co-workers to erase the stigma of mental illness. Last year the MHAMT served 100,000 individuals throughout Middle Tennessee. For more information about the Mental Health Association of Middle Tennessee, call 615-269-5355 or visit our website, www.ichope.com.