Country Stars Unite at Bama Rising Benefit Concert for Alabama Storm Victims

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Bama Rising Lineup

Birmingham, AL (June 14th, 2011) – A line up of mostly Alabama native stars came together at Birmingham’s BJCC Arena on June 14th to raise money and spirits for those ravaged by recent tornados. On April 27th, over 75% of the state of Alabama was devastated by a bizarre and vicious series of storms.

Among the areas hit especially hard was Tuscaloosa. A remarkable video of that tornado is at the end of this posting.


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General Tommy Franks (Ret.), Charlie Daniels, Wynonna, Montgomery Gentry and The Grascals for ‘Operation Yellow Ribbon’

Charlie Daniels

NASHVILLE (Feb. 23, 2011) – On March 29th, Lipscomb University will welcome General Tommy Franks (Ret.), Charlie Daniels, Wynonna, Montgomery Gentry and The Grascals to Lipscomb University’s Allen Arena for ‘Operation Yellow Ribbon’, an annual event created to raise awareness and funds for Lipscomb University’s


Yellow Ribbon Program. The event, “An Inspiring Evening of Stories and Songs,” will feature General Tommy Franks (Ret.) as the keynote speaker and hosting the evening will be popular television and radio personality, Storme Warren.

Montgomery Gentry

Tickets for the ‘Operation Yellow Ribbon’ Event are now on sale for $10 and are available for purchase at all Middle Tennessee Daily’s stores, and at the Lipscomb University box office (615.966.7075). Members of the military and their families will be invited as guests of the events’ corporate sponsors. All proceeds from the event benefit Lipscomb University’s Yellow Ribbon Program, which offers eligible Post 9/11 GI Bill veterans and their family members an undergraduate degree tuition-free or a graduate degree tuition-free or at a greatly reduced tuition rate.


The ‘Operation Yellow Ribbon’ Event is sponsored by Daily’s, iostudio, Military System Group, ADS, Spirit Broadband, Tennessee Commerce Bank, and Tennessee National Guard.

Event produced by David Corlew & Associates in conjunction with Lipscomb University.