Ernest, Jake Worthington & Songwriter Craig Wiseman To Headline Ryman Auditorium Benefit Concert For Second Harvest Food Bank Of Middle Tennessee

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A great lineup for a great cause.

CMA Fest week is fast approaching here in Nashville. But before the festival officially kicks off, some artists are coming together for a show at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium to raise money for those in need.

Stars for Second Harvest, and benefit concert to raise funds for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, will be held at the Ryman on Wednesday, June 6, featuring ERNEST as the headliner alongside a lineup that also includes Jake Worthington, Craig Wiseman, Rodney Clawson and Chris Tompkins.

The event will be hosted by Wiseman, who’s the founder of ERNEST’s record label Big Loud Records and member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame who’s written hits like Tim McGraw’s “Live Like You Were Dying,” “Believe” by Brooks and Dunn, and too many other hits to name.

ERNEST is on a hell of a run right now as one of the hottest up-and-coming artists in country music off the strength of his fiddle and steel-soaked album, Flower Shops. He’s also one of the Grand Ole Opry’s Opry NextStage artists for 2023, and recently wowed the crowd at the during a NextStage concert ahead of the ACM Awards last week.

And of course Jake Worthington, another artist signed to Big Loud Records, recently put out one a frontrunner for the best album of the year with his self-titled debut album full of the traditional country sound that’s made him a star.

Speaking on the event, Wiseman said:

“I am thrilled to have ERNEST headlining for the return of Stars for Second Harvest. In addition to ERNEST, we have an amazing lineup of singer-songwriters.

All of this is made possible by the generous support of our show sponsor American Airlines. It’s going to be a great night for a great cause!”

Tickets are on sale now through AXS or the Ryman box office, and all proceeds will benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.

If you’re planning on coming into town for CMA Fest, you might just wanna come in a day early to check this one out.

It might be the most country show you see all week.

A beer bottle on a dock



A beer bottle on a dock