Kelly Clarkson, Martina McBride + Reba McEntire Join to Support Musicians on Call
What do you get when you combine the talents of three powerhouse vocalists? One incredible benefit show. Kelly Clarkson, Martina McBride and Reba McEntire are teaming up for the Rock the Room tour, which will raise money for Musicians on Call. The organization brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities nationwide.
The tour will kick off in Music City and feature additional stops in New York, L.A. and Washington D.C., with additional performers to be announced as the dates draw near. The Nashville show will honor Warner Music Nashville’s creative director, Shane Tarleton, who will receive the Golden Ukelele award for his years of leadership in the industry and volunteering with the organization.
"Musicians on Call is truly an inspiring and wonderful organization,” McBride tells Rolling Stone Country. "Shane is a dear friend, and I'm honored he asked me to be there on this special night when we will celebrate his beautiful heart and generous spirit."
McEntire also expressed her admiration for the cause.
"I've been very fortunate throughout my career to witness first-hand the healing power of music,” she adds. "I am so honored to support Musicians on Call and most especially to recognize my good friend Shane Tarleton for all that he has done and continues to do to improve the lives of patients and families."
Clarkson was recognized last year by the organization at its 15th anniversary gala in New York. Musicians on Call was founded in 1999 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and has received support from artists like Lady Antebellum, Darius Rucker, Justin Timberlake and Bruce Springsteen.
To learn more about the Nashville event or to purchase a ticket, visit the event website.
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