Ty Herndon's Concert for Love & Acceptance returns to Nashville this summer, and the first round of artists have been announced.

The event, held at Wildhorse Saloon on June 8, will be hosted by CMT's Cody Alan and include performances by Herndon, Billy Gilman, Kree Harrison, Ryan Kinder, Runaway June, Lorrie Morgan, Michael Ray, Street Corner Symphony, and Thompson Square. Additional acts will be revealed in the coming weeks.

“I’m very excited to announce our 2nd Concert for Love & Acceptance.  We had so much fun the first time that we had to do it again,” Herndon says in a press release. “We have some amazing artists and celebrities that are coming together to celebrate love and acceptance in Nashville, and we want to be a shining beacon to the rest of this world we are living in.”

Herndon created and co-hosted the first Concert for Love & Acceptance alongside GLAAD in 2015, when his 20th anniversary fan club party turned into a coalition of artists gathering in support of Nashville’s at-risk youth. According to a press release, the driving force behind the benefit is Herndon’s desire to "foster positive cultural change and encourage Nashville’s youth to live to their fullest potential."

Previous performers include Nashville star Chris CarmackThe Voice runner-up Billy Gilman, Crystal Gayle, Levi Hummon, Meghan Linsey and more. The concert serves as a way to champion for gay and transgender rights. ‪For more information on 2017's Concert for Love & Acceptance or to purchase tickets, visit TyHerndon.com.

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