CMT and its pro-social initiative CMT One Country are set to air a live, 90-minute concert special featuring Hank Williams, Jr., Alabama, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Ronnie Dunn, Sara Evans, Tim McGraw and other country music superstars to raise awareness and funds for those affected by the recent devastating storms, flooding and tornadoes.
The fundraising special event will air live from Nashville on Thursday, May 12 at 9 pm ET / 8 pm CT on CMT and will be simulcast on CMT.com. Additional artists to be announced; all money raised will benefit the American Red Cross Disaster Relief efforts.
Hank Williams, Jr. started the fundraising event this past weekend when he reached out to CMT to express his urgent desire to address the disaster.
In a press release, Williams stated: “I just couldn’t believe what I was seeing on TV. Alabama is home – I am really pumped about helping. I want to raise a lot of money, and thanks to my good friends, we are going to be able to make a difference.”