Friday, March 8, 2013

Press Release:


Greg Bates
(Photo Credit: Claudia Kay photos)
NASHVILLE, TN - The 4th Annual Country Music Is Love concert benefiting City of Hope was held Monday, February 25th at 12th and Porter. The sold out concert was a hit among attendees and raised $3,200 for City of Hope, one of the nation’s leading research, treatment, and education centers for cancer and other life threatening diseases. The concert was hosted by Miss Tennessee USA 2013, Brenna Mader. Performers Greg Bates, Joel Crouse, Rose Falcon, The Henningsens, Chase Rice, Maggie Rose and Charlie Worsham entertained the sold-out crowd with acoustic performances. The concert also features a songwriters round which included Corey Crowder, Jillian Jacqueline and Carley Pearce and a surprise performance by Wade Bowen.
 CountryMusicIsLove is now hosting an eBay auction featuring items autographed by the artists. All proceeds will be donated to City of Hope. For a complete list of auction items, click HERE.

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Media Contact: Haley Redmond
Encore Publicity Nashville

ABOUT COUNTRYMUSICISLOVE: was founded by Lauren Black in July of 2008. Since its inceptionthe site has taken off and now averages more than 225,000 hits per month. CMIL has become one of the web’s most popular destinations for fans to get their daily dose of country music content including country music news, give-a-ways, artist interviews, reviews, and more. To date, CountryMusicIsLove has raised over $18,000 for City of Hope.                                                                                                                    

ABOUT CITY OF HOPE:  City of Hope is a leading research, treatment and education center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest honor bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope's research and treatment protocols advance care throughout the nation. City of Hope is located in Duarte, Calif., just northeast of Los Angeles, and is ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" in cancer and urology by U.S.News & World Report. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantation and genetics. For more information, visit or follow City of Hope on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Flickr.