2017 Concert for Cumberland Heights

EVENT LOCATION: Ryman Auditorium EVENT DATE: Wednesday October 18th 2017 @ 07:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrate our 20th Anniversary on Wednesday, October 18 at the legendary Ryman Auditorium featuring Scotty McCreery, Dailey & Vincent and Friends!

2017 Concert for Cumberland Heights at Ryman Auditorium on October 18th


Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Location: Ryman Auditorium
Pre-Party Times: 5:00pm – 7:00pm @ Hilton Nashville Downtown (Address: 121 4th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201)
Concert Time: 7:30pm @ Ryman Auditorium (Address: 116 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219)
Artists Scheduled to Preform: Cassadee Pope, Kristian Bush, Scotty McCreery, Lindsay Ell, Michael Ray, Dailey & Vincent
Emcee: Henry Cho


Since 1996, the Concert for Cumberland Heights raises money for the John Hiatt Adolescent and Young Adult Treatment Fund at Cumberland Heights.

Because of outstanding volunteer involvement the evening has developed into a special annual event on the Nashville social calendar raising over $3.1 million for adolescent and young adult patient care.

For Sponsorship Packages or Ticket information please select from the options below. If you have any additional questions before you purchase, please contact Rachel Williams at 615.432.3228 or send an email to rachel_williams@cumberlandheights.org.

With a Sponsorship Package or Premium ticket purchase we include an exclusive pre-concert party at the Hilton Downtown Nashville!, if interested in buying a corporate block of tickets at a discounted rate? Please contact Rachel Williams at 615.432.3228 or send an email to rachel_williams@cumberlandheights.org.


Thank you for your interest in our 2017 Concert for Cumberland Heights! This year, our 20th Anniversary, at the legendary Ryman Auditorium we welcomed Scotty McCreery, Dailey & Vincent and many other friends! If you caught the concert we hope you enjoyed. Please check back in a few weeks for event photos of all the fun, then in early 2018 to see who’s on the line up and purchase tickets or sponsorship packages. Thanks again for your interest!

Celebrate our 20th Anniversary on Wednesday, October 18 at the legendary Ryman Auditorium featuring Scotty McCreery, Dailey & Vincent and Friends!


About Scotty McCreery - Featured Artist for the 2017 Concert for Cumberland Heights - Concert4CH

About Scotty McCreery

Scotty McCreery burst onto the national music scene in 2011, quickly establishing himself as one of country music’s hottest new stars. Now just a few years later, the talented singer/songwriter has album sales approaching 3 million; earned both Platinum and Gold album certifications; debuted three consecutive albums at No. 1 on a Billboard chart; achieved one Gold and three Platinum-certified singles as well as two Top Ten hits; won ACM, BMI and CMT Awards; and authored his first book.

After winning Season Ten of “American Idol” and capturing the hearts of millions of television viewers across the globe, McCreery released his debut album, which became the best-selling solo album released by a country artist in 2011. Indeed, he became the youngest man and first country music artist in history to have his first album debut atop the all-genre Billboard Top 200 albums chart.

About Dailey & Vincent - Featured Artist at the 2017 Concert for Cumberland Heights

About Dailey & Vincent

Grand Ole Opry Members, Five-time GRAMMY® award winners individually, three-time GRAMMY award nominees collectively, four-time DOVE Award winners, and winners of 35 IBMA Awards altogether (including 3-time IBMA Entertainer of the Year Award winners and 3-Time Vocal Group of the Year Award winners), Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent, backed by one of the best bands on tour today, are some of the most reputable and elite entertainers in American music; bluegrass, traditional country and gospel music. The concoction of the fantastically instinctive vocal blends of Dailey’s tenor and Vincent’s reedy harmonies has gained them well-deserved praise for their own distinctive style and worldwide recognition as American Music gold. Dailey & Vincent has garnered world-wide attention with their first national, top-rated television series, “The Dailey & Vincent Show,” on RFD TV and over 500 airings of their PBS special “Dailey & Vincent ALIVE – In Concert.” Their most recent CD, Dailey & Vincent ALIVE, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Bluegrass charts and remained at the top position for over 15 weeks.

About Cassadee Pope - Featured Artist for the 2017 Concert for Cumberland Heights - Concert4CH

About Cassadee Pope

Cassadee Pope won the third season of “The Voice” in December 2012. Her debut solo country album, Frame by Frame, was released on October 2013 to a top 10 Billboard 200 charting. The album debuted at No. 1 on Top Country Albums, with 43,000 copies sold in its first week. Pope released an EP Summer in 2016. According to CMT, “Bringing along influences of power pop and rock in her vocals, she’s now forged a path of her own and boasts a knockout, distinctive sound instantly recognizable and beloved by audiences.”

About Kristian Bush - Featured Artist for the 2017 Concert for Cumberland Heights - Concert4CH

About Kristian Bush

Kristian Bush, one half of platinum-selling country duo Sugarland, has been leaving his mark on music for more than two decades. His debut solo album, Southern Gravity, was released in April 2015, featuring the Top 20 single “Trailer Hitch.” The album received rave reviews from Rolling Stone, The Boston Globe, and the Sydney Morning Herald, among many others. Country Weekly called it the “feel-good album of the year.” Recently signed to Wheelhouse Records/BBR, his newest single, “Sing Along,” is at radio now.

Kristian founded Sugarland in 2002; in 2004, he and singer Jennifer Nettles exploded onto the music scene, surpassing sales of over 22 million albums worldwide, achieving five No. 1 singles and winning numerous awards, including trophies from the Grammys, AMAs, ACM Awards, CMT Music Awards and CMA Awards. In October of 2012, they were inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.

About Lindsay Ell - Featured Artist for the 2017 Concert for Cumberland Heights - Concert4CH

About Lindsay Ell

Named one of The Huffington Post’s “Top Country Artists to Watch,” Lindsay Ell is a triple threat: accomplished musician, unique vocalist and songwriter. The Calgary native learned to play guitar while traveling with her father to country-bluegrass camps as a young girl. Ell honed her craft as a musical stylist and songwriter after being discovered by BTO and The Guess Who’s Randy Bachman (“American Woman” / “Taking Care of Business”) who discovered her at the age of 13. The multi-instrumentalist was soon touring alongside the likes of Luke Bryan, Buddy Guy, The Band Perry and Keith Urban, as well as wowing audiences as Carrie Underwood’s guitar player live on the “50th Annual CMA Awards” and holding her own alongside icon Melissa Etheridge on Skyville Live. A 2016 CMT Music Award and multiple Canadian Country Music Award nominee, Ell exhilarated audiences from coast-to-coast as part of the 2016 CMT Next Women of Country Tour and is featured on Brad Paisley’s 2017 WEEKEND WARRIOR WORLD TOUR. Ell’s debut album The Project released on August 11 and debuted at No. 1 on the Nielsen Soundscan Current Country Albums Chart.

About Michael Ray - Featured Artist for the 2017 Concert for Cumberland Heights - Concert4CH

About Michael Ray

He may have a pair of number one singles to his name, but Michael Ray knows better than most how to best cultivate a dedicated fan base. “Nothing is better than doing it one fan at a time,” the country singer says with steely determination. The man speaks from personal experience: before breaking out with his 2015 self-titled debut, an eclectic musical articulation of a time-tested talent featuring twin smash singles in “Kiss You in the Morning” and “Think a Little Less,” Ray spent years building a hardcore audience in his native Florida. With one name-making show after the next, the Eustis, Florida native built a grassroots following never caring the size, scope or reach of his show. Nonetheless, his rowdy, high-energy and rock-influenced live performances, which drew inspiration from Garth Brooks’ use of passion and spectacle, soon took hold and quickly saw him selling out 2,000-seat venues in cities from Orlando to Tallahassee. But he was never satisfied: as he’s proven in the years since, having moved to Nashville and grinded for years as a songwriter before leading a major-label record deal, hard work doesn’t scare Ray. It’s why even now, as he readies to release his much-anticipated sophomore album, anchored by its fast-rising lead single “Get To You,” the singer still believes each live show he performs is undoubtedly essential.

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