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Country Rising Benefit Raises Big Bucks

Sunday night's Country Rising concert in Nashville raised $4-million for the victims of the hurricanes and the Las Vegas shootings.

Performers included Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Sam Hunt, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, George Strait, Keith Urban and Jon Pardi. Garth Brooks sent in a special video from Spokane, Washington, where he donated proceeds from the night’s two shows.

Jason, who was on stage at the Route 91 Harvest Festival when shots began to ring out, says, “It’s been a rough couple months for us up here, and it’s a lot of fun to get back out and play for the people who matter which is you guys. I love getting up every day and playing music, and I’ll be damned if anybody out there will ever stop me from doing that."

Fans can still contribute by texting the word "Nashville" to 41010.

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