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Red Cross / GAC Benefit At The Opry

For Hurricane Katrina Victims

 

Marty Stewart emcee'd the Red Cross/GAC Benefit for

Hurricane Katrina held at the Grand Ole Opry on Sept. 27th

 

Steve Buchanan, Sr. Vice President of Media and Entertainment at Gaylord Entertainment, presents a check to the Red Cross  for $230,000

 

Terri Clark opened her set with her newest hit,

She Didn't Have Time

 

Terri recently wedded her long-time friend and

tour manager, Greg Kaczor

 

Craig Morgan opened his set with his #1 hit,

That's What I Love About Sunday

 

Then continued with his newest hit, Redneck Yacht Club

 

Craig definitely loves performing

 

Julie Roberts opened with a beautiful

rendition of Amazing Grace

 

Julie told the audience that Amazing Grace was

the first song she ever sang

 

Julie finished her set with her new hit, Wake Up Older

 

LeAnn Rimes opened the benefit show and took a moment to

thank an adoring fan who yelled out "I Love You, LeAnn."

 

LeAnn came back later and sang her newest hit,

Probably Wouldn't Be This Way

 

LeAnn was joined onstage by Dan Tyminski of Union Station

during Probably Wouldn't Be This Way

 

Billy Currington had the women swooning in the aisles

with Doin' Somthin' Right

 

You can tell Billy enjoys performing

 

Then came Keith Urban... enough said.

 

Keith and his band performed Memories of Us,

along with numerous other hits

 

Keith signing Memories of Us

 

Keith has been active in fund-raising for the hurricane victims

 

Alison Krauss and Union Station on stage at the

Grand Ole Opry / GAC / Red Cross Hurricane Benefit

 

Alison Krauss opened Union Station's set with her current hit,

Goodbye Is All We Have

 

Dan Tyminski sang Rain Please Go Away from Union Station's

latest CD, Lonely Runs Both Ways

 

Multi-Grammy winner and current nominee Jerry Douglas

with Alison Krauss and Union Station

 

Union Station guitarist Ron Block

 

Alison, as usual, wowed the crowd with her crystal clear voice

 

Jimmy C. Newman, the Happy Cajun, an Opry regular and crowd pleaser

got the audience hopping with his Louisiana Cajun music.

 

Jimmy C. and his band

 

Fiddle player Kenny Sears on stage with Jimmy C.

 

Bessyl Duhon on the accordian

 

Speaking of Opry regulars, usher Brady Tankersley is in her 31st year of

working for the Grand Ole Opry

 

Alan Jackson took the stage last and closed the show with many

of his past and current hits

 

Alan and his band

 

Alan sang Living On Love and dedicated it to the Hurricane Victims

 

Alan Jackson is the ultimate performer