[photogallerylink id=90230 align=right]Country music group [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Alabama[/lastfm] brought country music stars and fans together for a cause that raised over $2.2 million from ticket sales and other charitable efforts surrounding the event.  The veteran group hosted “Bama Rising: A Benefit Concert for Alabama Tornado Recovery” on June 14th to help residents of their home state rebuild following April’s devastating tornado storms. Watch video coverage of the live event!

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Brad Paisley[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Sara Evans[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Montgomery Gentry[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Dierks Bentley[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Darius Rucker[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Little Big Town[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Martina McBride[/lastfm] are just a few of the many artists that joined Alabama for the show.

Bama Rising took place at the BJCC Arena in Birmingham. Money raised is going to the Bama Rising Fund, which works with the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham to provide assistance to residents throughout the state.

sidebar text Country Artists Come Through For Alabama With Over $2.2 Million Benefit!Brad Paisley is donating the proceeds from his No. 1 single, “Old Alabama” (which includes a guest appearance by Alabama), to the ongoing recovery efforts. Download the single here.


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