1 Night. 1 Place. 1 Time: A Heroes and Friends Tribute to Randy Travis was a star-studded event enjoyed by a sold-out crowd.The concert featured performances from over 40 artists including Tanya Tucker singing Travis favorite “I Told You So,” The Bellamy Brothers singing “Diggin’ Up Bones” and a special rendition of “Forever and Ever, Amen” from Garth Brooks.
Nashville Mayor Megan Berry made a special appearance during the show with a proclamation announcing the day as Randy Travis Day in the city of Nashville.
The Governor of Tennessee, Bill Haslam showed up to wish Randy well and honor the adopted Tennessean by declaring the day Stroke Awareness Day.
Other special performances included a Grand Ole Opry Moment featuring John Conlee, Dailey & Vincent, Rudy Gatlin, Jan Howard, Riders in the Sky and Jeannie Seely. The group came together on stage to perform “I’ll Fly Away.”
The end of the show featured a performance by Travis himself. With the all-star lineup, Randy Travis sang “Amazing Grace” and “Will The Circle Be Unbroken.”
A portion of the proceeds are to go to the Randy Travis Foundation; a 501(c)3 non-profit that provides support for victims of strokes and cardiovascular diseases as well as arts and entertainment education for at-risk children.For more information, visit www.randytravisfoundation.org.