Guests To Enjoy Exclusive Concert and Receive Epiphone
Country music hitmakers
Brooks and Dunn will host
the inaugural “Stars and Guitars” concert presented by musical
giant Gibson Guitar, the
Foundation, CMT and the Monroe Carell Jr. Childrens `Hospital at Vanderbilt
in Nashville, Tennessee. On Friday, November 12, 2004, the
and Guitars” concert will transform the First Tennessee Conference
Center/Theatre of Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital into an intimate
performance venue for 200 special patrons. Tickets are $1,000 per person
and all funds raised will fortify the Martell Foundation’s commitment
to supporting innovative cancer research in the Frances Williams Preston
Labs of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer
The “Stars and Guitars” concert is produced
by Martell Foundation board members Marc Oswald and Dave Berryman, President
of Gibson Guitar Corp. Each of the paying guests will have exclusive access
to a special concert featuring the Arista recording artist and will receive
a limited edition Epiphone guitar specially crafted by Gibson Guitar and
individually signed by Brooks and Dunn themselves. The special guitars feature
a one-of-a-kind artwork done by Emily Nelson. Nelson, a young family member
of the Children’s Hospital designed the piece of art specifically for
these limited guitars. The “Stars and Guitars” logo was also
exclusively designed by Muzik Mafia partner Rachel Kice.
The special guitars feature
a one-of-a-kind artwork done by Emily Nelson.
All funds raised will fortify
the Martell Foundation’s commitment to supporting innovative cancer
Country music hitmakers Brooks
and Dunn will host the inaugural “Stars and Guitars” concert.
In addition to the concert, Country Music Television (CMT)
will produce and debut a video program that highlights the life and work
of an extraordinary and musically gifted cancer patient who received treatment
The T.J. Martell Foundation was founded in 1975 by music
industry executive Tony Martell and his colleagues after leukemia claimed
the life of Tony’s son, T.J. The Foundation has raised more than
$175 million to fund research for the innovative cures and treatments of
leukemia, cancer and AIDS at nine research facilities throughout the United
States. Locally, the T.J. Martell Foundation supports the Frances Williams
Preston Laboratories at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.
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