The Nashville Songwriters Benefit will be March 2 at the Greenwood Community Theatre at 7:00 PM. This year’s headliners will be Byron Hill and John Ford Coley. Byron Hill has written songs for Ray Charles, George Strait, Jason Aldean, George Jones, Kenny Rogers, Reba McEntire, Don Williams, Neal McCoy, John Michael Montgomery, Anne Murray, Juice Newton, Johnny Lee, Joe Nichols, Randy Travis, Keith Whitley, Gary Allan, Sammy Kershaw, Trace Adkins, Conway Twitty, and many others including #1 hits for George Strait, Alabama and Gary Allen.
John Ford Coley was part of the Pop/Soft Rock duo England Dan and John Ford Coley who charted such hits as” I’d Really Love to See You Tonight”, ” Love is The Answer”, “I’t’s Sad to Belong”, and others.
Local favorites Stan Lockaby and Keller Ridgeway will open the show.
Tickets are $20 and are available online at http://www.emeraldtriangle.us/
theatre/tickets or by calling 229-5704 or can be picked up at the theatre.
This event was started four years ago as the result of A.J. Elliott being granted a wish after being diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma. There have many others from the Greenwood area that have been granted wishes from Make-A-Wish South Carolina.
Make-A-Wish South Carolina grants wishes to children with life threating illnesses. It is their belief that the wish experience helps in the overall wellbeing and helps in the healing process.
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