The list of performers at Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountains Rise telethon has grown with the addition ofand Montgomery Gentry to the lineup. These artists join previously announced performers Parton, Reba, Kenny Rogers and Alison Krauss, who’ll take the stage on December 13 to raise money for the Dollywood Foundation My People Fund , which was established assist those affected by the recent wildfires in East Tennessee.
· The three-hour telethon will air nationwide on numerous broadcast partners, such as AXS TV, RFD and The Heartland Network, as well as select on-air platforms, including Cumulus Media’s NASH Nights LIVE.
On this day in 2011, Montgomery Gentry signed with Average Joe’s Entertainment, after parting ways with their longtime record label, Columbia Records. Since signing, Montgomery Gentry has released two albums, Rebels on the Run in 2011 and Folks Like Us in 2015.
The Grand Ole Opry is joining Women Rock For The Cure in the fight against breast cancer on Tuesday, October 27th with its seventh annual “Opry Goes Pink” show. Kacey Musgraves will flip the switch on the Opry’s signature barn backdrop, turning it pink for the night as Musgraves and others including Opry Members Terri Clark and Montgomery Gentry perform in support of breast cancer awareness.
On this day in 2007, Columbia released Montgomery Gentry’s “What Do Ya Think About That” to radio. The song was released as the third single from their album “Some People Change.” “What Do Ya Think About That” hit number 3 on the Billboard US Hot Country Songs, and number 57 on the US Billboard Hot 100.