Country and Christian artists gathered at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville in Nashville on Tuesday night to show their support for the fight against autism at the benefit concert Autism Speaks™ Presents Autism Sings!
The night included performances by Gloriana, Billy Dean, Bucky Covington, Jaci Velasquez, Tyler Barham, Logan Blade, Katie Chance, and Austin Webb. The show was emceed by celebrity host Evan Farmer.
Over the past five years, Autism Speaks has given back more than $2 million to the state of Tennessee. Funds are used to support local research, science grants, community grants, AutismCares grants, Baker Camp Scholarships and various toolkits that are available for free, including the 100-Day Kit, developed to provide much needed support to families during the initial diagnosis period.
For more information about Autism Speaks, please contact Kathy Streng at (615) 238-1625 or Kathy.Streng@AutismSpeaks.org.
Photo: (Back Row L to R): Bucky Covington, Gloriana’s Mike Gossin, Tyler Barham, Billy Dean (Front Row L to R): Austin Webb, Gloriana’s Tom Gossin, Katie Chance, and Jaci Velasquez