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Clay Walker Announces 5th Annual Chords of Hope Benefit Concert

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Clay Walker will return to Nashville on Tuesday, June 3rd to host the fifth annual Chords of Hope Benefit Concert at 3rd & Lindsley. The concert, presented by The Big 98 WSIX, sponsored by Pinnacle Financial Partners, and produced by Clay’s charity, Band Against MS (BAMS), will help raise money and awareness for multiple sclerosis (MS) research with proceeds going to the MS Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Performers for the night include Montgomery Gentry and Dustin LynchMontgomery Gentry has celebrated over a decade of sold out shows and No. 1 hits while Dustin was named one of Rolling Stone’s ‘Nashville’s New Hit Makers’ and has gone on to sell over one million copies of his debut smash single “Cowboys & Angels.”Doors open at 6:00 PM and the concert begins at 7:00 PM. Tickets are now available through Eventbrite and www.bandagainstms.org.

“Chords of Hope is my chance to raise awareness of MS in the Nashville community and come together with amazing artists to put on a great show,” said Clay. “With Montgomery Gentry and Dustin Lynch’s help, this is sure to be our best one yet!”

Band Against MS, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3), or not-for-profit, public charity committed to providing educational information for those living with Multiple Sclerosis, funding programs researching a cure for Multiple Sclerosis, and funding programs helping those living with the disease. Clay Walker established BAMS in February 2003 because he wanted to help others living with the same disease he has battled since 1996. To date BAMS, http://www.bandagainstms.org, has raised more than 2 million dollars.

Clay Walker Returns to Host Trophy Hunters TV

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Multi-platinum selling country artist Clay Walker returns as the host of Trophy Hunters TV® for the 2014 season. Airing on the Outdoor Channel, be sure to catch Clay Sundays at 2pm EST/ 1pm CST (check local listings) as he guides viewers through incredible hunts with some of the most trained hunters, including some of our Military’s Wounded Warriors. Clay, who recently went back into the studio to begin working on new music, is a clear fit for the show as an avid hunter and outdoorsman.

“I had such an amazing time hosting Trophy Hunters TV for the 2013 season so I was thrilled to be asked to return,” said Clay. “This season has some remarkable hunts and I am honored to be a part of it.”

Trophy Hunters TV on the Outdoor Channel airs on DirecTV Channel 606; Dish Network Channel 396 or check your local cable provider for additional listings.  Catch Trophy Hunters TV 3 times a week: Sundays at 2pm EST/ 1pm CST, Tuesdays at 6pm EST/ 5pm CST and Fridays at 9:30am EST / 8:30am CST.

Clay Walker is a true fan favorite with a devoted legion of followers across the country. He has sold over 11 million albums; had 11 No. 1 hit singles, four RIAA Platinum and two Gold certified albums under his belt. He is currently out supporting his critically acclaimed ninth studio album She Won’t Be Lonely Long.  He can be seen in select theatres in the family-friendly drama movie, Alone Yet Not Alone. Walker also recently released his first self-penned book entitled Jesus Was A Country Boy (Howard Books/Simon & Schuster). Outside of the stage and studio, Clay is the founder of Band Against MS (BAMS) a non-profit charity that funds MS research and education. Walker established BAMS in 2003 with the goal of helping others living with the same disease he has battled since 1996.  To date, BAMS has raised more than 2 million dollars.

To learn more about Clay Walker visit www.claywalker.com.

Clay Walker to Celebrate Christmas on ‘Today Show’ with Military Warrior Support Foundation

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Clay Walker will be featured on the Today Show on Wednesday, December 25th alongside the Military Warriors Support Foundation that he helped to create with Lt. General (Ret.) Leroy Sisco. Fans can tune in to the Today Show on NBC during the 8am (EST) / 7am (CST) hour to see Clay and the General discuss the foundation as well as surprise a US Army Veteran and Purple Heart recipient with the keys to their 100% mortgage free home in Antioch, TN. The cameras also caught up with a United States Marine Corps Veteran and Purple Heart recipient, who was awarded his home in February 2012 to discuss what the foundation has done for them.

The Military Warriors Support Foundation (MWSF) has been awarding mortgage-free homes since 2010 and to date has donated 538 homes in 43 states. The homes are fully renovated and accommodated for injuries or unique circumstances received in combat while serving our country. The wounded heroes also receive three years of family and financial mentoring, to ensure they have all the skills necessary to be happy and successful home owners. There are currently 426 families actively participating in the Financial and Family Mentoring Program. For more information on MWSF and all of their programs, please visit www.MilitaryWarriors.org

Walker, who recently went back into the studio to record new music (slated for release early next year), is a true fan favorite with a devoted legion of followers across the country.He is currently out supporting his critically acclaimed ninth studio album She Won’t Be Lonely Long. He will return as the host of TROPHY HUNTERS TV on the Outdoor Channel when the season returns in 2014 and can be seen in select theatres in the family-friendly drama movie, Alone Yet Not Alone. Walker also recently released his first self-penned book entitled Jesus Was A Country Boy.

To get up to date information on Clay Walker fans can go to www.claywalker.com.

Clay Walker & Friends Raise Over $12,000 at 2013 Chords of Hope MS Benefit Concert

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Clay Walker, along with pals Craig Campbell and Greg Bates, raised more than $12,000 during the fourth annual Chords of Hope benefit concert held at Nashville’s Wildhorse Saloon on October 30th. The concert was hosted by Clay’s charity Band Against MS (BAMS) and all proceeds were donated to the MS Center at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to aid in MS research and awareness.

The nationally syndicated & Hallmark Channel lifestyle television program, The Better Show featured a segment about the event including performance footage and interviews with the artists today. The segment can now be viewed here.

Band Against MS, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3), or not-for-profit, public charity committed to providing educational information for those living with Multiple Sclerosis, funding programs researching a cure for Multiple Sclerosis, and funding programs helping those living with the disease. Clay Walker established BAMS in February 2003 because he wanted to help others living with the same disease he has battled since 1996. To date BAMS, http://www.bandagainstms.org, has raised more than 2 million dollars.

To learn more about Clay Walker and BAMS, visit www.claywalker.com and www.bandagainstms.org

Clay Walker Helps Surprise a Military Hero With A Home

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Yesterday morning, Clay Walker and the Military Warriors Support Foundation that he helped create with Lt. General (Ret.) Leroy Sisco surprised US Army Soldier and Purple Heart War Hero Timothy Medford with a home on Hallmark Channel’s “Home & Family.” Clay also performed “All American” for the crowd.

If you missed the show you can view it here.

The Military Warrior Support Foundation is a non-profit charity that has been awarding mortgage-free homes since 2010 to veterans who have severe and/or unique circumstances due to their injuries received in combat. These families also receive 3 years of family and financial mentoring to ensure they have all the skills necessary to be happy and successful home owners. The MWSF has already donated well over 300 homes in 41 states to heroes.

Photo: L-R: Mark Steines, Cristina Ferrare, hero Timothy Medford, Lt. General (Ret.) Leroy Sisco, Clay Walker and his band.

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