NASHVILLE NEWS & NOTES – FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018!

Darius Rucker is wrapping up another successful benefit concert for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.  The ninth annual Darius & Friends Benefit Concert and Golf Tournament raised a record-breaking 404-thousand dollars.  The concert was held at the Ryman on June 4th, and the golf tourney was held on June 5th.  To date, the benefit has raised over one-point-six-billion dollars for St. Jude.
Cam is joining British pop star Sam Smith on tour.  The “Thrill of It All Tour” kicks off in Ontario  on June 18th.  It continues through Canada, the U.S. and Mexico over the next few months.   Tickets are on sale now.
Kellie Pickler will star in a new Hallmark Christmas movie called “Christmas at Graceland.”  The holiday film will be broadcast during the channel’s Countdown to Christmas special.  Kelly plays a business executive who hopes to take over a family-owned bank in Memphis.