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September 21, 2006

Keith Urban and Bon Jovi Surprise Crowd at Charity Show

Keith Urban and Bon Jovi's Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora made surprise appearances Tuesday night (Sept. 19) at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium during songwriter Craig Wiseman's annual concert benefiting the Second Harvest Food Bank. Wiseman's numerous song credits include Tim McGraw's "Live Like You Were Dying" and "The Cowboy in Me" and Kenny Chesney's "The Good Stuff" and "Young." Also performing Tuesday were Alabama lead vocalist Randy Owen, Brooks & Dunn's Ronnie Dunn, LeAnn Rimes, songwriters Tony Mullins and Jeffrey Steele and guitarist Dann Huff. Owen sang several Alabama hits, "Tennessee River" and "Lady Down on Love," and LeAnn Rimes' performance featured "Something's Gotta Give," written by Wiseman and Mullins." Accompanying himself on acoustic guitar, Keith Urban delivered "Making Memories of Us" and his current single, "Once in a Lifetime," while Bon Jovi and Sambora performed "Living on a Prayer," "Who Says You Can't Go Home" and "Wanted Dead or Alive." Ronnie Dunn was backed by a church choir when he closed the evening with "Believe," the Brooks & Dunn hit he and Wiseman co-wrote.
Music stars rocked the Ryman Auditorium on Tuesday night for a good cause. Bon Jovi and Keith Urban surprised fans at the annual Second Harvest Food Bank benefit concert.� LeAnn Rimes, Ronnie Dunn of Brooks and Dunn, and Randy Owen of Alabama also attended the benefit. The proceeds from the show went to support Second Harvest.

Posted by riesambo at September 21, 2006 03:11 PM