Tenille Townes will host her annual "Big Hearts For Big Kids" benefit concert in support of the Sunrise House homeless youth shelter in her hometown of Grande Prairie, Alberta. This year, with most live shows canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, Townes is turning the event into a virtual concert on June 30.
Townes, who releases her debut album The Lemonade Stand, on Friday (June 26) will perform from Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. She'll also be joined for at-home performances from special guests including Dierks Bentley, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, Andy Grammer, Mickey Guyton, Caylee Hammack, Ashley McBryde, Lori McKenna, Chrissy Metz, John Osborne and Lucie Silvas.
"It is a dream to be bringing ‘Big Hearts For Big Kids’ to Nashville, to be lifting up youth who need us in the world right now and celebrating with music from artists that I admire so much," Townes says in a statement. "Watching the way this event has grown in my hometown over the past 10 years has shaped me and taught me what people coming together through music can really do."
Townes highly-anticipated debut album, The Lemonade Stand features 12-tracks all of which had a part in writing. Five of the songs were previously released on her 2020 Road to the Lemonade Stand EP, including "Jersey On The Wall," "White Horse," and "Somebody's Daughter."
"The Lemonade Stand is a collection of songs that mean so much to me and are the way I see the world in this season of my life right now," Townes explained in a press release. "I want this music to be like a gathering place, where people can come and be filled up. I hope this record reminds people of who they are, that they are not alone, and reminds them of their dreams. This record is the dream that I had when I was a seven-year-old kid singing along in the backseat of the car. She would really be freaking out right now."
Tenille Townes' The Lemonade Stand Track Listing:
1. “Holding Out for the One”
2. “Where You Are”
3. “Jersey on the Wall (I’m Just Asking)”
5. “White Horse”
6. “I Kept the Roses”
7. “When I Meet My Maker”
8. “Come as You Are”
9. “The Way You Look Tonight”
10. “Find You”
11. “Somebody’s Daughter”
12. “The Most Beautiful Things”
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