Jason Isbell and Allison Russell Be part of Forces for “Love Rising,” A Star-Studded Profit for Tennessee LGBTQ Causes
In response to latest anti-LGBTQ legal guidelines handed in Tennessee, award-winning, singer/songwriters Jason Isbell and Allison Russell have organized Love Rising, a star-studded live performance set for March 20 in Nashville to profit organizations that serve LGBTQ communities. To be held on the Bridgestone Enviornment in partnership with the Wanting Out Basis, the one-day occasion will embrace Maren Morris, Sheryl Crow, Hozier, Brittany Howard and Paramore’s Hayley Williams amongst its all-star lineup.
Becoming a member of them will likely be Brothers Osborne, Amanda Shires, Julien Baker, Pleasure Oladokun, Yola, Jake Wesley Rogers, Mya Byrne, and the Rainbow Coalition Band with further performers to be introduced. Proceeds will profit Tennessee Equality Undertaking, Inclusion Tennessee, OutMemphis, and the Tennessee Delight Chamber. The Wanting Out Basis, based by nine-time, Grammy-winner Brandi Carlile, will settle for donations and double contributions as much as a most of $100,000.
“As a queer, intersectional artist and mother, raising my child in Nashville, it’s important to me to support these wonderful Tennessee LGBTQIA+ advocacy organizations, working so hard to build bridges, reduce harm and promote equality for all Tennesseans,” stated Allison Russell in a press launch. “LGBTQIA+ contributions and creativity are foundational to every genre of modern song and arts performance. I think it speaks volumes that so many in our community are feeling the same call to support, celebrate and uplift.”
Billed as “A celebration of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness,” Love Rising comes within the wake of a number of anti-LGBTQ payments just lately handed within the state and signed by Governor Invoice Lee. Tennessee Senate Invoice 3 and Home Invoice 9 bans some drag performances whereas one other regulation prohibits gender-affirming healthcare for minors.
“SB3/HB9 and SB1/HB1 are clearly targeted attacks on Tennesseans who haven’t done anything wrong,” stated Grammy-winner Jason Isbell in an announcement “These bills add up to an attempt to eradicate a valuable part of our community and force good people to live in fear. We can’t in good conscience just stand by and let that happen.”
On Instagram, nation singer/songwriter Maren Morris added, “Let’s show these politicians that they do not speak for all of Tennessee. Love will prevail.”
Tickets for the Love Rising, which is offered by Reside Nation, will go on sale Friday, March 8 at 10 a.m. CT by way of Ticketmaster.com.