Bama Rising, a concert that took place in front of about 13, 000 people at the BJCC Arena in Birmingham Tuesday night, is expected to raise more than $1 million according to organizers.
Taylor Hicks, Bo Bice and Kellie Pickler joined a slew of artists who performed in front of concert goers who paid between $25 to $1000–all to benefit survivors of the terrible April 27th tornadoes.
Alabama, Brad Paisley, The Commodores, Martina McBride, Montgomery Gentry, Sara Evans, Sheryl Crow , Dierks Bentley, and The Blind Boys of Alabama were some of the other performers. Bo Bice sang “Sweet Home Alabama” and debuted a new song, “Crimson Red, White & Blue.” Taylor Hicks performed “Nineteen”, his ode to US servicemen and women.
See photos from the concert below
Kellie premiered a new song at the concert called, “Stop Cheatin’ On Me (Or I’ll Start Cheatin’ On You)”