Trent Harmon, Billy Gilman set for Ty Herndon LGBT Concert Event

The 2017 Concert for Love and Acceptance adds American Idol’s Trent Harmon (Season 15 winner) Mickey Guyton (Season 7), and Dana Goldberg to the lineup.  Country singer Ty Herndon has partnered with CMT and GLAAD for the event set to take place at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville.

Ty Herndon’s 2017 Concert For Love and Acceptance, hosted by Cody Alan, has added more talent to its lineup. In addition to Ty Herndon, Billy Gilman (The Voice season 11 runner up), Kree Harrison (American Idol season 12 runner up), Ryan Kinder, Runaway June, Lorrie Morgan, Michael Ray, Street Corner Symphony (The Sing-Off), and Thompson Square, the concert will also include performances by Trent Harmon, who  gained national attention for winning the fifteenth and final season of American Idol, and Capitol Nashville recording artist Mickey Guyton. In addition, critically acclaimed comedian Dana Goldberg is also set to appear, making her Nashville debut.

The event, created to support at-risk youth, is set for Thursday, June 8 starting at 7 p.m. at Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville, Tenn.

In 2015, the Concert for Love and Acceptance was voted one of the Top 10 events held during the CMA Music Festival week.

“In 2015, our event sold out weeks before the show,” said Ty Herndon. “We are looking forward to another great night of music and celebration of love and acceptance.”

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The Voice singer, Billy Gilman, came out as gay the same day as 90’s country star Ty Herndon.  CMT personality, Cody Allen, came out earlier this year.  The country music scene hasn’t exactly caught up to the rest of the entertainment world when it comes to LGBT acceptance, which is why events like the Concert for Love and Acceptance, where country singers show their support, are important.  Kudos to Trent, Kree, Mickey and the rest for becoming involved.

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