Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Country in the NEWS: Where New Country meets Old Country....October 24, 2017 (Jason Aldean - Las Vegas Benefit/Relief )

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Jason Aldean Releases 'I Won't Back Down' Cover From 'SNL' to Benefit Las Vegas Victims

  Jason Aldean performs "I Won't Back Down" in Studio 8H on Oct. 7, 2017

On Saturday Night Live's Oct. 7 episode, Jason Aldean opened the show with a moving performance covering “I Won’t Back Down” by Tom Petty, who had passed away earlier that week at the age of 66 from cardiac arrest. Aldean's performance was dedicated to the Las Vegas shooting victims who were killed and injured during his headlining set at the Route 91 Harvest Festival the weekend prior and now he's using the song to help those affected by the tragic event. 
On Friday (Oct. 20), Aldean released a recording of the cover with all proceeds going towards the Direct Impact Fund benefiting victims of the shooting. Listen to and purchase Aldean’s cover here
Beyond purchasing the song, those who wish to help victims can also purchase a “We Won’t Back Down” T-shirt, with all proceeds also going towards the Direct Impact Fund. Those can be purchased here.
  
Help our friends in Las Vegas by purchasing or streaming my version of #IWontBackDown from Saturday Night Livehttps://jasonaldean.lnk.to/wontbackdown —you’ll be supporting them as they continue the healing process.
If you want to make another donation beyond the song, click the coin button below that will make it easy through this post!
All proceeds from the song and donations will go to the Direct Impact Fund benefitting the victims of this tragedy. Thank you for your support.

 

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