“They’re like family”: Keith Urban, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss and more show how country’s close connection to the fans links Nashville to Las Vegas

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By Music News Group

ABC RadioOn a windy, overcast fall evening in Music City, Grammy winners, Country-Music-Hall-of-Famers, actors, singer/songwriters and the mayor gathered in Nashville’s Ascend Amphitheater to memorialize nearly 60 innocent people who lost their lives less than 24 hours earlier at a country concert in Las Vegas.

“This is the kind of city that will wrap its arms around you, and that is exactly what we’re here to do tonight,” the evening’s master of ceremonies, actor Charles Esten said as he began.

The Grand Ole Opry’s General Manager, Sally Williams, hinted at the grief artists like Jason Aldean, Jake Owen and Chris Young will …read more