Country music star and award-winning TV host Craig Morgan had a hugely
successful weekend at his 7th Annual Charity event, gathering
motocross celebrities, country stars, and fans to enjoy the beautiful middle
Tennessee weather and some great musical moments!
The event took place on Saturday, Sept 14th, in Morgan’s hometown of
Dickson, TN. All proceeds benefit Billy’s Place, a component fund of the
Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation. The organization’s primary goal is to
assist foster children in Dickson County and throughout Middle
The day kicked off with an exhibition from several major
motocross celebrities including Jimmy Albertson, Destry
Abbott, Fred Andrews, Brett Cue, Randy
Hawkins, Andrew Short, and Larry
Ward, followed by a group trail ride and lunch.
evening, fans were treated to an intimate concert from Morgan, which also
featured performances from music friends Aaron Lewis and
Tate Stevens. Truly a family affair, Morgan’s daughter, Aly
joined her father onstage for the first time ever, singing "We'll Come back
Around," from his new album The Journey. The night also featured a
live auction with items including a one of a kind hand painted Fly Racing helmet
by Josh Gray, a trip to Hawaii, and a Turkey Hunt with Craig on his TV show
bringing in the top bids.
“Having fostered here in Dickson, Tennessee,
Karen and I have experienced firsthand the need for an organization like Billy's
Place," says Morgan. "Now that we've established 501(c)(3) status for the
Dickson County Craig Morgan Foundation you'll see a lot more events throughout
the year like 5k runs, bowling tournaments, and wine tastings, in addition to
our annual off-road trail ride and concert, to raise money to establish Billy's
Place here in Dickson County.”
Next up is the Craig Morgan Sporting Clay
Event, which will take place on Sunday, September 29th at Nashville’s
Tennessee Clay Target Complex. Registration and games start at 10AM, followed
by lunch at 11AM, and a Noon start time where teams and individuals will compete
for prizes. For more information on how to participate in this year’s event,
please visit HERE or any Dickson area TriStar bank branch.
comes on the heels of Morgan’s newest album release, THE
JOURNEY (LIVIN’ HITS), which hit stores on September 3rd,
and features four new tracks including his powerful new single, “Wake Up Lovin’
You” and eight of his biggest hits.
[Photo credit: EDWARDS PHOTOGRAPHY STUDIO]