Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Nashville Star contestant Melanie Torres at Mercy Lounge Tuesday June 27

Melanie TorresAccording to this event listing, Melanie Torres from the 2006 season of Nashville Star will be performing in a benefit concert for the Lupus Foundation of America, Mid South Chapter. The concert is 7pm tomorrow (Tuesday) night, June 27, at Mercy Lounge:

Calling all country music fans, come out and enjoy a great night of music while supporting a great cause! Top contestants from USA Networks mega hit show Nashville Star will perform live in support of the fight against Lupus.

This year’s benefit concert for the Lupus Foundation of America, Mid-South Chapter (LFAM) will bring together the top talent from season 4 and will include performances by Casey Rivers, Matt Mason, Kristen McNamera, Melanie Torres, Jewels Hanson and Shy Blakeman. But that’s not all this great night has in store, don’t be surprised if you run into some past contestants out in support of LFAM!

Sherry Hammond, Executive Director of the Mid-South LFA Chapter, is thrilled to partner with these talented artist, “Lupus affects 1.5 million Americans and more than 100,000 new cases develop worldwide every year. This is a fantastic opportunity to increase public awareness for a disease that strikes mostly young women of childbearing years.”

Stars for Hope: A Benefit for the Lupus Foundation of America, Mid South Chapter will be held Tuesday, June 27, 2006 at Mercy Lounge in Nashville. The concert will begin at 7:30 pm. Tickets will be available for $10, at the door, and all proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to LFAM.

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