National Campaign to Aid Musicians Devestated by Nashville Flood Culminates with Ardmore Extravaganza

The Ardmore PENNSYLVANIA HELPING NASHVILLE benefit concert will feature a lineup of over 21 songwriters, artists and bands performing original songs, including Nashville hit songwriter and recording artist Craig Bickhardt ( His songs have been recorded by legendary artists including Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Trisha Yearwood, Kathy Mattea, Ray Charles, among many others.

The musicians featured will cross genres including Country, Americana, Alternative Rock, Singer-Songwriter, Blues, Pop and more.

For a small donation, attendees can tour Country Music Legend Ronnie Milsap’s personal tour bus, a classic 1982 Silver Eagle Entertainer Coach,

Several Nashville style “Writers Rounds” (which originated at the legendary Bluebird Café in Nashville) will be featured during the course of the day.

Among many local artists/songwriters in the lineup are:

Ray Adkins (Pottstown)
Jim Carolan (Bethlehem)
Jonathan DeLise (Philadelphia)
Skip Dennenberg (Philadelphia)
Rick Denzien (Ambler)
Suzanne Dee Gorman (Philadelphia)
Sunsets North (Allentown)
Lyra Project (Ambler)
Nik Everett (Wilmington)
Janet Bressler (Elkins Park)

Nashville artists include:

Craig Bickhardt (
Mike Short Jr.
Chris Woodward with the band Shin’Diggin’

All proceeds from PENNSYLVANIA HELPING NASHVILLE will go directly to the MusiCares Nashville Flood Relief Fund, a community service outreach of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (sponsor of the Grammy Awards). For more information on this MusiCares, please visit

The Pennsylvania Helping Nashville benefit will raise funds and community awareness of those in the Nashville and its surrounding communities who were unexpectedly struck by a major disaster on Saturday, May 1 and experienced significant loss caused by unprecedented flooding in several communities. Only a fraction of those who experienced significant loss have adequate flood insurance to cover their damages.

The Ardmore Nashville Benefit has been organized by:

• Debra Lee, Philadelphia-area Coordinator of the Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI)
• Rick Denzien / Slot One Entertainment & Slot-1 Recording Studio (
• The Songwrters Original Showcase
• Tammy Carolus, originator of the State College area Nashville benefit

For information on the Philadelphia Area (Ardmore) Nashville Flood Benefit,, or Slot-1 Entertainment, 215-643-1313.

The 2nd to the last day of the tour will take place on Saturday, June 26th at 4pm at the Roadhouse on 747, 14679 Hill Valley Road, Mount Union, PA,


Based in Ambler, Penn., Slot One Entertainment, Inc. is a record label (Slot-1) and publishing house that represents artists from Slot-1 Studios in musical genres including: Singer / Songwriter, rock, pop and alternative. Slot 1 Recording is located in suburban Philadelphia in the Rose Creek Valley – surrounded by nature it is the perfect place for creativity. Designed for acoustic recording, impeccable recording environment, using the latest equipment and technology. We are known for our expert ability to capture the acoustic moment. Take our online studio tour:
(NERFA) Philadelphia Folk Song Society, Folk Alliance, voting member of NARAS (National
Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, the Grammy People) NARAS Producers Wing, NSAI (Nashville Songwriters
Association International) Host NSAI Eastern PA Chapter ASCAP – American Society of Composers Authors and Publishers
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