Concert for Love and Acceptance
Groundbreaking country music artist Ty Herndon created the Foundation For Love & Acceptance to provide an annual stage for country music artists, allies, and fans to come together to support LGBTQ youth. Annually, the Concert For Love & Acceptance brings together the brightest stars in country music and garners millions of media impressions each year, sending messages of encouragement to LGBTQ individuals all around the world.
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Sam Rae’s voice rings with the expansiveness of the Iowa prairie and the frankness of an old, trusted friend. Having studied classical cello in college, and subsequently veering toward a more free, improvisational approach, Rae spent time on the road as part of Brandi Carlile’s touring band. It was on the road that she began to find a songwriting style that she says felt like a “landing point,” in which she can really say something and mean it each time. - CQ Jessye DeSilva