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Doug Briney: to perform at Jimmie Van Zant 'Hope For Freedom' benefit concert

Doug Briney, Nashville country music artist
Doug Briney, Nashville country music artistDoug Briney

Michael Stover of the MTS Management Group has announced that Nashville country music artist Doug Briney will perform at the Jimmie Van Zant "Hope For Freedom" Benefit Concert. This event will be held on September 19-20, 2014 at the Noccalula Falls Campground Stage, 1600 Noccalula Rd. in Gadsden, Alabama.

Doug Briney will perform at 3:10 p.m. on Saturday, September 20th. The concert will benefit the South-Atlantic Liver Transplant Fund with advance tickets available for $14 per day; these can be purchased here.

The management company explains that country singer/songwriter, Jimmie Van Zant was diagnosed with liver cancer, and is in need of a life-saving liver transplant. He is the cousin of legendary Van Zant brothers, Ronnie and Johnnie Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd) and Donnie Van Zant (.38 Special.)

A meet and greet with Jimmie Van Zant and some of the Van Zant family is planned, with a silent auction to be held on Sunday, September 21st, as part of the weekend-long event. The concert will be broadcast live on VRadio Nashville, and it will also be filmed for VRN TV. (For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/139145899589103/.)

More about Nashville country artist Doug Briney:

On Memorial Day, Doug Briney had announced that he would be donating 100% of his profits from the sale of his single, "Unknown Soldier" to Operation Troop Aid, ending on Labor Day. Doug has now announced, he will be extending his campaign, through Veterans Day, November 11, 2014. You can hear "Unknown Soldier" and also download it on iTunes, Amazon, and all digital retail outlets.

"We are so honored to have Doug Briney performing at the Jimmie Van Zant 'Hope For Freedom' Benefit Concert," said Doug's manager, Michael Stover of MTS Management Group. Stover went on to say:

"Doug is simply one of the most charitable artists I've personally worked with. He's even performing at another Cancer Benefit in Madison, TN, on August 30th, too! It makes me extremely proud to have him on our roster. I also hope that the fans will continue to download Doug's single through November, and really help us make an impact for the veterans."

Doug Briney is a three-time 2014 International Music and Entertainment Association (IMEA) Award Nominee. He is also a 2013 Independent Country Music Association Award Winner, a Nashville Universe Award Nominee, an Artists Music Guild Heritage Award Nominee, and an Artists In Music Awards Nominee. His current album, Super Country Cowboy (Tate Music Group) earned Top 10 status on the roots music airplay charts, while reaching the iTunes Inspirational sales charts. Doug Briney has performed at CMA Fest, The Iditarod, The Alaska State Fair, The Cave Springs Georgia Arts Festival, and across the midwest. For more information, visit http://www.dougbriney.com.