Davis House Wants You to Rock the House

Davis House Child Advocacy Center

Davis House and Jackson National Life Insurance Company present Rock the House Music Jam on Saturday, May 17th at the Franklin Theatre. Proceeds from this event fund the programs and services provided by Davis House Child Advocacy Center to child victims of sexual and/or severe physical abuse in our community.

The evening features legendary musicians Lee Thomas Miller, Bob DiPiero, Tom Douglas and more!

Lee Thomas Miller is a three-time Grammy nominee, writer of #1 hit songs, such as “Southern Girl” performed by Tim McGraw; “You’re Gonna Miss This” performed by Trace Adkins, “I’m Still A Guy” and “The World” by Brad Paisley, “I Just Wanna Be Mad” by Terri Clark, and “The Impossible” by Joe Nichols.  He won Song of the Year at both the 2009 CMA and ACM awards for the top ten single “In Color” performed by Jamey Johnson.  Lee has written top ten singles for Tim McGraw – “Nothing to Die For” and Brandon Heath – “Jesus in Disguise”, as well as top 20 singles for Thomas Rhett – “Something To Do With My Hands”; Casey James’ “Crying On A Suitcase”, and Brandon Heath’s “Leaving Eden”.  Lee is the current President of the Nashville Songwriters’ Association International and a member of Davis House Child Advocacy Center’s Board of Directors.

Rock the House Music Jam, Davis HouseBob DiPiero
is a Hall of Fame Songwriter. He is known as one of Nashville’s most prolific and consistent songwriters, with over 1,200 songs recorded by other artists, countless hit singles, and an astounding 15 #1 hits. His songs have been featured in TV shows, commercials and movies, and in 2011, his song “Coming Home” from the “Country Strong” movie soundtrack was nominated for both an Oscar and Golden Globe Award for “Best Original Song in a Motion Picture.”

Among his other countless awards are 37-million air honors, multiple Songwriter of the Year awards and 2 consecutive Triple Play awards for 3 #1 songs within a 12-month period. Bob is the originator and host of the continually sold-out CMA Songwriters Series, which brings Nashville’s finest songwriters and artists to New York, Chicago, Washington D.C., and even abroad to Belfast, Dublin, London and Paris. In 2007, he was inducted into the Nashville Walk of Fame and the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame. His most recent hit, Easton Corbin’s “Lovin’ You Is Fun” spent 40 weeks on Billboard’s Country Songs Chart and was named the #8 Country Song of the Year by Billboard Magazine.

Tom Douglas has written songs that reflect the lives and nostalgia of modern country music fans. His career-defining song is the chart-topping “The House That Built Me,” co-written with Allen Shamblin and recorded by Miranda Lambert. The tune earned CMA Song of the Year honors and ACM awards in the Song, Single and Video of the Year categories in 2010. Lambert also won a Grammy for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for the song.

Tom has written Top Ten hits for John Michael Montgomery, Martina McBride, Tim McGraw, Collin Raye and others.  Douglas has also co-written several songs for Tim McGraw, including the Number One singles “Grown Men Don’t Cry” and “Southern Voice,” as well as the Top Five songs “My Little Girl” and “Let It Go.” He also co-wrote Martina McBride’s #3 “Love’s the Only House,” as well as Lady Antebellum’s Number One “I Run to You.” In addition he received an Oscar and Golden Globe nomination for the song “Coming Home” for the movie “Country Strong” starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw.

Cabaret Table Seating ($100 per seat or $400 for table of four), Balcony Seats ($75 per ticket), and Classic Seats ($30 per ticket) are available online through the Rock The House Music Jam page. Classic Seating tickets ($30) are also available online through the Franklin Theatre or at The Franklin Theatre Box Office.

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