Nashville’s own Jeffrey Steele will return to headline this year’s Concert 4 The Cure at the Westhaven Residents Club on September 9th, starting at 5 pm. The proceeds from this event help The Westhaven Foundation fund the Franklin 4 The Cure Discovery Grant, which supports vital cancer research at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Steele just released an album called Sons of the Palomino, in which we enlisted some of country music’s greatest voices like Emmylou Harris, Vince Gill, John Anderson and more. Sons of the Palomino is a nod to the Palomino Club in North Hollywood circa the 60’s and 70’s era and the old school country music that was played there.
Sons of the Palomino is made up of group members that include steel guitar legend Paul Franklin, fiddle player Larry Franklin, Jerry Roe on drums, pianist Tony Harrell, guitar player James Mitchell, bassist Brad Albin and of course Steele. Steele wrote or co-wrote all of the songs on the album with a vast array of hit makers including Mac Davis, Chris Stapleton and Chuck Cannon, all dedicated to honoring the classic country music that the Palomino Club championed. The Palomino Club closed down long ago but even after making his mark in Nashville, Steele never forgot how those shows affected him as a writer, player, and singer.
Steele will take the stage at 8:00 p.m., after opening acts Vic And The Spoils kick off the night at 5:00 p.m., and Resurrection, a Journey Tribute Band take over at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 for adults, $15 for children, and limited VIP seats are still available for $100 each. Proceeds raised will help lead to breakthrough discoveries in the fight against cancer right here in Middle Tennessee. Findings from this research are dire to obtaining additional funding from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and other federal agencies that grant millions every year to support further research.
In its 11th year, Franklin 4 The Cure is made possible by area businesses, including Nissan of Cool Springs, Johnston and Associates, Landscape Services, Inc., Kroger and Westhaven amongst many others.
The weekend’s events will once again benefit the Franklin 4 The Cure Discovery Grant supporting cancer research at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Franklin 4 The Cure was born out of the efforts of the Stacey family, after their mother, Teresa Stacey, lost her 12-year long battle with the disease in 2001. To date, the Stacey family and Franklin 4 The Cure has helped raise more than $800,000 for cancer research right here in Middle Tennessee.
To purchase tickets to the concert, or to simply make a donation to this amazing cause, please visit www.westhaventn.com/events.