Boz Scaggs Will Headline John Hiatt Concert Series For Cumberland Heights Sept. 21 at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium

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Three Legends--Boz Scaggs, John Hiatt, and Ryman Auditorium--Come Together For Memorable Night

The legendary Boz Scaggs will join John Hiatt for the 2009 John Hiatt Concert Series for Cumberland Heights at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium, Monday September 21 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 10 at 10 a.m. through TicketMaster, the Ryman box office, and Cumberland Heights.

Boz Scaggs, Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and guitarist, first gained fame in the 1970s with numerous hits and best-selling albums like Silk Degrees, now a landmark of pop music titles. Scaggs' career has spanned parts of five decades and his popularity continues to draw sell-out concert crowds wherever he goes. His Nashville appearance promises to be a rare musical treat if past Concerts for Cumberland Heights are any indication according to singer-songwriter John Hiatt, who hosts the show annually.

"The Concert Series for Cumberland Heights is unique among music events even in a city that is known worldwide for its incredible music because of its intimate family atmosphere," said Hiatt, "but we expect this year's event will be extra special."

The concert will feature a catered pre-party beginning at 6 p.m. the night of the concert at the Nashville City Club, 201 Fourth Avenue North, available in a premium ticket package. The limited-number premium ticket package is available through Cumberland Heights for $200.00 and includes parking, the pre-concert party, and premium seating at the concert. All proceeds of the events go to the John Hiatt Fund for Adolescent Care at Cumberland Heights.

For more information about premium ticket packages, contact Melanie Paulson by calling 615-432-3226, or visit

The John Hiatt Concert Series for Cumberland Heights began in 1996 and with an event hosted by singer-songwriter legend John Hiatt. Previous headliners have included Lorrie Morgan, Trisha Yearwood, Lyle Lovett, Patty Loveless, Emmylou Harris, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Rosanne Cash, Rodney Crowell, Michael McDonald, Billy Currington, Trace Adkins, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Peter Frampton.

An annual benefit, it has raised more than $1.5 million through the years for the John Hiatt Fund for Adolescent Treatment at Cumberland Heights, one of the nation's oldest and most experienced alcohol and chemical dependency treatment facilities.

Founded in Nashville in 1966, Cumberland Heights has treated more than 100,000 patients and has directly touched the lives of more than a quarter of a million family members of persons with addictive disorders. Patients come from all 50 states and a number of foreign countries and they range from indigent and unemployed individuals, business people and government employees to nationally recognized personalities from the sports and entertainment industries.


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