Keith Urban and Bon Jovi Surprise Crowd at Charity Show

Keith Urban and Bon Jovi’s Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora made surprise appearances Tuesday night (Sept. 19) at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium during songwriter Craig Wiseman’s annual concert benefiting the Second Harvest Food Bank. Wiseman’s numerous song credits include Tim McGraw’s “Live Like You Were Dying” and “The Cowboy in Me” and Kenny Chesney’s “The Good Stuff” and “Young.” Also performing Tuesday were Alabama lead vocalist Randy Owen, Brooks & Dunn’s Ronnie Dunn, LeAnn Rimes, songwriters Tony Mullins and Jeffrey Steele and guitarist Dann Huff. Owen sang several Alabama hits, “Tennessee River” and “Lady Down on Love,” and LeAnn Rimes’ performance featured “Something’s Gotta Give,” written by Wiseman and Mullins.” Accompanying himself on acoustic guitar, Keith Urban delivered “Making Memories of Us” and his current single, “Once in a Lifetime,” while Bon Jovi and Sambora performed “Living on a Prayer,” “Who Says You Can’t Go Home” and “Wanted Dead or Alive.” Ronnie Dunn was backed by a church choir when he closed the evening with “Believe,” the Brooks & Dunn hit he and Wiseman co-wrote.