Dierks Bentley to Perform for Nashville Musician

Dierks Bentley, the Grascals, Mark O’Connor and Ricky Skaggs are among those scheduled to perform during an Oct. 22 benefit concert for Butch Baldassari, a Nashville musician and record producer who is battling cancer. Baldassari, founder of the Nashville Mandolin Ensemble, also serves as adjunct associate professor of mandolin at Vanderbilt’s Blair School of Music. The lineup for the concert at the Martha Rivers Ingram Performing Arts Center at Blair includes Shawn Camp, Kathy Chiavola, John Cowan, Bela Fleck, Tony McManus, the Nashville Bluegrass Band, the Nashville Mandolin Ensemble, Maura O’Connell, John Mock and Three Ring Circle. All proceeds will go to Baldassari and his family.