John Rich, Dee Snider Hosting Charity Show in Rhode Island

Big & Rich’s John Rich and Alabama’s Randy Owen will join Dierks Bentley, Kellie Pickler, Gretchen Wilson and several rock musicians at a Feb. 25 charity concert in Providence, R.I. The event, billed as “Phoenix Rising! Musicians United to Benefit the Victims of the Station Nightclub Fire,” commemorates the fifth anniversary of the Station nightclub tragedy in Rhode Island, the fourth largest nightclub fire in U.S. history which claimed 100 lives and seriously injured 200. All proceeds from ticket sales and charity auctions will be used to provide relief to the survivors, including costs of ongoing treatment and rehabilitation. Rich and Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider will host the arena concert at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Others scheduled to perform at the concert include Aaron Lewis, Tesla, Twisted Sister, Stryper and Tom Scholz, lead guitarist for the band, Boston. Rich and Snider are featured on Gone Country, a new CMT series premiering Friday (Jan. 25) at 8 p.m. ET/PT.