All-star benefit for Nashville on GAC tonight

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Keith Urban, right, performs at the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 18, 2010.

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Keith Urban, right, performs at the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 18, 2010.

Some of the big names in country music are teaming up for a benefit on behalf of Middle Tennessee flood victims that will air tonight on Great American Country Television.

The show will be broadcast 8-11 p.m. on GAC from the Ryman Auditorium. It will be live and commercial-free.

Keith Urban, Martina McBride and Keb 'Mo are among the artists set to appear on "Music City Keep on Playin'. "

Artists previously announced to perform include Brad Paisley, Lady Antebellum, Dierks Bentley, Kellie Pickler, Rodney Atkins, CeCe Winans, Jaci Velasquez, Randy Montana and Will Hoge.

The hosts will be actor and Tennessee native James Denton of "Desperate Housewives" fame, and movie and TV star Kimberly Williams Paisley. Various GAC personalities will join them.

All money raised will go to the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, the organization processing and distributing the donations to Middle Tennesseans in need. The event is being presented by GAC, the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau and Gaylord Entertainment.

In addition to be being on television, the benefit show is being live streamed on GAC's website.

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