Darryl Worley gears up for seventh River Run event
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Darryl Worley gears up for seventh River Run event

Monday, June 30, 2008 – Darryl Worley's annual fundraising bash, The Tennessee River Run, will kick off with a Bass & Catfish Fishing Tournament and Boat Poker Run on Sept. 6 and conclude with a gospel concert on Sunday, Sept. in Worley's home town of Savanna, Tenn. The seventh annual event now stretches 9 days and attracts mre than 20,000 people. All proceeds benefit charity.

The event features a rock concert with 38 Special and guest Southern rockers Floord on Friday, Sept. 12. The following night, Worley will headline the grand finale country concert with scheduled special guests Restless Heart, Point of Grace and Keith Anderson. Point of Grace will also headline the Sunday Gospel Show, which will include Geron Davis and Kindred Souls.

This year's event also incudes a motorcycle ride, golf tournament, 5K run, auction, private lunch with meet and greet and a songwriters-in-the-round dinner with Wynn Varble ("Have You Forgotten"), Jennifer Hanson ("Leave the Pieces") and Mark Nesler ("Living and Living Well").


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