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Covington counts down with Hard rock

Monday, December 28, 2009 – Bucky Covington joins Hard Rock Cafe Nashville's Countdown to 2010 in celebration of the venue's grand re-opening. Leading up to New Year's Eve, Hard Rock Cafe Nashville is hosting a series of special events and week-long live music series. An Evening With Bucky Covington will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 29, at the Hard Rock.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Arthritis Foundation (Tennessee Chapter), which serves all 95 counties across the state and is actively working to better the lives of the 1.5 million adults and over 6,000 children in Tennessee with this disease.

Covington will also appear at the Hard Rock's Guitar Smash, the venue's official grand opening ceremony on Dec. 30 and Winston Salem, N.C. for a New Year's Eve concert.

Earlier this year, Covington was named the Celebrity Ambassador for the Arthritis Foundation (Tennessee Chapter) and will continue serving this role throughout 2010.

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