On March 28, Brandi Carlile will perform a livestream concert from the Ryman and donate $1 each for every ticket sold to Fanny’s School of Music and the Rainey Day Fund. CMT Equal Play will match those donations, up to $15,000, for Rissi Palmer’s Rainey Day offshoot, the Color Me Country Artist Fund, both of which assist marginalized artists within the Americana and country music communities. Additionally, Carlile’s Looking Out Foundation will match the donations to all three organizations. Palmer’s Color Me Country Artist Fund offers sustainability for Black artists, Indigenous artists, and other artists of color within the country music community. (Read more.)