Brandi Carlile couldn’t let her Sunday night (March 28) Ryman Auditorium livestream concert pass without bringing in a special guest for the occasion. R&B singer Monica joined the Americana star during the show for a collaborative rendition of the Highwomen‘s song “Crowded Table.” … Carlile’s Ryman Auditorium concert was originally planned as an audience-less livestream; however, about a week before the show, she opened it up to select fans who had purchased tickets to the livestream and could show proof that they’d received their COVID-19 vaccination. A portion of proceeds from ticket sales benefited the Rainey Day Fund — which offers assistance to LGBTQ+ artists, artists of color and artists with disabilities — and Fanny’s School of Music in East Nashville. CMT sent a matching donation to the Color Me Country Fund, which supports artists of color, and Carlile’s Looking Out Foundation matched the donations to all three organizations. (Read more.)