Country Music Community Reacts To Deadly Nashville Tornado

By Blake Taylor

March 3, 2020

Country Music Community Reacts To Deadly Nashville Tornado

The country music community woke up on Tuesday morning (March 3) to some devastating news about their beloved city of Nashville, Tennessee. Overnight, a deadly tornado ripped through parts of Downtown and East Nashville, destroying everything in its path.

According to The Associated Press, the tornadoes caused over 40 buildings to collapse in and around downtown before making its way to Hermitage and on to Lebanon and Mt. Juliet. Most recent reports state the death toll has jumped to 25 after police and fire crews spent hours pulling survivors and bodies from destroyed buildings.

A shelter for those in need has been established at the Nashville Farmers Market located at 900 Rosa L. Parks Blvd. Those interested in helping the Nashville community can donate to The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee’s Middle Tennessee Emergency Response Fund here.

As the news spread this morning, the country music community turned to social media to check in, letting followers know they are safe and offering their support to others in this hard time. Artists like Dan + Shay, Jake Owen, Reba McEntire, Dierks Bentley and more have shared updates which can be seen below.

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