LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2019 – Award-winning radio and CMT personality Cody Alan welcomed Broken Bow Records Country star Dustin Lynch during a visit to Seacrest Studio at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. In addition to meeting with the young patients and their families, Lynch chatted with Alan about his new EP Riding Roads and revealed his favorite pastimes. Lynch also posed for photos and performed an acoustic version of “Good Girl” and “Cowboys & Angels” for a room packed with young patients.
Lynch’s interview and performances can be heard on CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan
and CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan
on Wednesday, April 3. Additional highlights will air on CMT’s Hot 20 Countdown
next Saturday and Sunday morning, April 6 and 7, at 9/8c. For more information, or to find out where to listen, please visit https://cmtcody.iheart.com/
It was a busy week for Alan, who also hosted the hospital’s second annual Center Stage Gala, presented by Live Nation, on March 28 to honor Rascal Flatts for their long-standing support of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Earlier in the day, the supergroup received a star on the hospital's Walk of Champions, which honors artists and entertainers who have shown a great commitment to the community. All proceeds from the gala event benefit the Pediatric Cancer Program at Children's Hospital.
Pictured above: Cody Alan (left) and Dustin Lynch (right) visit with a patient at the Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Pictured above: Dustin Lynch (left) and Cody Alan (right) visit the Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
About Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, a freestanding 267-bed facility dedicated to serving only children, is nationally recognized as a leading provider of pediatric health care services. Experts treat and work to prevent all health issues ranging from common childhood conditions to serious, advanced diseases. Featuring Centers of Excellence for the treatment of diabetes and congenital heart disorders, Children’s Hospital also operates the region’s only level 1 pediatric trauma unit and a neonatal intensive care unit with the highest designated level of care. In addition, Children’s Hospital is a top-level teaching and research facility. As a nonprofit organization, the hospital cares for children of Tennessee and surrounding states regardless of their ability to pay. Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is again named among the top pediatric health care hospitals in U.S. News & World Report magazine's annual Best Children's Hospitals rankings. Children’s Hospital has been ranked every year by U.S. News since the inception of the publication’s pediatric rankings, now in its tenth year. For more information, please visit http://childrenshospital.vanderbilt.org/
About the Ryan Seacrest Foundation
The Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to inspiring today’s youth through entertainment and education-focused initiatives. RSF’s first initiative is to build broadcast media centers — Seacrest Studios — within pediatric hospitals for patients to explore the creative realms of radio, television and new media. Founded in 2009, RSF currently has Seacrest Studios at children’s hospitals in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Nashville, Orange County, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and Nashville. For more information, please visit www.ryanseacrestfoundation.org.
About Cody Alan
As the host and executive producer of CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan and CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan, Alan is undoubtedly one of the most recognized names in radio. Broadcast on radio stations across America and originating from the CMT studio in Nashville, his shows feature the biggest names in Country music and entertainment. Combining his passion for entertainment with television, he also serves as host of CMT’s signature music show, Hot 20 Countdown, seen Saturday and Sunday mornings at 9/8c. Follow Cody on Twitter @CMTCody or visit https://cmtcody.iheart.com/.
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