PHOTOS: Nashville concert at #CMAFest kicks off GLAAD #SouthernStories Summer Tour

GLAAD and Grammy-nominated country artist Ty Herndon joined forces on Friday to host the first ever Concert for Love and Acceptance in Nashville. The event featured performances from Herndon, as well as Billy Gilman, Crystal Gayle, Chris Carmack (ABC's Nashville), Deborah Allen, Tiffany, Desmond Child, Shelly Fairchild, Jamie O’Neal, Melinda Doolittle, Antigone Rising, Meghan Linsey, Jennifer Knapp, Levi Hummon and Anthony De La Torre.

GLAAD board member Meghan McCain co-hosted the event with Herndon, which also featured appearances from Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, Pastor Stan Mitchell (GracePointe Church) and Julie & Todd Chrisley from the hit USA Network series Chrisley Knows Best. Check out some photos from the event and the set list below. 


(L to R) Author and political commentator, Meghan McCain, who co-hosted the event with Ty Herndon; GLAAD president and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis; Herndon.


American Idol alum Melinda Doolittle


Recording artist, author, and advocate Jennifer Knapp


Recording artist Tiffany


Platinum selling singer/songwriter Desmond Child


Country music legend Crystal Gayle


Meghan Linsey, first runner up on the most recent season of NBC's The Voice.


Alt-country rock band Antigone Rising


Herndon duets with Gayle on one of her signature hits, "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue"


Recording artist Billy Gilman

Set List

Meghan Linsey: “Amazing Grace”

Ty Herndon: “What Mattered Most,” “Living in a Moment”

Shelly Fairchild: “Love Everybody,” “Kiss Me”

Crystal Gayle: “Walking After Midnight,” “Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue”

Deborah Allen: “Baby I Lied”

Anita Cochran: “Something to Talk About”

Chris Carmack: “Being Alone,” “I’m on It”

Jamie O’Neal: “Trying to Find Atlantis.” “There Is No Arizona”

Antigone Rising: “Game Changer,” “That Was the Whiskey”

Billy Gilman: “Billy the Kid,” “Crying”

Desmond Child: “Livin’ on a Prayer”

Desmond Child and Anthony De La Torre: “Weird”

Levi Hummon: “Make It Love”

Jennifer Knapp: “What Might Have Been,” “Remedy”

Tiffany: “Could’ve Been,” “I Think We’re Alone Now”

Melinda Doolittle: “I’m a Woman,” “Home”

Ty Herndon: “All Night Tonight,” “House on Fire,” “World I’m Living In”

Encore by Herndon and Friends: "Love Revival"