Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/Thinkstock Lady AntebellumNashville's Charles Esten, newcomer Brandon Ray and guitar god Peter Frampton all helped Musicians on Call raise $260,000 during its 10th anniversary celebration last week at Nashville's City Winery.

The performing rights organization SESAC will honor Kenny Rogers with its Legacy Award November 5 at the Nashville Music Awards at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

Dierks Bentley headlines the Thursday, November 2 Nashville House Concert at Music City's War Memorial Auditorium.

Merle's Meat + 3 Saloon and the Merle Haggard Museum are both set to open in Nashville in the summer of 2018. The projects are a partnership between Haggard's widow Theresa and the owners of the Johnny Cash and Patsy Cline Museums.

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