Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockBlake Shelton presented a check for more than $54,000 for music education to the Gatlinburg-Pittman High School on Wednesday as he opened the new location of Ole Red Gatlinburg.

"Best Shot" hitmaker Jimmie Allen plays Good Morning America on Thursday. GMA starts at 7 a.m. on ABC.

Both Chris Janson and Billy Currington will play the Derby Week Concert Series on Thursday, May 2 and Friday, May 3, respectively, ahead of the annual Kentucky Derby in Louisville. The Kentucky Derby is set for Saturday, May 4.

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