Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockThe premiere episode of the Shady Ladies of Music City podcast is available now. Titled "Most of Our Clients Are Dead," it features Susan Nadler and Evelyn Shriver, former publicists to legends like Tammy WynetteGeorge Jones, and Willie Nelson.

Chris Young helped raise more than $80,000 toward the T.J. Martell Foundation's fight against cancer during The 3rd Annual Th3 Legends Cast for a Cure Big Bass Tournament last Saturday on Old Hickory Lake just outside Nashville.

Country Music Hall of Famer Ricky Skaggs joined new group King Calaway to do The Eagles' "Seven Bridges Road" on the Opry last Saturday night. You can check out the performance on YouTube.

Musicians on Call's 20th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration brought in $330,000 to take music to the bedsides of patients all across the country. The May 31 event in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's CMA Theater featured a concert by Blake Shelton and newcomer Cale Dodds.

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