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Nashville Area Celebrity Bass Tournament Bringing Out the Stars

Multi-Platinum entertainer Chris Young will be joined by celebrities Drew Baldridge, Jeff Cook (Alabama), Brice Longand Tyler Reeve along with legendary anglers and NBC Sports Outdoors’ Th3 Legends — Bill Dance, Jimmy Houston and Roland Martin — as he presents “The 3rd Annual Th3 Legends Cast For a Cure Big Bass Tournament.” outside Nashville, TN. Set for June 1st on Old Hickory Lake outside Nashville, Tennessee, the family-friendly event will benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation, the music industry’s leading foundation to fund innovative cancer research.

“The 3rd Annual Th3 Legends Cast For a Cure Big Bass Tournament” will start at 6am on June 1 at Sanders Ferry Park on Old Hickory Lake in Hendersonville, TN (Sanders Ferry Park, 513 Sanders Ferry Road, Hendersonville, TN) for a big bass fishing tournament with weigh-ins at 9am and noon. Early bird registrations are encouraged and available at through Friday (5/17) for $150 before the price increases to $200 per person. Boats, guides and gear rental are also available at the early bird price of $300 through Friday before increasing to $400.

For guests wishing to attend without joining the tournament, the Party in The Park event is free and open to the public and will kick-off at 10am that same morning including live music from Philip White and the Wilson Brothers Bandplus a silent auction, family-friendly activities, photo opportunities and more.

Since the annual event’s inception, over $64,000 has been raised and fishing enthusiasts both professional and hobbyists have come from around the country to participate.

The T.J. Martell Foundation’s southern region hosts a number of events annually including the Nashville Honors Gala, Music City Tennis Invitational and Wirtgen Classic Golf Tournament, to name a few. To date the Foundation has provided over $280 million dollars for research at flagship hospitals throughout the United States.

Registration for the “Chris Young Presents the 3rd Annual Th3 Legends Cast for A Cure Big Bass Tournament” is open at All proceeds from the tournament benefit T.J. Martell Foundation.

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