top of page

Stars Align: Ashley McBryde, Vince Gill, Natalie Hemby, and Aaron Raitiere Shine in $100,000 Fundraiser for Music Health Alliance

In the heart of Nashville’s vibrant music scene, a powerful force for good emerged last week as Music Health Alliance (MHA) hosted its third annual Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda fundraising event.

Left to right: Aaron Raitiere, Ashley McBryde, Tatum Allsep (MHA Founder/CEO), Vince Gill, Natalie Hemby, John Lytle (Lytle Management, MHA Board President) Photo credit: Angela Talley

The evening was a harmonious blend of heartfelt songs, captivating stories, and a shared commitment to supporting the health and well-being of music industry professionals nationwide. Headlined by the illustrious quartet of Ashley McBryde, Vince Gill, Natalie Hemby, and Aaron Raitiere, the event showcased not only their musical prowess but also their generous spirits.

Amidst the historic ambiance of Cannery Hall, attendees were treated to an intimate showcase of talent, hosted by the effervescent Ashley Eicher. From McBryde's raw vocals to Gill's virtuoso guitar solos, from Hemby's poignant lyrics to Raitiere's soulful melodies, each performance left an indelible mark on the audience. But beyond the melodies, the true resonance of the evening lay in its purpose – raising over $100,000 to support MHA’s vital programs.

Founded in 2013, Music Health Alliance has been a beacon of hope for music industry professionals facing healthcare challenges. With a dedicated team of advocates, MHA provides a lifeline for individuals navigating the complexities of healthcare, offering assistance with medical bills, mental health support, access to affordable insurance, and much more. Their impact speaks volumes – nearly 25,000 professionals have received aid, resulting in over $127 million in healthcare cost savings.

Events like Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda serve as a testament to the unwavering support within the music community for MHA's mission. Through the generosity of performers, attendees, and donors, the organization can continue its invaluable work, ensuring that no musician or industry professional is left behind in times of need. What’s more, an astounding 86% of all donations directly fund MHA’s programs, maximizing the impact of every dollar contributed.

Left to right: Aaron Raitiere, Natalie Hemby, Ashley McBryde, Vince Gill Photo credit: Angela Talley

The significance of MHA’s efforts extends far beyond the confines of Nashville. As the backbone of the music industry, their work touches lives across the nation, providing essential resources that can mean the difference between hardship and healing. With each donation, whether large or small, individuals contribute to a ripple effect of positive change, transforming the landscape of music healthcare one note at a time.

As we reflect on the success of Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda, let us not only celebrate the talent showcased but also the profound impact of collective compassion. Through unity and generosity, we reaffirm our commitment to #HealTheMusic, ensuring that the melodies we love are accompanied by the care and support our music makers deserve. In the harmonious symphony of life, may the chords of kindness and solidarity resound ever louder, guiding us towards a future where healthcare is a melody heard by all.


Does your organization or artist have something to promote?
Submit to us at

bottom of page