Arizona Country Artists Unite for Autism Awareness

Arizona Country Artists Unite for Autism Awareness

Arizona Country Artists Unite for Autism Awareness at Foley Ranch

Foley Ranch and Raise Your Hands Inc. to Support Individuals with Autism and At-Risk Populations


PHOENIX – Saddle up, country music fans! On Sunday, June 30, Foley Ranch will host the Live Life Songwriters Music Festival, an intimate evening of acoustic originals featuring top country artists from the Southwest. This free event is in partnership with Raise Your Hands Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to educating, empowering and advocating for people and families living with autism spectrum disorder. The day will also feature delicious barbecue and nonstop music and dancing, creating a spectacular fundraising musical hoedown.

The festivities begin when Foley Ranch opens at 11 a.m. Diners can dig into a delicious barbecue menu designed by celebrity chef Brian Duffy including items like honey bourbon beef brisket, Alabama white St. Louis ribs, cowboy burgers and more. Regularly scheduled live music and dancing starts at noon and continues until 4 p.m. when the Live Life Songwriters Music Festival begins. From 4 to 7 p.m. Arizona’s top country artists, including Raise Your Hands Inc. founder Bobby Joe Bell will share acoustic originals.

“We’re so excited to partner up with the Live Life Songwriters Show and Foley Ranch for this great event,” said Bell. “The funds raised from this event will assist all ASD families and help individuals who deserve to play, work, live, and socialize at their own pace in their own space.”

Additional artists include:

·        Keeira Lyn Ford

·        Tyler Gummersall

·        Calvin Rainwater

·        Matt Farris

·        Jacob Farris

·        Josh Roy

·        Lacey Rashea

·        Bobby Joe Bell

·        Michael Tendley

·        Brian Tielle

To help support Raise Your Hands Inc., Foley Ranch will donate 10% of all sales from June 30.

The party doesn’t end at 7 p.m. – Foley Ranch offers a country DJ dance party until midnight. Additional Sunday specials include $3 off starters, $5 High Noons, $7 Titos Bloody Marys, $20 mimosa bottles, $20 domestic beer buckets and a special late-night menu featuring smoked wings, deep-fried mac and cheese, chicken tenders, sticky bacon and cornbread hushpuppies.

Mark your calendars, grab your boots, and join Foley Ranch for a day of unforgettable music, delicious food, and a chance to make a difference!

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About Foley Ranch

Foley Ranch is a popular new locally owned restaurant renowned for its welcoming atmosphere, live country music, and amazing smokehouse barbecue. They’re not just about great times – they’re also dedicated to supporting important causes in the community.

About Raise Your Hands Inc. Charity Foundation

Raise Your Hands Inc. Foundation is dedicated to educating, advocating, and empowering people and families living with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). As a qualified 501(C)(3) tax-exempt organization, the Foundation ensures that all contributions are used to support those in need.

About Live Life Songwriters Event


The Live Life Songwriters Event brings together top country music songwriters and artists from the Southwest for an intimate showcase of the stories behind the songs. Live music starts at 4 PM and runs until 7 PM. Best of all, there is no cover charge.

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