ARTICLE: Brooks House Benefit Concert: Don and Stacey Schlitz, Gary Burr, Danny Flowers, and Victoria Banks

(Below: Gary Burr, Victoria Banks, Danny Flowers, Stacey Schlitz and Don Schlitz)
An amazing line up of Nashville singer/songwriters comprised of Don and Stacey Schlitz, Gary Burr, Danny Flowers, and Victoria Banks performed before a crowd for a benefit concert at the Lebanon High School Auditorium on Saturday, May 2nd. Proceeds from the event will assist programs at The Brooks House, who’s mission is to provide a safe, comfortable environment for women and children seeking shelter and connect them with resources to help change their lives. The Brooks House is a safe haven for homeless women and children in the Lebanon, Tennessee area which offers temporary housing, career assistance, medical and dental services, counseling, and a host of other services to help get people back on their feet.

Don Schlitz is a Grammy winning Hall of Fame songwriter who has penned such hits as "The Gambler" (Kenny Rogers), "When You Say Nothing At All" (Keith Whitley & Alison Krauss), "On The Other Hand" (Randy Travis), and "I Think About You" (Collin Raye). He's had songs cut by Reba McEntire, Garth Brooks, Alabama, Kathy Mattea and many more. Stacey Schlitz, Don's wife, is a performing musician and songwriter who has worked in several bands, commercials, films, and recording demos.
Gary Burr, also a Hall of Fame songwriter who has written "In A Week or Two" (Diamond Rio), "What Mattered Most" (Ty Herndon), "A Thousand Times A Day" (George Jones), and "Love's Been A Little Bit Hard On Me" (Juice Newton) to name only a few. Gary has cuts by Garth Brooks, Randy Travis, Tanya Tucker, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Faith Hill and so many more.
Danny Flowers spent many years on the road with Dobie Gray and Don Williams as a guitarist. During that time, he wrote the hit song "Tulsa Time" which was recorded by both Don Williams and Eric Clapton.
Victoria Banks has had cuts such as the award-winning "Saints and Angels" (Sara Evans), "Come On Over" and "Remember That" both singles off Jessica Simpson's latest album. Victoria has written with some of Nashville's well recognized artists Gretchen Wilson, Julie Roberts, Cowboy Crush, Whisperin' Bill Anderson, plus a host of others.

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