Chely WrightChely Wright has revealed the first round of performers for her annual Reading, Writing and Rhythm benefit event, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

Rodney Crowell, Justin Moore, Bucky Covington, Sarah Buxton and Canadian pop star Jann Arden will join Chely on June 8 in the Polk Theater at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center in Nashville for the concert, live auction and silent auction which serves as an unofficial kick-off the 2010 Country Music Festival. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, March 24 at 10:00 AM. To purchase tickets ($40), go to or for preferred seating visit Chely's official website.

Reading, Writing and Rhythm: The Chely Wright Foundation
is a non-profit charity founded by the singer-songwriter and dedicated to improving education in America's public schools. The organization has donated musical instruments and funds to schools nationwide and works year round to raise public awareness of the importance of music education and a safe learning environment for children.

On May 4, Chely will release the highly-anticipated album 'Lifted Off the Ground,' produced by Rodney Crowell. On the same day, the singer also publishes her memoir, 'Like Me.'