Apr 30 2016
Songs For Life: Emerson Hart and Friends with Alyssa Bonagura

Songs For Life: Emerson Hart and Friends with Alyssa Bonagura

Presented by Vanderbilt University Medical Center at City Winery Nashville

Songs for Life is thrilled to be back at City Winery for their 3rd-annual concert fundraiser. Songs for Life is a foundation dedicated to raising awareness for organ donation. Proceeds from the 3rd-annual concert will go towards building a permanent memorial dedicated to organ donors and recipients in Nashville. Songs for Life is sponsored by Donate Life Vanderbilt.”

“Honoring the gift of life, Celebrating second chances.”

Emerson Hart is a songwriter, vocalist, guitarist and producer. He is the lead singer and songwriter of the alternative rock band Tonic.  Tonic’s first release, Lemon Parade, was a multi-platinum success, featuring the hit songs, “Open Up Your Eyes” and “If You Could Only See,” which became radio’s most played rock song in 1997.  In 1999, Tonic returned with their second album and the mainstream rock hit, “You Wanted More”. In 2002, Tonic released their third LP, Head On Straight. In 2003, Tonic received two Grammynominations – one for best Rock Performance by Duo or Group with Vocal for “Take Me As I Am”, and the second for Best Rock Album.

In February 2007, Hart signed a solo record deal with EMI/Manhattan Records to release his debut solo effort Cigarettes and Gasoline. It was released on July 17, 2007. Hart’s first single, “If You’re Gonna Leave”, received airplay on American radio stations beginning in June 2007, while his second single, “I Wish the Best for You”, received airplay beginning in Dec 2007.

Hart’s second solo album, Beauty in Disrepair, (BMG) was released April 15, 2014. The first single, titled “Best That I Can Give”, premiered on January 7, 2014.

Admission Info


The Songs For Life upgrade includes access to the Meet & Greet with the Songs For Life performers and 1 drink ticket.

Phone: (615) 324-1010

Email: nashvilleconcierge@citywinery.com

Dates & Times

2016/04/30 - 2016/04/30

Additional time info:

Doors open at 7:00pm

Location Info

City Winery Nashville

609 Lafayette Street, Nashville, TN 37203