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Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw and Luke Bryan Set Perform at MDA Labor Day Show

Carrie Tim & Luke
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The Muscular Dystrophy Telethon on Labor Day weekend (now called the “M.D.A. Show of Strength”), has always been in my opinion, a ‘must see event’. This year there’s even more of a reason to watch the show. Country music Superstars Carrie Underwood, Tim McGraw and Luke Bryan are scheduled to appear on the Show of Strength. Check out who else is on the line up this year.

Along with Carrie, Tim and Luke, this year Paula Abdul, Alanis Morissette, Carole King and at least a dozen other music notables are set to perform. Since the show started in 1954, it’s always been mostly in New York and Las Vegas, this year it will broadcast from Hollywood,  Nashville as well as New York. More country crooners are expected jump on the wagon in the years to come, as the shows format evolves. The MDA Telethon has always been my little reminder that Summer is over and Fall is upon us. Check out the list of stars and times the show will air.



The M.D.A. Show of Strength (previously known as the MDA Labor Day Telethon, the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon and the Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon)


September 2nd, 2012


7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. CT


Hollywood, New York and Nashville

Local Station

KRBC TV Channel 9 (channel 5 on Sudden Link cable)

More Info.

To find a station near you airing the ‘Show of Strength’ check the M.D.A. ‘Show’ website. To Donate, volunteer seek help or to learn more about M.D.A. go to In addition to Carrie Underwood Tim McGraw and Luke Bryan, the following stars also are scheduled to appear: Paula Abdul, Pitbull, and Carole King, All-American Rejects, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, B.o.B, Brandy, Gavin DeGraw, Hot Chelle Rae, Karmin, Alanis Morissette, OneRepublic, Eva Simons, Max Adler, Jann Carl, Diana DeGarmo, Lou Ferrigno, Benji Madden, Joel Madden, Jesse McCartney, The Miz, Nancy O’Dell, Khloe Kardashian Odom, Alison Sweeney, Ace Young and more.

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