Vince Gill, Keith Urban Help Bring Healing During Nashville Vigil

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An active shooter was reported near at a Las Vegas casino hotel late Sunday night, sending people fleeing during a country music festival held on the world famous strip.

Peel spends a lot of time in Las Vegas for her work and was preparing to host a conference.

After performing a cover of Simon and Garfunkel's Bridge Over Troubled Water at a candlelight vigil in Nashville, Tennessee, in the hours after the shooting, Keith shared a personal story. But it was Grant who offered the most intimate moment of the evening, turning the crowd of strangers into close companions when she prompted everyone to reach out to the person next to them, leading to rows of people with their arms around one another, lighted candles in hand, as she delivered a moving prayer.

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The memorial will take place on Monday, October 2 at 6pm in downtown Nashville and will be put on by the city of Nashville and the Country Music Association. "We're here to support the larger community of country music and country music fans and artists, who together have been shaken by this event".

At the start of the vigil, Esten likened the country community to that of a family. Thank you that none of us are born or die alone.

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry and CMA CEO Sarah Trahern and Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. Following up rather quickly was a prayer from Alison Krauss and the Cox Family who prompted the crowd to sing along on a harmonized version of "Amazing Grace", leaving everyone melancholy and yet at peace. Those aren't the candles that matter, those aren't the lights that matter. "You shouldn't have to worry about gunfire in those places. This community is not confined to the boundaries of Nashville", added Senior Vice President of Programming & Artist Relations for Opry Entertainment Sally Williams in reference to the country music family. "You shouldn't have to worry about dying".

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