Rascal Flatts' Jay DeMarcus joined NFL veteran-turned-College Game Day Analyst on ESPNU, Kevin Carter, to co-host the 16th Annual Kevin Carter's "Waiting for Wishes" Celebrity Waiters Dinner at The Palm Restaurant in Nashville on Tuesday, April 18th. The star-studded event benefits The Kevin Carter Foundation and Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee. The event raised $125,000 to help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Since its inception in 2002 "Waiting For Wishes" has raised $2.1 million for charity.
The sold out event featured professional athletes, country music artists and various celebrities who took over The Palm as servers before they head over to Honky Tonk Central for the Official After-Party – Jammin' with Jay DeMarcus & Friends. Celebrities included Motley Crue's Vince Neil, Craig Campbell, Eric Paslay, Lindsay Ell, Hunter Hayes, Cassadee Pope, John Rich, Kellie Pickler, actors Stephen Dorff, Michael Cudlitz, Marty Kove, Jonathan Schaech, Kristy Swanson, ESPN's Charles Arbuckle, Rachel Baribeau, Jason Fitz, Elika Sadeghi, Maria Taylor, Tom Luginbill, Sage Steele, comedian Kevin Farley, ABC's The Bachelor / Bachelorette's Kaitlyn Bristowe, Shawn Booth, Luke Pell, Chris Soules, current and former Titans players Marcus Mariota, Chris Spencer, Michael Roos, UFC/MMA fighters Randy Couture, Mike Perry and WWE's Titus O'Neil.