Country stars to host Nashville benefit concert for hurricane victims

(Country Rising)

Some of country music's biggest stars are joining together in Nashville to host a benefit concert for hurricane victims in November.

Concert details

The 'Country Rising' concert is planned for November 12 at Bridgestone Arena. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 6, at 10 a.m.


Performing artists include Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Garth Brooks, Sam Hunt, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, George Strait and Carrie Underwood.

More artists are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

Who the show benefits

The concert will benefit hurricane victims in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean islands through The Country Rising Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. The fund was established in September 2017 for victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria.

The Country Rising fund said it hopes to use benefit concert to help address both immediate and long-term needs of these communities as they rebuild after the devastating storms.

AEG and Live Nation are teaming up as the official show promoters working alongside organizer Red Light Management, Bridgestone Arena and the Nashville Predators for the show.

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