Loretta Lynn is hosting a benefit show to help flood relief at Tenn. – Billboard
Following the recent flooding in Humphreys County, Tenn., Where country music legend Loretta Lynn’s ranch is also located in Hurricane Mills, the three-time Grammy winner intends to help locals of its community and surroundings.
Lynn has called on friends and country artists like Garth Brooks, Luke Bryan, Luke Combs, Trisha Yearwood and many more for an upcoming benefit concert, Loretta Lynn’s Friends: Hometown Rising, scheduled for September 13 at the Grand Ole. Nashville Opry House.
Tickets for the event are on sale at opry.com and ticket prices start at $ 65. Proceeds from the event will support the United Way of Humphreys County. The event will also be broadcast live on Circle Network at 7:00 p.m. CT on September 13, in addition to the live broadcast via Circle All Access on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
“I am so honored that so many of our friends are coming together to show so much love for our neighbors and our community after such a devastating loss,” Lynn said in a statement. “You know, we’ve all needed help from time to time, and that’s why when we can give back, we do. “
On August 21, rural Tennessee received enough rain to cause flash floods that devastated homes and businesses across the region and claimed the lives of 20 people, including longtime ranch employee Wayne Spears. of the Lynn family. According to National Meteorological Service, near McEwen, Tennessee (also located in Humphreys County), recorded 17 inches of rain on August 21.
More artists will soon be added to the lineup of Loretta Lynn’s Friends: Hometown Rising.