Chris Stapleton, Dwight Yoakam Will Perform to Benefit Kentucky Flood Relief

Chris Stapleton, Dwight Yoakam, and Tyler Childers will be among the performers at the Kentucky Rising benefit, set for next month, to help with flood relieft and recovery…  Eastern Kentucky was devastated earlier this summer.

The event will take place Tuesday, October 11th, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky.

Tickets go on sale on Friday (September 16th) via

According to a press release, 100% of net proceeds from the concert will benefit the “Kentucky Rising Fund which also supports the victims, their families and first responders.

Stapleton was spotted shopping for supplies in Knott County, Kentucky, in the days after the flooding.  He was seen personally delivering those supplies to people in need, in addition to helping with cleanup efforts.

At least 39 people died in the July floods across Kentucky.

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