Radio Station Organizes Orlando Benefit Show

Orlando country music radio station K92.3 is inviting its listeners to a benefit concert for the victims of the recent mass shooting at Pulse nightclub. Billy CurringtonEaston CorbinParmalee and Cole Swindell have all signed on to join Tyler FarrMaddie & TaeJerrod NiemannCanaan Smith and Michael Ray.

“Country Strong – Orlando’s Night of Healing & Country Music” takes place at  on June 21, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and music starting at 8 p.m. The proceeds and parking fees are going to the OneOrlando Fund, a nonprofit administered by the Central Florida Foundation, which works with some 400 charities.

Ticketmaster is waiving its fees for the event, and tickets are selling for $20 a pop, plus taxes. Tickets are available at the K92.3 website.

A number of other artists have responded to the tragedy as well. Melissa Etheridge penned a song called “Pulse” in response to the shooting. 

“Country Strong – Orlando’s Night of Healing & Country Music” takes place at  has called his fans to call elected officials “10 times each day until they act.”

A cavalcade of Broadway stars have announced they will join voices for a new version of “What the World Needs Now is Love” in a project propelled by SiriusXM radio host Seth Reudetsky and his husband/producer James Wesley.