Chris Stapleton, Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow For ‘A Concert For Kentucky’ Benefit
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Chris Stapleton plays DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Mich., Aug. 19.
Chris Stapleton, Willie Nelson and Family, Sheryl Crow and
The concert, the first to take place at Kroger Field, will see 100% of net proceeds going to Chris and Morgane Stapleton’s fund, which specifically supports local and national organizations directly impacting Kentucky, with initial grant distributions focusing on music and arts education according to the announcement.
Established in partnership with the Blue Grass Community Foundation, the fund will specifically support local and national organizations directly impacting Kentucky, with initial grant distributions
Tickets go on sale Oct. 11, with Stapleton Fan Club and Citi presales starting Oct. 8.
The concert is presented by Live Nation.
Stapleton is nominated in three categories at the 2019 CMA Awards, including the coveted entertainer of the year, and was recently announced as the first-ever ACM “Artist-Songwriter of the ecade” recipient by the Academy of Country Music.
A regular road warrior, Stapleton kicked off headlining dates on his “All American Road Show” in July, with recent boxoffice reports submitted to Pollstar including 17,013 tickets sold to PNC Bank Arts Pavilion in Holmdel, N.J., which grossed $972,762, and 19,757 tickets sold at KeyBank Pavilion in Burgettstown, Pa., which grossed just over $1 million.
Stapleton is represented by WME Nashville, which just announced agent Becky Gardenhire as co-head of the office helmed by Jay Williams, Joey Lee and Scott Clayton.