Country music legend Loretta Lynn, 89, is planning to give back to the community by hosting a country music concert that will benefit the victims of the recent deadly flooding.
The flooding in Dickinson and Humphreys Counties has displaced dozens of people and left two dozen more dead or missing. As the nation bands together to support the county and volunteer their help, Loretta Lynn and a number of country music artists will be doing their part to help in the struggles by volunteering their voices.
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The flooding in Dickinson and Humphreys Counties has displaced dozens of people
Garth Brooks, Trisha Underwood, Luke Bryan and Luke Combs will perform at the music concert put together by Loretta Lynn. The country music event will be held at the Grand Ole Opry House on September 13 at 7 p.m. Proceeds from the ceremony and live stream will go towards profiting the United Way of Humphreys County.
“I am so honored that so many of our friends are coming together to show so much love for our neighbors and community after such a devastating loss,” Lynn said in a release published on Friday. “You know, we’ve all needed help from time-to-time, and that’s why when we can give back, we do.”
“The flood that devastated our area has been awful, but love is stronger,” Lynn also shared on Twitter. “I’m so grateful for my friends who are answering my call for us to all pitch in and help every way we can.
Lynn was also personally affected by the flooding as her long-time ranch foreman, Wayne Spears, died after he was swept away by floodwaters over the weekend.
20 people were killed in the terrible Humphreys County flooding
In total, 20 people were killed in the terrible Humphreys County flooding. Work to clean up after the massive flooding continues as more people are asked to volunteer.
Tickets to the benefit concert will go on sale on Friday at 10 a.m. The tickets, which are available on a first-come, first-served basis, start at $65. You can purchase them at Opry.com
In addition to live streaming on Circle All Access via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, the concert will broadcast live on Circle Network starting at 7 p.m.
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