Kentucky Rising,” a special one-night-only benefit concert featuring some of Eastern Kentucky’s biggest names in music, will be held at Lexington’s Rupp Arena on October 11. Organized in response to the devastating flooding in the area earlier this summer, the event will feature performances by Chris Stapleton, Dwight Yoakam and Tyler Childers.
Tickets go on-sale this Friday, September 16 at 10am EST. Details can be found at KentuckyRising.com.
Citi® is the official pre-sale credit card of “Kentucky Rising.” As such, Citi® cardmembers will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, September 13th at 10:00am local time until Thursday, September 15th 10:00pm local time through Citi Entertainment. For complete presale details visit citientertainment.com.
100% of net proceeds from the concert will benefit the “Kentucky Rising Fund” to support flood relief work and recovery efforts in Eastern Kentucky, including support for the many victims, their families and first responders. Under guidance from the Blue Grass Community Foundation, the “Kentucky Rising Fund” will strategically support both immediate needs and long-term recovery projects as they emerge.
A special thanks to event partners Live Nation, Blue Grass Community Foundation, Oak View Group, Lexington Center Corp, WBUL/iHeartRadio and Bourbon & Beyond.