Childers, Stapleton, and Yoakam collab for Kentucky Flood Relief concert

Country music star Chris Stapleton recently announced on Instagram about a special one-night-only benefit concert.

The benefit concert, titled Kentucky Rising, will be held at Lexington’s Rupp Arena on October 11 in an effort to support those in Eastern Kentucky who were recently impacted by the floods.

The line up features some of Eastern Kentucky’s biggest country music names - Chris Stapleton, Dwight Yoakam, and Tyler Childers.

Tickets go on sale Friday, September 16 at 10 a.m. at

Proceeds will go to 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.

Samantha Walden, Staff Writer at The Kentucky Daily

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