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Home Free and Sixwire Join Lineup for Alabama & Friends Tornado Relief Concert

Country groups Home Free and Sixwire have signed on to join a star-studded lineup of artists for the Alabama & Friends #JSUStrong tornado relief concert benefiting Jacksonville State University (JSU).

On September 26, 2018, Home Free and Sixwire join ALABAMA, Charlie Daniels, Shenandoah, Jamey Johnson, John Berry and Gordon Mote in Jacksonville, AL for the special live concert organized to help raise funds for the college university that suffered extensive tornado damage earlier this year. The concert will also feature Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit who cleaned up at last week’s 2018 Americana Music Awards, taking home trophies for Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Duo/Group of the Year. Comedian Darren Knight “Southern Momma” will perform his hilarious comedy routine, while SiriusXM’s Storme Warren will emcee. The event will be the year’s largest ticketed stadium concert in Northern Alabama.

On March 19 of this year, JSU and the surrounding Jacksonville community was hit by a EF-3 tornado, severely damaging 23 buildings and impacting more than 50 more. Fortunately, there was no loss of life however millions of dollars in damage was reported following the storm.

Nationwide Insurance (Randy Jones & Associates, Inc.) is the presenting sponsor of the evening. Platinum sponsors: Dr. Pepper (official drink of the show), Ford, Alabama Power Foundation, Alfa Insurance, Marc and Mary Angle, Ken and Jenny Howell, Trycon Tufters. Gold sponsors: Jim and Gina Byars Nolen, Thomas Dedrick, Raymond James, Webb Concrete & Building Materials. With these generous sponsors onboard to cover the concert’s expenses, 100% of the evening’s proceeds will go to Jacksonville State University. Collectively, these local companies and individuals have donated more than 300k in sponsorship dollars.

The rain or shine event begins at 6:00 p.m. CT. A limited number of tickets remain available for purchase at Ticketfly.com or by calling 877-4FLY-TIX.

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