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'Kentucky Rising' benefit concert to be livestreamed, featuring Chris Stapleton, Yoakam, Childers

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Posted at 9:18 AM, Sep 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-11 09:32:13-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Rupp Arena is hosting "Kentucky Rising," a special concert to benefit those impacted by the recent eastern Kentucky flooding, featuring performances by Chris Stapleton, Dwight Yoakam, and Tyler Childers.

The concert is scheduled for Tuesday, October 11.

For those who did not purchase tickets, the concert will be livestreamed via Veeps. Tickets for the livestream are available here.

Tickets went on sale Sep. 16 and the event quickly sold out but Rupp Arena released more tickets the day before the concert.

According to Rupp Arena, 100% of net proceeds from the concert will benefit the “Kentucky Rising Fund” to support flood relief work and recovery efforts in eastern Kentucky.

More information is available at and