Jason Aldean Announces Date for Annual ‘Concert for the Cure’ Event
Jason Aldean is putting his superstar status to good use once again. The singer has announced that all proceeds from his September 30 concert in Roanoke, Va. at the Roanoke Civic Center will be donated to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure charity, as part of Aldean's 6th Annual Concert for the Cure.
Aldean started the annual event six years ago in honor of his dear friend, Melissa, who lost her battle with breast cancer when she was only 28 years old.
"Breast cancer is something that’s affected me, my family and just about everyone I know," says Aldean. "Last year, we took the benefit on the road and raised a lot of money in Evansville, Ind. It was such an incredible night! I love looking out and seeing all the pink t-shirts in the crowd. It's amazing what we can do and how much money we can raise when we all come together for this cause."
Tickets to the concert, which is set for the eve of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October), can be purchased online through Home Town Bank Tix or Live Nation starting August 26. The benefit concert is one of the stops along the way on Aldean's My Kinda Party tour, which also features opening acts Chris Young and Thompson Square.
Those who are unable to attend the Concert for the Cure event can still donate to the cause by visiting Aldean's website. For more information about Susan G. Komen for the Cure, breast health or breast cancer, visit www.komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.