Jason Aldean Returning Home for Concert for the Kids
Jason Aldean will return to his hometown of Macon, Ga., on August 11 for the second-annual Concert for the Kids.
The one-night-only event, held at Macon Coliseum, is a benefit for the children’s hospital, Navicent Health, located in central Georgia. The two-time reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year kicked off the event in 2016 with an intimate stripped-down performance that raised over $500,000. Because of the positive response, Aldean decided to expand to the Macon Coliseum for an amplified show in 2017.
“Supporting these kids in Macon and their families is something that I’m really proud to be a part of,” he says. “We’re looking forward to getting back to town, kicking things up a couple notches and hopefully raise a huge amount of money for the hospital so that they can continue to grow and serve my hometown community."
“We are thrilled and so very appreciative that Jason made the time to take a detour from his They Don't Know Tour to visit Macon for the benefit of our patients at children’s hospital, Navicent Health,” says Ellen Terrell, Chief Development Officer for Navicent Health Foundation, in a press release. "Our young patients and their families are grateful for Jason’s continued commitment to their healing and care. ... Navicent Health has always relied on philanthropic support, and we are grateful to each of our donors for their commitment to Georgia’s most fragile children.”
Aldean — who has over 30 dates remaining on his They Don't Know Tour — has sold more than 15 million albums throughout his career and is often motivated to give back.
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