Dierks Bentley announces benefit concert in Prescott Valley for families of 19 fallen firefighters

PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ - Dierks Bentley announced Tuesday that he will lead a benefit concert, Country Cares, to raise funds for the families of the 19 fallen firefighters who died battling the Yarnell Hill Fire .

The event hosted by KMLE Country 107.9 and 92.9 KAFF Country will occur Monday, July 22, at 7:30 p.m. in Prescott Valley at Tim's Toyota Center, which also held the firefighters' memorial service.

Bentley said in a press release, "I want to help honor the memory of these 19 brave firefighters, to be part of the healing process for the community and to raise money for the families left behind."

Additional performers will be announced. 

Tickets for the concert go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. on KMLE Country's website  or at Tim's Toyota Center.

All concert proceeds will be distributed to the 19 families by United Phoenix Firefighters Charities. 

 

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