'Healing In The Heartland' Benefit Concert To Air Tomorrow
May 28, 2013 at 11:03 AM (PT)
WARNER MUSIC NASHVILLE artist BLAKE SHELTON’s upcoming benefit concert, "HEALING IN THE HEARTLAND" to benefit OKLAHOMA residents who were affected by the recent MAY 20th tornado (NET NEWS 5/20), will air on NBC-TV at 9p (ET) TOMORROW (5/29), as well as on the STYLE network, E!, G4, BRAVO and CMT stations. CUMULUS radio stations will simulcast the event, along with select CLEAR CHANNEL, COX, ENTERCOM, BEASLEY, TOWN SQUARE MEDIA and SIRIUSXM radio stations.
The event will broadcast live from the CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CENTER in OKLAHOMA CITY and include performances by REBA McENTIRE, MIRANDA LAMBERT, VINCE GILL and more. Additionally, a one-hour "LIVE IN THE HEARTLAND" special hosted by KIX BROOKS will air immediately beforehand. Tickets to "HEALING IN THE HEARTLAND" went on sale SATURDAY MORNING (5/25) and sold out within 10 minutes. All proceeds from the event will go to UNITED WAY.
"Everyone has their way to help, and mine as an entertainer is to perform to help raise money and awareness for this tragedy," said SHELTON. "This is why I want to do this special and especially hold it in OKLAHOMA CITY, which is near ‘GROUND ZERO.’"