Tim McGraw To Headline Sandy Hook Benefit In Hartford

Country star Tim McGraw has announced that he will headline A Concert for Sandy Hook Promise, a show to benefit the organization's mission of protecting kids from gun violence, at Hartford's Xfinity Theatre on Friday, July 17, at 8 p.m.

"Out of this tragedy a group was formed that made a promise to honor the lives lost and turn it into a moment of transformation," McGraw stated in a press release. "Sandy Hook Promise teaches that we can do something to protect our children from gun violence. I want to be a part of that promise – as a father and as a friend."

Tickets ($31.25-$71.25) go on sale this Friday, April 17 at 10 a.m. through ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. All of the net proceeds will go to Sandy Hook Promise. Billy Currington and Chase Bryant will open, along with surprise guests.

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