Lynyrd Skynyrd to headline Hurricane Ian relief benefit concert at Hertz Arena next month
Rock and country musicians will unite next month to help raise money for Hurricane Ian survivors.
Hertz Arena announced Tuesday on Facebook that Lynyrd Skynyrd will headline the Boots On The Sand Hurricane Ian Relief Concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1.
Joining the Jacksonville-based rockers are Brian Kelley of Florida Georgia Line, Ira Dean of the former country band Trick Pony, country star Tracy Lawrence and rock 'n' roll musician Ted Nugent. Comedian Jim Breuer will host the event.
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Tickets go on sale Friday with Hertz Arena saying on Facebook that it will release more details soon, such as where to buy them and the cost.
The Category 4 hurricane Sept. 28 churned along the Southwest Florida coast, killing more than 100 people in Florida and causing widespread damage including storm surge along Marco Island, Isles of Capri and Naples before making landfall in Lee County.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.
This article originally appeared on Fort Myers News-Press: Hertz Arena to host hurricane benefit concert featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd