Jason Aldean Announces 2017 “Concert for the Cure” to Benefit Susan G. Komen Organization

Jason Aldean Announces 2017 “Concert for the Cure” to Benefit Susan G. Komen Organization

Jason Aldean announced that his annual Concert for the Cure will take place during his They Don’t Know Tour stop on Oct. 20 at KFC YUM Center in Louisville, Ky.

Jason will donate a portion of all ticket sales garnered throughout the year to Komen Kentucky. Since 2004, Jason has helped raise more than $3 million to benefit Susan G. Komen chapters across the country. Susan G. Komen organizations fund more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit, while providing real-time help to those facing the disease.

“As long as I have the chance, I will do my part and raise awareness for this cause,” said Jason. “My fans keep fighting the battle with this terrible disease along with us, and our dream is that nobody has to fight the disease anymore.”

Chris Young, Kane Brown and Dee Jay Silver will join Jason onstage for the Concert for the Cure on Oct. 20.

photo by Jason Simanek

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Michael Ray Honors His Grandma Penny with a Tattoo

Michael Ray Honors His Grandma Penny with a Tattoo

When you’re getting a permanent addition to you body, you want to make sure it means something, right?

Michael Ray has several tattoos, but each one has a personal connection to his life, “All my tattoos are either family based, religious based, or music based.”

He shares the story of one of his tattoos that honors his late grandmother, “So, my grandma, Penny, she passed away a couple of years ago, and I have a tattoo memory of my grandfather, and I wanted a tattoo for her. Her nickname was Penny, and I got a penny with my Grandmother’s birth year, 1942, on the date, on the inside of my arm.”

If he could change one thing about the tattoo…it would just be WHEN he got it. Turns out Michael got it on a show day, and it being on his arm, well, Michael admits “I started playing guitar that night…for the show, and it hurt like hell.”

But even with that night of pain Michael proudly says “it’s probably my favorite tattoo.”

 

Photo Credit: Sean Hagwell