Avett Brothers Headlining Concert For Hurricane Florence Relief

Avett Brothers Headlining Concert For Hurricane Florence Relief


The Avett Brothers will headline a Nov. 13 Concert for Hurricane Florence Relief at Minges Coliseum in Greenville, N.C., to assist these affected by the devastating September storm.

The group will probably be joined by two different bands with ties to Eastern North Carolina: Future Islands and Valient Thorr. Tickets for the present — $65 higher degree, $75 decrease degree — will go on sale on Oct. 12 right here. 

"We are honored by the chance to contribute to our associates and neighbors affected by Hurricane Florence," stated Seth Avett in a press release asserting the gig. "We hope this efficiency not solely gives some monetary aid for victims of the storm, but in addition is an event to have fun the resilience of the individuals of North Carolina. We can’t wait to return to the japanese a part of the state!"

Proceeds from the live performance will probably be donated to the survivors of the storm, which killed 53 individuals in 4 states, resulted within the demise of greater than three.four million chickens and turkeys and unleashed greater than 5 million gallons of handled wastewater into the Cape Fear River, in addition to 1000’s of yards of poisonous coal ash into native rivers. Property injury from the hurricane is anticipated to high $17 billion.

"It’s an honor to have the ability to contribute our amenities and the skills of our employees to assist elevate funds for Hurricane Florence victims," stated ECU Chancellor Cecil Staton in a press release. "We are so grateful to The Avett Brothers for his or her willingness to do that for our area of the state. We are notably proud to be welcoming certainly one of our personal, Scott Avett and different ECU Alumni, again to campus. We are pleased with Scott’s unimaginable profession and accomplishments and gratified he and others are prepared to do that present at ECU for hurricane aid efforts."