HONOLULU, Oct. 13 (UPI) — Married country music stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood have announced plans to hold two benefit concerts in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
“I can speak for Miss Yearwood when I say it is a privilege to be a part of honoring our nation’s fighting men and women who have and continue to serve our great nation,” Brooks said in a statement announcing the performances set for Dec. 10.
“We look forward to a night packed with music laughter and respect. We invite all to join us and raise as much money as we can to support these memorials that honor our past and our future,” he continued.
The show’s that will take place inside the Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu will help raise funds to historical Pearl Harbor organizations such as the USS Arizona Memorial, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, USS Bowfin Submarine Museum Park, and Battleship Missouri Memorial.
Tickets go on sale starting Oct. 22.
On Wednesday, Brooks released a new single, “Baby, Let’s Lay Down and Dance”, the first released track from his next studio album.