Nail hosts Missouri flood relief show
Monday, May 9, 2011
– David Nail will be head home to headline the "David Nail Flood Relief Benefit Concert" to raise money for the thousands of residents in southeast Missouri who have been pushed out of their homes and lost personal belongings thanks to recent flooding.
The benefit concert will be Friday, May 27 in Sikeston, Mo.
"I think it's human nature to want to help out anytime you see those struck by the devastation that the recent weather has caused in parts of the southeast and Midwest," said Nail. "Being from southeast Missouri, obviously their struggles have hit me the hardest. This show will hopefully rally the spirits of those affected."
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling 1-800-821-3093 or going to www.semofloodrelief.com.
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