NASHVILLE, TN – April 9, 2019 – On Thursday, May 9, the 30th anniversary of Keith Whitley’s death, Whitley’s friends, family and fans will remember him at the Keith Whitley 30th Anniversary Memorial Tribute Concert 7 p.m. at the CMA Theater.
The night will honor his memory and pay tribute to Whitley’s artistic contributions to country and bluegrass music. Lorrie Morgan and Whitley’s son Jesse Keith Whitley will host the evening.
Performances will include Country Music Hall of Fame member Garth Brooks; Trisha Yearwood; Tom Buller; Mark Chestnut; Larry Cordle; Caleb Daugherty; Kevin Denney; Wesley Dennis; Joe Diffie; Corey Farlow; Carl Jackson; Cory and Dustin Keefe; Tracy Lawrence; Jesse Whitley; Mark Wills; and Darryl Worley.
Despite the brevity of his career, Whitley’s music has exerted tremendous influence on subsequent generations of country singers, and some of these artists will take the stage at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s CMA Theater to pay homage to Whitley.
Tickets are on sale now. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.cmatheater.com.
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