Country music star and Arizona native Dierks Bentley will host a concert July 22 in Prescott to benefit the families of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots killed battling the Yarnell Hill fire June 30.
Tickets ($19-$149) for Country Cares Concert, with Bentley headlining and other artists yet to be announced, go on sale here at 10 a.m. Friday.
The concert will be held at Tim’s Toyota Center, the 6,000-seat home of the Arizona Sundogs minor league ice hockey team in Prescott Valley, outside Prescott.
Proceeds will benefit families of the 19 firefighters, including William “Billy” Warneke, 25, of Marana, who was laid to rest yesterday. Warneke leaves behind a pregnant wife.
• Comedian Christopher Titus will join the KUPD Holmberg’s Morning Sickness crew for a benefit concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stand Up Live, 50 W. Jefferson St. in Phoenix. Tickets are $19 and 100 percent of the proceeds will go to the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshot families.
Tickets are available here or by calling 1-480-719-6100. No one under 18 will be admitted.