Country music star Jake Owen to take FedExForum stage for show benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital on Friday, July 26
Country music star Jake Owen will hold a special performance benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at FedExForum on Friday, July 26 at 7 p.m. Tickets for the show are on sale now and available at ticketmaster.com, by phone at (800) 745-3000 or at the FedExForum Box Office.
Owen is a long-time supporter of St. Jude and recently received the St. Jude Angels Among Us Award during the 30th anniversary of Country Cares for St. Jude Kids. Fellow country music star Hunter Hayes, who will open for Owen, recently visited St. Jude to spend time with patients and their families. Hayes is also a supporter of St. Jude and headlined the 2018 St. Jude Rock n Roll Nashville Marathon and Half-Marathon.
Jake Owen and Hunter Hayes are presenting this concert as a celebration for the city of Memphis and surrounding communities who stand united in support of the St. Jude mission to end childhood cancer. It is also hosted during the same week that the city of Memphis will be on the world’s stage as the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational brings global superstars and record crowds.
About St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Its purpose is clear: Finding cures. Saving children.® It is the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children. Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since the hospital opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude won’t stop until no child dies from cancer. St. Jude freely shares the discoveries it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org, sharing stories and videos from St. Jude Inspire, liking St. Jude on Facebook, following St. Jude on Twitter and Instagram and subscribing to its YouTube channel.