One of Country music's all-time popular bands is coming to western Kentucky this summer to help honor those who defended our country and never returned home.

Confederate Railroad to Play Benefit Show in Henderson

Atlanta, Georgia natives, Confederate Railroad are coming to the Henderson County Fairgrounds THIS FRIDAY (June 24th, 2022) for the "Rocking for Heroes" show to raise money for a proposed P.O.W. memorial set to be built at the fairgrounds.

Rodney Bond with Hosp Veterans Outreach, Inc., is not only the man organizing the show but the one spearheading the construction of the memorial. I spoke with Rodney over the phone shortly after he announced the show and he told me the memorial will feature the names of all known P.O.Ws, something no other memorial in the country features. Based on the artist rendering below, the granite memorial will feature three walls, with three sections each that will list the names of those missing in action on both the front and back, with the official P.O.W. / M.I.A. logo as the centerpiece of the middle wall. The memorial will also feature built-in benches for visitors to sit on while they pay their respects to those who are being held captive by foreign countries as well as those who went to battle but never came back and are presumed to be missing in action.

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Gates open at 6:00 PM with Confederate Railroad scheduled to take the stage at 8:00. Tickets are on sale now for $20 in advance at All Peddler's Flea Market behind Audubon Chrysler in Henderson and online through the Hosp. KY Veterans Outreach website. That price jumps to $30 at the gate the day of the show. All proceeds will go to funding the memorial.

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Win a Pair of Tickets to See Confederate Railroad in Henderson on June 24th

Before you try to purchase tickets, enter your information in the form below for the chance to win a pair for you and a guest.

NOTE: THE DEADLINE TO ENTER IS THURSDAY, JUNE 23RD AT 10:00 AM CENTRAL. WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY PHONE THAT DAY AND WILL HAVE UNTIL FRIDAY, JUNE 25TH AT 5:00 PM TO CLAIM THEIR TICKETS AT OUR OFFICES ON THE 6TH FLOOR OF THE FIFTH THIRD BANK BUILDING AT 20 N.W. 3RD STREET IN DOWNTOWN EVANSVILLE.

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