[Jan 10, 2018, 8:49 PM]
GREENVILLE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers have signed on as a sponsor of the Avett Brothers’ Concert to Benefit Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Minges Coliseum on the East Carolina University campus.
Tickets — $75 lower level, $65 upper level — go on sale Friday, Oct. 12, at ecutickets.net and by phone at 800-DIAL-ECU (800-342-5328). Future Islands and Valient Thorr will also perform.
“The Carolina Panthers are pleased to support the Avett Brothers and ECU Foundation in the effort to serve communities in eastern North Carolina impacted by Hurricane Florence, “ said Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper. “The opportunity to participate in the Avett Brothers concert reinforces our on-going commitment to assist our region’s recovery efforts.”
Scott Avett is an East Carolina University graduate. Future Islands and Valient Thorr both formed in Greenville. The Concert for Hurricane Florence Relief is organized by Inner Banks Media, East Carolina University, the ECU Foundation, the City of Greenville, and Uptown Greenville.
“The ECU Foundation is excited to be the presenting organization of The Avett Brothers’ Benefit concert supporting hurricane Florence relief efforts," said Chris Dyba, ECU Foundation’s Vice-Chancellor for University Advancement states. "We are grateful for the sponsorship by the Carolina Panthers and look forward to an amazing show."
Added Henry Hinton, president of Inner Banks Media: “I would like to thank the Panthers for their generosity. This is a wonderful gesture for the people of North Carolina who have suffered through the hurricane and its recovery. This concert has brought together many different generous organizations and shows the compassion we have for each other in this state,.
Proceeds will be donated to local relief organizations. A full list is forthcoming.