Chicago Blackhawks Charities announced today that defenseman Duncan Keith will hold a charity concert benefitting Keith Relief on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, from 7:00-10:30 p.m. at Joe's Bar on Weed Street (940 W. Weed St., Chicago), featuring country music star Tyler Farr. All proceeds will benefit Keith Relief and Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.
The event will include a VIP reception prior to the concert from 7:00-8:00 p.m., featuring many current Blackhawks players. Tyler Farr, best known for his single "Redneck Crazy," will perform from 9:00-10:30 p.m. A silent auction will be open throughout the event, in addition to a live auction prior to the concert. General admission ($80 each) and VIP tickets ($275 each) will be available for purchase at 10 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 6, via duncankeith.com/keith-relief-concert.
Created in 2011, Keith Relief is dedicated to alleviating the financial and emotional burdens of families and individuals dealing with medical crises. As a partner of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana, Keith Relief sponsors a special transplant floor dedicated to pediatric transplant patients and their families at Ronald McDonald House® near Lurie Children's, the nation's largest Ronald McDonald House® located downtown Chicago. This concert marks the fifth of its kind for Keith Relief. In 2016, approximately $120,000 was raised for Keith Relief and Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana through the benefit concert.