Wynonna Judd to Headline Star-Studded Tom Petty Tribute and Benefit Concert

An all-star roster of musicians will come together in Nashville to celebrate the music of Tom Petty for a good cause. On October 10, Wynonna Judd will headline Handle With Care: A Tribute to Tom Petty, a benefit concert at Brooklyn Bowl Nashville.

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Judd will be joined by Brittney Spencer, Charles Wesley Godwin, Ella Langley, Maggie Rose, Sierra Hull, Vince Herman, and Derek Wells for the evening of special performances honoring the late rock icon.

Funds from the event will benefit Backline, a nonprofit organization that “provides mental health and wellness resources to the music industry and their family members,” according to a press release.

Handle With Care was organized to coincide with World Mental Health Day, an annual global event launched in 1992 to help “raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health,” according to the Center for Disease Control.

Awareness and support for those dealing with mental illness is an issue with close ties to Judd. Her mother and musical partner, Naomi Judd, spoke candidly about her experiences with severe depression and anxiety.

On April 30, 2022, Naomi Judd died by suicide at her Tennessee home, just one day before she and Wynonna were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame for their achievements as the country music duo The Judds.

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Since her mother’s passing, Wynonna Judd has kept moving forward, releasing new music and finishing The Judds’ final tour dates as a tribute to the duo’s dedicated fanbase. Just a few days after Handle With Care, Judd will hit the road for her Back to Wy Tour, which spotlights the songs from her 1992 self-titled solo debut and 1993 follow-up Tell Me Why.

General admission tickets for Handle With Care start at $45 when purchased in advance. VIP Boxes and private bowling lanes are also available to buy, which include exclusive viewing areas and additional food and drink options. You can find more information on ticketing options by visiting Brooklyn Bowl Nashville’s official website.

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