The foundation, which was started by Gentry's wife Angie and family friends, will financially support organizations that aid in cancer research, assist military families in need and provide music education to kids.
The Grand Ole Opry will host a benefit concert on Jan. 9 with proceeds going to the Troy Gentry Foundation, the T.J. Martell Foundation, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, the Opry Trust Fund and the Journey Home Project. The concert will also raise money for scholarships and musical instruments for schools in Gentry's home state of Kentucky.
The concert, which will be hosted by Blake Shelton and Storme Warren of SIRIUSXM's The Highway, will feature performances from Jon Pardi, Dustin Lynch, Chris Janson, Halfway to Hazard, Eddie Montgomery, Justin Moore, Craig Morgan, Rascal Flatts and more.
Tickets for the concert are available here.
Troy Gentry died in a helicopter crash in Medford, N.J. on Sept. 8, 2017. He was 50 years old.
Earlier this year, Craig Morgan, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Chris Janson, Marty Roe of Diamond Rio and John Conlee gathered to dedicate Gentry's favorite deer stand to the late singer.
In February, Montgomery released Here's to You, the final Montgomery Gentry album the duo made.
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