Country Singer Tim McGraw to Headline Anti-Gun Concert in Connecticut

by Warner Todd Huston | April 14, 2015 1:48 pm

Fans of country singer Tim McGraw might be surprised that a country singer is heading an anti-gun concert to benefit some anti-gun groups in Connecticut on July 17. But don’t be too surprised. McGraw is a big Obama man and has already announced his support of Hillary Clinton.

McGraw has announced that he will headline the anti-constitution concert[1] to benefit that anti-gun efforts in the Nutmeg State.

Country music superstar Tim McGraw will showcase a concert to benefit the organization Sandy Hook Promise, an anti-gun violence group organized after the 2012 elementary school shooting.

The July 17 concert also will feature Billy Currington, Chase Bryant and some special unannounced guests, according to the New York Post. “Tim McGraw: A Concert for Sandy Hook Promise” will be held at the XFINITY Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut.

WVIT-TV reported that McGraw touring band fiddle player Dean Brown is a friend to Mark Barden, a musician and father of a Daniel Barden, one of the 20 first-graders who died in the 2012 shooting incident.

“Out of this tragedy a group was formed that made a promise to honor the lives lost and turn it into a moment of transformation,” McGraw in a statement. “Sandy Hook Promise teaches that we can do something to protect our children from gun violence. I want to be a part of that promise – as a father and as a friend.”

Barden told WVIT-TV that he and his family were “humbled” by the news that the three-time Grammy winner, Brown and the band would headline the benefit concert.

If you wanted another reason to drop Tim McGraw from your playlist, here it is.

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