Dolly Parton "Better Day" Tour Kick Off Concert - Mark your calendar for July 17, 2011. This will be the first time in at least 26 years she’s performed a local show outside Sevier County. The event will be at Thompson Boling Arena in Knoxville, TN.
The event, set for July 17, could raise around $300,000 for the foundation, around the same amount generated when Parton does three concerts at Dollywood. The foundation's Imagination Library, which delivers books to preschoolers around the world, just handed out its 30 millionth book.
According to the foundation, ticket Cost will be $59.50, $49.50 and $39.50. Net proceeds go to the foundation.
Tickets will be available at knoxvilletickets.com.
The concert will showcase Parton's upcoming country CD "Better Day," which Parton says is aimed at uplifting and inspirational songs.