JACKSONVILLE, AL (WBRC) – Mega country stars put on an extraordinary show Wednesday night to raise money for Jacksonville State University after the college was torn apart by an EF-3 tornado in March.Alabama lead vocalist
and JSU alumnus Randy Owen carried out and stated the concept for this concert started the day after the storms. He stated to see it all come together suggests we’re one action more detailed to getting JSU back to the university he remembers.For some, the performance was everything about a good time. For others, it restored scary
moments.” The tornado was 7 feet from where I was, “said Serena Murphree.Murphee lost her house and automobile
after the EF-3 tornado ripped through the Jacksonville State University.”We’re a town, so it’s remarkable to see that the people are here for us,” she said.While the performance’s lineup made sure to impress with Alabama, The Charlie Daniels Band and Jamey Johnson, just among others, carried out. The advantage performance had to do with
a mission- to reconstruct JSU one tune at a time.Owen got choked up prior to the concert, reflecting to when he saw the damage the tornado that damaged almost two-thirds of JSU’s structures.”I saw the pine trees over there are you be available in, the tops just entirely ravaged. Then I stated to myself, ‘Thank God nobody was here, none of the trainees were here,’ “Owen said.The damage will close to$70 million in damage according to the university. All earnings from this show will go straight to that healing. “To bring your gift, and your talent, to help bring individuals back together.
There’s no other way on the planet that this university can be changed to exactly what it was when he was here. Today it can be better, “Marty Raybon with Shenandoah said.Owen stated while they
weren’t able to make it, Lynard Skynard offered a generous donation.