Country Star Billy Currington Pulls Out Of Sandy Hook Concert Following Online Anger From Gun Rights Advocates

April 17, 2015 7:39 AM

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Country Star Billy Currington Pulls Out Of Sandy Hook Concert Following Online Anger From Gun Rights Advocates

Country music star Billy Currington announced Thursday that he will not participate in a benefit concert for non-profit group Sandy Hook Promise, following online backlash from gun-rights advocates, who argue that the group is dedicated to restricting Second Amendment rights.

Country star Tim McGraw, who has organized the concert due to be held in Hartford, Connecticut, on July 17, will headline the show, with Currington and Chase Bryant as supporting acts. However, since the concert was announced earlier this week, McGraw and the other acts have been on the receiving en...

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