Keith Whitley's music and legacy will be honored with a tribute concert, to be held 30 years after his death in 1989. Whitley's widow, country singerLorrie Morgan, and their son, Jesse Whitley, will host the event at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's CMA Theater.
The Keith Whitley 30th Anniversary Memorial Tribute Concert is set for May 9 -- the 30th anniversary of the country star's death -- at 7PM. The event aims to both honor Whitley's memory and pay tribute to his contributions to country and bluegrass music, a press release reports. Set to perform at the event are Garth Brooks, Tom Buller,Mark Chesnutt, Larry Cordle, Caleb Daugherty, Kevin Denney, Wesley Dennis,Joe Diffie, Corey Farlow, Carl Jackson, Cory and Dustin Keefe,Tracy Lawrence, Jesse Whitley,Mark Wills,Darryl WorleyandTrisha Yearwood.