Dan + Shay to Headline Concert for Unity at Pittsburgh Synagogue


Dan + Shay have announced that they’ll be headlining the upcoming Concert for Unity for the Tree of Life Synagogue at Byham Theater in Pittsburgh next month. All the proceeds made during the Dec. 2 concert in Pennsylvania will be donated to the rebuilding of Tree of Life Synagogue.

“On behalf of our entire congregation, I wish to thank all who are involved in this amazing effort to support the rebuilding of our synagogue,” said Samuel K. Schachner, Ph.D., President, Tree of Life Congregation, in a statement. “We are so appreciative of A Concert for Unity for the Tree of Life’s benefit, just as we are humbled by this incredible show of support from all who are involved. This proves that love truly is stronger than hate.”

On Oct. 27, the synagogue was involved in a shooting that killed 11 people and injured 7. In addition to Dan + Shay performing, FRZY and The Andy Davis Band will also take part in the benefit concert. Tickets are on sale for $40 and can be purchased via trustarts.org. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the concert begins at 2 p.m.

Dan + Shay will spend the majority of 2019 on the road, having recently announced their headlining Dan + Shay The Tour in both the U.S. and the U.K. They’re about to wrap a career-defining 2018 as well with the success of their No. 1 hit “Tequila,” which reached 100 million streams on Spotify, and helped garner the duo four CMA nominations for Duo of the Year, Song of the Year, Single of the Year, and Video of the Year.

Annie Reuter
Annie Reuter is a freelance journalist based in Nashville. When she's not covering the latest music news or interviewing countless country artists, she can be found at a writers round listening to the best up-and-coming songwriting talent Music City has to offer.

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