Vegas Strong Benefit Concert Raises $700,000 for Victims of Las Vegas Shooting

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Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons performs at the Vegas Strong Benefit Concert at T-Mobile Arena to support victims of the Oct. 1 tragedy on the Las Vegas Strip on Dec. 1, 2017 in Las Vegas.

Earlier this month, the Las Vegas music and entertainment community came together for a monumental night to benefit the victims of the Las Vegas shooting that took place in October. The Vegas Strong Benefit Concert announced Wednesday (Dec. 27) that the event raised over $700,000 for the victims of the attack, which was the largest mass shooting in U.S. history.

The concert, which took place on Dec. 1, featured a variety of performers, including The Killers, Imagine Dragons, Jay Leno, Boyz II Men and Blue Man Group. The show also featured recorded tributes from musical legends Celine Dion, Elton John, Jason Aldean and George Strait.

“We are grateful for the outpouring of love from these icons of Las Vegas entertainment, who once again proved that our community stands as one to support the victims of this senseless tragedy,” said Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak, who organized the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund with Sheriff Joseph Lombardo after the Las Vegas shooting.


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