JACKSON, WY— Center for the Arts just announced that The Avett Brothers will be the featured performers of The Center Benefit Wednesday, July 10 in The Center Theater.

One of the most revered folk-rock artists in the nation, The Avett Brothers made mainstream waves with their 2009 major label debut “I and Love and You.” The song landed them at 16 on the Billboard Top 200 and garnered critical acclaim from Rolling Stone, Paste, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and TIME Magazine.

This year’s Center Benefit co-chairs, Amanda Moore and Karen Stewart, are well underway planning the highly anticipated fundraising gala, which will feature a catered reception before the performance and will be topped off with an after party in the lobby.

“It’s exciting to continue to bring such critically acclaimed artists to our valley and community. It is truly a testament to all the hard work and passion the staff brings to The Center everyday,” said Amanda Moore, Center Board Member and 2019 Benefit co-chair.

All proceeds from the organization’s only fundraising event of the year will help to support The Center’s artistic, educational, and community programs. Individuals and businesses interested in learning about underwriting and sponsorship opportunities, including associated ticket benefits, may contact Development Director Anne Ladd at anneladd@jhcenterforthearts.org for more information.

Tickets for The Center Benefit with The Avett Brothers range from $195- $395 and go on sale Thursday, February 21 at 12 p.m. Buy them at JHCenterFortheArts.org and in person at The Center Box Office. Ticket processing fees apply.

Past Center benefit performers include Willie Nelson, Frank Sinatra, Jr., Lily Tomlin, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, Emmylou Harris, Pat Metheny and Bruce Hornsby, Vince Gill, Brandi Carlile, Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, and Bela Fleck and the Flecktones.