Dolly Parton Playing Benefit Concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on July 31

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Dolly Parton will return to Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium on July 31 for her first Music City concert in more than a decade. The show, called Dolly Parton: Pure and Simple, is a special one-night-only benefit for the city’s W.O. Smith School of Music, through the Dustin Wells Foundation’s Gift of Music program.

“The ‘Gift of Music’ is something that runs deep within my kin folks,” Dolly says in a statement. “I love and cherish The Ryman and I am really excited to perform there to help raise money for the Dustin Wells Foundation. This goes to help many young kids that are part of the W.O. Smith School of Music.”

She adds, “Through all of us working together, we can make a difference in helping a child feel the magic in making music.”

Tickets for Dolly’s show go on sale Saturday, June 20 at

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