'Lady A' Performs For Students In Tornado-Hit Indiana Town
Lady Antebellum's Charles Kelly, Dave Haywood and Hillary Scott perform Wednesday, May 16, 2012, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Grammy Award-winning country music trio Lady Antebellum performed a "mini-prom" for students of a southern Indiana town that was devastated by a tornado in early March.
Henryville Junior-Senior High School students won an online contest to bring in the top-selling act, which also played a full benefit concert later Wednesday at the KFC Yum Center in nearby Louisville, Kentucky.
The band -- Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley and David Haywood -- played a two-song acoustic set for the students, who enjoyed music and dancing for about an hour beforehand and were given free tickets to the night's concert.
Henryville was hit March 2 by two tornadoes -- one packing 175 mph winds -- on a day when storms killed 13 people in Indiana and 24 in Kentucky.
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