The Chrome singer, who is a Louisiana native, will return home on Saturday (17Sep16) for a gig in Vinton, and proceeds from ticket sales and merchandise will benefit the American Red Cross' efforts to rehouse those worst hit by last month's (Aug16) floods, which cost 13 people their lives and resulted in at least $8.7 billion in damages.

Meanwhile, Adkins is to be honoured with the United States Army's Outstanding Civilian Service Award on Thursday (15Sep16). The accolade is the third-highest public service honour the Army can bestow upon a civilian.