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Local bands gather at benefit concert for Watson family

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MUHLENBERG CO., KY (WFIE) -

Hundreds of people gathered in Central City Friday night to attend a benefit concert for the Watson family.

Nine people, including eight children and their mother, died in a Muhlenberg County house fire.

Local bands gathered at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles in Central City to raise money for the expenses of Chad and Kylie Watson, who survived the fire. They are still recovering at Vanderbilt Hospital.

The FOE will donate $1,000 on top of what they raised on Friday night.

Organizers tell 14 News an even bigger concert is in the works for the Watson family in March.

The funeral for the victims will be on Saturday.

The services is at Felix Martin Hall behind the Muhlenberg County High School West Campus.

Visitation starts at 11. The funeral begins at 1 followed by a burial at Oak Grove Church in Depoy.

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