ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Tickets go on sale this week for a hurricane Igor relief benefit concert in Newfoundland and Labrador.

The event is being held Oct. 19 at Mile One Centre in St. John's.

The concert will feature some of Newfoundland's best-known artists including Hey Rosetta!, Kim Stockwood, Damhnait Doyle, Tara Oram and Amelia Curran.

Tickets go on sale noon Thursday and are $40 plus surcharges.

Hurricane Igor is estimated to have caused tens of millions of dollars in damage when it pounded the province with heavy rains and wind.