LEE GREENWOOD TO MAKE A SPECIAL APPEARANCE AND PERFORM AT 2021 LONE STAR RALLY PRIOR TO VETERAN’S DAY
Award-winning American patriot Lee Greenwood, known for his beloved anthem “God Bless The USA”, is scheduled to make a special appearance at the 2021 Lone Star Rally in Galveston, Texas on Thursday, November 4th. Greenwood will take to the Miller Lite main stage at Saengerfest Park at 2300 Strand Blvd on Galveston Island at 7 pm, followed by Colt Ford.
Just before the concert, Lee Greenwood will host a bottle signing in partnership with Soldier Valley Spirits from 2-4 pm, to benefit multiple veteran organizations. Greenwood will continue bottle signings at 7:45 pm, immediately following his performance.
Country music legend Lee Greenwood is sprinting towards the finish line of 2021, to put a wrap on what has shaped up as one of the highest-profile years of his career. Ahead in 2022 will be the January launch of his ’40 Years of Hits Tour,’ which will find the multi-awarded country icon crisscrossing America to hit 40-plus concert dates already confirmed for the year, with more being added. The tour is being sponsored by ABC Supply Company, Inc. Read today’s announcement at Taste of Country and The Boot.
Lee Greenwood, a Grammy award winner, CMA award winner, ACM award winner and has achieved over twenty top 10 singles, was celebrated on Tuesday night October 12, 2021, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama, for his forty years of hits in the music industry. Stars from multiple genres of music came out to honor America’s well-known patriot Lee Greenwood ranging from non-country hitmakers Gavin DeGraw, Debby Boone, Sam Moore, Michael W. Smith, Scott Stapp (of Creed) to today’s hot country hitmakers Lee Brice, Michael Ray, Jamey Johnson, Dustin Lynch to country legends The Oak Ridge Boys, Crystal Gayle, The Gatlin Brothers, Janie Fricke, and more!
As the All-Star Salute To Lee Greenwood at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama, approaches, the stage set design, lighting grid, and television special details are revealed. The celebration taking place in just over two weeks on October 12, 2021, will be filmed to create three 1-hour specials that will be broadcast for television audiences.
Helping a Hero and Bass Pro Shops held a ceremony Friday, September 10th in Nashville, Tennessee to award accessible homes to LCpl Eric Frazier (USMC, Ret.) who lost his legs in Iraq, and SGT Antonio Mullen, USA (Ret.) and their families. Country music icon Lee Greenwood, the National Ambassador of Helping a Hero, Grand Ole Opry member John Conlee, award-winning singer Tony Orlando, along with Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris, Kelley Paul, wife of Senator Rand Paul and General Rob Givens, USAF (Ret.), Corp. Sue Downes and Shilo Harris celebrated with the deserving veterans and their families.
Don Everly, half of The Everly Brothers duo with his brother Phil, died Saturday in Nashville at age 84. The Everly Brothers are Country Music Hall of Fame members, inducted in 2001, and were instrumental in shaping rock and roll with such global classics as “Bye Bye Love,” “Wake Up, Little Susie,” and “All I Have To Do Is Dream.” The Everly Brothers were also members of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opry.
BILLY DEAN, BRAD ARNOLD (OF 3 DOORS DOWN), CRAIG MORGAN, DEANA MARTIN, ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK, JANIE FRICKE, JEANNIE SEELY, JOHN BERRY, NEAL McCOY, T. GRAHAM BROWN, LARRY, STEVE & RUDY: THE GATLIN BROTHERS, THE ISSACS, TONY ORLANDO, TRACY LAWRENCE, AND TY HERNDON ADDED TO ALL-STAR SALUTE TO LEE GREENWOOD ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021 AT THE VON BRAUN CENTER IN HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA
With over twenty-eight Top 20 singles, including 7 number one hits, Lee Greenwood and his 40-year career will be celebrated in Huntsville, Alabama, on October 12, 2021, at the Von Braun Center with over 35 music artists performing during the All-Star Salute to Lee Greenwood. Today, music artists from multiple genres including legendary names like Engelbert Humperdinck and Tony Orlando, Grand Ole Opry stars Craig Morgan, Jeannie Seely, and The Gatlin Brothers along with rock star Brad Arnold of the group 3 Doors Down and country hitmakers Billy Dean, Janie Fricke, John Berry, Neal McCoy, T. Graham Brown, Tracy Lawrence, Ty Herndon all were announced to participate in the special celebration. The Issacs will join Michael W. Smith to create a ‘moment’ in the show and Dean Martin’s daughter Deana Martin will perform a duet with Humperdinck.
LEE GREENWOOD AND BRELAND HOMES PARTNER WITH HELPING A HERO TO BUILD HOME FOR SPECIAL VETERAN IN HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA
Today, Lee Greenwood along with Louis and Patti Breland of Breland Homes announced a partnership with Helping a Hero to provide a custom-built home for a wounded warrior in north Alabama as part of the All-Star Salute to Lee Greenwood event. Helping a Hero has launched the “Nominate a Hero” program where the community can nominate a wounded veteran for consideration to be selected as a home recipient. Nomination forms can be found on Helping a Hero’s website at helpingahero.org.
The country music community came together for a wonderful night of music, stories, laughter, and tears in support of famed host and radio personality, Keith Bilbrey during ‘Coming Home: Rebuilding the Bilbreys’. Bilbrey and his wife, Emy Joe lost their home on June 22 after a devastating house fire. The event was live-streamed on countryroadtv.com from Trinity Broadcasting Network’s Huckabee Theater. All proceeds raised will be used in the rebuilding of their beloved home. ‘Coming Home: Rebuilding the Bilbreys’ was made possible by Country Road TV, Huckabee, Larry’s Country Diner, Gus Arrendale, and Springer Mountain Farms Fresh Chicken.
LEE GREENWOOD + HOME FREE WIN 2021 TELLY AWARD FOR ‘MOST VIRAL VIDEO’ WITH OVER 200 MILLION VIEWS OF “GOD BLESS THE USA” THROUGH ALL SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS
Even as COVID-19 had the music business stalled, America’s well-known patriot LEE GREENWOOD, award-winning vocal group HOME FREE, and members of the UNITED STATES AIR FORCE BAND collaborated virtually to create a new version of “God Bless The USA,” which was written by Greenwood in the early 80s. This special collaboration was released during July 4th weekend in 2020 and as we recently celebrated the one-year anniversary with over 200 million views through all social media platforms, the performers are also celebrating the 2021 Telly Award win for “Most Viral Video”.