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Lee Greenwood’s On-Screen Tribute Concert to Honor Veterans 

Photo from Lee Greenwood’s Instagram

Lee Greenwood’s On-Screen Tribute Concert to Honor Veterans 

By Moviguide® Contributor

“God Bless the U.S.A.” singer and Movieguide® Award winner Lee Greenwood will honor vets during his on-screen tribute concert this Veteran’s Day, November 12.

Dolly Parton, Kid Rock, Paula Deen and President George W. Bush have all been added to the lineup.

According to the American Songwriter, “The tribute will feature a number of star-studded performances of Greenwood’s hit songs. Previously announced acts include Dustin Lynch, Lee Brice, Michael Ray, Michael W. Smith + The Isaacs, The Oak Ridge Boys, Tracy Lawrence, Big & Rich, Jamey Johnson, Gavin DeGraw, Scott Stapp of Creed, Crystal Gayle, Sam Moore + T. Graham Brown, Larry Gatlin + Debby Boone, Mark Wills, Home Free, The Frontmen, Ty Herndon + Janie Fricke, and more.”

“On the night we filmed this special, I was overwhelmed and overjoyed at the same time,” Greenwood said in a statement. “I couldn’t believe so many great artists came to honor my music. On top of that, my entire family sat in the front row to witness this magical evening with me. I could not have been prouder.”

“Now, to share that special night with veterans, first responders, and country music fans with this premiere presentation in theaters is a perfect way to celebrate my 40-year career, which has included honoring so many of them,” he added.

The singer previously shared why he wanted to film this special event.

“I performed at the George Jones Farewell concert, which was supposed to be his last show, but turned into a tribute show — and they didn’t film it,” said Greenwood. “I reflect on that day as over 100 artists were all together for one reason, and that was to honor a friend. I wished they would have taped it so we could reminisce about that special day. So when they discussed doing this special tribute to my career, I only wanted to do it if they filmed it so anyone that can’t be there in person can celebrate with us at a later date.”

Duane Allen, member of the Oak Ridge Boys, added, “What is more patriotic than Lee Greenwood’s ‘God Bless The U.S.A.’? To honor those who served and those currently serving along with Greenwood is something very dear to my heart. I get to travel and perform all over the U.S. because of the freedoms that I am granted due to those protecting this great nation. I am thrilled to get to be part of this special night.”

For the tribute, Greenwood teamed up with Concerts 4 A Cause so that those who attend the concert can sponsor a veteran and a caregiver or guest to enjoy the event as well.

“Concerts 4 A Cause is on a mission to send 50,000 VETERANS and FIRST RESPONDERS to movie theaters across America on Veteran’s Day for FREE!  Help us honor those heroes with tickets to this one-night-only theatrical premiere!” the organization stated.

“Throughout his career, Greenwood has won multiple CMA and ACM awards, in addition to a Grammy for Top Male Vocal Performance in 1985 for ‘I.O.U.’ His career spans 22 albums, along with seven compilations, and seven No. 1 hits. Those hits are ‘Don’t Underestimate My Love For You,’ ‘Hearts Aren’t Made to Break (They’re Made to Love),’ ‘Mornin’ Ride,’ ‘Somebody’s Gonna Love You,’ ‘Going, Going, Gone,’ ‘Dixie Road,’ and ‘I Don’t Mind the Thorns (If You’re the Rose),’” American Songwriter stated.

Movieguide® previously reported on Greenwood’s induction into the CPAC Hall of Fame:

Movieguide® Awards performer Lee Greenwood was honored on Sunday at the CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference) Florida 2022 conference as the third individual inducted into the CPAC Hall of Fame.

Lee Greenwood is best known for his hit song “God Bless The U.S.A.” which was released in 1983 and has become one of the most recognizable patriotic songs in America. President George W. Bush nominated Greenwood to sit on the National Endowment to the Arts Council and he has served in that capacity under four U.S. Presidents.

“Being inducted into the CPAC Hall of Fame would make Presidents Reagan and H.W. Bush and their respective wives First Lady Nancy Reagan and Barbara Bush so proud. They were dear friends and believed in me, my career, and what ‘God Bless The U.S.A.’ stood for,” said Lee Greenwood. “I am honored and thankful for this moment as hit records and yearly award shows come and go, but the Hall of Fame is forever!”

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