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Veterans Day West 2020 – Online Concert and Drive-Through Care Packages for Veterans
November 11 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
On Wednesday, November 11, 2020, at 7:30 pm Pacific Time, Battleship IOWA Museum and The Veterans National Entertainment Workshop will observe Veterans Day with Veterans Day West 2020 – a special, FREE online concert with the theme of “United We Stand – Stronger Together!” The concert will feature U.S. military veteran performers from around the country singing popular songs of unity, togetherness, and friendship. The concert will also feature a special performance by world-renowned soprano, Renée Fleming, and salutes to our veterans from several celebrities including Rich Little, Tanya Acker and more. Comedian BJ Lange, U.S. Air Force retired, will host the program.
Battleship IOWA and Veterans National Entertainment Workshop honor all veterans – living and deceased – who have served our country for their service and sacrifice. In these difficult pandemic times with social and economic hardship, we hold to the values of service and support, the power of unity, and the legacy of “working together” that have made this country strong. What better way to come together than joining in rousing, inspiring music performed by our veterans? Songs will include popular rock, folk, and pop covers by the Beatles, Andrew Gold, Matisyahu, and more.
Before the concert, there will be a drive-through care package event from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm sponsored by Phillips 66. The care packages will include practical items as well as “thank you” gifts to support local veterans in need during this pandemic. The care packages will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis.
WHEN: Airing free online, Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 7:30 pm Pacific Time. The concert will remain online for viewing after the premiere date.
For press inquiries, contact:
Battleship IOWA: Joleen Deatherage, Vice President of Development and Community Events;
Veterans National Entertainment Workshop: Dennis Passaggio, Director, Co-Founder;
If you are a veteran, please contact Battleship IOWA’s Military & Veterans Affairs Manager, Janice Bowman, for more information.