Cyndi Lauper, Gavin DeGraw, Anthony Kearns & More Set for AMERICA SALUTES YOU Concert Honoring Veterans
In addition to Mr. Kearns, concert performers include pop legend Cyndi Lauper, multi -platinum selling singer/songwriter Gavin DeGraw, country music legend Wanda Jackson, rapper Hoodie Allen, Gospel Grammy winner Cece Winans, and bluegrass legend Ricky Skaggs.
Fundraising costs are covered by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, ensuring 100 percent of all funds raised will be granted to non-profit organizations helping veterans, service members and their families such as: Give an Hour, ThanksUSA, Easterseals Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services, the Bob Woodruff Foundation, TAPS, Snowball Express, Illinois Joining Forces and Honor Flights.
Anthony Kearns took the American television audience by storm as the youngest member of the PBS super-group, The Irish Tenors. Together they have five television specials and 10 CDs, which have gone Gold, Platinum, and Double Platinum. Nowliving in the U.S., Kearns frequently performs at charity concerts, major sporting events, on television, in operas, and with the world's finest symphony orchestras. He has been honored to perform for three U.S. presidents, Pope Francis I, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, and at numerous events for veterans from World War II to present day.