Gibson Gives, the charitable arm of Gibson guitars, and Guitars for Vets unveiled the inaugural Rock to Remember, a virtual concert featuring all original content on November 11, which is Veteran’s Day in the U.S.
Rock to Remember will be hosted by Jared James Nichols and feature performances from more than 20 artists across the U.S. These artists join Gibson Gives and Guitars for Vets to raise funds to provide music programs for returning U.S. military veterans afflicted with PTSD. Rock to Remember will be available to livestream in its entirety at 7:30 p.m. CT. It will play simultaneously on Gibson’s Facebook page and LiveXLive, a global music and entertainment platform. Fans can donate directly to the Guitars for Vets music program or text “G4V” 707070 to donate.
Rock to Remember will feature original performances and content from artists including Don Felder, Big & Rich, Joe Bonamassa, Phil X and The Drills, Travis Denning, Lee Roy Parnell, Orianthi, Lzzy Hale and Joe Hottinger (Halestorm), Meghan Patrick, Frank Hannon (Tesla) with JT Loux Band, Jimmy Vivino and Friends, Meghan Linsey and Tyler Cain, Honey County, Bones Owens, Nick Perri and The Underground Thieves, Laine Hardy and many more. Additionally, a handful of U.S. veteran graduates of the Guitars For Vets programs will be featured, performing their original songs.
Guitars For Vets (G4V) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that directly supports veterans struggling with the challenges of PTSD by providing them with free guitars of their own and guitar lessons in both a one-on-one and a group setting. Thousands of U.S. veterans are afflicted with PTSD and struggling with physical injuries. Guitars For Vets’ mission is to help those who served our country rediscover their joy through the power of music.
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