BRING HOLIDAY HONORS TO THE TROOPS
D.C. (December 8, 2014) – Charlie Daniels made a special guest
appearance Monday, December 1st at the 2014 Christmas Concert for the
Troops at The John F. Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Daniels and
his manager David Corlew are board members and co-founders of The
Journey Home Project, which exists to assist other not-for-profits in
securing funds to help causes that benefit Veterans of the United States
Hosted by Gary Sinise and Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev, the
Christmas concert also featured appearances from Kristin Chenoweth,
Marlee Matlin, John Ondrasik, John Lloyd Young and Medal of Honor
Recipient SFC Sammy Davis. Musical support was provided by Sinise’s Lt.
Dan Band, The Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, Alyson Cambridge, Lexi
Walker, Jenny and the Mexicats, Morris Robinson.
Bringing honor to the troops, the concert, presented by The Gary
Sinise Foundation and Suzy and Bob Pence and Friends benefitted The USO
of Metropolitan Washington-Baltimore.
About Charlie Daniels
Charlie Daniels throughout his 50 plus years of creating his own new
definitions of music, has scored hits on rock, country, pop and
Christian charts. Skilled on guitar, fiddle, and mandolin, his
contributions to country and southern rock are legendary on the path of
platinum that’s carried him to virtually every music industry award and
accolade presented across multi-genres.
He was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in Jan. 2008 and has appeared
in commercials for UPS and GEICO auto insurance, where he was featured
playing fiddle in the television commercial. His volunteer spirit,
support of American troops and down-to-earth philosophy has solidified
his reputation as a true American patriot and Christian.