Connection - Heroes Salute is returning to Greenville, South Carolina
June 27-30, and organizers are looking for talented singers,
songwriters, bands and musicians interested in participating in the
largest music networking event in the Southeast.
The four-day event features workshops with some of Nashville's top
music industry professionals as well as an opportunity to perform for
celebrity judges in the Nashville Connection music competition with
$25,000 in opportunity prizes. The winner will open for country music
star Darryl Worley, who will perform at the Heroes Salute Gala on
Saturday evening, June 30 at 8 pm at the TD Convention Center in
Singers, songwriters, bands and musicians can sign up online for the
Nashville Connection - Heroes Salute competition and workshops at
www.thenashvilleconnection.com. Or they can mail submissions to
NASHVILLE CONNECTION - HEROES SALUTE PMB # 251 2435 East North Street,
Suite 1108 Greenville, SC 29615.
In addition, the American Veterans Traveling Tribute will bring the
Traveling Vietnam Wall, a portable scale replica of the Vietnam
Veterans Memorial to the TD Convention Center for display to honor,
respect and remember the men and women of the US Armed Forces who
served in the Vietnam War.
Other events include Shine Night, a karaoke-style competition, and the
Heroes Jam, an outdoor music festival featuring emerging talent. The
festival culminates with the Heroes Salute Gala which features a silent
auction, VIP reception, Star Walk to benefit veterans and an All-Star
concert featuring Darryl Worley, Martha Reeves, Lt. Col. Mike Corrado,
Barry Michael and David Brendan Hunt.
"This event provides an opportunity for aspiring artists to connect to
all facets of the professional music industry and salute our heroes,"
explained Joan Betros, Executive Producer/Director of the Nashville
Connection -- Heroes Salute.
Proceeds from the Nashville Connection -- Heroes Salute will benefit a
number of charities that support Veterans, including Welcome Home, Not
Alone, the Vietnam Veterans of America, and Honor Flights of the
Seating is limited. Schedules, tickets and additional information are
available online at www.thenashvilleconnection.com.