“Miami Rocks Our Troops” is coming to the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami on Sept. 29. This benefit concert and celebration will benefit HonorVet.org, an organization dedicated to the helping veterans and their families in their lives after service. Tickets are on sale now for this event.
Hosted by Miami’s own multi-Grammy winner Jon Secada, “Miami Rocks Our Troops” has announced its preliminary lineup: top guitarist and rock and roll hall of famer Billy Gibbons; multi-Grammy award winner Jose Feliciano, American dance/club music sensation Erika Jayne, Miami native American Idol contestant Sammy Arriaga, award winning country music artist Danielle Peck, and Latin sensation Ana Isabelle, to name a few.
Produced in partnership by HonorVet.org, Unity For Foundation,YME Entertainment and Sunset Pictures, the concert will be honoring and supporting America’s veterans by directly financing crucial resources and services instantly available through HonorVet.org.
This national 501(c)(3) organization was founded by two U.S. Marines, Jesse Canella and Jim McCain, who served together in the Al Anbar Province in Iraq. The charitable purpose of HonorVet.org is to assist American veterans returning from years of wars by helping them to reestablish themselves in civilian life.
“As we move forward with our mission, we are thrilled to come to Miami,” said Jesse Canella, CEO and co-founder of HonorVet.org. “Home to a lot of our Latino veterans, Miami is the perfect place to create an event as diverse as its culture and vibe. We are sure we will have a concert worthy of those who have served this nation of all.”
Headliners will be supported by both Jon Secada’s and the “Billy Gibbon’s All Star Band” as well as industry pros, including Anton Fig (David Letterman’s band), Ellis Hall (Tower of Power), Keith Hibacher, Phil Lopestri, Mike Addiego, Chad Hollister, Chris Peterman and featuring music director Martin Guigui.
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