‘Concert For Valor’ In DC
Presented by Starbucks and HBO and taking place on the National Mall, the “Concert for Valor” is slated for Veterans Day Nov. 11. With a lineup that also includes Zac Brown Band and comedian John Oliver, the concert will include special appearances by Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg.
The event will air live on HBO with the premium channel giving its affiliates the option to deliver the event free-of-charge to nonsubscribers.
“We are honored to play a small role to help raise awareness and support for our service men and women,” HBO chairman/CEO Richard Plepler said. “Their immeasurable sacrifice deserves our nation’s gratitude. This event will not only celebrate their service, but help remind Americans of the many challenges they face on and off the battlefield. We are delighted to join with Starbucks in our mutual effort to pay tribute to our veterans and those serving in the military.”
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