Country’s A-list Stars Will Share Appreciation for our Military
NEW YORK, NY – October 8, 2018 – Westwood One and Kix Brooks will honor the men and women throughout our nation’s history who answered the call to serve in the U.S. armed forces with his annual A Salute to Our Military Veterans.
Kix, the popular award-winning host of Westwood One’s American Country Countdown and host of the Kickin’ it with Kix podcast, rallies his long list of friends to join him for this musical salute, including Tim McGraw, Chris Young, Dierks Bentley, Sam Hunt, Cole Swindell, and more. These Country superstars will talk about their appreciation for the nation’s military while Kix plays the most popular songs that capture America’s patriotic spirit.
Westwood One’s holiday music specials are an honored tradition with hundreds of programmers, millions of listeners, and local advertisers. Stations can air Westwood One’s A Salute to Our Military Veterans any time on Saturday, November 10 through Monday, November 12, 2018, between 6:00 am and 12 midnight. For more information, contact Country@WestwoodOne.com.
About Kix Brooks
Kix Brooks is one-half of country music’s must successful duo of all time Brooks & Dunn. With 23 career chart-toppers and 30 million albums sold, they are the best-selling duo in country music history. Kix’s extensive resume also includes three CMA “National Broadcast Personality of The Year” awards for American Country Countdown and Co-owner of Nashville’s award-winning winery Arrington Vineyards. Kix was the first recipient of the CMA Humanitarian Award. In 2015 Brooks & Dunn teamed up with Reba McEntire for a Las Vegas residency called “Reba, Brooks & Dunn: Together In Vegas.” The two-hour production features more than 30 action-packed hits backed by a band of 10 players from both of their touring bands. The set includes solo and joint performances of their signature tracks including “Fancy,” “My Maria” and “Cowgirls Don’t Cry,” as well as many surprises. For more information, visit www.kixbrooks.com.
About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment content to 245 million listeners each week across an audio network of 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio broadcast network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards and the American Music Awards. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.
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