AMERICAN FREEDOM FOUNDATION BRINGS THREE DOG NIGHT TO SAN DIEGO FOR 3RD ANNUAL BENEFIT CONCERT

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THREE DOG NIGHT TO PERFORM LIVE AT AMERICAN FREEDOM FOUNDATION BENEFIT CONCERT SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2012 AT THE USS MIDWAY MUSEUM IN SAN DIEGO

Opening Act

WORLD CLASSIC ROCKERS

Featuring former members of

JOURNEY, BOSTON, SANTANA, STEPPENWOLF, LYNYRD SKYNYRD

1st Annual Veterans Career Hiring Event to be Held Before Concert

from 9am – 3pm

Tickets go on sale, Friday, April 13 at 10am

San Diego, CA – (April 3, 2012) The American Freedom Foundation announces its 3rd annual American Freedom Festival San Diego presented by SKYDEX and CareerBuilder.  The event will be held on Saturday, May 26, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. at the USS MIDWAY MUSEUM and will feature the legendary THREE DOG NIGHT with special guests, WORLD CLASSIC ROCKERS.  This annual concert will celebrate our veterans and men and women of America’s armed forces at the Party of the Year while benefiting various organizations that serve and support veterans, active duty military, wounded warriors and their families throughout SanDiego County. 

In addition, the American Freedom Foundation announces its partnership with CareerBuilder to create the 1st annual Veterans Career Hiring Event to be held earlier in the day at the USS Midway Museum from 9am – 3pm.  This exciting new addition to the American Freedom Festival San Diego will bring together major companies from throughout San Diego County and the Southwest to profile their services and provideemployment opportunities for our veterans.  Attending veterans will have the chance to talk with employers, submit qualifications, and even participate in job interviews on the spot.  Attendance at the job fair is free and open to veterans and active duty military.

Ticket Information: Tickets for the American Freedom Festival at the USS Midway Museum on Saturday, May 26 at 7:30pm are $25.00, $44.50, $59.50 and $74.50 (plus applicable service charges) and go on sale Friday, April 13 at 10:00 am.  Tickets will be available through www.midway.org/freedom and www.americanfreedomfoundation.org

For more information, please visit www.americanfreedomfoundation.org or www.midway.org or call (619) 398-8241

For information about the Veterans Career Hiring Event, including sponsorships and other participation opportunities, please call Jim Hatch of MarCom Group at (703) 218-1600.

Beneficiaries

The American Freedom Festival San Diego will benefit the following charities:  Veterans Village of San Diego, United Through Reading, Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, Got Your Back Network, San Diego Armed Services YMCA and the Navy SEAL Foundation.    

About Three Dog Night

Legendary music icons, THREE DOG NIGHT celebrate their 4th decade bringing with them some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music.  In the years 1969 through 1974, they delivered 21 consecutive Top 40 hits, including 3 #1 singles from 12 straight RIAA Certified Gold LPs.  The band performs over 75 shows a year for audiences spanning several generations, perfectly re-creating their larger than life songs, including “Joy to The World”, “Shambala”, “Mama Told Me (Not To Come)”, “One”, “Liar”, “Black and White”, and “Celebrate.  THREE DOG NIGHT is made up of founding members Cory Wells and Danny Hutton on lead vocals, original band mates Jimmy Greenspoon (keyboards) and Michael Allsup (guitar) and is completed by Paul Kingery (bass and vocals) and Pat Bautz (drums).  The now-famous name came from a story about Australian hunters who, on cold nights in the outback, sleep with their dogs for warmth. The coldest evening is known as "three dog night".  www.threedognight.com.

About World Classic Rockers

Currently celebrating their 15th Anniversary in 2012, WORLD CLASSIC ROCKERS has earned the reputation as the World’s Greatest Rock and Roll All-Star Band.   Featuring former members of rock super-groups, Aynsley Dunbar (Journey), Michael Monarch & Nick St. Nicholas (Steppenwolf), Fran Cosmo (Boston), Greg Walker (Santana), Randall Hall (Lynyrd Skynyrd), the group combines the talents of some of the most prominent musicians to ever grace the stage.    WCR has toured the world bringing audiences to their feet with electrifying performances of legendary hits “Born To Be Wild”, “Separate Ways”, “More Than a Feeling”, “Black Magic Woman”, “Sweet Home Alabama”, “Magic Carpet Ride”, “Anyway You Want It”, “Peace of Mind”, “Evil Ways”, “Free Bird” and many more.   www.wcr.com

About The American Freedom Foundation, Inc.

The American Freedom Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) 3 public benefit corporation organized to honor the men and women of America's armed forces, raise awareness for their service and sacrifices and raise money for various organizations that serve and support our veterans, active duty military, wounded warriors and their families.  Special emphasis is directed to welfare and educational issues facing those wounded in action, those disabled and families and children of veterans killed in action in conflicts throughout the world.  Throughout its short history, the American Freedom Foundation has made grants in excess of $1,000,000 to more than 30 military organizations.  The American Freedom Festivals are a series of concert events that take place across the country featuring music performers, actors, athletes, dignitaries and other supporters, joining together to help support and fulfill the mission of the American Freedom Foundation, Inc.

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Media Contacts:

Ted Hacker

American Freedom Foundation, Inc.

iammgt@mindspring.com

(615) 330-9394

 

Jim Hatch (Veterans Career Hiring Event)

MarCom Group

jhatch@marcomgroup.com

703-218-1600

 

Vanessa Ruiz

USS Midway Museum

vruiz@midway.org

(619) 398-8251

 

Laure Dunham  (Three Dog Night)

Motorized Music

laure@motorizedmusic.com

818-759-6351

 

Kevin White (World Classic Rockers)

wcrmanager@yahoo.com

(818) 371-8834