November XX, 2019 (Burbank, CA) – For the first time, The CW Network will air the star-studded benefit concert AMERICA SALUTES YOU PRESENTS GUITAR LEGENDS 3 as a one-hour special Friday, December 27, 2019 (8:00-9:00 pm ET), it was announced today by Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW.
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top) is hosting the benefit concert and will be joined by guitar legends including George Thorogood (George Thorogood & The Destroyers), Grammy Award-winner Warren Haynes (Allman Brothers, Gov’t Mule), Nancy Wilson (Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and co-founding member of Heart), Steve Lukather (co- founding member of Toto), Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke) and Ellis Hall (Tower of Power Lead Vocalist). World renowned drummer Kenny Aronoff will also be leading an All-Star band.
America Salutes You Presents Guitar Legends 3 is the finale event at the Wonderfront Music Festival in San Diego that includes performances by Migos, Miguel, Ben Harper, and local favorite Slightly Stoopid.
America Salutes You Presents Guitar Legends 3 is an annual concert benefiting brain and mental wellness charities for veterans and first responders. This marks the first time the guitar-fueled event is taking place in San Diego as well as the first time it is being held as part of a festival rather than as a stand-alone indoor event.
No Greater Sacrifice, the LA Fire Department Foundation, the Entertainment Industries Council and Veterans Village of San Diego are among the charities benefitting from the show. Returning sponsors include AT&T, Production Glue, Walgreens, KLOVE Media and The Center for Discovery.