Concert event in Texas to benefit wounded veterans

By BRAD KELLAR | The (Greenville, Texas) Herald Banner | Published: September 3, 2019

CAMPBELL, Texas (Tribune News Service) — Hunt County is again hosting a concert benefiting and honoring wounded veterans during the Patriot Day weekend.

The Eighth Annual Wounded Heroes Benefit Concert is scheduled on Friday night and all day Saturday at Clancy’s Saloon & Stage, on the Bar-Double Horseshoe Ranch, 4984 County Road 4112, also known as Ocean Drive, near Campbell.

The event is designed to benefit the Hope For The Warriors nonprofit organization.

Admission is free for the Friday night show and a $10 donation per person at the gate Saturday while children younger than 12 and all active-duty and retired military get in free with valid military ID.

Visitors are invited to bring lawn chairs and coolers. No alcohol will be sold, although food vendors will be available.

A pre-show and a dance party begin at 7 p.m. Friday.

On Saturday, there will be a full day’s lineup of music and activities highlighted by a Veterans Flag Ceremony at 4 p.m., a live auction at 7:15 p.m. and raffle drawings for a Wounded Heroes Benefit Concert commemorative guitar with artwork from Wrap Garage in Greenville, and, continuing with the theme of “No Man Left Behind,” a Savage Axis II .270 WIN with scope rifle at 9:15 p.m. Saturday.

The Countrymen Motorcycle Club is sponsoring a Ride for the Warriors in conjunction with the concert. Registration will be at the 3808 Towne Crossing Boulevard starting at noon Saturday. The ride begins at 2 p.m. and will stage at the Campbell Store before proceeding to the concert for the Veterans Flag Ceremony.

The participation fee for the ride is $20 per person and gives each rider their choice of one of the following: a ticket to either the gun or guitar raffle drawings, a red “No Man Left Behind” concert T-shirt or a Wounded Heroes Benefit Concert trucker hat.

Additional information about the event is available by visiting clancyssaloon.blogspot.com.

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