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Live Nation hosting "Six String Salute" virtual concert to raise money for music crews affected by COVID-19

The concert will air on Thursday, September 17, at 8:00 p.m.

CLEVELAND — Live Nation Events is helping to bring relief to the hundreds of music crews who have been hit financially by the Coronavirus pandemic. 

The group will be holding a "Six String Salute" virtual concert event on Thursday night to raise money for the Crew Nation Fund, designed to support musicians and crewmembers impacted by COVID-19. 

The event will premiere on Live Nation's Youtube page on September 17 at 8:00 p.m. eastern, and an encore screening will be held on Facebook, Friday, September 18 at 8:00 p.m.

"Six String Salute" will feature performances and appearances by musicians from iconic bands and groups, including: 

  • Damon Johnson (Thin Lizzy, Alice Cooper)
  • Joel Hoekstra (Whitesnake)
  • Rich Robinson (The Black Crowes)
  • Steve Hackett (Genesis)
  • Richard Williams (Kansas)
  • Tommy Shaw (Styx)
  • Cleveland Youth Orchestra
  • Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Fans who sign up for the Six String Salute email list ahead of time will be automatically entered into raffles for prizes from participating acts. 

To purchase limited-edition merchandise to support the Crew Nation Fund, click here

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