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Hip Kitty
Hip Kitty
www.hipkittyband.com/
www.facebook.com/pages/Hip-Kitty/79652045836
www.reverbnation.com/hipkitty

MilitaryConnection.com loves this band and they support our troops here and overseas. Hip Kitty has completed three Armed Forces Entertainment tours in Afghanistan, Kuwait and Puerto Rico. The band has have performed here in the states at a number of bases including Ft. McCoy, Wi., Ft. Irwin, Ca., Ft. Campbell, Ky., and Naval Air Station, Pensacola Beach, Fl. If this wasn’t enough, this band supports many non-profits including Vets Rock, Operation Troop Aid and Mission One Voice. At their shows, they collect phones for Cell Phones For Soldiers and distribute calling cards to our troops. Please listen to their song honoring our troops called “Will You Save A Hero”. Let us know if you liked it too.

Will You Save the Hero
On This Side of Heaven
Nothing Left to Burn
Just for a Smile on YouTube


Gary Sinise
Lt. Dan Band

As one of the most talented cover bands, Gary Sinise and the Lt. Dan Band run the musical gamut from the 40’s big band sound to Motown, Hendrix and the Zac Brown Band, just to name a few. We are pleased to keep you up-to-date and where and when the band is playing by clicking here.


Phil Vassar
www.philvassar.com

Voted “Top New Male Vocalist” at the 37th Academy of Country Music Awards, Phil Vasser has combined cut-to-the-heart songwriting with a solo performance charisma that dazzles fans and critics alike. As a singer, songwriter and performer, Vassar is artistically a triple-threat. He first exploded up the charts and out of America's radios with his self-titled 2000 Arista Nashville debut. That CD yielded the #1 single "Just Another Day in Paradise," as well as the Top Ten hits "Carlene," "Rose Bouquet," "Six-Pack Summer" and "That's When I Love You."

Vasser has shared stages with the biggest names in country music including, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney and Jo Dee Messina. Vassar is a complete artist whose performance rings true in every setting. He draws artistic inspiration from his store of current and past experiences. His own personal influences run the gamut of country, pop and folk, but regardless of genre, they all share one commonality: honesty.

Stephen Cochran
Stephen Cochran
www.stephencochran.com

Stephen Cochran’s life on his way to his fiery debut release is about as real as it gets. Always a patriotic family, the Cochrans, like a lot of Americans, were forever changed by the traumatic events of 9/11. The music would have to wait. Stephen Cochran knew what he had to do.

“The way I was raised was to be very thankful to this country for being able to do our dream, which is music,” Cochran says. “So to stand up and defend it? That’s our honor.”

Cochran joined the Marines’ light armored reconnaissance division and headed straight to Iraq. He returned safely, but wasn’t so lucky on his next overseas tour – to Afghanistan. After losing a good friend to enemy fire, Cochran returned home with a broken back.  He was paralyzed for eight months.  After recovery, he had a newfound determination to make his country music dream come true.

“I love the Marine Corps,” Cochran says. “Everything they did for me structured my life and gave me the drive to know that I can do anything I want to do.”

Friday Night Fireside
Everything We Knew
When a Hero Falls

D.D. Blatt
D.D. Blatt
www.lillyentertainment.net/

The Tribute to the American Veteran: is a haunting, climactic, sound that brings unforgettable honor to the American Vet. “D “ has over 60 songs and instrumentals published for radio and TV, including NBC & ABC. Not to mention two scored documentary films. “D” wrote the tune “Charlie Hustle “ for ABC Sports when Pete Rose broke the record for the most hits in baseball. He also made Cashbox Magazine’s Top 100 Singles in the nation, ( 1991) with the song “American Vet”.

History of the song: The song American Vet was first written in 1981 as a tribute to the Vietnam Veteran. Because of the Vietnam controversy for years no record company would publish the song.

Then in 1991, 10 years, after it was first written, the Gulf War came about and "D" changed the lyrics to American Vet. It was picked up by Major Chord Records.

D’s father Richard, was a sergeant in the Army-Air Corp for 4 years during War World II. While D’s mother, was the youngest and only daughter of 11 children. The military was a vehicle for her brothers to escape the poverty they grew up in and to receive an education on the GI bill. Eight out of the ten brothers served during War World War II while six of them were in combat. They fought in the South Pacific, Battle of Bataan, Italy, North Africa the Battle of the Bulge and throughout Germany liberating several concentration camps. Check out American Vet and all of D,’ unique story telling, songs on CDbaby.com, ITunes.com, or Amazon.com.

American Vet (Sample)

Alana Grace
Alana Grace

www.alanagrace.com
Breaking-Mixed
M-Black Roses Red
M-Domino
M-Paranoid
M-Where are you now

Aces High Music
Suzanne Gorman
Suzanne Dee Gorman
www.myspace.com/suzannegorman www.suzannegorman.com

We'll Remember
You Gotta Believe
That's what Life's about
Just for a Smile

Biography

Ricki Lee
Ricky Lee
www.rickyleemusic.com
A Place The Angels Call Home
A Soldier Like You
Everytime I Give The Devil A Ride
She's An American Soldier
The House that Jack Built
Magic Lessons
Barbeque Snake & Apple Pie


Angela Lashley
www.sobravesong.com

So Brave - Purchase the full song here
(A portion of the proceeds will benefit Soldier's Angels)

Pamela Polland
www.pamelapolland.com www.pamelapollandvoicelessons.com

An award-winning singer/songwriter, with three albums on Columbia and Epic as well as two more independently released albums to her credit, Pamela Polland’s ever increasing list of musical credentials reads like a veritable Who's Who of artists. Over the course of her near 50 years in the music business, this seasoned professional has both performed and recorded with such luminaries as Bonnie Raitt, Kenny Loggins, Jackson Browne, Van Morrison, John Denver, Taj Mahal, Ry Cooder, Manhattan Transfer and a host of others.

In 1970, Pamela joined the famed Mad Dogs & Englishmen Tour with Joe Cocker and Leon Russell, appearing on the resulting album as well as in the movie. Her songs have been recorded by the likes of Linda Ronstadt, Helen Reddy, The Byrds, Vicki Carr, Nancy Ames, Anita Carter and Bobby Bare amongst others.

Pamela has won numerous awards, including an ASCAP award and two coveted gold records. Her AWAL release, "Heart Of The World", features special guests Bonnie Raitt and Kenny Loggins and has received wide acclaim in both the USA and Asia.

Pamela currently lives on the island of Maui, leads a four piece ‘ukulele band and teaches voice in her home studio as well as via Skype to aspiring singers all over the world.

Already Free
Honoring
Last Day

 

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