Country Music Superstar John Rich to Cap-Off Inaugural Warrior Games with Exclusive USO Concert for Wounded Heroes in Colorado
Multi-platinum singer/songwriter John Rich will perform an exclusive USO concert honoring wounded warriors during the closing ceremonies of the first-ever Warrior Games, a five-day athletic competition for wounded troops hosted by the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Department of Defense. Two hundred wounded warriors are schedule to participate in the 2010 Warrior Games.
Performing on stage with Rich will be several wounded warriors who are currently receiving care at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and who participate in Musicorps - an intensive music rehabilitation program founded by composer Arthur Bloom that improves quality of life and aids healing for severely injured soldiers.
In 2005, one half of the GRAMMY nominated country music duo Big & Rich, John Rich traveled to Germany and Iraq as part of his first USO tour. He, along with Jessica Simpson, performed for more than 5,900 service members. Rich recently released his first solo project "Son of a Preacher Man" and hosted three seasons of CMT's highest rated reality series "Gone Country."