Rodney Atkins’ America’s Heroes Celebration (from the mailbag)

Enjoy a weekend of music, food and fun on Jekyll Island this August for Rodney
Atkins' America's Heroes Celebration Weekend. Dedicated to the brave men and
women who serve in our nation’s military, this weekend celebration will bring
together families and friends for several exciting events including a spotlight
for one of the biggest names in country music.
Throughout the weekend of August 16 – 18, artists will perform at a variety
of venues around the island, ending with a concert from country music all-star
Rodney Atkins. On Sunday, August 18, Atkins will rock the stage of the Jekyll
Island Convention Center to entertain crowds in a mega-salute to the men and
women of our military.
The east Tennessee-native will rock the Jekyll Island Convention Center
stage with songs off his yet-to-be-released new album, in addition to hits such
as "Take a Back Road," "Farmer's Daughter" and "These are My People." Atkins
will take the stage at 5 p.m., following opening act Rose Falcon, who will begin
at 4 p.m.

Tickets will go on sale at 9 p.m. Monday, July 1. Advance tickets will be
$39 for General Admission, $29 for Military Appreciation General Admission, $54
for Regular Reserved Seating, and $44 for Military Appreciation Reserved
Seating.  Only a limited amount of tickets will be sold.
More about the Weekend:
On Friday, August 16, the Jekyll Island Club Hotel and Morgan Center will
host the Carolina Breakers for the Golden Isles Shag Club's annual Shag-A-Ganza.
You can catch them again on Saturday at the free Jekyll Island Beach Party
alongside DJ Wayne Bennett while enjoying cool libations, food and games. Later
that night, headliner Dean Torrence, of Jan & Dean Torrence, will light up
the stage at the Jekyll Island Convention Center at 7 p.m. For more information
and tickets, click here.
Make sure to head to the beach at 9:30 p.m. to honor our American heroes
with a fireworks display that is free and open to the public.  The display will
be held near Great Dune Park.
The beach party will continue on Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., followed by
the highlight of the weekend: a live show from Rodney Atkins dedicated to Active
Duty and Veterans of all military branches.