September 8, 2019

Friday, 11 September 2020

In observance of Patriot Day, The American Legion Ronald Reagan-Palisades Post 283 and The Veterans National Entertainment Workshop honor the heroes on the front lines of the pandemic with a free online concert “Salute to First Responders”.

This online concert will honor first responders, U.S. military veterans, active duty and essential workers for their selflessness and their commitment to helping those in critical need during the pandemic. A diverse cast of nurses, doctors, paramedics, police, firefighters and veterans will sing songs and play music that inspires them during these difficult times. The concert will also spotlight The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Band, The National Virtual Medical Orchestra, composer Jimmy Dunne and singer Annie Bosko.  The show will be hosted by comedian, BJ Lange (U.S.A.F. Medic/Retired) and will feature special salutes from Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti; California Secretary of State, Alex Padilla; LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis (First District); Rudy Ortega, Jr. Tribal President and Mark Villaseñor, Tribal Vice President of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians, Actor/Impressionist/Author Rich Little and Actress/Activist/Author Loretta Swit from the television show M*A*S*H.  

Friday, September 11, 2020

Previews begin at 10 am Pacific Time

Full concert premieres at 7 pm Pacific Time

Take a front-row seat and watch on the Veterans National Entertainment Workshop website and the American Legion Ronald Reagan-Palisades Post 283 website.

Concert links will also be posted on:

American Legion Ronald Reagan-Palisades Post 283 Facebook page

VNEW Facebook page 

Our “Salute to First Responders” will remain online for viewing after the premiere date