Royal Wade Kimes to honor vets with ‘American Hero Concert’
October 16, 2013
The Liberty Center Association for the Arts and Starline Brass is thrilled to welcome Royal Wade Kimes back to the Liberty Center stage. The concert will be Saturday, Nov. 9 beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. The show is always a rousing, energetic, packed concert. Kimes will pay tribute to our American heroes during the show. Join us at the Liberty Center to celebrate our veterans.
The community is invited to purchase tickets in order to send local veterans as no charge to them to the concert. Veterans tickets will be distributed through the 40 and 8 Organization. To sponsor a veteran, please call the Liberty Center to purchase tickets or mail your sponsor marked “Veterans Show”. If you would like to send a 40 and 8 veteran to the show or purchase tickets for yourself, please contact the Liberty Center at (660) 827-3228 or via e-mail: email@example.com or stop by the office at 111 West 5th Street in historic downtown Sedalia. Veterans needing more information should contact Tony Gallagher at (660) 287-3812.
Royal Wade Kimes is considered by many in the entertainment world today as a prolific writer both in song and novel platforms, as well as a top performer with a voice reminiscent of the crooners of yesterday. Before becoming a recording artist and author of western novels he was the highest paid staff writer on Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee.
Eddy Arnold gave him his start while Johnny Cash encouraged him to stay true to himself, and James Arness congratulated him in letter for his success and determination in beating the system.
He has graced the cover of magazines like True West, Shooting Sports and Horseman’s Roundup to name a few. He has won numerous awards for his writings, recordings and performing works.
Royal Wade has shared the stage with the likes of Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Powers Booth, Trace Atkins, and many more. His film “Dixie Burns” which he directed and starred in was given a five star status rating by the industry music critics in Music City and HD/Film Specialist of Hollywood.