SOURCE: Florida National Guard Foundation

Florida National Guard Foundation

October 15, 2014 08:00 ET

Florida National Guard Foundation: George Lopez Rock for The Troops

Actor/Comedian George Lopez to Perform at Florida National Guard Foundation Show, Hosted by Film Maker Marlon Campbell

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Oct 15, 2014) - Executive Director of the Florida National Guard Foundation (FLNGF), Debra Cox names EMMY Award Winning Television Personality George Lopez, and film producer Marlon Campbell as headliner for November 14th first annual All Star Concert Jam benefit for the FLNGF. The Concert starts at 6pm at the Alachua County Fairgrounds, 3100 NE 39th Ave in Gainesville, FL.

The All Star Concert will be an unforgettable evening as the concert will be recognizing Veterans, and most notably will benefit the Florida National Guard Foundation (FLNGF), as well as the Wings of Dreams Aviation Museum.

"We are excited to have the caliber of performers that we have for our event as we pay respects to the men and women who proudly wear the uniform for our great nation during Veterans Week," said Debra Cox.

Playing host for the evening will be film producer Marlon Campbell, with spectacular performances by former host of the Latin GRAMMY'S the one and only George Lopez. Other participants and special guest appearances will include; performance by lead singer from Blues Traveler John Popper, All Star Band featuring Anton Fig, of Late Night with David Letterman Show, Aaron Hersey (Phish), Martin Guigui - Music Director, and performance by Lauren Marie Presley, Star of Lifetimes Chasing Nashville and a host of other surprises.

ABOUT:
FLORIDA NATIONAL GUARD FOUNDATION:
The mission of the Florida National Guard Foundation is to provide support to the men and women of the Florida National Guard in times of emergencies and deployments. To honor and assist those Soldiers and Airman who have sacrificed their health and well-being for the security of our great State and Nation and to preserve our rich history, so those sacrifices of our Soldiers and Airmen are not forgotten.

GEORGE LOPEZ:
In 2006, Lopez received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In addition, Time magazine named him one of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America, and the Harris Poll named him one of the Top Ten Favorite Television Personalities. Lopez has made more than 200 television comedy, talk show and hosting appearances, including co-hosting the Emmy Awards and twice hosting the Latin GRAMMYs. In 2001, Lopez hosted a major morning radio show in Los Angeles, becoming the first Latino to headline the key morning slot on an English-language station in one of the nation's top radio markets.

MARLON CAMPBELL:
Celebrity film Producer and Director Marlon Campbell will host the Star-Studded evening. Campbell is a 27 year veteran of the film and music business. Beginning his career in 1988 as the lead vocalist for Shy Shy & The CRIME, an Alternative/Hip Hop group based out of New Orleans, before moving on to work with many of the industry's most notable names like Jagged Edge and the late Whitney Houston. Campbell was voted "Who's Who" by Plan B Magazine in 2009. The film maker lends his voice to worthy causes often! Most recently, as a Celebrity Spokesman for the Ebola crisis. Campbell did a national interview with CBC News Canada, along with domestic media. Campbell's also a Producer of the show.

For more information or interviews contact Pam Pinnock at 213.864.1370.

Tickets for the concert are on sale at www.eventbrite.com
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