That the Grammy-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Famer is performing at the 10th and most likely final Freedom Fest on Saturday has a lot to do with that support for people who serve their nation in the military.
May 27, 1989 – John Fogerty has recruited Jerry Garcia (g), Bob Weir(g), Randy Jackson (b), Steve Jordan (d) and Clarence Clemons (s) to back him at “In Concert Against AIDS” held at Oakland Coliseum Stadium in Oakland, CA
Playing all the CCR hits plus a few of his own, Fogerty’s repertoire goes on forever. But it was his energy and guitar that prevented this Encore Theater show from turning stodgy or pedantic. This was a rock concert, pure and simple.
Paisley enlisted the help of Rock and Roll hall of famer and former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman, John Fogerty -- an Army reserve veteran and, in Paisley's words, "the voice of the Vietnam era" -- to drive the point home.
As the pair sat down to write, "John Fogerty says, 'By the way, this is my first ever co-write.' I realize at that point, I'm in over my head," Paisley remembers. "This is a man who wrote everything himself his entire career. Sometimes the [other members of Creedence Clearwater Revival] got credit, but he never specifically sat in a room and did that before.
The 2017 Lockn’ Festival will take place at Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Virginia between August 24 – 27. Festival organizers promised lineup additions would be revealed this week and hot on the heels of yesterday’s announcement comes another addition – John Fogerty.
People who already purchased tickets for the Lotto Arena show through Tele Ticket Service will receive an email which will give you more detailed information in regards to the move from the Lotto Arena to the Sportpaleis. The Sportpaleis is located right next door to the Lotto Arena.