Friday, March 1st- Sunday, March 3rd-- Uncle Kracker to perform at Showshoe's Armed Forces Military Salute. Snowshoe Mountain Resort the #1 ski area in the Mid-Atlantic, today announced that double-platinum country artist, Uncle Kracker, will headline its first-ever Armed Forces Winter Salute weekend with a live outdoor concert in the Snowshoe Village on Saturday, March 2nd. Uncle Kracker’s brand new album Midnight Special has been hailed as one of the best country albums of 2012. Proceeds from the weekend event will benefit veterans-related organizations including The Wounded Warrior Project and Wounded Wear.
Snowshoe’s Armed Forces Military Salute Weekend will be held March 1-3, 2013, and is open to everyone. In addition to great live music, the weekend celebration will include branch versus branch competitions, ski races, family-friendly games, comedy shows, evening parties, and the Warfighters Sports Camp, which invites wounded Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans to enjoy a weekend of skiing and riding on the slopes. Several military veteran VIPs will be on-hand to speak to fellow soldiers and share insights, including Navy SEAL LT Jason “Jay” Redman, shot seven times by enemy machine gun fire during an operation in Iraq.