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August 13, 2010

Leisure

Army Concert Tour rocks crowd
at Constitution Park

PHOTO: Sammy Hagar performs for a large Fort McCoy crowd, including Soldiers and their Family members, during the Army Concert Tour event Aug. 7. Photo by Jobi Spolum
Sammy Hagar performs for a large Fort McCoy crowd, including Soldiers and their Family members, during the Army Concert Tour event Aug. 7. (Photo by Jobi Spolum)
PHOTO: Creed performs during an Army Concert Tour performance under a setting sun at Fort McCoy’s Constitution Park Aug. 7.  Photo by Jobi Spolum
Creed performs during an Army Concert Tour performance under a setting sun at Fort McCoy’s Constitution Park Aug. 7.  (Photo by Jobi Spolum)
Attendees at the Fort McCoy Army Concert Tour performance Aug. 7 at Constitution Park were entertained by groups with  a long history of hits.

Sammy Hagar and the Wabos and Creed headlined the 2010 performance, with special guest Theft.

A crowd of 8,031 attended, according to the Fort McCoy Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation. Included in the concert totals were almost 1,500 Soldiers who redeemed vouchers to receive free tickets courtesy of the Army Family Covenant.

Audience members appeared to enjoy the entertainment, and Fort McCoy already is making plans to host an Army Concert Tour performance in 2011.

Those who attended the concert are asked to visit the Web site http://www.mccoymwr.com and provide feedback about this year’s performance.

The concert’s national sponsors included I. A.M. STRONG, Boost Mobile, and GM Military Discount. I. A.M. STRONG is a campaign about preventing sexual assault and harassment in the U.S. Army.

For more information about Fort McCoy Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) events, visit the Web site http://www.mccoymwr.com or call the MWR Event Line at 877-864-4969.

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