GRAMMY WINNER DAVID BALL RETURNS TO THE KENNEDY CENTER AS PART OF JFK CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Grammy Award winning country artist David Ball will return to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, to perform as part of the JFK Centennial Celebration on May 24th at 6:00 PM Eastern.
According to a statement released on the Kennedy Center website, “David Ball and his music embody JFK’s values of Courage, Freedom, Justice, Service, and Gratitude.” Performance will include a tribute to US Troops, featuring Ball’s 2001 hit, “Riding With Private Malone.” Information will also be available describing the mission of Operation Troop Aid, a non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation of which Ball is national spokesman.
This will mark the first time Ball has performed at the Kennedy Center since Bob Dylan invited him to join Bruce Springsteen and Shirley Caesar as he received the Kennedy Center Honors Lifetime Achievement Award on December 7, 1997.
Below, is footage from David’s appearance in 1997, performing Bob Dylan’s “Don’t Think Twice.”
Admission to May 24th’s performance is free. For more information, visit:
Kennedy Center: kennedy-center.org/video/upcoming
David Ball Official Site: davidball.com
Operation Troop Aid: davidball.com/operationtroopaid.htm