Gary Sinise & the Lt. Dan Band
"Lieutenant Dan" is the character Gary portrayed in the 1994 film Forrest Gump, a role for which he earned an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor. As Gary began visiting troops around the world, people (even little kids) who didn't know him as Gary Sinise, the actor, would recognize him as "Lt.Dan". Those in the miliary also seem to identify strongly with the character. And so the name for his group was an easy choice: Lt. Dan Band!
The Lt. Dan Band covers everything from Stevie Wonder and Jimi Hendrix classics to contemporary songs by Kelly Clarkson, Evanescence, Beyonce, Lonestar, the Zac Brown Band and much much more. Even tunes from the 40's big band era. There's something for everyone and each show highlights the musical diversity of the band, as well as the passion and energy each member brings to the stage. Whether performing for troops overseas or a local club crowd, the goal is to have fun and rock the house!
Steve Amerson, also known as America's Tenor, will once again be performing at American Airlines Sky Ball XII. Steve is recognized for his performances with symphony orchestras throughout the United States as well as his performances for the Medal of Honor Foundation as well SnowBall Express and other organizations supporting military families. Learn more about Steve at http://www.steveamerson.com