Jimmy Sturr headlines Honor Flight benefit concert

Concert at the Historic Track in Goshen this Saturday


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Jimmy Sturr is a polka musician, trumpeter, clarinetist, saxophonist and leader of Jimmy Sturr & His Orchestra. His recordings have won 18 out of the 24 Grammy Awards given for Best Polka Album. His orchestra is on the Top Ten List of the All-Time Grammy Awards, and has acquired more Grammy nominations than anyone in the history of musical polka awards.
Sturr and his orchestra have performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center in New York City and the Palace of Culture in Warsaw, Poland. When touring, the band rides in Jimmy's 45foot customized tour bus, previously owned by Billy Ray Cyrus.
Sturr hosts a syndicated radio show on stations including WTBQ in his hometown of Florida, N.Y., the station he once owned. He also has a weekly radio show on SirusXM chanel, Rural Radio.
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— Eighteen-time Grammy winner Jimmy Sturr headlines "America the Beautiful," a benefit concert for the Hudson Valley Honor Flight, to be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, at the Historic Track, 44 Park Place, Goshen.

Special guests include Chris Caffery of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and singer/comedian Joe Piscopo of Saturday Night Live Fame.

The cost is $25 in advance of $30 at the gate. Make checks payable to America the Beautiful Concert, Box 1, Florida, NY 10921.

The gate opens at 4 p.m., rain or shine. There is open seating. No refunds will be provided.

About Hudson Valley Honor FlightHudson Valley Honor Flight a nonprofit organization that honors veterans by transporting them to Washington, D.C., to visit their memorials at no cost to the veterans. It is a local hub of the National Honor Flight Network, which consists of more than 100 independent non-profit “hubs” across America.

The flights leave several times a year out of Stewart International Airport and Westchester County Airport. Hudson Valley Honor Flight serves veterans from the following counties: Orange (NY), Ulster (NY), Dutchess (NY), Westchester (NY), Rockland (NY), Sullivan (NY), Putnam (NY), Pike (PA), Bergen (NJ), and Fairfield (CT). Veterans from other surrounding counties are considered as well.

Top priority is given to World War II veterans and terminally ill veterans from other wars.


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