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Lee Greenwood to Perform New Year's Eve at The Norris in St. Charles

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  • Lee Greenwood will perform in concert New Year's Eve at the Norris Cultural Arts Center, St. Charles.

    Lee Greenwood will perform in concert New Year's Eve at the Norris Cultural Arts Center, St. Charles.

Mark Smith

For release, Dec. 5, 2012


Mark Smith

Norris Cultural Arts Center


Lee Greenwood to Perform on New Year's Eve at The Norris

Country Music Legend is Best Known for 'God Bless the U.S.A."

St Charles, Ill., Dec. 5, 2012 -- Country music superstar Lee Greenwood will ring in the New Year with a Chicago-area exclusive concert appearance at 8 p.m., December 31 at the Norris Cultural Arts Center, St. Charles.

Greenwood, best known for his patriotic anthem, "God Bless the U.S.A.," has won numerous industry accolades including Male Vocalist of the Year awards from the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association, a Grammy for Top Male Vocal Performance, and CMA Song of the Year for writing "God Bless the U.S.A."

Main floor reserved seats at $75 and balcony reserved seats at $55 are available online at, by phone at 630-584-7200 or at The Norris box office from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

Also available is a special, limited VIP ticket package at $125, which includes priority parking and VIP seating in the first three rows, along with an exclusive intimate after-the-concert reception with Greenwood in The Norris gallery where attendees will meet and have a photo taken with Greenwood. VIP reception attendees also will receive an autographed copy of Greenwood's best-selling book, "Does God Still Bless the USA?", along with a surprise gift from the Norris Cultural Arts Center. The reception will serve desserts and specialty coffees.

In addition to "God Bless the U.S.A.," Greenwood claims a string of hits including:

"Ring on Her Finger, Time on Her Hands," "It Turns Me Inside Out," "Somebody's Gonna Love You," "Holdin' A Good Hand," "I Don't Mind the Thorns (If You're the Rose)," "She's Lyin'," and "Dixie Road."

Greenwood performs for many charitable events and gives his time and name to numerous organizations and fundraisers. He is the national spokesperson for Products for Good and Operation Never Forgotten. Greenwood is on the advisory board of the Challenger Commission. The singer is also a member of the National Endowment for the Arts Council, a Presidential appointment.

About the Norris Cultural Arts Center

Since its founding in 1978, the Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center has provided a world-class visual and performing arts venue. The Norris, a generous gift from the Norris Foundation, includes an exceptional art exhibition gallery and a 1,000-seat theater with the stage area, acoustics, lighting and mechanicals to host the most elaborate performances. For more information, please visit

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