Gates to the 20-year Army Combat Veteran’s Concert open at 3 pm on July 13; proceeds shared with Hero’s Bridge

Hero’s Bridge is the beneficiary of the Verdun Adventure Bound Veteran Tribute Concert. Headliner and 20-year Army combat veteran Leroy Burks will be joined by Navy veteran Blake Esse and Andrew Washington. Proceeds will be shared with Hero’s Bridge.

“We’re so excited to see the Leroy Burks Band support the generations that came before them in such a fun way with the Veterans Tribute Concert,” said Molly Brooks, Founder and CEO of Hero’s Bridge. “Thank you to Leroy, Blake, Andrew, and Verdun Adventure Bound for this honor and generous gift for our veterans!”

The event will be held at the Ann Marie Sheridan Amphitheater. To learn more and purchase tickets, visit

Hero’s Bridge is a Warrenton, Virginia-based nonprofit that bridges veterans aged 65-plus to a better quality of life through innovative and age-specific programs. Learn more about Hero’s Bridge efforts for the elderly veteran population at

The Leroy Burks Band is a Nashville-based country band led by Army combat veteran Leroy Burks. Burks served 20 years in the Army and has opened for country superstars Zach Bryan and the late Toby Keith. Learn more at

Gates open at 3:00 pm with live music from Blake Esse and Andrew Washington beginning at 5:00 pm, and the Leroy Burks Band joining the stage at 8:00 pm.

WHO: Leroy Burks Band, Blake Esse, and Andrew Washington, hosted by Verdun Adventure Bound and in support of Hero’s Bridge 

WHAT: Veterans Tribute Concert, part of the Summer Nights Concert Series 

WHEN: July 13, 2024, 3 – 10 pm 

WHERE: 17044 Verdun Adventure Trail, Rixeyville, VA 22737