Our national anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner" is always played before big sporting event begins. It's considered an honor to sing the national anthem, some performances are great, some are awful, and some are really weird. At the Nationwide Race that took place at Daytona Speedway last Saturday (Feb. 22), the national anthem performance definitely fell in to the third category.
This morning (Aug. 9), something happened as I entered the fairgrounds that will be happening every morning on the grounds, but hopefully with more attention given by people than what I saw this morning.
The Parkview Pizzazz singing group for students in 2nd to 4th grade at Parkview Elementary in Sedalia performed at the Missouri Maverick's Playoff Hockey Game in Independence on Saturday (April 6). The group was invited to sing at the Kansas City Maverick's Hockey game In the fall. Since the team made it to the playoffs, they invited the choir back to sing the National Anthem before the game. The
When the BCS National Championship game airs on Monday (Jan. 7), football fans are in for a real treat. Whether you side with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish or the Alabama Tide, you'll enjoy the pre-game entertainment, as Zac Brown Band is set to sing the National Anthem.
For the last 10 years, six of those in Sedalia, I have played the National Anthem each morning before the show. It is generally not something I point out nor do I put a lot of pomp and circumstance around it. I just play it. Last week, a friend of mine contacted me to tell me that she used my show as a history lesson.
It seems her cousin who is in 6th grade didn't know what our National Anthem
Like most US sporting events, Saturday’s Major League Soccer match between FC Dallas and the Los Angeles Galaxy was preceded by the singing of the national anthem, but only one rendition was this bad.
Country music reigned supreme and staged a full-scale takeover of NYC on the morning of Friday, July 13. While Zac Brown Band performed on the ‘TODAY‘ show in midtown Manhattan, Luke Bryan commandeered the stage in Central Park for the ‘Good Morning America’ summer concert series. He performed a set consisting of ‘Country Girl (Shake It for Me),’ ‘Drunk on You’ and ‘Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye.’ The gr