An All-American Private Country Concert experience benefiting Veterans and Active Duty Military!

This must-attend event will be held at the Charlotte, NC Mint Museum Uptown - providing a very personal experience with seating limited to just 400.

Buy your tickets now before this unique event is sold out!

Wednesday, September 11, 2024, 6:30 PM. Doors open at 5:45 PM.

FEATURING

Surprise Multi-Faceted Entertainer with Countless Country Hits!

You won't want to miss our headliner! This multi-faceted entertainer, country music icon and patriotic veteran has charted over 25 songs on Billboard, thrilling massive crowds with his signature hits!


Ira Dean

Ira Dean, is a multifaceted musician and acclaimed songwriter.

Dean’s musical talent became widely recognized when he joined the dynamic country music trio Trick Pony in the late 1990s. Serving as the bassist and contributing vocalist for the group, Dean played a pivotal role in shaping Trick Pony's signature sound.

During his time with Trick Pony, Dean co-wrote some of their most successful songs, including "Pour Me," "On a Mission," and "Just What I Do." The trio's achievements, including winning the American Music Award forʼ “Top New Artist” and the Country Music Association’s “Artist of the Year” solidified their place in the country music landscape.

Following his Trick Pony era, Ira embarked on a solo career, showcasing his versatility and musical depth. His debut solo album was released in 2015.

Dean has recorded with such greats as Hank Williams Jr. ,Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson , Alison Krauss, Darius Rucker, Emmy Lou Harris, Mel Tillis, Jamey Johnson, Edwin McCain, Montgomery Gentry, Blake Shelton, Uncle Kracker, Ronnie Milsap, Lee Roy Parnell and many more.

Beyond his roles as a performer and instrumentalist, Ira Dean established himself as a prolific songwriter, collaborating with fellow musicians and contributing his creative talents to various projects. Dean has had songs recorded by Ronnie Dunn, Rascal Flatts, Joe Nichols, Chris Young, Trace Adkins, Colt Ford, Heidi Newfield, Jake Owen, Gary Allan, including his hit single: “Feeling Like That”. He has had 7 songs cut by Montgomery Gentry, including their hit single “One In Every Crowd” and "I'll Keep The Kids." Dean co-wrote Aaron Lewis’ #1 hit “Am I The Only One”, and co-produced Lewis’ #1 album Frayed At Both Ends.

With his new album, I Got Roads, coming out in 2024, Dean is ready to tell his entire story his way. Featuring John Osborne, Vince Gil, Ronnie Dunn, Gretchen Wilson and more, I Got Roads is a tale of redemption, growth and finding happiness.

“Ira is one of those rare guys that can do it all,” Dunn recently told Naples Illustrated. “He’s a studio and live quality player and a world-class hit songwriter.”

Whether on stage, in the studio, or behind the scenes as a songwriter, Dean continues to leave an indelible mark on the music scene.


Jason Michael Carroll

Country music hit-maker and patriotic veteran Jason Michael Carroll, from Youngsville, North Carolina, rose to fame after being discovered at a local talent competition in 2004. He later signed to the Arista Nashville label in 2006, releasing his debut album Waitin’ In The Country.

The album produced three Top 40 hits including “Alyssa Lies,” “Livin’ Our Love Song,” and “I Can Sleep When I’m Dead” and soared to number one on the US Country charts, selling nearly half a million copies. Both of Carroll’s following albums, Growing Up Is Getting Old and Numbers have charted on the Billboard Top 200.

He has opened for Brooks & Dunn, Trace Adkins, and Alan Jackson, and was a featured part of Carrie Underwood and Martina McBride’s 2008 tour. He was also performed on Good Morning America, thrilled the crowds at the CMA Music Festival, and has graced the Grand Ole Opry stage on multiple occasions.

Jason Michael Carroll is a consummate songwriter and continues to write and release new material. Carroll remains humble and optimistic about the future, stating, “I don’t take for granted what I’m doing, and I thank God and my fans every day I have the chance to keep doing it.”Carroll rose to fame after being discovered at a local talent competition in 2004 and later signed to the Arista Nashville label in 2006, releasing his debut album Waitin’ In The Country. The album produced three Top 40 hits including “Alyssa Lies,” “Livin’ Our Love Song,” and “I Can Sleep When I’m Dead” and soared to number one on the US Country charts, selling nearly half a million copies. Both of Carroll’s following albums, Growing Up Is Getting Old and Numbers have charted on the Billboard Top 200.

He has opened for Brooks & Dunn, Trace Adkins, and Alan Jackson, and was a featured part of Carrie Underwood and Martina McBride’s 2008 tour. He was also performed on Good Morning America, thrilled the crowds at the CMA Music Festival, and has graced the Grand Ole Opry stage on multiple occasions.

Jason Michael Carroll is a consummate songwriter and continues to write and release new material. Carroll remains humble and optimistic about the future, stating, “I don’t take for granted what I’m doing, and I thank God and my fans every day I have the chance to keep doing it.”


Hosted By: LTC Allen West Executive Director, American Constitutional Rights Union and Committee to Support & Defend

Lt. Col. Allen West (ret.) is a constitutional conservative, combat veteran, and former member of the U.S. Congress. He is the Executive Director of American Constitutional Rights Union (ACRU) and ACRU's Committee to Support and Defend, America's Constitutional Conservative Veteran's Organization.

Lt. Col. West is the third of four generations of military servicemen in his family. During his 22-year career in the U.S. Army, Lieutenant Colonel West served in several combat zones and received many honors, including a Bronze Star, three Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, one with valor device, and a Valorous Unit Award.

In November 2010, West was elected to the United States Congress, representing Florida’s 22nd District. As a member of the 112th Congress, he sat on the Small Business and Armed Services Committees.


Location Information

  • September 11th 2024 at 6:30 PM EDT
  • The Mint Museum Uptown
  • 500 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202 US


Frequently Asked Questions

  • There will be a cash bar at the event.
  • Onsite parking available for $10.
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VIP Experience

Premium VIP reserved seating, pre-concert reception with light hors d'oeuvres beginning at 5:30 PM, meet and greet led by Col. Allen West and photos with Allen West and performing artists. Just 30 available!

$250.00

General Admission (Indoor)

Indoor seated. Just 300 tickets available!

$45.00

General Admission (Terrace)

Terrace seated.

$35.00

Active Duty Military

Must show current military ID at check in. Each active duty military member can purchase one additional ticket for a guest at the same price. Tickets are for the General Admission indoor seated area.

$15.00
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