How to watch and give during the ‘America Salutes You’ concert honoring veterans

Watching the concert? You can donate to America Salutes You online or by text.

CHICAGO -- A concert honoring those who serve in the military, veterans, and their families is coming to the Chicago area - and screens around the world - on November 12, including performances from Cyndi Lauper, Gavin DeGraw, Wanda Jackson, and many more.

"America Salutes You" will bring a wide array of stars to the Rosemont Theater on November 12, all in the name of raising money for nonprofit organizations that help veterans and their families across the country. WGN's own Dean Richards and many more Chicagoans are slated to take part, including the National Anthem performed by Jim Cornelison.

The concert will also be aired nationally on Tribune Broadcasting and other networks, simulcast on radio stations, and streamed across a wide range of platforms, so fans can watch or listen around the world. It will also encourage people to support veterans through donating by text or online, with 100 percent of the money going to nonprofits like Give an Hour, ThanksUSA, and Illinois Joining Forces.

Also scheduled to perform are Hoodie Allen, CeCe Winans, Ricky Skaggs, Anthony Kearns, Tegan Marie, Savannah Maddison, and many other special guests. Tickets are available on the America Salutes You website or through Ticketmaster.