Michael Martin Murphey, America’s #1 selling cowboy singer, will perform his second annual benefit concert for Easter Seals of Iowa’s Camp Sunnyside.
The Saturday, Sept. 17 concert at Dayton, Iowa, is sponsored by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, which is underwriting the event, and Pony Express Riders of Iowa. The Concept Works, a West Des Moines, Iowa, public and government relations firm will reprise its 2004 role by providing marketing and promotional services for the event.
Camp Sunnyside houses camping, respite and recreation programs for children and adults with disabilities.
Murphey has been an ardent supporter of Easter Seals through his granddaughter, Fiona, who has been a spokesperson for Easter Seals since an early age. Known and loved for such hits as “Wildfire” “What’s Forever For?” “Cowboy Logic” and “Carolina in the Pines,” Murphey has six gold records to his name. His latest CD, “Storm Over the Rangeland/Cowboy Songs 5,” will be released this Friday, March 18. (For additional information about Murphey, his music and his tour schedule, click on www.michaelmartinmurphey.com.)
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (www.thrivent.com) is a faith-based membership organization called to improve the quality of life of its members, their families, and their communities by providing comprehensive solutions that focus on financial security, wellness and caring for others.