Sauk Centre, MN
Stearns County Fairgrounds


August 24 & 25

2-Day Music Festival
AND FORUM FOR HEALING


National artists come together with Vietnam and Middle East War veterans to share their talents of country, rock & roll, blues, and folk music and honor and assist fellow veterans.

  • Tom Katt (Master of Ceremonies)
    • Tyler Reese Tritt (Travis Tritt’s daughter)
    • Darby Ledbetter
    • Joe Schimdt
    • Connie Lee
    • Hitchville
    • Cadillac Country
    • Madison Rising
    • Classic American Rockers doing GOOD MORNING VIETNAM (a 2 hour tribute to Vietnam with music from 65-to 75 – Medal of Honor recipient special guests, Tim Andersen, Rick Saunders and Larry Long)
    • ABRACADABRA (members of Steve Millers Band)
    • MADD Company
    • TC Whol


Stand Up Celebration

Sauke Centre, MN
Stearns County Fairgrounds


August 24 & 25

Proceeds from this event benefit veterans who are in need of shelter and in crisis.

The Stand Up Celebration is a two day music festival held August 24th &  25th – 2018 to honor and assist veterans. National artists come together with Vietnam and Middle East War veterans to share their talents of country, rock & roll, blues, and folk music and honor and assist fellow veterans.

This Healing Celebration intends to raise finances and awareness to the problems our nation’s veterans face returning to civilian life.

  • 45% suffer from mental illness
  • 50% have substance abuse problems
  • 67% served three or more combat tours
  • 33% were stationed in a war zone
  • 25% have used VA Homeless Services
  • 89% received an honorable discharge

Round table discussions and speakers on topics such as:

  • PTSD
  • Suicide
  • Homelessness
  • Agent Orange
  • Community Outreach
  • Veteran Service Agencies
  • Medical & Dental Services
  • Regional Veteran Employment Opportunities

Donations and sponsorships for:

  • the EAGLES HEALING NEST 501(c)3
  • The Branch @ Elkhorn Outfitters INC. – HOME OF THE SMOKEY HILLS FREEDOM FIGHTERS FOUNDATION
  • BAVH – Bring A Vet Home