First Free ‘Let Freedom Sing’ Concert is This Saturday
Get ready to two-step and boot scoot this Saturday night with the return of the Let Freedom Sing Summer Concert Series to Fort Bliss.
Brett Young, one of country music’s hottest rising stars, kicks off the 2017 season of free summer concerts on the event lawn of Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss. El Paso native and former Voice contestant Valerie Ponzio will open for Young.
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Young, whose first two singles “Sleep Without You” and “In Case You Didn’t Know” have made a big splash on the Country music charts, is the first of several national acts who will appear at the open-air mall this summer. Two other free shows are scheduled for July and August. Those dates and acts will be announced in the coming weeks.
What To Know Before You Go
• Civilians welcome, no passes required.
• To access Ft. Bliss on concert day, drive directly to the Buffalo Soldier, Chaffee, or Sheridan Gate and show your valid government ID, driver license, or passport.
• No coolers or outside beverages allowed.
• Chairs allowed on concrete areas only.
How To Get There
Buffalo Soldier Gate: From I-10, exit Airway Boulevard north. Follow Airway Boulevard to the Buffalo Soldier gate at Fort Bliss. Continue west on Buffalo Soldier Road to Jeb Stuart Road. Turn north on Jeb Stuart Road to Haan Road. Turn west on Haan Road. Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss is located at the intersection of Haan & Pleasonton Roads.
Chaffee Gate: From HWY 54, take the 601 Spur East (Airport) exit. From 601 East, exit to the Ft. Bliss Chaffee Gate. Take Chaffee to Haan Rd. Then take a right on Haan Rd. Continue on Haan Rd. for half a mile and Freedom Crossing is on the left.
Sheridan Gate: Going north on HWY 54, take the Fred Wilson/Railroad Dr. exit. Keep in the left lane. Take a left on Fred Wilson and then another immediate left onto Gateway South Blvd. Keep left to continue up the bridge to the Sheridan Gate. Once through the gate, continue on Haan Road for ¼ mile and Freedom Crossing will be on your right at the corner of Marshall Road and Haan Road. If going south on HWY 54, take the Fred Wilson exit and continue through the Fred Wilson stoplight keeping left to continue up the bridge to the Sheridan Gate. Once through the gate, continue on Haan Road for ¼ mile and Freedom Crossing will be on your right at the corner of Marshall Road and Haan Road.