One America Appeal
Ward & Ames designed, produced and directed the One America Appeal concert October 21, 2017, conceived to provide economic assistance for those affected by the Fall 2017 storms in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The event featured all five former US Presidents: Carter, Bush 41, Clinton, Bush 43, and Obama in attendance and a sold out crowd of 12,000 at Reed Arena at Texas A&M University.
Performers included Lady Gaga, Alabama, Lyle Lovett, Lee Greenwood, Sam Moore, Yolanda Adams, Cassadee Pope, the Gatlin Brothers, Robert Earl Keen, The Texas A & M Singing Cadets, The Houston Choir and Martin Guigui Band, among others. The concert and Ward & Ames’ proprietary designed video was simulcast nationwide on You Tube and CNN and ending up raising over $38 million dollarsprogram and were introduced by videos that Ward & Ames produced. This Gala event previewed the museum’s new location and formal opening in the fall of 2017.