Country Music Artist, Mark Chesnutt, to Headline Greater Dallas Military Ball

Mark Chestnutt

Mark ChestnuttDALLAS (March 22, 2013) –  Country music superstar Mark Chesnutt is “Goin’ Through the Big D” once again, this time as the featured live entertainment for the 2013 Greater Dallas Military Ball. Known for such hits as, “Bubba Shot the Jukebox” and “It’s a Little Too Late,” Chesnutt is a Texas native and avid military supporter. He spent much of 2010 touring with Stars for Stripes for troops stationed throughout theMiddle East.

The Greater Dallas Military Ball, held at the InterContinental Hotel in Dallas on April 20, 2013, is a black-tie affair, complete with military pageantry, live entertainment and a strong military presence that includes several high-ranking officers. Military and non-military members of the Greater Dallas and Fort Worth communities come together to salute the troops and their service to our country. Underwritten by North Texas citizens and business organizations, net proceeds from the ball are distributed to military relief agencies.

“Mark Chesnutt is a familiar face in the military community,” said Rear Admiral Jim Eckelberger, USN (Ret.) and 2013 Military Ball President. “Throughout his career, he has shown a high level of commitment to our troops and their families, and we’re honored to have him on board as our live entertainment for the evening,”

For more information or to make reservations to attend the 2013 Greater Dallas Military Ball, visit  For overnight stays, call InterContinental Hotel directly at 972-386-6000. Be sure to mention the Greater Dallas Military Ball to receive a special rate.

About The Greater Dallas Military Ball

The Greater Dallas Military Ball is dedicated to honoring active and retired military personnel as well as members of the National Guard, Coast Guard and Reserve forces. It offers a unique opportunity for all citizens and businesses in the area to salute those who are serving, thank those who served and pay tribute to those who make the ultimate sacrifice. In all its activities the organization seeks to promote honor, awareness, and respect for the military community. For more information, visit