Brooks & Dunn are among the entertainers set for the Republican National Convention (RNC), which gets underway Sunday (Aug. 30) in New York.

Brooks & Dunn are among the entertainers set for the Republican National Convention (RNC), which gets underway Sunday (Aug. 30) in New York. Top GOP officials say the duo of Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn will perform during the convention at Madison Square Garden, along with country singer Lee Ann Womack, Latin gospel singer Jaci Velasquez and Christian rock band Third Day.

The performers are to be announced today (Aug. 23) by Republican national Chairman Ed Gillespie and convention chief executive Bill Harris.

Other performers expected to appear the convention are Christian singer Gracie Rosenburger, rock band Dexter Freebish, country singer Darryl Worley and gospel singer Donnie McClurkin. They join a list of performers confirmed earlier this month, including veteran country act the Gatlin Brothers and contemporary Christian performer Michael W. Smith.

Other celebrities scheduled to attend the GOP convention are singer Wayne Newton, actor Stephen Baldwin and actress Bo Derek.


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