Eric Church and Zac Brown Band to Represent Country Music in A+E Special

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Eric Church and Zac Brown Band are the first country artists who’ve signed on to A+E’s Shining a Light:  A Concert for Progress on Race in America. The two-hour special aims to promote unity and progress in the wake of tragedies like the racially motivated shooting last June at a church in Charleston, South Carolina.

A diverse group of talent, including Jamie FoxxStingJohn LegendBruce SpringsteenPharrell WilliamsPink and Ed Sheeran are already confirmed for the show, with more artists to be added before it tapes November 18 at Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium.

The show will air Friday, November 20 at 8 p.m. ET, followed by the one-hour special Shining a Light:  Conversations on Race in America at 10. The telecasts will air not only on A+E, but also on all affiliated networks, including History, Lifetime and LMN.

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