Country duo War Hippies are set to perform at the 2022 pre-game concert for the 20th Annual Armed Forces Bowl on Thursday, December 22. Band member and world-renowned fiddle player Donnie Reis will also perform the national anthem on his violin at the Amon G. Carter Stadium in Forth Worth, Texas.
The Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl is owned and operated by ESPN Events and has featured the armed forces theme since 2006. Throughout the game, all six branches of the service are celebrated. In past bowl games, this has included flyovers, demonstrations by military skydiving teams, awarding of custom homes to to wounded warriors, on-field induction ceremonies, and more.