Support local journalism. Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club.

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Creedence Clearwater Revival's John Fogerty to play benefit show at Orlando's Amway Center in November

Posted By on Tue, Aug 31, 2021 at 11:57 AM

  • Photo courtesy John Fogerty/Facebook
Former Creedence Clearwater Revival growler John Fogerty is heading to Orlando this November to play a musical tribute to healthcare workers and first-responders who have lost their lives to COVID-19 dubbed the "Charity Pros for Heroes Tour."

The tribute is being put on by "Charity Pros for Heroes," a Fort Myers-based nonprofit. Proceeds from the show will go towards scholarships and grants to children whose first-responder or healthcare worker parents have dead due to COVID-19.

Fogerty headlines the Amway Center on Tuesday, Nov. 23 with a set heavy on both CCR and solo material, and Cheap Trick rounds out the lineup. This is one of three shows in Florida featuring Fogerty that the charity are putting on.

"Every day, we learn of the incredible stories of the children nationwide, who are dealing with the effects of losing their parent,” explains Megan Maloney, Founder of Charity Pros. “These heroes go to work on the frontlines every day, during our darkest times. Too many have given their lives protecting us from the very fate they eventually suffered, COVID-19.”

Tickets go on sale Friday, Sept. 10 through the Amway Center.

Stay on top of Central Florida news and views with our weekly newsletters, and consider supporting this free publication. Our small but mighty team is working tirelessly to bring you Central Florida news, and every little bit helps.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Orlando Weekly Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Related Locations


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

January 12, 2022

View more issues


© 2022 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation