Firehouse will pay tribute to late frontman C.J. Snare at their concert in Tennessee this Saturday (13). With Snare’s family’s blessing, Nate Peck, an American Idol contestant, will handle vocals. Snare passed away on April 5 at 64 after battling cancer. Despite Snare’s absence in recent months due to health issues, Nate has been performing with the band. Tickets are available at this location

The band commented:

“CELEBRATE CJ A musical celebration and tribute to CJ Snare, lead vocalist and a founding member of the musical group FireHouse. CJ, who passed suddenly on Friday April 5th, will be remembered as one of the finest vocalists of his era. With his family’s blessing, FireHouse will honor CJ, his music and legacy at their performance in Greeneville, TN at Niswonger Performing Arts Center this Saturday, April 13th. Nate Peck, 2023 American Idol Golden Ticket recipient from Season 21, will be handling vocals. With CJ’s blessing and full support, Nate has been singing with the band in CJ’s absence over the past 6 months. CJ’s memory and the music he crafted with FireHouse will live on forever, his soaring voice undeniably one of the best in the business.Let’s all “Reach for the Sky” and Celebrate the life, music and legacy of CJ Snare.”