Gulf Tribute Concert! has learned that actor David Hasselhoff, who recently reprised his role of Dr. Snapper Foster on The Young and the Restless, will be hosting “The Gulf is Back.” The one-hour special is will air on CW on Friday August 27 at 8 PM EST (check your local listings).

The tribute will feature concert footage along with stories of Gulf residents who are bouncing back from the oil spill disaster. Performers include: Lonestar, Ricky Skaggs, Bo Bice, Taylor Hicks, Ace Young, Kyle and Chris Massey, Terri Clark, Drake Bell and Brian McKnight. Other stars appearing are Dean Cain, Shannon Elizabeth, and BB King, with more expected to be announced in the next week.