LP Tour featuring Big Head Todd and the Monsters
Join with Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic to Host “V Jam” Concert
Proceeds Raised to Benefit The V Foundation for Cancer Research
In March 1993, in a moment that defined a generation, Jim Valvano reminded us to “Don’t give up . . . Don’t ever give up.” ® Over two decades later, the Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic, celebrating its 20th anniversary, continues to embody the spirit and energy that Jim represented. In an effort to carry on Jim’s legacy The Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic is proud to announce the tournament will host a “V Jam” concert on Thursday, August 22nd in downtown Raleigh as part of their weekend of events. This year’s featured artists include LP Tour’s Big Head Todd and the Monsters, The Wailers, Soul Asylum and Matthew Sweet.
“We could not think of a more exciting way to kick-start the weekend of the Golf Classic’s 20th anniversary than by hosting an exciting family-friendly concert,” stated Frank McCann, Executive Director of the Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic. “We continue to be incredibly thankful to all of the volunteers and sponsors of the Golf Classic who have made the past 20 years such a huge success. We hope everyone in the Triangle area will join together on August 22nd for this unforgettable event.”
The V Jam concert will take place at the Red Hat Ampitheatre in downtown Raleigh, located at 500 South McDowell Street. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and the show will go live at 6. Tickets for the LP Tour range from $28 to $58 dollars and can be purchased through Ticketmaster – 1-800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com
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The Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic will continue their fundraising weekend on Thursday, August 22nd and Friday, August 23rd with the 2013 ESPN Pre-V at Pinehurst Resort. On Friday, the festivities resume with a Reverse Raffle for a Leith BMW and a Pairings Party at the Raleigh Convention Center. On Saturday, August 24th, sponsors and celebrities will participate in a Celebrity Fashion Show with food served from a world famous chef before ending the evening at The V Gala featuring world class entertainment. The weekend schedule concludes with the 20th Annual Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic at North Ridge Country Club on Sunday, August 25th, 2013. Each of the NRCC courses will be used for the Golf Classic and both will be open to the public, so fans and spectators can join celebrities out on the course for a day of family fun. Tickets for this year’s Golf Classic are available free exclusively through the Golf Classic or at the gate for only $5 day of. To get yours, visit www.golfclassic.org
or call (919) 319-0441.