BON JOVI AND TIGER WOODS REUNITE TO CELEBRATE TIGER JAM:
March 21, 2007
Two powerhouses, Tiger Woods andBon Jovi, will reunite for the 10th annual Tiger Jam, presented by AT&TSaturday, May 26, 2007, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.Marking 10 years of unforgettable concerts, Tiger Jam X will also be afitting tribute to the estimated 10 million young people Tiger Jam hashelped by raising funds for the Tiger Woods Foundation.
Tickets will go on sale Saturday, March 24 at 10 a.m. and will beavailable at the Mandalay Bay Events Center box office and at all Las VegasTicketmaster locations (Smith’s Food and Drug Centers, Macy’s stores andRitmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To chargeby phone with a major credit card, call the Mandalay Bay box office at(702) 632-7580 or Ticketmaster at (702) 474-4000. Tickets also areavailable for purchase at http://www.mandalaybay.com orhttp://www.ticketmaster.com. Individual ticket prices start at $100.
A decade in the making, this celebration will begin with exclusive liveand silent auctions and a gourmet dinner. Following the dinner andauctions, Woods will welcome Bon Jovi to the Mandalay Bay Events Centerstage for what promises to be an amazing show.
“I am thrilled to mark 10 years of Tiger Jam with Bon Jovi,” Woodssaid. “We always welcome rock legends at Tiger Jam and having Bon Joviheadline is truly an honor. We have a lot to celebrate, so I know it willbe an amazing night.”
Bon Jovi has remained one of rock’s biggest stars and has sold morethan one hundred million albums worldwide. Flush with the success of theirrecord-breaking world tour and multi-platinum album Have A Nice Day, BonJovi has completed a new album, LOST HIGHWAY, which will arrive in storesJune 19th on Island Records/Mercury Nashville. “(You Want To) Make AMemory,” the first single from the new album, was blasted out to radio onTuesday, March 20th. Still being a forefront in the music industry for overtwo decades, Bon Jovi recently won the 2007 Grammy Award for Best CountryCollaboration with Vocal and made history by becoming the first Rock & RollBand to have a #1 hit on Billboard’s Hot Country Chart in May of 2006. Moreinformation on Bon Jovi can be found at http://www.bonjovi.com andhttp://www.backstagejbj.com
Since its creation in 1998, Tiger Jam has raised more than $10 millionfor the Tiger Woods Foundation and select Las Vegas based charities throughits sold-out performances and one-of-a-kind auction items. In 2006, a Meet& Greet with Sting in New York raised $65,000 and a putting lesson withTiger Woods raised $155,000. Sponsorships are now available for thisexclusive event.
Tiger Jam was created by the Tiger Woods Foundation, an organizationdedicated to empowering young people to reach their maximum potential.Proceeds from previous Tiger Jams have supported Child Haven, Center forIndependent Living, Greater Las Vegas Inner City Games, Boys & Girls Clubof Las Vegas, GRAMMY in the Schools and The VH1 Save the Music Foundation.
Established in 1996 by Tiger Woods and his father Earl, the Tiger WoodsFoundation empowers young people to reach their highest potential throughcharacter development and educational programs. Specific program offeringsfrom TWF include the 14-acre Tiger Woods Learning Center, a youth-educationfacility focused on helping young people make the connection between theclassroom and a rewarding career, and Start Something, a nationwidecharacter development program that boasts more than 4 million participants.More information on the Tiger Woods Foundation and its programs can befound at http://www.tigerwoodsfoundation.org.
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