LAS VEGAS, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, April 28, internationally acclaimed rock 'n' roll front man Jon Bon Jovi will take the stage at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas to headline Tiger Jam 2012, a charity concert hosted by Tiger Woods, benefiting the Tiger Woods Foundation. Continuing Tiger Jam's tradition of unforgettable concerts, Jon Bon Jovi and friends will provide fans with a spectacular performance, while helping to raise money for the college-access programs of the Foundation. Singer David Cook, who rose to fame after winning the seventh season of American Idol, will open for Jon Bon Jovi at Tiger Jam.
"It's truly an honor to have Jon headline Tiger Jam," event host Woods said. "Over the years he's never hesitated to lend his time and talents to my Foundation and I'm so grateful for that."
Jon and Tiger have a long philanthropic history that dates back to 2003 when Bon Jovi first performed at Tiger Jam. Bon Jovi played Tiger Jam again in 2007 and now this year Jon Bon Jovi and friends will perform at the Mandalay Bay Events Center for the first time. Jon has also been supportive of the AT&T National while it was held in Philadelphia. The Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation was a tournament beneficiary in 2010 and 2011.
Tiger Jam 2012 will include a VIP reception at House of Blues featuring gourmet fare and exclusive live and silent auctions filled with one-of-a-kind luxury items. Following the reception, the celebration will progress to the Mandalay Bay Events Center, where Woods will introduce Jon Bon Jovi and friends as they take the stage to deliver a rocking performance to Tiger Jammers.
Concert tickets starting at $70, not including applicable service charges, go on sale Saturday, March 3 at 10 a.m., and will be available at Ticketmaster locations (select Smith's Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Tickets are limited to 8 per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Mandalay Bay at (877) 632-7400 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets are also available at www.mandalaybay.com or www.ticketmaster.com. For more information on Tiger Jam Sponsorship opportunities or to attend the dinner, call (949)725-3003.
SOURCE Tiger Woods Foundation