Lineup for JT& Friends concert announced
Music Superstars to Join Justin Timberlake to Benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children
EARTH, WIND & FIRE, THE COMMODORES, CHARLIE WILSON, COLOR ME BADD, SUGAR HILL GANG, SISTER SLEDGE, VANILLA ICE, TURBO B, SNAP! AND WAYNE BRADY TO PERFORM AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD RESORT & CASINO’S THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2011
Tickets for the Justin Timberlake and Friends Old School Jam On Sale August 15 at 10 AM PDT
LAS VEGAS, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy® and Emmy® Award-winning international superstar Justin Timberlakewill bring the Justin Timberlake and Friends Old School Jam, a Special Evening Benefiting Shriners Hospitals for Children concert event back to the Theatre For The Performing Arts at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday,October 1 at 8 PM.
Co-hosted by actor, comedian and singer, Wayne Brady, this year’s concert will feature performances by award-winning artists including six time Grammy Award winners, Earth, Wind & Fire, Grammy Award winners and legends of Motown, The Commodores, multiple Grammy nominee and R&B music icon, Charlie Wilson, the Multi-Platinum selling R&B group, Color Me Badd, hip hop pioneers, Sugar Hill Gang, Pop and R&B music chart toppers, Sister Sledge, Diamond selling Rapper, Actor, Reality TV Star, Survivor of the Celebrity Machine, Vanilla Ice, Multi-Platinum selling rapper/artist, Turbo B (formerly of Snap!) and international dance music hitmakers, Snap!.
Tickets go on sale Monday, August 15 at 10 AM PDT and range in price from $100 to $500 plus applicable live entertainment tax. Tickets may be purchased at the Theatre for the Performing Arts box office at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 800-745-3000. Limited auction for “VIP package” to include priority concert seating, meet and greet and autographed photo. The auction is hosted by Ticketmaster, begins August 15 and ends August 24 at 5 PM PDT. All dates, acts and ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
Justin Timberlake is the 14th celebrity to host an elite men’s professional golf tournament, The Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. The concert on October 1 is one of several events during tournament week that will benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children. For additional tournament information, log on to jtshrinersopen.com.
About The 2011 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open:
The 2011 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is the ongoing commitment between Timberlake and Shriners Hospitals for Children® to continue the tradition of a professional men’s golf event in Las Vegas. The collaboration between Shriners Hospitals for Children® as Title Sponsor and Host, along with Celebrity Host Justin Timberlake, creates a truly unique and world-class event for players and fans alike. A variety of well-known golfers will participate in the competition and help support the mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children®, while enjoying the signature flair that Las Vegas has to offer. The 2011 tournament is September 25 – October 2, 2011 at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas.
About Shriners Hospitals for Children®:
Shriners Hospitals for Children® is changing lives every day through innovative pediatric specialty care, world-class research and outstanding medical education. The 22 hospitals in the United States, Canada and Mexico provide advanced care for children with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization and relies on the generosity of donors. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.