Symphony Park to Host Wells Fargo Championship Tee-Off Concert on May 4
Charlotte NC, March 28, 2023— Today tournament officials announced an entertainment opportunity for golf fans and the public to attend following the first round of the Wells Fargo Championship, Thursday, May 4.
From 6-11 p.m., live music, featuring the band Yacht Rock Revue, will be performing at Symphony Park in SouthPark near Quail Hollow Club, site of the Wells Fargo Championship, May 1-7.
Wells Fargo Championship ticket holders will receive a 48-hour pre-sale opportunity to purchase General Admission and VIP tickets for the concert starting today.
“We want to share the excitement of the Wells Fargo Championship, Charlotte’s PGA TOUR event, after the first-round of competition has ended and extend that into the night,” said Gary Sobba, Wells Fargo Championship Tournament Director. “This tournament is part of the fabric of the community and we hope this live music opportunity will enhance our mission to continue that ideal.”
Yacht Rock, who has performed onstage with award-winning performers John Oates and Eddie Money, came from humble beginnings in a basement, touring in partnership with Live Nation and Sirius XM, they now headline sold-out shows across the country, from Webster Hall in New York to the Wiltern in L.A.
General admission tickets to the concert start at $20 per person and VIP experience begins at $100. Tickets can be purchased via eTix on www.southparkafter5.com. The concert is presented by SouthPark Community Partners and produced by Southern Entertainment.
The Wells Fargo Championship is partnering with Ticketmaster to streamline the ticket purchase process for fans. To purchase tickets, please visit wellsfargochampionship.com/tickets. Children ages 15 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult.
The tournament, on behalf of Champions for Education, has distributed over $27 million and raised awareness for numerous charitable foundations in the Charlotte area. For more information about the Wells Fargo Championship, please visit www.wellsfargochampionship.com or call 202-978-8101.
About the Wells Fargo Championship
The Wells Fargo Championship is one of the largest, most prestigious sporting events in the North Carolina region with an economic impact estimated to be around $75 million each year. The tournament’s charitable arm Champions for Education has donated over $27 million to local and regional charities since 2003. The 2023 tournament will be held May 1-7 at Quail Hollow Club. It’s list of champions include David Toms, Joey Sindelar, Vijay Singh, Jim Furyk, Tiger Woods, Anthony Kim, Sean O’Hair, Rory McIlroy (3), Lucas Glover, Rickie Fowler, Derek Ernst, J.B. Holmes, James Hahn, Brian Harman, Jason Day and Max Homa (2). The Wells Fargo Championship received the “Players Choice” Award in 2019 for the Best Tournament of the Year as voted on by the players. The tournament has twice won Overall Tournament of the Year and has been among the top-five in this category each year since the awards were created.
About SouthPark Community Partners
SouthPark Community Partners is a nonprofit economic and community development organization that leads SouthPark’s advancement by driving economic vitality, creating memorable experiences, and ensuring an extraordinary quality of life. SCP serves the SouthPark municipal service district through a partnership with the City of Charlotte. Learn more at www.southparkclt.org.
About Southern Entertainment
Southern Entertainment is a full-service event and production company. Our unwavering commitment to excellence has led us to produce over 500 events across the United States. We specialize in planning, marketing and executing a wide range of concerts, festivals and other live music events with some of the music industry’s biggest stars.