|Lonestar, Jo Dee Messina to headline "Concert on the Range"|
Free concert will take place at the Westin course on Hutchinson Island
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Champions Tour officials with the Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf today released details on the free community concert to be held at the Westin's Club at Savannah Harbor driving range on Hutchinson Island next Friday, April 26. The tournament's "Concert on the Range" will be free of charge and open to the public courtesy of Liberty Mutual Insurance and will feature award-winning country music artists Lonestar and Jo Dee Messina. Savannah native Chuck Courtenay will perform as the concert's opening act.
As a welcome to concertgoers, the Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf will offer free admission after 3 p.m. on Friday, so attendees can enjoy the tail end of the tournament's first round before the music begins. The "Concert on the Range" will begin at approximately 6 p.m. on the driving range at The Club at Savannah Harbor. Food and beverage will be available for purchase, as well as beer and wine from 6-8 p.m.
"Concert on the Range" schedule of events:
3 p.m.: Free admission to the tournament begins
"We are very excited to host the concert on site at the Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf this year," said the tournament's executive director, Joe Rotellini. " We invite everyone to come out to the Westin course on Friday, April 26 to enjoy an awesome evening of country music and encourage fans to come early to experience what the Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf is all about-- thrilling competition from the most celebrated golfers of our generation and family fun."
Multi-platinum, country/pop crossover superstar group Lonestar made their debut in 1995. Since then, the Tennessee-based, Texas-influenced group has amassed nearly 30 singles on the country charts, including 10 No. 1 hits like "Amazed," "I'm Already There," "My Front Porch Looking In," "No News" and "What About Now." The band's awards include a 1999 ACM Single of The Year for "Amazed" (the song also won the Song of the Year award) and the 2001 CMA Vocal Group of the Year.
Two-time Grammy nominee Messina has earned six No. 1 singles for her popular tunes including "Bye, Bye," "I'm Alright," "Stand Beside Me," "That's The Way," "Bring On The Rain (w/Tim McGraw)" and "My Give A Damn's Busted." She has sold more than 5 million albums since she sprang onto the music scene in 1996 and was named the Academy of Country Music's Top New Female Vocalist award in 1998.
A rising regional star with a Nashville recording contract and a top-notch backing band, singer and guitarist Chuck Courtenay finds inspiration in the work of iconic honky-tonk and outlaw country artists like Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, Conway Twitty and Rodney Crowell. His shows are known for their high energy and heartfelt performances.
Celebrating 11 years in Savannah, the Liberty Mutual Insurance Legends of Golf returns to the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa on April 22-28 and features a total of three team competitions during the week, starting with the Demaret Division (ages 70+) on Monday and Tuesday, followed by the Raphael Division on Friday and Saturday (ages 50-69). Official competition begins with the Legends Division (ages 50+), a 54-hole better-ball competition featuring a $2.7 million purse, on Friday, April 26. Tournament tickets are still available, for information on how to purchase please visit lmilog.com.
About Liberty Mutual Insurance
Liberty Mutual Insurance also ranks 84th on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the U.S. based on 2011 revenue. As of December 31, 2012, Liberty Mutual Insurance had $120.1 billion in consolidated assets, $101.5 billion in consolidated liabilities, and $36.9 billion in annual consolidated revenue.
Liberty Mutual Insurance offers a wide range of insurance products and services, including personal automobile, homeowners, workers compensation, property, commercial automobile, general liability, global specialty, group disability, reinsurance and surety. Liberty Mutual Insurance (libertymutualinsurance.com) employs over 50,000 people in more than 900 offices throughout the world.
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