Don Henley and Train will perform at the Tiger Jam V
benefit concert presented by Coca-Cola and hosted by Tiger Woods. The fifth
annual event will take place on Saturday at 8:30 p.m. in the Mandalay Bay Events
Center. The benefit concert will once again raise and distribute funds for the
Tiger Woods Foundation and children’s charities based in Las Vegas and Los
Angeles. For tickets, call (702) 474-4000.
“I am very excited to have both Don Henley and Train as
part of Tiger Jam V,” stated ÂÃ‚ÂTiger Woods. “I have been a fan of Don’s
for a long time, and Train is a band whose sound I really love. I’m looking
forward to seeing both of their performances and I know they will help make
Tiger Jam V a memorable evening.”
Don Henley has had a long and successful music career. As a founding member of the ÂÃ‚ÂEagles, Henley won
four Grammy awards, topped the album charts five times and has been
inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Henley’s first three solo
efforts produced numerous hits, including Dirty Laundry, All She Wants
to do is Dance and The Heart of the Matter, as well as a Grammy award
for Best Rock Vocals.
Drops of Jupiter, the title track from Train’s
multi-platinum second album, recently won two trophies””Best Rock Song and Best
Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)””at the 2002 Grammy Awards
ceremony. Driven in part by the band’s breakthrough single, the Top Ten hit Meet
Virginia, the band’s self-titled first album was certified platinum in
Proceeds from Tiger Jam V will be used to support the many
programs funded throughout the year by the ÂÃ‚ÂTiger Woods Foundation. Charities
that received funding from Tiger Jam IV include Child Haven, Center for
Independent Living, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Southern Nevada
Inner City Youth Golf Association, Las Vegas Founder’s Club Golf Foundation,
Children of the Night, Starlight Children’s Foundation, GRAMMY in the Schools
and VH1 Save the Music Foundation.
Established in 1996 by Tiger Woods and his father Earl, the
Tiger Woods Foundation empowers young people to reach their highest potential by
initiating and supporting community-based programs that promote the health,
education and welfare of all of America’s children. Through junior golf
clinics, motivational speeches, educational programs, the support of local
heroes and benevolent giving, the Foundation has interacted with over 85,000
kids across America.
The Coca-Cola Company is the official community sponsor and
beverage sponsor of the ÂÃ‚ÂTiger Woods Foundation, and the title sponsor of two
major annual fundraising activities””the Tiger Jam benefit concert, and the
series of Coca-Cola/ÂÃ‚ÂTiger Woods Foundation Junior Golf Clinics.