Darius Rucker concert slated for Sandestin

Lead singer for Hootie and the Blowfish, Darius Rocker, will perform in May at Grand Boulevard in Sandestin, FL.

The country singer is heading up a two-day charity concert/golf tourney benefiting LPGA Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam’s ANNIKA Foundation. Festivities include a celebrity golf tournament and then the concert.

This event is the inaugural ANNIKA and Friends at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. The event will take place May 12-13, 2012, with the concert on Sunday night. Sorenstam, along with 25 of her celebrity friends and athletes, will take part in a weekend filled with golf, fine dining and music. The proceeds from the event will go to the ANNIKA Foundation to fund the start of SPARK – a physical education program for children – in elementary schools in the area and across the state, according to an ANNIKA Foundation news release.

Other celebrities scheduled to partake are music legend Alice Cooper, former Sienfeld actor John O’Hurley,  actor Craig T. Nelson, Fox News host Gerri Willis, Olympic skier Bode Miller, former NFL running back Ricky Watters,  actor Alfonso Ribeiro, and current and former LPGA players Yani Tseng, Nancy Lopez, Laura Diaz and Suzann Pettersen,

In addition to the Sunday night concert, the weekend’s events will include a cocktail reception featuring ANNIKA wines and a dinner party with Annika, celebrities and sports personalities on Saturday, May 12. Annika will host a Mother’s Day breakfast, golf clinic, celebrity golf tournament and VIP reception catered by Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar prior to the concert on Sunday, the new release stated.

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