Andre Agassi Foundation Announces Line-Up For 2009 Grand Slam For Children


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14th Annual Concert Benefits Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy and Supports Foundation’s Work to Transform Education.

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) August 31, 2009 — The Andre Agassi Foundation (AAF) today announced that Dane Cook, Daughtry, Tim McGraw and Brian McKnight will headline its 2009 Grand Slam for Children benefit concert, under the musical direction of David Foster. The annual event supports the Foundation’s efforts to transform education and benefits the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy, a K-12 public charter school in Las Vegas that strives to provide children with a first-class education. Hosted by tennis legend and philanthropist Andre Agassi and presented by Genworth Financial, the 2009 Grand Slam for Children will take place Saturday, Sept., 26 at Wynn Las Vegas.

“Each year, the stars align and donate their talents to celebrate our achievements and support our work in education,” said Agassi. “This year’s Grand Slam for Children promises to be an incredible night of entertainment that benefits Agassi Prep and allows us to create opportunities that change children’s lives.”

This year’s Grand Slam for Children will bring together top-name talent under the musical direction of Grammy award-winning producer, arranger and composer David Foster. Comedian Dane Cook, whose double platinum album Retaliation became the highest charting comedy album in 28 years; Grammy-nominated rock band Daughtry, fronted by former American Idol finalist Chris Daughtry, whose new album Leave This Town debuted No.1 on the Billboard Top 200; Grammy, Country Music Association and American Music Award-winning country music star Tim McGraw; and singer, songwriter and producer Brian McKnight will be joined by additional performers to be announced prior to the Sept. 26 benefit concert.

The 14th Annual Grand Slam for Children will take place Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009 at Wynn Las Vegas. The evening will include a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, live auction and benefit concert. Sponsorships for the Grand Slam for Children are still available at the following levels: Gold $17,500, Platinum $40,000 and Diamond $85,000. Individual seats are also available in sets of two; at the Gold level for $3,500 and at the Platinum level for $8,000.

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