Huey Lewis and The News, Goo Goo Dolls to Perform at CareerBuilder Challenge Concert Series presented by H. N. And Frances C. Berger Foundation
La Quinta, CA – The CareerBuilder Challenge announced today that rock bands Huey Lewis and The News and Goo Goo Dolls will headline this year’s all-new CareerBuilder Challenge Concert Series presented by H. N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation.
The CareerBuilder Challenge PGA TOUR golf event and the CareerBuilder Challenge Concert Series presented by H. N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation will provide fans with a festival-style event, bringing together great local food, popular musicians, and the world’s best golfers – all on one stage.
The CareerBuilder Challenge will be played at the iconic PGA West Stadium, PGA West Nicklaus and La Quinta Country Club courses January 17-21. Phil Mickelson, the 42-time PGA TOUR winner and World Golf Hall of Famer, will serve as tournament ambassador, competing against 155 of the best golfers in the world for an early season victory.
The concert series will feature Huey Lewis and The News on Friday, January 19th and Goo Goo Dolls on Saturday, January 20th on the driving range at PGA West immediately following the second and third rounds of the golf tournament.
“We are excited to unveil our golf festival model at this year’s event featuring great food, wine, spirits, music and world class PGA TOUR golf,” said Jeff Sanders, Executive Director of the CareerBuilder Challenge. “We are stepping up our game this year by bringing in two nights of music. Fans will finish the day by listening to the sounds of Huey Lewis and the News on Friday and Goo Goo Dolls on Saturday night after golf on the range.”
Huey Lewis and The News formed in 1979 and has sold over 20 million albums. The Grammy-award winning group has recorded numerous Top Ten Hits including “Heart of Rock & Roll,” “If This Is It,” “Hip To Be Square,” “The Power of Love,” and many others. “The Power of Love,” which was written and recorded for the film Back to The Future, was a worldwide hit and reached #1 on the Billboard singles chart.
Formed in Buffalo, NY in 1986, Goo Goo Dolls haves sold over 10 million albums in the U.S. and more than 12 million records worldwide. The band has recorded 19 Top Ten singles and their smash hit single “Iris” was named the biggest pop radio song of the last 20 years by Billboard magazine.
Daily tickets to the CareerBuilder Challenge PGA TOUR event are on sale now and include admission to the golf tournament, CareerBuilder Challenge Concert Series presented by H. N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation, the all-new Vons Fan Pavilion on the 18th green at PGA West Stadium, and two additional on-site hospitality venues. There are no additional cover charges or upgraded tickets needed for entry into these on-course hospitality venues.
For more information on the CareerBuilder Challenge and CareerBuilder Challenge Concert Series presented by H. N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation and to purchase tickets, please visit www.CBChallenge.com.