Paramus, N.J. – The best players on the PGA TOUR always put on a show at The Barclays – the first event of the FedExCup Playoffs – and in August, that show will be extended after the last putts drop, as tournament officials today announced that Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes will perform on Friday, August 22, and The Irish Rovers will perform on Saturday, August 23, at The Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J.
The concerts will take place approximately 30 minutes after play each night (approximately 6:30 p.m.) at a fan area just off the 17th fairway. Concerts are open to all Friday or Saturday ticketholders; no additional concert ticket is required. Daily general admission tickets for those days are $65 in advance, $75 at the gate. MasterCard card holders can buy one in advance and get one free.
With a decades-long successful career, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes delivered their soul-searing brand of raucous blues and R&B, recorded over 30 albums and became known for huge hits like "I Don't Want To Go Home," "Love On The Wrong Side Of Town," "The Fever," "This Time It's For Real" and "Got To Get You Off My Mind." Joining Southside Johnny Lyon on tour this year are Jukes collaborator/musical director Jeff Kazee on Hammond B3 organ and piano, Glenn Alexander on guitar, John Conte on bass, drummer Tom Seguso, trombonist/guitarist Neal "The Dude" Pawley, Chris Anderson on trumpet and John Isley on saxophone.
Icons of Irish music, The Irish Rovers join The Barclays for their Farewell To Rovin' Tour, and 50th anniversary. Enjoy the irrepressible Irish charm and songs that have captivated audiences since 1964. Over the years, The Irish Rovers have touched three generations of music lovers and brought Ireland into North American living rooms with their three television series that spanned more than 20 years. The last few years, the Rovers have sold out concert tours, returned to the radio airwaves, garnered rave reviews for their recent Gracehill Fair, Home In Ireland and Drunken Sailor albums, attracted the attention of a new younger audience and were touted in the press as "internet sensations." The excitement around the Rovers confirms their music continues to hit a chord with fans of all ages. Their concert will showcase a mix of thier hits, signature songs and rollicking jigs and reels.
The Barclays returns to The Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J., from August 19-24. Tickets for the 2014 event are available at TheBarclaysGolf.com, and fans are reminded that each year, youth 18 and younger are admitted free when accompanied by a ticketed adult.
About The Barclays The Barclays has been a part of the PGA TOUR schedule since 1967 when Jack Nicklaus won the inaugural event at Westchester Country Club. Since that time, some of the greatest players in the game have earned the title including World Golf Hall of Famers Arnold Palmer, Johnny Miller, Raymond Floyd, Seve Ballesteros, Hale Irwin and Curtis Strange. Many of the world's current top players have won the event as well, including two-time champions Ernie Els and Sergio Garcia; four-time champion Vijay Singh; Dustin Johnson; and 2013 champion Adam Scott. As the first of four playoff events, The Barclays plays a leading role in the FedExCup, the season-long competition that is the centerpiece of the PGA TOUR season. For tournament information, please visit www.thebarclaysgolf.com.
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