Austin, TX (PRWEB) November 10, 2010
Singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett will headline the 2010 Andy Roddick Foundation Charity Gala Saturday, December 4th 2010 in Austin, Texas.
“I am honored to have Jimmy Buffett perform at the Gala,” Andy Roddick said. “He is an inspirational musician and person. I have always been a huge fan and am thrilled he is joining us to help raise awareness and funds for the children’s organizations the foundation supports.”
Jimmy Buffett has become a legend of popular culture as the composer of such classic songs as "Margaritaville," "Come Monday" and "Cheeseburger In Paradise." Buffett has recorded more than forty records, most of which have gone gold, platinum or multi-platinum. As a best-selling author, he is one of only nine authors in the history of the New York Times Bestseller List to have reached #1 on both their fiction and non-fiction lists. Jimmy has received two Grammy nominations, numerous Country Music Association awards and was the inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame.
Proceeds from the December 4th concert at the Hilton Austin will benefit the Andy Roddick Foundation. For more information on tickets and sponsorship opportunities please call the Andy Roddick Foundation at 561-620-9449.
ABOUT THE ANDY RODDICK FOUNDATION
Founded in 2001, the goal of the Andy Roddick Foundation is to improve the quality of life and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all children based on the principles of respect for family, education and morality. To date the foundation has raised more than $10 million for various children’s organizations including current beneficiaries KIPP: Austin Public Schools, The Settlement Home for Children, Austin Partners in Education, A Glimmer of Hope and the Andy Roddick Youth Tennis Program. For more information on the Andy Roddick Foundation, please visit http://www.andyroddick.com.