Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 13, 2014
Later this week, the Andy Roddick Foundation will host its 9th annual gala, presented by Pine River Capital Management L.P. This year will feature a concert by country artist, Darius Rucker, at ACL Live at the Moody Theater. Tickets for the Friday, October 17 concert are available now and may be purchased at http://www.ACL-LIVE.com, by calling 1-877-4-FLY-TIX or visiting the ACL Live Box Office. The VIP After Party is presented by RetailMeNot.
The concert will feature Darius Rucker who is currently in the middle of his True Believers tour around his third solo country album. Since re-introducing himself to the world as a country artist, Rucker has achieved many successes including being inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in October 2012. His first two albums each topped Billboard’s Country Album chart and together produced five number one singles. Rucker first attained multi-platinum status as the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of Hootie & the Blowfish.
This annual gala serves as the chief fundraising event for the Andy Roddick Foundation to support its mission to expand opportunities for young people to learn, thrive, and succeed. Founder and Chairman Andy Roddick began the Foundation in 2000 and established Austin as its headquarters in 2012.
The gala includes a cocktail reception and exclusive live auctions, followed by Rucker’s concert. The night will conclude with a VIP After Party for select sponsors presented by RetailMeNot.
About Andy Roddick Foundation
The Andy Roddick Foundation works with its community to expand opportunities for young people to learn, thrive and succeed. The Foundation is the vision of now retired tennis professional Andy Roddick who established it in 2000. Always focused on inspiring and empowering young people, the Andy Roddick Foundation moved its headquarters to Austin, Texas in 2012. The Foundation is granting funds to partners with programs that align with a goal of closing the opportunity gap for young people living in under-resourced areas. Beyond grant making, the Foundation delivers direct service with activities like its own five-week Summer program for Elementary School students. For additional information, call 512.298.1960, follow on Twitter @theARFoundation, or visit http://www.arfoundation.org.