Keith Urban To Headline The Grammy Foundation's 'Starry Night' Benefit
June 3, 2010 at 8:06 AM (PT)
The GRAMMY FOUNDATION has announced that CAPITOL/NASHVILLE artist KEITH URBAN will headline its “Starry Night” benefit to be held on JULY 23rd at the LOS ANGELES TENNIS CENTER at UCLA. Folk group THE AVETT BROTHERS will open the benefit.
The event is presented in association with the FARMERS CLASSIC tennis tournament and will be held three nights before the tournament opens. “Starry Night” will benefit the GRAMMY FOUNDATION'S GRAMMY IN THE SCHOOLS music education programs for high school students and the SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TENNIS ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION.
President/CEO of THE RECORDING ACADEMY NEIL PORTNOW said, "KEITH URBAN's career is defined by both exceptional musicianship and extraordinary generosity. And it is meaningful and moving that KEITH is lending his time and talents during the busy summer touring season in support of the GRAMMY FOUNDATION and our GRAMMY IN THE SCHOOLS music education programs. We are also delighted to have the AVETT BROTHERS showcase their unique and powerful music at our ‘Starry Night’ benefit."
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