Las Vegas, Nevada (April 2, 2014)–Michael Jordan and his celebrity friends are hitting town this week to raise money for charity and have a lot of fun during the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational to be played at the beautiful and exclusive Shadow Creek and hosted by ARIA. Besides the four days of golf, the annual gala concert will feature funk music innovator George Clinton in addition to Grammy award-winning artist T-Pain. Some of the celebrities and athletes scheduled for golf and/or the concert event include Brandi Chastain, Jerome Bettis, Brandi Chastain, Chris Chelios, Roger Clemens, Eric Dickerson, Julius Erving, Wayne Gretzky, Ken Griffey, Jr., Penny Hardaway, Dan Jansen, Luke Wilson, and Russell Wilson among many others. Click MJCIGolf.com for all details and ticket info. The event with Clinton and T-Pain is private but golf all fans are welcome to attend the golf event. –By Brian Hurlburt
An innovator of funk music, Clinton has been performing for more than 50 years and is the founder of the funk, soul and rock music group Parliament-Funkadelic (P-Funk). Known for his hits “Atomic Dog” and “Bring The Funk,” the multi-talented artist will perform decades of fan favorites.
T-Pain will join Clinton on stage for a unique multi-genre collaboration unlike any other. Currently touring following the release of his fifth studio album, T-Pain’s numerous chart-topping hits include, “Buy U A Drank,” “5 O’Clock,” “Bartender,” and “Can’t Believe It,” along with collaborations such as Survivor’s “I’m On A Boat,”Kanye West’s "Good Life," Jaime Foxx's "Blame It," and Flo Rida’s six-time, multi-platinum “Low,” among others.
Famed magician, comedian, actor and television personality Justin Willman will host the evening’s festivities. Currently on tour, Willman is a regular guest on The Tonight Show, The Ellen Degeneres Show and Chelsea Lately. He also hosts Cupcake Wars on the Food Network and Win, Lose or Draw on the Disney Channel.
Tickets are now on sale and available at all 10 MGM Resorts’ box offices and concierge desks in Las Vegas, and online at aria.com, mjcigolf.com and shadowcreek.com. Fans who wish to experience this exclusive event can purchase daily or weekly general admission and VIP ticket packages. VIP guests will enjoy added perks including free general admission parking at Shadow Creek (a $10 daily value), unparalleled views from the open–air Jordan Brand VIP Hospitality Deck, complimentary food and full–service bars.
Prices are as follows:
Daily General Admission Pass $30/Thursday-Sunday
Weekly General Admission Pass $100/Thursday-Sunday
Daily VIP Pass $150/Thursday-Sunday
Weekly VIP Pass $500/Thursday-Sunday
Discounted tickets are available for military service members, senior citizens 65 years of age or older and college/university students with valid identification. Each group will receive 25 percent off daily or weekly general admission tickets. Additionally, the tournament offers a “Bring the Kids for Free” general admission ticket pass which provides access to Shadow Creek for youth 17 years of age and younger when accompanied by a general admission ticketed adult (up to two children per paid adult).
All ticketholders can enjoy complimentary shuttle service between ARIA and Shadow Creek. Shuttles will depart every 30 minutes from ARIA’s North Valet entrance Thursday and Friday of the tournament from 6 a.m.– 2 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Continuous return service from Shadow Creek to ARIA will be provided until 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.