Sister Hazel Set to Headline Exclusive #RocktheSocks Concert.

Greenville, SC - 05/16/2016

Sister Hazel, whose prolific song “All for You” propelled the alternative rock band to the top of the charts, will bring their unmistakable sound to the Upstate on Friday, May 20 at 7 p.m. as they headline the #RocktheSocks Concert presented by Kentwool. The performance will follow the free Thursday, May 19 Celebrity Concert on Main event sponsored by Gestamp South Carolina, LLC, Piedmont Natural Gas and Spartanburg Community College from 6 to 10 p.m.

The concerts mark the conclusion of the first two days of play at the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation, teeing off May 19 to 22 at Thornblade Club, The Reserve at Lake Keowee and, new for 2016, The Preserve at Verdae.

“I am really looking forward to not only playing in the tournament, but also putting on a great show for the fans,” said Drew Copeland, Sister Hazel guitarist. “This is such a cool, unique event, and I am very proud to be part of something that not only provides great entertainment, but also gives back to the community.”

Sister Hazel’s performance on the TD Stage at the Peace Center Amphitheater will be part of a grand evening featuring a menu by Larkin’s on the River and beverages. Tickets to the exclusive event ($250) may be purchased through South Carolina Charities Director of Sales Linda Johnson (864.517.2383;

Thursday’s free concert will feature musical talent from the golf tournament celebrity line-up, including members of country music’s Rascal Flatts Joe Don Rooney and Jay DeMarcus, as well as South Carolina native sons and Hootie & The Blowfish co-founders Dean Felber and Mark Bryan.

The celebrity roster for 2016 tournament play also includes: Andy Buckley (The Office), Lucas Black (NCIS-New Orleans), Bill Engvall (Blue Collar Comedian), Danny Masterson (That 70’s Show/The Ranch), Debbe Dunning (Home Improvement), Dennis Haysbert (The Grinder), Gary Valentine (Here Comes the Boom/King of Queens), Grant Show (Melrose Place/Devious Maids), Javier Colon (The Voice, Season 1 Winner), Jordan Masterson (Last Man Standing), Jose Alvarez (Atlanta Braves/Atlanta Falcons), Kira Kazantsev (Miss America 2015), Lisa O’Hurley (clothing designer), Michael Pena (The Martian), Richard Karn (Home Improvement), and Tom Welling (The Choice).

Charities benefiting in 2016 include: BMW Car Club of America Foundation, Child Evangelism Fellowship of Greenville, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Greenville Tech Foundation, Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County, Harvest Hope Food Bank, Mobile Meals of Spartanburg, National Christian College Athletic Association, New Foundations Home for Children, Palmetto Animal Assisted Life’s Services, Project Hope Foundation, Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Carolinas, Shriners Hospital for Children—Greenville, SYNNEX Share the Magic, The First Tee of Greenville, The Reserve at Lake Keowee Foundation, Upstate Warrior Solution, and Urban League of the Upstate.

BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation tournament tickets may be purchased at the Admissions Center at The Preserve at Verdae, Thornblade Club or The Reserve at Lake Keowee.

For Volunteer opportunities contact Drew Holley at or 919.818.8969.

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