Taylor Hicks, American Idol winner of season five, will perform an intimate poolside concert on May 5from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa as part of the Champions 4 Children’s Southwest Florida charity weekend to benefit Blessings in a Backpack Southwest Florida. Limited general admission and VIP tickets are available online.
Taylor Hicks took the world by storm during season five of American Idol with his original take on southern soul, R&B, country and blues. Since his American Idol victory, Hicks has released a platinum label album, topped Billboards Hot 100 and was named People magazine’s “Hottest Bachelor of the Year.”
Limited general admission and VIP tickets are available while supplies last. General admission tickets are $35 and grant access into the concert with food and beverage available for purchase. VIP tickets are available for $100 each and grant access to the VIP viewing area, which provides complimentary food and beverages as well as an opportunity to meet additional celebrity “champions.” To purchase tickets, visit Champions4ChildrenSWFL.com/Taylor-Hicks.
During the event, VIP guests will have an opportunity to meet Champions 4 Children’s celebrity champions who are former NFL, NBA, MLB, PGA, Olympic and Collegiate athletes. For a full celebrity list, visit Champions4ChildrenSWFL.com/champs.
In addition to the poolside Taylor Hicks concert, the Champions 4 Children Southwest Florida charity weekend will include scenic day cruises, Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament, sold out golf tournament at The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club, Kentucky Derby party, live auction and meet and greet with celebrity athletes. For a full list of weekend events, and an opportunity to become a hole sponsor of the Champions 4 Children golf tournament, visit Champions4Childrenswfl.com/Schedule-of-Events.
Proceeds from the charity weekend will go directly to Blessings in a Backpack of Southwest Florida, which feeds more than 3,200 children at schools and programs across Lee and Collier County including: Tice Elementary, Sanibel School, James Stephens Academy, Unity Charter of Cape Coral, Unity Charter of Fort Myers, Colonial Elementary, Golden Gate Elementary, J. Colin English Elementary, Villas Elementary, Shadowlawn Elementary, Mirror Lakes Elementary, Bonita Springs Assistance Office, Boys and Girls Club of Lehigh, Veterans Park Elementary and Bonita Springs Charter School.
About Champions 4 Children
Champions 4 Children was founded in 2013 by a group of families in Southwest Florida who wanted to bring their love of sports and charity together to make the biggest impact possible for children in their community. For more information, visit Champions4ChildrenSWFL.com.