Country music superstar Cole Swindell will be the featured performer at the 8th edition of Valspar LIVE presented by Chick-fil-A, the concert series associated with the PGA TOUR’s Valspar Championship, on Saturday, March 23. He will perform a full show on the Osprey Driving Range, immediately adjacent to the Copperhead Course, shortly after the conclusion of Saturday’s play at approximately 6:30 pm. The concert is free to all fans with Saturday tickets.
2023 has been a career-defining year for Swindell. His massive chart-topping hit “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” was just certified 3X Platinum by the RIAA and his fourth studio album, Stereotype, was certified GOLD. The Georgia native recently received a nomination for Musical Event of the Year for “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” with Jo Dee Messina for the 57th CMA Awards on Nov. 8. In addition to taking home three ACM Awards for Single of the Year and Song of the Year (as songwriter and artist) and a buzzworthy performance of “She Had Me At Heads Carolina [Remix]” with Messina in May, he released his deluxe album Stereotype Broken. He won Country Song of the Year for “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” at the iHeart Music Awards, earned a pair of nominations at the 2023 CMT Music Awards and was nominated for Male Artist of the Year at the MusicRow Awards.
Swindell is the latest in a line of top stars who have graced the Valspar LIVE stage. Darius Rucker performed this spring. The other Valspar LIVE acts have been The Band Perry (2015), Rascal Flatts (2016), Toby Keith (2017), Jake Owen and Dustin Lynch (2018), Brad Paisley (2019) and Chris Young and Big & Rich (2022).
On the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook, Taylor Moore will defend his 2023 Valspar Championship title against a top field of PGA TOUR pros. Tickets for the 2024 Valspar Championship, including Valspar LIVE, will go on sale November 28 for all tournament days including Saturday at ValsparChampionship.com.
The Valspar LIVE presented by Chick-fil-A concert is produced by the Valspar Championship in conjunction with Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road.
About Cole Swindell:
Country music superstar Cole Swindell released his fourth studio album, Stereotype, to massive success. The project charted three back-to-back, Platinum-certified, multi-week No. 1 hits: “Single Saturday Night,” “Never Say Never” (with Lainey Wilson) and, most recently, his five-week 3x Platinum chart-topper “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” that garnered three ACM Awards for Single of the Year and Song of the Year (as songwriter and artist), an iHeart Music Award for Country Song of the Year and recently received a nomination for Musical Event of the Year for “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” with Jo Dee Messina for the 57th CMA Awards.
In 2022 Swindell spent a total of 27 weeks in the Top 5 of the country singles chart with “Never Say Never” (8 weeks) and “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” (21 weeks). He released a special duet remix of his smash “She Had Me At Heads Carolina” featuring Messina that has produced multiple award nominations and is included on his new deluxe album Stereotype Broken, which also includes his current Top 10 and rising single “Drinkaby.” In the 10 years since his debut on Warner Music Nashville, Swindell has racked up 12 No. 1 singles as an artist – 13 as a songwriter – as well as 12 certified Platinum singles (one single at 3x Platinum and four at 2x Platinum), a Platinum-certified debut album (Cole Swindell), a Platinum-certified sophomore effort (You Should Be Here) and a Gold-certified third entry (All Of It). His massive, GRAMMY-nominated hit “Break Up In The End” was named the 2019 NSAI Song of the Year. Swindell earned two nominations (Musical Event of the Year and Music Video of the Year) for “Never Say Never” at the 56th CMA Awards. Swindell officially became a headliner on his own in 2018 with his Reason To Drink Tours, and his 2022 Back Down To The Bar Tour. He toured with Thomas Rhett on the Home Team Tour this summer and will again headline this fall on his Twelve Tour.
About the Valspar Championship
The Valspar Championship is Tampa Bay’s PGA TOUR event and a part of the annual FedExCup competition. The 2024 Valspar Championship will be held on the Copperhead Course at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Florida from March 18-24. Defending champion is Taylor Moore. The tournament is nationally televised on NBC Sports and Golf Channel and is aired in over 220 countries; and is owned and operated by Copperhead Charities, Inc. The title sponsor for the tournament is Valspar Paint. For more information, visit www.valsparchampionship.com and follow @valsparchamp on X/Twitter.
About Copperhead Charities, Inc.
Copperhead Charities history of supporting charities through professional golf dates back to 1977, with charitable funds generated exceeding $50 million. The 2024 Valspar Championship will be the 23rd full-field PGA TOUR event sponsored by the Copperheads (General Chairs Rondé Barber and John Astrab). Over 200 Tampa Bay area civic and business leaders are members of The Copperheads. The tournament is managed by Pro Links Sports with Executive Director Hollis Cavner and Tournament Director Tracy West.
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About Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road
Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road books and produces a number of off-site events including Friends of Music Member Appreciation Concerts, Blast Friday, the Tampa Bay Rays Summer Concert Series, the Clearwater Jazz Holiday, the PGA TOUR Valspar Championship concert at Innisbrook and events in other partner venues including the Palladium, the Tampa Theatre and the Amalie Arena. In 2019, industry trade publication Pollstar named Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road #30 in the United States and #45 in the world of concert promoters.