The Safeway Open presented by Chevron announced today that popular rock band Goo Goo Dolls will perform at the Safeway Concert Series at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa on Saturday night Oct. 7, 2017.
The Safeway Open PGA TOUR event and Safeway Open Concert Series will provide fans with an authentic Napa experience, bringing together world-renowned local chefs and wineries, popular musicians and the world’s best golfers all on one stage.
The Safeway Open returns to Silverado Resort and Spa the week of Oct. 4-8 and again features 42-time PGA TOUR winner and crowd favorite Phil Mickelson heading the list of 144 of the best golfers in the world.
The three-night concert series will take place on the Chevron Stage at Silverado Resort and Spa immediately following completion of the golf tournament Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.
Gavin DeGraw will kick off the concert series Thursday, Oct. 5, and Weezer will play immediately following golf on Friday, Oct. 6. Goo Goo Dolls will close out the concert series on Saturday evening.
“We are excited to bring in Goo Goo Dolls to play Saturday night at the Safeway Concert Series,” said Jeff Sanders, Executive Director of the Safeway Open. “We stepped up the music this year and we know everyone who comes out to the event any night is going to have a great time."
Formed in Buffalo, N.Y., in 1986, Goo Goo Dolls has sold more than 10 million albums in the U.S. and more than 12 million records worldwide. The band has recorded 19 top-10 singles and their smash hit single “Iris” was named the biggest pop radio song of the past 20 years by Billboard magazine.
In 2016, the Safeway Open Concert Series featured X Ambassadors, Charles Kelley from Lady Antebellum and Third Eye Blind.
Daily tickets to the Safeway Open PGA TOUR event are on sale now and include admission to the Safeway Open Concert Series, as well as the 27,000-square foot Safeway Food and Wine Pavilion and on-site food, wine, beer and spirits venues. There are no additional cover charges or upgraded tickets needed for entry into these venues.
The event is in its second year with Safeway as the title sponsor of the PGA TOUR season opener, with a total purse of $6.2 million, with $1.116 million to the winner. In 2016 the field included elite players such as Mickelson, Matt Kuchar, Justin Thomas, Webb Simpson and Paul Casey. Brendan Steele is the defending champion.
The Safeway Concert Series is presented by Bacardi on Thursday night, Pacific Office Automation on Friday night and E&J Gallo on Saturday night. The Safeway Open and Safeway Open Concert Series are managed by Lagardère Sports.