Bob Nicol Memorial Golf and Music Festival: "The Nic" featuring Phil Vassar


Sep 24, 2017 – 4:30 PM

44050 Woodridge Parkway
Leesburg, VA 20176 Map

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Welcome to "The Nic," a Bob Nicol Memorial Music Festival, featuring country singer and song writer Phil Vassar. Enjoy a day-filled with great music and good times at Lansdowne Resort and Spa. The concert is on Sunday September 24th, followed by a golf tournament on Monday, September 25th at Lansdowne Resort and Spa. The concert opens with a performance by Shane Gamble, followed by headliner Phil Vassar. Don’t miss Phil Vassar and Shane Gamble on stage together for a country music collaboration. All concert and auction proceeds will benefit the Bob Nicol Charitable Foundations, Inc. which supports the Miller Home of Lynchburg, James Madison University Duke Club scholarships for student athletes and the Theta Chi "Helping Hand Fund." Phil Vassar is one of a handful of musicians to have multiple hits as a songwriter AND as an artist. He has 10 Number 1s, 15 Top 10s, and 26 TOP 40s. Top songs include Just Another Day in Paradise. Carlene, Six Pack Summer, American Child, For a Little While and many more. Phil Vassar also received an AMC award as for “New Male Vocalist of the Year”  Concert details: Event doors open at 4:30 pm 6:00 pm performance by Shane Gamble 7:15 pm performance by Phil Vassar 9:00 pm conclusion Admission details: Admission is $40 per ticket (Under/over 21 wrist bands upon entry) Parking at Lansdowne Resort is $10 cash only per car Food and beverage will be offered for cash and include local tastings of beer and wine ATM machine will be available on site Silent Auction: 2017 Masters Champion 18th hole flag autograph by Sergio Garcia 2017 British Open Champion 18th hole flag autographed by Jordan Spieth Photograph signed by Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino and Gary Player 1987 Super Bowl XXII Football signed by the Redskin champions Bucket list vacations and many more equally desirable items Winning auction bidders awarded and photographed with Phil Vassar!    100% of the Concert and Auction proceeds goes to the R Nicol Charitable Foundations, Inc.  Benefiting the Miller Home of Lynchburg, James Madison University Duke Club scholarships for student athletes and the Theta Chi "Helping Hand Fund".  The donation for a concert ticket is only $40 per person and tax deductible! Phil has generously, and without hesitation, agreed to be a part of our 2nd annual event and his involvement is greatly appreciated. Phil will put on an amazing show in honor of his fallen friend and fraternity brother, Bob Nicol, and benefit those who need help in our communities.   The golf tournament will be held on Monday, September 25th, 2017, also at the exquisite Lansdowne Resort and Spa.   Golf Tournament cost is $210 9:30 am 18 hole event (we will pair incomplete 4somes) 10:30 am PGA professional group teaching clinic and 9 hole playing event (for anyone learning the game or need a later start time) 7:30 am practice tee opens Hole in one, closest to the pin and long drive prizes included 50/50 cash winner drawing Full buffet luncheon included Immediately following play will be our closing ceremony luncheon, awards and silent auction. Come for fellowship, celebrate Bob, and hear about the wonderful work being done from our charity partners!    Charity parnters:   James Madison University Duke Club $100,000 scholarship endowment.   The Mission of Miller Home (Lynchburg, VA) is to provide short or long term care and guidance to girls, ages four through twenty-one, who cannot live with their families.  Miller Home seeks to provide these services within a supportive, non-institutional environment, which encourages each girl to grow and develop to her highest potential.  It is the goal of Miller Home to assist its residents in becoming responsible productive citizens. The "Helping Hand Fund" which evaluates special case donations to help any family in the time of need and thier charity causes.  All golf package attendees, donors and sponsors are eligible for consideration of this fund.     Bob left us far to soon, but his impact will continue forever in our hearts and communities.  Please, join us in our effort. Hotel reservations:   We have secured excellent rates for those needing a hotel room.  Rooms at Lansdowne are typically in excess of $250 per night.  Our event rate is $113.00.  Please use the following link to make a reservation: Booking Website:
Phil Vassar: Phil Vassar (born May 28, 1964 in Lynchburg, Virginia) is an American country music artist, most notable for his songwriting and use of a piano as his most prominent backing instrument.

Prior to signing with Arista Records in 2000, Vassar's songwriting talent was no stranger to the airwaves, penning number-one hits for some of the most popular country artists of the late 1990s: Jo Dee Messina ("Bye, Bye" and "I'm Alright"), Alan Jackson ("Right on the Money") and Tim McGraw ("My Next Thirty Years" and "For A Little While"). He has also written songs for Collin Raye ("Little Red Rodeo") and Blackhawk ("Postmarked Birmingham").

Vassar also co-owns a piano bar outside Nashville, Tennessee, where he performed his own material prior to signing a record deal.

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