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Celebrities Daughtry & Dane Cook Perform For Andre Agassi Grand Slam


Celebrities Daughtry and comedian Dane Cook perform theme song from the TV sitcom “Growing Pains” for the 14th annual Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009 held at Wynn Las Vegas on September 26, 2009. This star-studded event raises funds for the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy, providing a K-12 public charter Las Vegas school to provide a first-class education.

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Daughtry and Dane Cook at Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

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This was a night of incredible entertainment attended by top-name talent from Las Vegas and around the country.

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Andre Agassi and wife Steffi Graf at Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

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Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

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Dane Cook at Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

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Marie Osmond at Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

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This year’s Grand Slam for Children gathered top-name talent under the musical direction of Grammy award-winning producer, arranger and composer David Foster. Grammy-nominated rock band Daughtry, fronted by former American Idol finalist Chris Daughtry, whose new album Leave This Town debuted No.1 on the Billboard Top 200; Comedian Dane Cook, whose double platinum album Retaliation became the highest charting comedy album in 28 years; Grammy, Country Music Association and American Music Award-winning country music star Tim McGraw; and singer, songwriter and producer Brian McKnight were joined by additional performers for the Sept. 26 benefit concert.

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Emeril Lagasse at Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

Photo by Scott Harrison / Retna | HarrisonPhotos.com

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Steffi Graf at Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

Photo by Scott Harrison / Retna | HarrisonPhotos.com

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Chaz Palminteri at Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

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Comedian Dane Cooke at Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

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Singer Matt Goss at Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

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The evening will include a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, live auction and benefit concert. Sponsorships for the Grand Slam for Children are still available at the following levels: Gold $17,500, Platinum $40,000 and Diamond $85,000. Individual seats are also available in sets of two; at the Gold level for $3,500 and at the Platinum level for $8,000.

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Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

Photo by Scott Harrison / Retna | HarrisonPhotos.com

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Marie Osmond at Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

Photo by Scott Harrison / Retna | HarrisonPhotos.com

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Tony Hawk at Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

Photo by Scott Harrison / Retna | HarrisonPhotos.com

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Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf at Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

Photo by Scott Harrison / Retna | HarrisonPhotos.com

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Andre Agassi Grand Slam 2009

Photo by Scott Harrison / Retna | HarrisonPhotos.com

The Foundation’s work is directly impacting students in Las Vegas, Agassi’s hometown community, but it has broader implications for education nationwide, as the Foundation works to increase investment in, and accountability for, public schools.

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