Thomas Rhett to Headline Live Fest at the 2021 QBE Shootout

Naples’ Premier Music Experience Returns December 11

NAPLES, FL. (July 7, 2021) – The QBE Shootout is excited to announce the return of Live Fest when the PGA TOUR event returns to Naples December 7 - 12, 2021.

Headlining this year’s premier music experience on Saturday, December 11 will be 2021 ACM Male Artist of the Year Thomas Rhett. Rhett will be joined by special guest Cole Swindell who has racked up an impressive nine No. 1 singles in his career. Two more bands will be announced later this summer.


The driving range at The Ritz-Carlton Naples, Tiburón


December 11, following the second round of the QBE Shootout at 4:00 p.m. (will conclude at 10:00 p.m.)


Live Fest will offer general admission tickets, prime stage front seating and shared and private VIP hospitality experiences including the Garrison Brothers Live Fest Club. The concert staging area will include a MillerCoors Beer Garden, robust concession options and limited-edition merchandise. Tickets will go on-sale Friday, July 9th at

“The addition of Live Fest to the QBE Shootout in 2019 was an incredible success and something I never really dreamed of when the Shootout began more than 30 years ago. I am thrilled that we are able to bring the event back in 2021 and we are looking forward to delivering another can’t-miss music experience to the Southwest Florida community,” said Greg Norman, QBE Shootout Tournament Host.

“The energy and excitement around the QBE Shootout is at an all-time high and the continuation of an event like Live Fest is certain to add to the already outstanding fan experience. As the QBE Shootout heads into its 33rd year, we are proud to sponsor this important event, once again, and look forward to welcoming Thomas and Cole to the festivities. It’s going to be a spectacular show,” said QBE North America Chief Executive Officer, Todd Jones.

Welcoming Country Star—Thomas Rhett

With a centered focus and renewed clarity, “ACM Entertainer of the Year” Thomas Rhett began teasing songs as they were written on social media over the past year, receiving a frenzy of positive feedback from fans. With that, his upcoming fifth studio double album COUNTRY AGAIN: SIDE A (The Valory Music Co.) began to take shape. Lead single “What’s Your Country Song” marks Thomas Rhett’s 17th career No. 1 single and 11th consecutive No. 1 – thelongest active streak in the format. As "few singers have played a larger role in defining the sound of country music over the past half-dozen years” (Rolling Stone), Thomas Rhett’s four previous studio albums have spawned nearly 10 BILLION total career streams while he’s received two CMA Triple Play awards for penning three No. 1 songs within a 12-month period, adding to his collection of trophies from the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, Billboard Music Awards, CMT Music Awards and more. “At the top of his musical game” (Winnipeg Free Press), the in-demand superstar has headlined multiple nationwide and international tours as well as some of music’s biggest festivals. For more information, visit

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