The United States Tennis Association (USTA) just announced the talent line-up and schedule of activities for the US Open Kick-Off event, Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day Presented By Hess. The 18th annual event will be on Saturday, August 24 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y., from 9:30 AM – 4 PM.
This year’s talent line-up includes: Ariana Grande, who had the breakout single for Republic Records, ‘The Way’ featuring Mac Miller. Fifth Harmony, girl group finalist in the most recent season of X Factor
Austin Mahone, rising star who is dubbed as the ‘Next Justin Bieber’ and named as the ‘Ultimate Breakout Star – Biggest Viral Artist’ at the Radio Disney Music Awards. Coco Jones, who was a finalist on Disney Channel’s ‘Next Big Thing’ and whose video, ‘Holla at the DJ,’ has surpassed 2.2 million YouTube views.
Lawson, breakout boy band who racked up 4 top ten hits in their native U.K. Cazzette, Swedish DJ duo who is a constant at EDM festivals, making them the only group to have ever play the Ultra Music Festival’s headline stage three times in two years and whose most famous song is ‘Beam Me Up’
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic Reigning US Open champion Serena Williams Greatest tennis player of all-time Roger Federer World No. 1 Wheelchair Tennis Champion David Wagner
The full-day tennis and music festival for both children and adults features interactive games, musical entertainment and tennis activities. Events include obstacle courses, concerts, tennis lessons, a Healthy Living Challenge sponsored by Coca-Cola, among others. Tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster (1-866-OPEN-TIX), www.usopen.org and at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center box office.