The rumors that have been circulating since before the holidays were confirmed this (Wednesday) morning when Tim Myers representing Dick's Sporting Goods and the Dick's Open made the official announcement at a late-morning press conference in Vestal.  Grammy Award - Winning Group Bon Jovi will be the featured entertainment at this summer's Dick's Sporting Goods Open at En Joie Golf Course in Endicott.

Bon Jovi will perform on Friday night, August 18 following the opening round of play in the 2017 Dick's Sporting Goods Open.  It is the only scheduled Bon Jovi performance this summer in either Upstate New York or Northeastern Pa.

The performance will be part of Bon Jovi's "This House is Not for Sale Tour".  The stop is scheduled as part of their first tour since 2013.

Tickets for the concert which include admission to the tournament's opening round of golf  will go on sale on Friday, January 20th at 10 AM at Ticketmaster.com and at all Dick's Sporting Goods stores.  Ticket prices begin at $ 70.