Members of Lady Antebellum sing with Darius Rucker (second from right). The trio is going on tour with Rucker this summer. 

Lady Antebellum singers to deliver UGA commencement address

University of Georgia alumni Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood of the multi-platinum trio Lady Antebellum will deliver the spring undergraduate commencement address.

Kelley and Haywood each received Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from UGA in 2004. The commencement is scheduled for May 4, 7 p.m. in Sanford Stadium. 

“We are excited to welcome Charles Kelley and Dave Haywood back to their alma mater,” UGA President Jere Morehead said in a statement. “They are multi-talented musicians who have impressed the world, and the University of Georgia is very proud of all they have accomplished. We look forward to their inspiring comments.”

Denise Spangler, the Bebe Aderhold Professor in Early Childhood Education in UGA’s College of Education, will deliver the graduate Commencement address that same day at 9:30 a.m. in Stegeman Coliseum.

Tickets are not required for either ceremony.

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