Winter Concert Series returns to The Omni Grove Park Inn

Press release from The Omni Grove Park Inn:  

The Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville, N.C. invites everyone to shimmy and shake off winter blues with the return of the popular Winter Concert Series. The Blue Ridge Mountain retreat is serving up live entertainment with the Big Band and Swing Dance Weekend, the Classic Rock-n-Roll Weekend and the Comedy Classic Weekend.

Concert tickets available at 800.438.5800.

Big Band Weekend (Jan. 13 – 14): Hit the floor in style with this rhythm-filled weekend of Big Band hits featuring the Andrew Thielen Big Band and The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra.

·         Andrew Thielen Big Band (Friday night) – $40 per person

·         The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (Saturday night) – $45 per person

Classic Rock-N-Roll Weekend (Feb. 3 – 4): Enjoy a high-energy’ 70s party at the Classic Rock-N-Roll Weekend. Turn back the calendar and turn up the dial with internationally renowned Neil Diamond tribute band Super Diamond on Friday evening, and dance all night to classic disco music fromStayin’ Alive on Saturday.

·         Super Diamond (Friday night) – $50 per person

·         Stayin’ Alive (Saturday night) – $50 per person

Comedy Classic Weekend (February 24 – 25): Indulge in a weekend full of laughter with the Comedy Classic Weekend, which brings together an all-star cast of characters including headliners Michael Kosta and Roy Wood Jr.

·         Friday Night Comedy with Joe Zimmerman, Michael Palascak, Gina Brillion and Michael Kosta,- $50 per person

·         Saturday Night Comedy with Joe List, Greg Warren and Roy Wood Jr – $50 per person

. For tickets call 800.438.5800 or for more information visit

About The Omni Grove Park Inn

Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains just minutes from downtown Asheville, N.C., The Omni Grove Park Inn provides a one-of-a-kind escape. The award-winning, 513-room resort originally opened in 1913, and showcases a wide range of Arts & Crafts furnishings from Stickley and Roycroft throughout guest areas, guestrooms and suites. The world-class Spa is an experience like no other, with 43,000 square feet of subterranean space and an array of unique treatments incorporating indigenous elements. The resort’s historic 18-hole Donald Ross golf course is considered among the top golf experiences in North Carolina, and the Sports Complex includes indoor and outdoor tennis courts. The Inn also focuses on local ingredients and chef driven menus in their four signature restaurants, each offering panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Omni Grove Park Inn is well suited for meetings and events, with 25 meeting rooms and two ballrooms totaling 55,000 square feet, including the Skyline Room and Mountain View Terrace. To get additional information or book accommodations, visit or call 1-800-The-Omni.

About Omni Hotels & Resorts

Omni Hotels & Resorts creates genuine, authentic guest experiences at 60 distinct luxury hotels and resorts in leading business gateways and leisure destinations across North America. With over 20 world-class golf courses and award-winning spa retreats, to dynamic business settings, each Omni showcases the local flavor of the destination while featuring four-diamond services, signature restaurants, Wi-Fi connectivity and unique wellness options.  Known for its distinguished, personalized service, Omni leaves a lasting impression with every customer interaction, with a heightened level of recognition and rewards delivered through its Select Guest loyalty program and the company’s “Power of One” associate empowerment program. The brand is frequently recognized by top consumer research organizations and travel publications and was ranked “Highest in Upper-Upscale Segment Guest Satisfaction” in the J.D. Power 2016 North American Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index StudySM. As a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), Omni’s loyalty program is further expanded through the DISCOVERY® loyalty program offering members additional global benefits. Committed to reducing hunger, Omni is on a mission through its Say Goodnight to Hunger initiative to help provide more than 18.2 million meals each year for food banks to feed children, families and seniors in communities in which it operates. To get additional information or book accommodations, visit or call 1-800-The-Omni.

About Thomas Calder
Thomas Calder received his MFA in Fiction from the University of Houston's Creative Writing Program. He has worked with several publications, including Gulf Coast and the Collagist. For his weekly #tuesdayhistory tidbits on Asheville, follow him on Instagram @tcalder.

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