Comedy Classic Weekend at the Grove Park Inn

TRIO OF NATIONS TOP COMEDIANS ADDED TO LINEUP FOR COMEDY CLASSIC WEEKEND AT THE GROVE PARK INN RESORT & SPA

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA (January 31, 2011) —  The 23rd Annual Comedy Classic weekend at The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa just got a lot funnier with the addition of three of the nations top comedians.  It’s a weekend of a thousand laughs as nationally syndicated radio personalities John Boy & Billy host two nights of laugh out loud comedy on March 11 and 12.  Don’t miss the chance to see headline act Jon Reep take the stage at 8 p.m. on Friday March 11.  Reep is known as the “That thing got a Hemi?” guy in Dodge commercials, and as the winner of the fifth season of Last Comic Standing on NBC. Reep will be joined by Keith Alberstadt and Jimmy Shubert. Alberstadt has appeared on Late Night with David Letterman and is a writer for Saturday Night Lives’ Weekend Update. Shubert has built an impressive resume as an actor, both in film and on television. He is recognized as one of the most successful comedians working today.  Tickets for the Friday night show are $45.

On Saturday March 12, the laughs keep on coming as Elon Gold headlines the show. Gold has established himself as one of the top comedians in the country, having appeared on numerous television shows, including four recent appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Gold will be joined by Tommy Johnagin and Reno Collier. Johnagin’s television credits include Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, CMT Comedy Stage and The Late Show with David Letterman. Collier gained celebrity as the opening act for Larry the Cable Guy and with his own Comedy Central Presents special. Collier was also featured on the Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Next Generation. Tickets for Saturday are $50.

For more information on Comedy Classic 2011, please contact The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa at 800.438.0050 or 828.252.2711; visit www.groveparkinn.com, or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ewgrove and Facebook at www.facebook.com/groveparkinn.

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