Jekyll Island Club Hotel Announces New Concert Series

Aug 16, 2011, 10:24 ET from Jekyll Island Club Hotel

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Join us later this year or in 2012 for one (or more!) of the concerts we are offering in the second year of the Music and Merlot series. Concerts are presented by the Jekyll Island Club Hotel and the Jekyll Island Authority, benefitting the Jekyll Island Foundation. The Jekyll Island Foundation assists in preservation, conservation and education of the historical assets on Jekyll Island, a small barrier island off Georgia's southeastern coast.


We have put together a special package for each concert series throughout 2011 and 2012.  The package includes accommodations, breakfast each morning in the Grand Dining Room, wine tasting reception/dinner** on Friday evening and concert tickets. Add the VIP dinner prior to the concert to complete your package.








November 19th brings two amazing songwriters, Richard Leigh and Archie Jordan, as they perform their award-winning songs the historic setting of the Jekyll Island Club Hotel's Morgan Center. In between songs, Richard and Archie will explain how they develop a song, what inspires them and the stories behind some of their widely recognized pieces.

Additional concerts will include music from the Franklin Pond Quartet, an enchanting chamber music performance by five members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra January 14, 2012  and the UGA Accidentals, An A Capella Evening on March 31, 2012. This a cappella ensemble from the University of Georgia, has been a glee Club tradition for over 30 years.

*Room tax and resort fee extra, space availability basis. Deluxe and suite upgrades available for additional fee. ** Wine and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Add $150.00 per couple / $85.00 single for VIP dinner prior the concert.

About the Jekyll Island Club Hotel

The Jekyll Island Club Hotel originally built in 1886 as a hunting retreat for America's wealthy elite, including J.P. Morgan, William Rockefeller, Joseph Pulitzer, the Vanderbilts, Goulds and Astors. Restored to its original splendor in 1986, now a National Historic Landmark and a member of Historic Hotels of America. The Jekyll Island Club Hotel is Jekyll Island's only four-star resort, presenting 157 rooms and suites in five historical settings. For more information on the hotel, please visit or for reservations call 800-535-9547 ext 1200.

Kathryn Hearn
Jekyll Island Club Hotel

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