SAN DIEGO, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Grand Del Mar, San Diego's only Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five Diamond resort, hosts "Summer Concerts At The Grand Presented by Audi/ Land Rover/Porsche of San Diego" – its inaugural summer concert series – bringing an exciting line-up of world-class talent to the resort produced by Wendy Jayne Productions, Inc. The 8-concert series begins Sunday, July 15, and runs every Sunday through September 2 with doors opening at 6 p.m. and show times beginning at 7 p.m. Post-show entertainment will be held in the resort's lobby lounge, immediately following each performance. In addition, The Grand Del Mar is offering a Sunday Summer Package especially created for concert-goers.
Event Producer and Promoter Jim "Fitz" Fitzgerald of Wendy Jayne Productions, Inc. says, "It is exceptional to be partnering with the esteemed leaders of The Grand Del Mar. This is a phenomenal venue that perfectly suits the talented and renowned musicians in our line-up. Guests will enjoy a complete entertainment and hospitality experience and will be sure to make the concert series a staple of their Sundays this summer."
The performance schedule includes:
- Sunday, July 15- Hiroshima, a celebrated Los Angeles-based fusion jazz ensemble
- Sunday, July 22- John Pizzarelli, a versatile and talented guitarist and singer performing classic pop, jazz and swing
- Sunday, July 29- ARRIVAL from Sweden, performing the music of ABBA
- Sunday, August 5- Six-time Grammy Winner Arturo Sandoval, one of the world's top jazz trumpeters, as well as a renowned classical artist, pianist and composer
- Sunday, August 12- Keiko Matsui, a noted keyboardist and composer
- Sunday, August 19- Mindi Abair and Friends, featuring the famed singer and saxophonist Mindi Abair and jazz guitarist Jeff Golub and vocalist/guitarist David Pack
- Sunday, August 26- Patrizio Buanne, an Italian singer/songwriter with a decidedly romantic bent
- Sunday, September 2- Steve Tyrell, the Grammy award-winning vocalist best known for his Sinatra-esque take on the classics
General Seating, $65 person; VIP seating, $95 person. Season ticket packages are available and season ticket holders will receive preferred seating and savings in service fees. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased online at www.GrandSummerConcerts.com or by calling 800-820-9884.
The Grand Del Mar's Sunday Summer Package: Available July 15 – September 2, and includes: Overnight Accommodations; Two General Seating Concert Tickets. Rates from $455 per night. To book packages, please visit www.TheGrandDelMar.com or call 1-877-814-8472 for reservations and information. Rates are exclusive of gratuity and hotel tax of 12.5%.
Summer Concerts At The Grand is presented by Audi San Diego, Land Rover San Diego and Porsche of San Diego. The post-show entertainment is proudly sponsored by Veuve Clicquot and Belvedere Vodka.
About The Grand Del Mar
Situated amid a spectacular private reserve in Coastal North County San Diego, The Grand Del Mar is a luxurious retreat that combines the old-world charm of a Mediterranean estate with the modern luxuries of a world-class resort. The AAA Five Diamond, Forbes Five-Star property features: 249 elegantly appointed guestrooms and suites; San Diego's only Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course; a Forbes Five-Star Renaissance-inspired spa; regional dining, including the award-winning Addison with Relais & Châteaux Grand Chef William Bradley; four swimming pools; two outdoor tennis courts; an enclave of residential Villas; and more than 20,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor meeting space. For reservations, please call, toll-free, 1-877-814-8472; or book online at www.TheGrandDelMar.com.
About Wendy Jayne Productions, Inc.
Wendy Jayne Productions, Inc. has produced and promoted numerous concert, television and radio events in major stadiums and arenas across the United States. In addition, WJP Inc. has produced high profile programming and events for network and cable television as well as several radio networks and performing arts centers.
Producer Jim 'Fitz" Fitzgerald and wife Wendy founded Wendy Jayne Productions, Inc. in 1995 and are one of the most respected and renowned concert promoters in the entertainment industry.
SOURCE The Grand Del Mar