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Comedians Announced for Grove Park Inn’s Comedy Classic

ASHEVILLE, NC – It’s a weekend of a thousand laughs as John Boy and Billy host two nights of laugh out loud comedy during the 23rd Annual Comedy Classic on March 11 and 12 at The Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa.   Don’t miss the chance to see headline act Jon Reep take the stage at 8 p.m. on Friday March 11.  Reep is a stand-up comedian and actor, known as the “That thing got a Hemi?” guy in Dodge commercials, and more recently as the winner of the fifth season of Last Comic Standing on NBC. Tickets for the Friday night show are $45.

On Saturday March 12, Tommy Johnagin and Reno Collier will take the stage. 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.

Reep, Johnagin and Collier will be joined by popular syndicated radio hosts John Boy and Billy, as well as other comedians and musicians for a weekend of non-stop fun.

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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