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Live outdoor entertainment and fireworks spectacular to be hosted throughout the summer season

GREENSBORO, GA. – APRIL 6, 2016  – The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, an AAA, Five-Diamond resort located on the shores of Lake Oconee, Ga., will host its annual “Live at the Lake” concert series on select weekends from May through September. In addition, the resort will offer two exclusive, curated weekend events and packages as a part of the series in September and October.

Live at the Lake Summer Concert Series and Fireworks

A collection of regional musical talent will headline the summer series with a variety of live shows in the resort’s backyard overlooking beautiful Lake Oconee.

“The return of the Live at the Lake summer concert series and accompanying expanded cultural series of events marks the start of the fun-filled summer season at the resort,” said Ralph Vick, general manager of The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee. “Summertime at Lake Oconee is truly spectacular and we want to ensure that each of our guests create lifelong memories during their visit. Our summer concerts, fireworks and cultural series are the perfect activities for any seasonal getaway experience.”

The summer concert series will be begin on Sunday, May 29, and will continue through the summer on select Sundays concluding on September 4. As a new and exciting addition this year, all concerts will be followed by a beautiful fireworks display. The Live at the Lake Summer Concerts and fireworks are open to hotel guests. Guests may attend the concert series on the lakeside lawn in the evenings on the following dates:

Sunday, May 29, 2016 (Memorial Day Weekend) - Featuring 3 ½ Men performing classic melodies and pop standards

Sunday, June 19 2016 - Featuring Sixty Four, one of the southeast most acclaimed Beatles cover bands

Sunday, July 3 (Independence Day Weekend) - Featuring Pete Mayer, a member of Jimmy Buffett’s touring band performing classic summer songs

Sunday, July 17, 2016 - Featuring Cissy Crutcher performing soul and R&B sounds

Sunday, July 31 2016 - Featuring Jason Eskridge of Zac Brown Band performing R&B and pop standards

Sunday, August 14 2016 - Featuring Jackson Wells performing soul and pop

Sunday, September 4, 2016 (Labor Day Weekend) - Featuring Pop Rox performing hits from the 70’s decade through today

Curated Weekend Events and Packages

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee will also celebrate the series with two exclusive Live at the Lake Cultural events.

In partnership with Garden & Gun, the resort will host an exclusive weekend package and getaway, celebrating the best of food, drink, and music in the South. The Garden & Gun weekend package will be offered September 23-25, 2016, and will include access to chefs and the publication’s editors, a private bluegrass and barbecue event featuring pit master John Lewis of Charleston, S.C., culinary demos inspired by Garden & Gun’s latest cookbook, and a bourbon master class. This is a weekend experience filled with live music, culinary excellence, fireworks, and much more. Pricing for the package starts at $3,300 per couple.

Plans are underway for the second annual Extraordinary Weekend of Creative Collaboration with Amy Grant and Friends. This unique and highly-coveted package will feature creative workshops hosted by Amy and friends, dinner and a private concert at Sandy Creek Barn. The Amy Grant and Friends package will be offered from October 27-30, 2016.

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee is located just 75 miles from Atlanta and offers 30 scenic acres to enjoy and explore. For more information about meeting spaces, spa offerings and overnight packages, please visit Please call 706.467.0600 for more details on the Live at the Lake concerts and events.