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Hotel packages now available for Georgia-focused live music event

Posted September 18, 2014 by Kristi Kent in News

Thursday, September 18, 2014

GRCVB Contact:
Debbie Galloway, Sales Coordinator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Hotel packages now available for Georgia-focused live music event

ROME, GA. —The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) is now offering special weekend hotel packages in conjunction with the Historic DeSoto Theatre Foundation’s Georgia Guitar Explosion, Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.

Georgia Guitar Explosion- Nov 2014- low resThe tribute to electric guitar and Georgia guitarists is a part of the VenueDog Concert Series, and will take place in Downtown Rome at the Historic DeSoto Theatre, 530 Broad St.

The Georgia Guitar Explosion hotel package includes a one-night stay on Friday, Nov. 7, and one general admission ticket to the Saturday evening concert. Additional tickets can be purchased for $28 each.

Packages start at $115.46 per night, all taxes included. Guests will choose accommodations from a selection of participating local hotels, based on availability. Additional nights are available for an additional cost.

The evening of live music will be hosted by Matt Davis of Rome’s 95.7 FM The Ridge and legendary blues guitarist Tinsley Ellis. Performing during the evening will be the AJ Ghent Band and the Glenn Phillips Band, as well as Ellis himself.

Hotel packages are available only through the GRCVB. Contact Debbie Galloway at 800.444.1834 to book your Georgia Guitar Explosion hotel package. All packages must be purchased by Thursday, Oct. 16 at 5 p.m.

For more information on the Georgia Guitar Explosion and additional events in Rome and Floyd County, visit, powered by VenueDog, or call 706.295.5576.


 The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau (GRCVB) is the official destination and sports marketing organization of Rome and Floyd County, Georgia. The GRCVB’s mission is to strengthen the economic fabric of the community through tourism development by attracting leisure travelers, conventions, meetings, sports and events.


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