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O.Henry Hotel is just three miles from the Greensboro Coliseum and Special Events Center. In addition to the many world-class concerts and sporting events, the complex includes the Greensboro Aquatic Center, the ACC Hall of Champions and White Oak Amphitheatre.
Upcoming Special Concerts and Events
The Avett Brothers
with Asleep at the Wheel
December 31, 2015
Greensboro is welcoming home The Avett Brothers, one of North Carolina’s own and favorite traditional folk/bluegrass bands. Known for their goose bump soulful acoustics, musical honesty and the down-home guys that ooze musical creativity. Ring in the New Year with The Avett Brothers at the Greensboro Coliseum!
O.Henry Hotel is a four-diamond luxury hotel just three miles from the Coliseum and we have limited rooms available.
Also check out The Avett Brothers New Years Eve Package at our sister hotel.
About The Avett Brothers
If you put your ear to the street, you can hear the rumble of the world in motion; people going to and from work, to school, to the grocery store. You may even hear the whisper of their living rooms, their conversation, their complaints, and if you’re lucky, their laughter. If you’re almost anywhere in America, you’ll hear something different, something special, something you recognize but haven’t heard in a long time. It is the sound of a real celebration. It is not New Year’s, and it is not a political convention. It is neither a prime time game-show, nor a music video countdown, bloated with fame and sponsorship. What you are hearing is the love for a music. It is the unbridled outcry of support for a song that sings to the heart, that dances with the soul. The jubilation is in the theaters, the bars, the music clubs, the festivals. The love is for a band. The songs are honest: just chords with real voices singing real melodies. But, the heart and the energy with which they are sung, is really why people are talking, and why so many sing along.
They are a reality in a world of entertainment built with smoke and mirrors, and when they play, the common man can break the mirrors and blow the smoke away, so that all that’s left behind is the unwavering beauty of the songs. That’s the commotion, that’s the celebration, and wherever The Avett Brothers are tonight, that’s what you’ll find.
Dead & Company, November 14
The headlines read, “The Grateful Dead Is Resurrected Once More, This Time With John Mayer” and they’re heading to Greensboro on November 14! Tickets go on-sale September 18.
O.Henry Hotel is four-diamond luxury hotel just three miles from the Coliseum and we have limited rooms available. Book our Best Rate now!
About Dead & Company
This fall Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann will be joined by John Mayer, Oteil Burbridge and Jeff Chimenti for a tour billed as Dead And Company. The band had already announced a slew of fall dates as well as a New Year’s run. Today, Dead & Company added 11 more fall shows to the docket.
Earlier this summer Hart, Weir, Kreutzmann and Chimenti teamed with Trey Anastasio, Bruce Hornsby and Phil Lesh for five Fare Thee Well - Celebrating 50 Years Of Grateful Dead shows in Santa Clara and Chicago. With Lesh deciding not to participate in Dead & Company, the Chicago shows will still stand as the last time the Grateful Dead's “core four” shared the stage. Phil has his own plans for the fall including a run of shows at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York.
In the Summer of 2013 guitarist John Mayer gained a new appreciation for the Grateful Dead. He discussed his newfound love of the band in an interview that summer and even threw a few Dead covers into his sets. A year ago Mayer took to Twitter to share more thoughts about what made the Grateful Dead so special. Then, in February, the guitarist invited Bob Weir to perform with him on CBS’s The Late Late Show. Fast forward to June when John played two shows with Phil Lesh & Friends at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California. Chimenti was not only a member of the Fare Thee Wellband, but he was a longtime Weir sideman in RatDog and also participated in a post-Jerry incarnation of “The Dead.” Burbridge is a newcomer to the world of the Grateful Dead, but has sang many a version of “Franklin’s Tower” with the Allman Brothers Band.
Upcoming Concerts and Events:
- October 1: Robin Wright, Foreign Affairs Correspondent, Guilford College Bryan Series (learn more about the series)
- October 15: Little Big Town, The Pain Killer Tour
- October 21: Taylor Swift, 1989 World Tour
- December 10: TobyMac
- December 31: The Avett Brothers with Asleep at the Wheel | New Year’s Eve 2015
- See the complete list of upcoming Greensboro Coliseum Concerts & Events.
Why Stay at O.Henry Hotel?
Our nearby location and long list of amenities combine for a trip with lifetime memories. Enjoy dinner at Green Valley Grill before a concert and unwind with drinks in the bar afterwards.
ACC Hall of Champions showcases ACC history through interactive displays, unique institutional exhibits and multi-purpose program space. Highlights include a four-foot, 360-degree, state-of-the-art video globe with a unique, multi-media display of conference highlights, life-size ACC school mascot exhibits that have been a huge hit with younger visitors and an interactive exhibit that lets fans face off in a head-to-head challenge to test their knowledge of ACC sports trivia.
Greensboro Aquatic Center is a world-class, state-of-the-art facility with three bodies of water and a seating capacity of 2,500. The GAC brings together all major aquatic sports – competitive swimming and diving, water polo, synchronized swimming and other unique sports - all in one venue.
White Oak Amphitheatre is an outdoor venue with a seating capacity of over 7,600, including more than 2,000 reserved seats. White Oak Amphitheatre hosts a diverse selection of community programs, music, arts and crafts and festival type events.
The Greensboro Coliseum Complex is located at:
1921 West Lee Street
Greensboro, NC 27403
Visit Greensboro Coliseum to learn more.
Photos courtesy of Greensboro Convention & Visitors Bureau