Skip to main content

Add Some Jazz to Your Labor Day Weekend


Jazz up your Labor Day weekend with Grand Hotel’s exclusive Labor Day Weekend Jazz Concert series, featuring multiple concerts by renowned jazz artists Friday, Aug. 30 – Sunday, Sept. 1. Grand Hotel guests and visitors can choose from four concerts during the weekend or choose to attend the whole bundle of performances.  Jazz bands include Stella Cole, Benny Benack III, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, and SuperBlue: Kurt Elling & Charlie Hunter.

The concerts are sure to infuse the weekend with soulful rhythms and melodic harmonies and leave you with a profound appreciation for the art of jazz. Simply choose the performance you would like to see, or choose all performances in the weekend concert series, then sit back and enjoy a unique musical experience only found at Grand Hotel.

Guests are also invited to enjoy the following free musical performances throughout Labor Day weekend.

Friday, August 30
Daniel Rottenberg, Cupola Bar, 8:30pm
Grand Hotel Orchestra, Terrace Room, 11pm
Paul Keller, Jockey Club, 11pm

Saturday, August 31
Daniel Rottenberg, Cupola Bar, 8:30pm
Dueling Pianos with Detroit Piano Bar, Gate House, 9pm
Grand Hotel Orchestra, Terrace Room, 11pm
Paul Keller, Jockey Club, 11pm

Sunday, August 30
Grand Hotel Orchestra, Terrace Room, 9:30pm
Paul Keller, Jockey Club, 10pm

Stella Cole

Friday 8/30/24 at 9:30pm

Stella Katherine Cole, a versatile performer based in New York City, has captivated audiences worldwide with her enchanting singing videos, garnering over half a million followers and nearly 6 million likes on social media. Renowned musicians like Michael Bublé, James Taylor, and Meghan Trainor, along with Broadway icons Betty Buckley, Stephanie J. Block, and Donna Murphy, have praised and shared her talent. Stella’s performances at legendary venues such as Dizzy’s Jazz at Lincoln Center, Birdland, and 54 Below, as well as her collaboration with Darren Criss and tours with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, have solidified her status as a rising star. Influenced by classic movie musicals and inspired by legends like Judy Garland and Barbra Streisand, Stella is set to record her debut studio album this summer with producer Matt Pierson.

Benny Benack |||

8/31/24 at 2:30pm

Benny Benack III, an Emmy-nominated trumpeter and vocalist, stands as a prominent figure in contemporary jazz. Renowned for his dynamic performances, he has graced stages worldwide, captivating audiences with his latest acclaimed album “Third Time’s the Charm,” which soared to #2 on the JazzWeek International Radio Charts in 2023. Equally adept as a trumpet virtuoso and a vocalist with a sophisticated, Sinatra-esque style, Benack has collaborated with esteemed musicians like Christian McBride and garnered viral attention for his rendition of “Social Call.” Notably recognized in Downbeat Magazine’s Critics Poll, Benack is hailed as a rising star in both trumpet and vocal categories.

Book Today
Share this package
Reserve Today
Grand Hotel Drone over water

Enjoy Last Minute July Savings!

Celebrate Summer this July with incredible last-minute savings! Rates from $299 per night, room only, or $450 per couple including breakfast and dinner. Cool off on USA Today’s #1 Summer Travel Destination in 2024, Mackinac Island.