About The Welk Group Inc

Now let's hear about a truly "wunnerful" music business. And ah-one, and ah-two: The Welk Group is it. The company, founded in 1955 by the late famous bandleader, Lawrence Welk, comprises Welk Music Group and Welk Resorts. The music business includes labels Sugar Hill Records (Nickel Creek and Dolly Parton), Vanguard Records (Doc Watson and Joan Baez), and Ranwood Records (Lawrence Welk and Jim Nabors). The Welk Group's resort holdings include vacation ownership properties in California (San Diego and Palm Springs) and Missouri (Branson). Lawrence Welk, most famous as the star of TV stable The Lawrence Welk Show , which ran from 1955 to 1982, died in 1992. The company is still owned by the Welk family.

The Welk Group Inc

8860 Lawrence Welk Dr
Escondido, CA 92026-6403
Phone: 1 (760) 749-3000
Fax: 1 (760) 749-6182


  • Employer Type: Private
  • Purchasing Manager: Jackie Anderson
  • Employees: 1,350

Major Office Locations

  • Escondido, CA

Other Locations

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Branson, MO