March, 18th 2014
For more information contact Mark Carter
Seabreeze Jazz Festival® To Celebrate 16th Anniversary with a Star-Packed Stellar Weekend of Smooth Jazz in Panama City Beach, FL April 23rd-27th
Presented by Wyndham Vacation Rentals
(Panama City Beach, FL) The white-sand beaches of Panama City Beach, Florida will again be the backdrop for an incredible weekend of smooth jazz entertainment as The 16th Annual Seabreeze Jazz Festival returns to Panama City Beach April 23rd-27th All main performances will take place at the Pier Park Amphitheater (Aaron Beasant Park) adjacent to the Pier Park shopping complex on the west end of Panama City Beach. The event, attracting attendees from 41 of the 50 U.S. states and over six countries, was named “Top 10 Jazz Festival in the USA” by JazzIZ Magazine and a “Top 100 Event in North America” by the North American Tour Bus Association.
Artists to perform for 2014 include Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns II featuring Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair, and Richard Elliot. Other performers include Brian Culbertson, Will Downing, Jonathan Butler, Norman Brown, The Family Stone, Nick Colionne, Brian Simpson, Maysa, Phil Perry, Kim Waters, Chuck Loeb, Eric Darius, Cindy Bradley, Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, Chieli Minucci and Special EFX, Alex Bugnon, Jonathan Fritzen, Vincent Ingala, Julian Vaughn, Lebron, Nicholas Cole, Lin Rountree, Micheal J. Thomas, and Jones and Company.
Tickets are $80 per single day, $150 for a Weekend Pass good for Friday-Sunday, and $200 for a Four Day Pass. Tickets are available for purchase online at http://www.seabreezejazzfestival.com or by phone at 800-595-4849.
Local ticket outlets in Northwest Florida include:
Panama City: Creative Gems on Jenks Ave just south of 23rd Street (Cash Only)
Panama City Beach: Florida House at Pier Park (Cash and Credit Cards)
Pompano Joe’s at Pier Park (Cash and Credit Cards)
Santa Rosa Beach: Taylor By The Sea Salon at the Shops of Grayton
North on Highway 283. (Cash and Credit Cards)
Destin: Vacuum Center on Highway 98 across from Regatta Bay (Cash and Credit Cards)
Ft. Walton Beach: Playground Music Center at Uptown Station (Cash Only)
Pensacola: Deluna Coffee Company across from Pensacola State College (Cash Only)
Tickets With Military Discount Available at:
Eglin Air Force Base: MWR Office (Cash and Credit Cards)
Naval Coastal Systems Center – MWR Office (Cash and Credit Cards)
Tyndall Air Force Base—- MWR Office (Cash and Credit Cards)
Pensacola Naval Air Station – MWR Office (Cash and Credit Cards)
(additional service charges added for tickets purchased at the event gate weekend of the show)
Additional events include a Smooth Jazz Dinner Cruise and Jazzy Lunch Cruise aboard The Solais Dinner Yacht departing from the Lighthouse Marinia in Panama City Beach, along with All-Star After Party Jam Events set for Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at Pompono Joe’s at Pier Pier starting at 10:30pm. For a complete listing of all festival events, go online to http://www.seabreezejazzfestival.com.
Special hotel accommodation packages are available through the festival’s supportive hotel sponsors. Presenting Sponsor and Featured Festival Accommodations Partner Wyndham Vacation Rentals® is offering free shuttle service from select ResortQuest® properties for the best jazz festival experience ever. Call 855-728-2410 for reservations or see the entire listing of hotels and special offers at http://www.seabreezejazzfestival.com Ot.her hotel sponsors include Sterling Resorts, Counts-Oakes Resort Properties, Laketown Wharf, Sugar Sands Inns and Suites, and Royal American Beach Getaways. Mention “Seabreeze Jazz Festival” for the lowest festival rate. The “Accommodations” button on the festival’s main page links fans to all the best hotel and condo offerings for the Ultimate Weekend of Smooth Jazz.
A toll-free information hotline is available for festival details at 800-653-7519. Complete lineup, tickets, and schedule information is online at http://www.seabreezejazzfestival.com with weekly updates on Facebook keywords “seabreeze jazz festival.”
General Admission seating is lawn seating so attendees need to bring a lawn chair or a blanket as event is festival seating. No alcohol allowing inside or glass containers. A cash bar will be available inside the venue. Only small personal insulated totes no taller than 12 inches high allowed inside. See website for additional restrictions.
The 2014 Seabreeze Jazz Festival® presented by Wyndham Vacation Rentals is also sponsored by The Panama City Beach Visitor’s and Convention Bureau, Pier Park, WOW!, Viamedia, Smooth Jazz.com, Smooth Lounge.com, Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport, Sterling Resorts, Lake Town Wharf, The Panama City News Herald, The Northwest Florida Daily News, Count-Oakes Resort Properties, Creative Gems of Panama City, Epiphone Guitars, WKGC 90.7, and WSBZ Radio The Seabreeze 106.3FM.
Another Seabreeze Radio Smooth Jazz Concert Event.
For complete event details, call 800-653-7519 or go online to http://www.seabreezejazzfestival.com.
Information provided by Seabreeze Jazz Festival