Seabreeze Jazz Festival is Just a Few Weeks Away

Posted by Beaches360 Administrator on Monday, March 25th, 2013 at 9:48am

April 17th-21st Seabreeze Jazz Festival Comes to Panama City Beach

Aaron Bessant Park is preparing for one of the most anticipated events in the spring beach calendar - The Seabreeze Jazz Festival.  Beach guests and local alike look forward to this event as a highlight of local large events.  Book your hotels or condos now for this popular weekend.  
Seabreeze was named on of the "Top 10 Jazz Festivals in the USA" by JazzIZ Magazine and also nominated as "Best Jazz Festival" at the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards. Top national smooth jazz artists are the icing on the cake with a full weekend of fun, sun, great beaches, and good the newly constructed amphitheatre at Panama City Beach's shopping destination, Pier Park.  The event now attracts over 20,000 fans from the USA, Canada, and Europe for what many call "The Ultimate Weekend" in one non-stop performance-packed weekend of music.  


Wednesday April 17th
Smooth Jazz Dinner Cruise aboard The Lady Anderson
Hosted by Brian Culbertson 7pm-10pm
(Boat boards at 6:30pm, sails at 7pm)

Thursday April 18th 

1:00pm Free Kickoff Jazz Jam and Wine Tasting at the Pier Park Dr. Street Stage

-- Gates open at 4pm -- Show at 5pm
5:00pm Steve Oliver
7:00pm Margo Rey
8:30pm Boney James

Friday April 19th -- Gates open at 4pm -- Show at 5pm
5:00pm Ken Ford
7:00pm Tim Bowman
8:30pm Fourplay (Bob James, Harvey Mason, Nathan East, and Chuck Loeb) with special guest Lalah Hathaway

Smooth Jazz After Party Jam -- 10:30pm at Reggae J's at Pier Park  (buffet at 10:30pm/Show at 11pm)
featuring Motown Jazz Jam -- Hosted by Brian Culbertson
(Presented by Smooth
Motor City's top smooth jazz artists and session players create the ultimate jazz jam show.

Saturday April 20th -- Gates open at 10am -- Show at 11am
11:00am Brian Lanair -- (Seabreeze Rising Star)
12:30pm DW3 -- (Los Angeles based smooth jazz group)
2:00pm Peter White and Euge Groove
4:00pm Peet Project (Hugarian based jazz and funk - 1st USA show)
(Seabreeze Hidden Gem)
6:00pm Brian Culbertson
8:00pm BwB (Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, and Rick Braun)

After Party -- 10:30pm at Reggae J's at Pier Park
(buffet at 10:30pm/Show at 11pm)
featuring Brian Culbertson and special guests
(Presented by Smooth

Sunday April 21st -- Gates open at 10am -- Show at 11am
11:00am Roman Street
12:00pm The Southern Gentlemen featuring Joey Sommerville,
Michael Ward, and Eric Essix
2:00pm Yancyy (Seabreeze Rising Star)
4:00pm Average White Band
6:00pm Jazz In Pink featuring Pamela Williams, Athea Rene, Karen Briggs, Gail Jhonson, Maria Antionette, and others
8:00pm Tower of Power

Tickets here

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