Upcoming Event: Seabreeze Jazz Festival

Posted by Beaches360 Administrator on Saturday, April 18th, 2015 at 6:17pm.

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The Seabreeze Jazz Festival is coming to Panama City Beach this April and you’re not going to want to miss it! They are calling it the “Ultimate weekend of smooth Jazz” with appearances by big names like Steve Cole, The Rippingtons, Jazz Funk Soul, Chuck Loeb and many more.

It’s the 17th year for the Seabreeze Jazz Festival and the ResortQuest by Wyndham Rentals is the sponsor once again. The annual ResortQuest Seabreeze Jazz Festival is this spring’s must-see event. Here is a look at what you can expect for this exciting festival that is only days away.

About the festival

The 2015 Seabreeze Jazz Festival has been going on since the 90s and will be celebrating the 17th year in existence this April. It’s taking place at Pier Park in Panama City Beach, Florida where you can experience five days of fun at the beach. You’ll get to listen to cool smooth jazz on some of the world’s most beautiful beaches.

The festival’s goal is promote and provide smooth Jazz music to the area. Now it’s been recognized as one of the top 10 jazz festivals in the country by JazzIZ and a top 100 event in the continent by North American Tour Bus Association.

What to expect

The festival is taking placing April 22nd-26th at Pier Park located at 600 Pier Park Drive in Panama City Beach. This area of Panama City is a lifestyle center featuring shopping, restaurants and continues to grow with new developments.

This year’s festival has an incredible line up. You’ll get to watch artists including:

  • David Sanborn
  • Al Jarreau
  • George Benson
  • Norman Brown
  • Brian Culbertson
  • BWB
  • Mindi Abair
  • Rick Braun
  • Down to the Bone
  • Althea Rene
  • Acoustic Alchemy
  • The Sax Pack
  • The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman
  • Jazz Funk Soul
  • Chuck Loeb
  • And many more!

Everyone is staying at ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals for those that don’t want to worry about driving home afterwards. Tickets are sold by general admission for each day at $90-$120.

There are four-day passes for $200-$450 depending on the perks you want between the gold reserve seating and the general weekend pass. You can rent chairs or bring your own. The VIP experiences are already sold out.

Don’t miss this year’s Seabreeze Jazz Festival for those that want to hear days of beautiful smooth Jazz.

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