Seabreeze Jazz Festival

A full lineup of award-winning artists hit the stage at the annual Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach, FL. The Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater located in Pier Park sets the stage for a jazzy, all-star weekend, which draws music lovers near and far.

Named “Top 10 Jazz Festival in the USA” by JazzIZ Magazine and recently nominated as “Best Jazz Festival” at the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards, The Seabreeze Jazz Festival combines the top national smooth jazz artists with a full weekend of fun, sun, great beaches, and good times– all on the west end of Panama City Beach.  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. 

Seabreeze Jazz Festival 2013

Online and telephone ticket ordering is now closed.Tickets can be purchased at local Northwest Florida ticket outlets: Reggae J’s and Florida House at Pier Park in Panama City Beach, Wow Cable and Creative Gems in Panama City, Vacuum Center in Destin across from Regatta Bay, and Playground Music Center in Ft. Walton Beach at Uptown Station. Military personnel can purchase at Eglin AFB, Tyndall AFB, or the Naval Coastal Systems Center in Panama City Beach at the MWR Offices on base (with a military discount).

Remaining tickets will be on sale at the event gates starting Thursday, April 18th at 3pm. Tickets purchased at the gates day of the event include a surcharge of $5-$10 depending whether it is a single day ticket or a multi-day pass.

Lineup and Schedule:

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 Lounge.com) 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 Jazz.com)

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

 

 

Seabreeze Jazz Festival was last modified: April 20th, 2013 by Dawn Dunlap

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