34th Clearwater Jazz Holiday Festival

Monday, October 7, 2013 - 11:48am

Now in its 34th year, the Clearwater Jazz Holiday Presented by HCI Group will present, in concert between October 17 and 20, 2013 some of  the finest talents including; Chicago, Tower of Power, Brandi Carlile, Paul Brown, Larry Carlton, Average White Band, Amos Lee and more! The collaboration on headline acts between the Clearwater Jazz Holiday and Ruth Eckerd Hall serves to increase and continue with a diverse music lineup in 2013. The Clearwater Jazz Holiday is sure to appeal to the tens of thousands of visitors attracted to this world-class event, the third weekend in October each year.

Presented in the 20-acre landscaped Coachman Park in downtown Clearwater overlooking beautiful Clearwater Harbor and the majestic Memorial Causeway Bridge, the Jazz Holiday is four days and four nights of some of the best live performances in the world presented to the public. The visitor experience is complemented by the Clearwater area’s mild fall weather, miles of world-famous Gulf beaches, brilliant sunsets, nearby attractions, accommodations and dining to suit every taste and budget.

One of the longest-running and known events in the country, the Clearwater Jazz Holiday has presented in concert multiple luminaries of our generation. The mission of the Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation is to be the leading proponent of jazz entertainment and education in Florida through the annual presentation of a world-class, live music festival. The Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation is a 501c3 organization that has been center-stage for numerous scholarship and educational activities to benefit the music students of our community-from the blues-loving beginners to piano-playing protégés, and everyone in between.

A collaboration of the Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation, City of Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall and the Clearwater Jazz Holiday Jazz Force, the all volunteer staff that orchestrates every chord of this eight-to-the-bar event, sets the stage for this year’s celebration for the most recognized national and regional artists together with celebrated local acts. From smooth and straight ahead jazz, to rhythm and blues, jam band, funk, fusion, and Latin , the crowds will relish in this year's colorful and diverse musical lineup -thanks to the continued support from the community, volunteers and thousands of music lovers.

Tickets On-Sale NOW for $10 in advance. Children 12 and under are FREE. Limited Reserved Seating and VIP tickets are also available. For more information about the 34th Clearwater Jazz Holiday Presented by HCI Group, call the Clearwater Jazz Holiday office at (727) 461-5200, or visit us online at www.clearwaterjazz.com or facebook.com/ClearwaterJazz