CLEARWATER – Now in its 39th year, the Clearwater Jazz Holiday, presented by HCI Group Inc., will run Oct. 18 through 21 at Coachman Park and will include performances by The Doobie Brothers, George Thorogood and The Destroyers, JJ Grey & Mofro, The Devil Makes Three and – celebrating Prince – Morris Day & The Time and Sheila E.
In addition, the lineup for the four-day festival will feature Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers, Danny Kusz, Betty Fox Brass Band, The Lao Tizer Band featuring Chieli Minucci, Karen Briggs & Nelson Rangel, Ruth Eckerd Hall/Clearwater Jazz Holiday Youth Jazz Band and many more musical artists yet to be announced. This is the 13th year that the Clearwater Jazz Holiday will collaborate with Ruth Eckerd Hall to bring an amazing and diverse lineup of headline acts to Clearwater.
Tickets are priced at $20 in advance. Children age 12 and younger are free. Limited reserved seating and VIP tickets are also available. For information, call 727-461-5200 or visit ClearwaterJazz.com or facebook.com/ClearwaterJazz
Presented in the 20-acre landscaped Coachman Park in downtown Clearwater overlooking Clearwater Harbor and the Memorial Causeway Bridge, the Clearwater Jazz Holiday is four days and nights of some of the best live performances in the world presented to the public. 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 Inc. 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.