Thursday, November 5, 2015

Suncoast Jazz Classic - Celebrating 25 Great Years of Jazz in Clearwater FL Nov 20-22, 2015

25 Years of Jazz Enjoyment
and of 
Building a Traditional Jazz 
Legacy in Florida!

November 20, 21, 22, 2015

The annual Suncoast Jazz Festival which takes place on Clearwater Beach spanning Sand Key Park, will take place this year November 20-22, 2015.  The festival spans five simultaneous venues at the Sheraton Sand Key and Marriott Sand Key.  Dedicated Jolley Trolley lines allow attendees to move from one venue to another to hear the various entertainers throughout the 3-day weekend. The Grand Finale is Sunday at 4PM.

The festival will present over 20 bands and guest artists from both Tampa Bay and nationally.  Attendees are drawn from around US and international locations.

Dance floors are available near the musicians for those interested, and a large swing dance floor is dedicated Friday night from 6 PM to midnight, which begins with an hour of instruction by the Swing Time Dancers.

The Suncoast Jazz Classic is partners with the City of Clearwater each year, and this year is a member of the 100 year Centennial Celebration. Another 30 companies partner and contribute to the success of this festival.

The professional bands are highly entertaining spanning traditional jazz, big band, swing, zydeco, blues, rockabilly and more.  

Youth bands from Mitchell and Tarpon Springs High Schools will also perform in accordance with our support of area youth musicians.  As a 501(c)3 organization, the Festival provides substantial scholarships and educational events benefiting young musicians and the community.

Daily tickets are on sale now starting at $36 with $112 for the 3-day weekend. Student tickets are available for $10. Regular prices are available after October 1st. For more information visit our web site at or call 727-248-9441.

2015 Band Lineup
Barbary Coast Show Band
Betty Comora
Bill Allred
Bob Draga and Friends
Cornet Chop Suey
Dave Bennett
The Fat Babies
John Lamb
Jubilee Jazz
Lorri Hafer Trio
Miss Ida Blue and Yerba Buena Stompers
Poppie ooh-La Jazz Band
Theo Valentin
Tom Hook
Tom Rigney and Flambeau 
Wally’s Warehouse Waifs

1160 Gulf Blvd.
Sand Key, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767 (800)456-7263  
Headquarters hotel for
25th Silver Jubilee Suncoast Jazz Classic.
Event room rates available.

1201 Gulf Blvd., Sand Key
Clearwater Beach, FL 33767 
Event room rates available.

Suncoast Classic Jazz, Inc. is a Florida not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. For 25 years, they have been presenting the annual Suncoast Jazz Festival, which is dedicated to preserving and promoting jazz, the only true American art form. The festival provides opportunities for both professional musicians from all over the United States as well as aspiring young musicians from our community to perform and share their music with enthusiastic and very appreciative audiences in Clearwater, FL. Because of the generosity of a lot of individual sponsors and attendees, Suncoast Classic Jazz Inc. has been able to give back to the community yearly in the form of financial assistance, to both individual young musicians as well as bands and local schools.  Over the years, contributions total nearly $100,000. 

Suncoast Jazz Classic 25th Silver Jubilee has been sanctioned by the Committee and has formally received the “Official Clearwater Centennial Event” designation.
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