Clearwater Jazz Holiday Line Up For One Great Event!
Now in its 38th year, the Clearwater Jazz Holiday Presented by HCI Group Inc. is thrilled to present, in concert, between Friday, October 19 and Sunday, October 22, 2017: Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald, The Avett Brothers, Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, The Temptations and The Four Tops, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Anderson East, The James Hunter Six, Ruth Eckerd Hall / Clearwater Jazz Holiday Youth Jazz Band and many more! This is the 12th 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 on sale now. Please see below for a detailed schedule of times and artists.
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 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 music students of our community-from blues loving beginners to piano-playing’s best, and everyone in between.
The magic of the Clearwater Jazz Holiday emanates from its long-time collaboration with the City of Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall, and hundreds of volunteers that orchestrate every chord of the Jazz Holiday, a celebration of the most recognized and emerging national, regional, and local artists. From smooth and straight ahead jazz, to rhythm and blues, jam band, folk, Americana, funk, fusion, and Latin, thousands of music lovers always relish in a colorful and diverse musical lineup.
**Schedule and artists subject to change**
Thursday, October 19 Gates open at 3:30 pm
Erica DiCeglie 4 pm
The James Hunter Six 5:30 pm
The Four Tops 7 pm
The Temptations 8:45 pm
Friday, October 20 Gates open at 4 pm
Helios Jazz Orchestra 4:15 pm
Jon Cleary 5:45 pm
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy 7:15 pm
Scott Bradlees Postmodern Jukebox 9 pm
Clearwater Jazz Holiday Official After Party At The Capitol Theatre 10:30 pm
Saturday, October 21 Gates open at 1 pm
The Players School of Music featuring Peter Mongaya & Friends – 1:30 pm
La Lucha featuring Jeff Rupert & Marty Morell 3 pm
Alex Harris & Band 4:30 pm
Jason Miles Presents “Celebrating
the Music of Weather Report” featuring Jeff Coffin & Carter Beauford, Philip Dizack, Shaun Martin, Mino Cinelu, Gerald Veasley & Karen Briggs 6 pm
Michael McDonald 7:45 pm
Kenny Loggins 9:30 pm
Fireworks Presented by HCA West Florida Pinellas County Hospitals 10:45 pm
Clearwater Jazz Holiday Late Night Party Aboard The Starlite Majesty 11:15 pm
Sunday, October 22 Gates open at 1:30 pm
Ruth Eckerd Hall / Clearwater Jazz Holiday Youth Jazz Band 2 pm
Mama’s Batch 3:30 pm
Honey Island Swamp Band 5 pm
Anderson East 6:30 pm
The Avett Brothers 8 pm
Tickets are on sale now and are priced at $16 in advance. Children 12 and under are FREE. Limited Reserved Seating and VIP tickets are also available. For more information about the 38th Clearwater Jazz Holiday Presented by HCI Group Inc., call the Clearwater Jazz Holiday office at (727) 461-5200, or visit us online at ClearwaterJazz.com or facebook.com/ClearwaterJazz.