Featuring Average White Band, Gladys Knight, Buddy Guy and more!
Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road and Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation, Inc. presents the 44th Clearwater Jazz Holiday on Thursday, October 19 through Sunday, October 22 featuring a variety of talented artists at The Sound at Coachman Park in Downtown Clearwater. On Thursday, October 19, Gates open at 4 pm and the line-up features The Beach Boys with Good Vibrations Orchestra and Dustbowl Revival (Featured Above). On Friday, October 20, Gates open at 5 pm and the line-up features Gladys Knight (Featured below right one), Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Average White Band. On Saturday, October 21, Gates open at 5 pm and the line-up features Los Lobos, Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Buddy Guy Damn Right Farewell. On Sunday, October 22, Gates opens at 4:45 pm and the line-up features Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Trampled by Turtles, and Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. Single Day Tickets, 4-Day and 2-Day Packages are on sale now.
The magic of Clearwater Jazz Holiday emanates from its long-time collaboration with the City of Clearwater, Visit St Pete / Clearwater, Ruth Eckerd Hall, the Clearwater Threshers, as well as hundreds of volunteers that orchestrate every chord of this annual celebration that attracts audiences as diverse as its line-ups. From smooth and straight-ahead jazz to rhythm and blues, soul, jam band, folk, Americana, funk, fusion, Latin, and more, thousands of spirits are lifted each year in the unmistakable energy of Clearwater Jazz Holiday.
In addition to sustaining the longstanding festival tradition, Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and proud winner of the 2016 Clearwater Regional Chamber’s Judge’s Choice Nonprofit of the Year, delivers year-round innovative programs, exciting performance opportunities, special funding, and creative learning experiences. These initiatives celebrate the art form of Jazz with meaningful music appreciation and instructional experiences for people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities.
Single Day Tickets are on sale now starting at just $30.75. 4-Day Packages (October 19-22) starting at $167.50 and 2-Day Packages (October 21-22) starting at $98.33 are also available. A limited number of VIP tickets are available, which includes a premium seat and access to the Bistro Hospitality Area, which includes food and beverages. Tickets are available at The Raymond James Central Ticket Office at Ruth Eckerd Hall, by calling 727-791-7400 or visiting www.RuthEckerdHall.com. The Raymond James Central Ticket Office at Ruth Eckerd Hall is open Tuesday through Thursday, from noon to 6 pm, Friday, from 10 am to 6 pm, and Saturday, from noon to 6 pm.
More on Ruth Eckerd Hall on the Road:
Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road established in 1998, books and produces a number of off-site events including Friends of Music Member Appreciation Concerts, Clearwater Jazz Holiday, the PGA TOUR’S Valspar Championship concert at Innisbrook, the annual Chasco Fiesta at Sims Park in downtown New Port Richey, concerts for the NFL®’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers®, NCAA® Women’s Basketball and the NHL®. Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road also books and produces events in other partner venues including The Palladium in downtown St. Petersburg, as well as the Tampa Theatre and Amalie Arena in downtown Tampa. Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road partnered with the City of Clearwater to present a wide variety of concerts at Coachman Park in downtown Clearwater as well as created the Tampa Bay Rays Summer Concert Series, booking and producing more than 90 concerts from 2005 to 2015. In 2022, industry trade publication Pollstar named Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road #36 in the United States and #52 Concert Promoters in the world.
More About the Sound at Coachman Park in Downtown Clearwater:
The Sound located at Coachman Park in downtown Clearwater, near the intercostal waterway, will open the summer of 2023. Ruth Eckerd Hall will manage and operate this state-of-the-art music venue that features 4,000 covered seats, with an additional 5,000-seated lawn and an incredible view of the majestic sunsets of Clearwater Beach. In May 2022, the Clearwater City Council selected Ruth Eckerd Hall to operate The Sound music venue.
More About The Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation:
Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation, Inc. a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that’s mission is to be the leading proponent of jazz entertainment and education in Florida through the annual presentation of a world-class, live music festival in Clearwater, Florida. The Foundation celebrates and promotes the art form of jazz through year-round innovative music appreciation and instructional programs, special funding, and creative learning experiences, supported by the longstanding festival tradition and related events.
Content and photos provided by Ruth Eckerd Hall On the Road for editorial purposes only–all rights reserved. Check out a previous story of another Jazz Holiday event here.
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