Seabreeze Jazz Festival is an annual-four day gathering held in Panama City Beach, on Gulf Coast in Florida. The weekend full of smooth jazz and sunbathing at beautiful white-sanded beaches takes place every April. It's the perfect way to kick off beach season!
One of the most popular jazz festivals in the South, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival draws over 20,000 jazz enthusiasts from the USA, Canada, and Europe to the Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater. The festival has become a cherished local tradition. The first event was held in March 1999 in SeaSIDE, Florida.
The program of Seabreeze Jazz Festival features 25-35 top jazz performers of various genres. In addition to jazz, smooth jazz, and soul, the lineup also includes R&B acts. Past performers included Keiko Matsui, The Jacksons, Najee, The Commodores, Jeffrey Osborne, Peabo Bryson, The Family Stone, Kool & The Gang, Spyro Gyra, Steve Oliver, Euge Groove, Lindsey Webster, George Benson, Chris Standring, Norman Brown, Althea Rene, Jeanette Harris Greg Manning, Peter White, Vincent Ingala, and others.