PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla., April XX, 2018 – Noted as a “Top 10 Jazz Festival in the USA” by JazzIZ Magazine and recently named “Best Jazz Festival” by the Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival in Panama City Beach welcomes top national smooth jazz artists for a weekend of fun, sun, great beaches and good times. Taking place April 18-22 at the Aaron Bessant Park Amphitheater at Pier Park, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival attracts jazz from across the USA, Canada and Europe for a performance-packed five days.

“The Seabreeze Jazz Festival annually brings in some of the biggest names in smooth jazz and we’re excited to celebrate its 20th year with a top-notch lineup of artists,” shares Visit Panama City Beach President and CEO Dan Rowe. “We look forward to welcoming visitors from near and far to enjoy one of our top events of the spring season, featuring world renowned jazz performers.”

A lineup of talented artists performing at the Seabreeze Jazz Festival include Brian Culbertson, Boney James, Kool and the Gang, Peter White, Euge Groove, Nick Colionne, Gerald Albright, the Commodores and many more. The festivities kick off on Wednesday, April 18 with the Eric Darius Dinner Cruise at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at noon on Thursday and Friday and 9:30 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, with shows concluding at 10:30 p.m. all days.           

Tickets for the 20th Annual Seabreeze Jazz Festival may be purchased over the phone by calling 1-877-987-6487. Tickets are sold out for Friday and Sunday but still available for Thursday. For the complete festival lineup and schedule, or to buy tickets online, go to

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Panama City Beach is situated on 27 miles of sugar-white sand beaches bordering clear, emerald-green waters where the Gulf of Mexico and St. Andrew Bay converge.  With 320 days of sunshine annually and attractions such as St. Andrews State Park and Pier Park, the region has long been favored by travelers seeking an affordable beach vacation with year-round offerings for families, couples, groups and adventure-seekers.  These include championship golf courses, spas, sporting events, award-winning dining and diverse recreational activities. In addition, Panama City Beach’s Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport offers non-stop flights on Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines. For more information, call 850-233-5070 or visit the official website of the Panama City Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau at Stay connected with Panama City Beach on Twitter (@Visit_PCB), Instagram (@Visit_PCB) and Facebook (@VisitPanamaCityBeach).