Suncoast Jazz Classic to Hold its 26th Festival in November

The annual Suncoast Jazz Classic hosted on Clearwater Beach
will take place November 18 – 20, 2016.


The annual Suncoast Jazz Festival will take place this year November 18-20, 2016 on the #1 award winning beach – Clearwater Beach.  The completely indoor festival spans five simultaneous venues between 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 festival weekend.

scj2016-poster-webThe 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.  A larger swing dance floor is dedicated on Friday night for the Swing Dance Party from 7 PM to midnight, which begins with an hour of instruction by the Swing Time Dancers.

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

On November 16th, the Festival along with the Central Park Performing Arts Center (formerly Largo Cultural Center) will present The Four Freshmen (separate ticket required).

Youth bands from JW 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 $40.  Three-day tickets are $125. Student tickets are available for $10. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit our web site at or call 727-248-9441.