Festival Spans Five Venues and Two Hotels
Our festival is completely indoors (except the poolside kick-off activities). The five festival venues span across two fabulous adjacent hotels with Trolley service. Music lasts all day and into the wee hours of the morning.
2016 Band Lineup
& Swing Gitan
Jubilant early jazz and swing with feisty gypsy passion
Bill Allred Classic Jazz Band
with Jaimie Roberts
From Bourbon Street to Big Band
Terry Meyers, Don Johnson, Bobby Pickwood, Jay Mueller, Clyde Connor, Randy Morris, Herb Bruce
The Beale Street Blues
"The Beale Street Blues"
East Coast / West Coast
Celebrating "The Roots of Pop" - with his blazing clarinet.... exuberant swing to early rockabilly.
Drinkin' Wine Spo De Ode
"Drinkin' Wine Spo De Ode"
Hot Jazz Pie
with Theresa Scavarda
Jazz As Is
West Coast trad jazz
Ken Peplowski Quartet
Internationally acclaimed, repertoire spanning Dixieland to avant garde jazz
with Ehud Asherie, Joel Forbes and Aaron Kimmel
Safety Harbor, FL
Our very own jazz vocalist with her razzle dazzle voice!
NY / NJ / PA
Sounds of Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw
Swing Time Dancers
Dance lessons and dance party on Friday night, demo dancing throughout the weekend
Led by Dr. Jim Gover