The Avett Brothers, Bonnie Raitt to Headline Clearwater Jazz Holiday, 10/18-10/21


Now in its 33rd year, the Clearwater Jazz Holiday, taking place from October 18 through 21, 2012 will feature top national artists including Bonnie Raitt , The Avett Brothers, Mindi Abair and Friends and Esperanza Spalding , amongst others. Program information and advance tickets are now available from

Presented in the 20-acre waterfront Coachman Park in downtown Clearwater, overlooking beautiful Clearwater Harbor and the majestic Memorial Causeway Bridge, the Jazz Holiday is four days and four nights of some of the best live performances in the world. The music is complimented by the area's warm fall weather, miles of world-famous Gulf beaches, brilliant sunsets, nearby attractions, and accommodations and dining to suit every taste and budget.

One of the longest-running and best known events in the U.S., the mission of the Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation is to be the leading proponent of jazz entertainment and education in Florida through the annual presentation of a world-class, live music festival. The Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that has been center-stage for numerous scholarship and educational activities to benefit the music students of our community-from the blues-loving beginners to piano-playing proteges, and everyone in between.

Advance tickets are now available for $10 plus a small fee. Tickets at the doors will be $15 . Children 12 and under are FREE. Limited Reserved Seating and VIP tickets are also available. More information about the 33rd Clearwater Jazz Holiday is available by calling the Clearwater Jazz Holiday office at (727) 461-5200, or online at and