Festival Spans 5 Venues at the Marriott & Sheraton Hotels

Our indoor festival spans across 5 venues in two fabulous adjacent hotels with Trolley service. Music lasts all day and into the late evening.

Sponsors updated: 11/6/21 17:14 EST; there will be no more updates

Brubeck Brothers Quartet

Brubeck Brothers Quartet

Iola, KS

Chris Brubeck, Dan Brubeck, Mike DeMicco, Chuck Lamb

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Silver Sponsors: Phil and Sue Beavers

Professor Cunningham and His Old School

Professor Cunningham and His Old School

New York

Exciting sounds of Mardi Gras madness

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Presenting Sponsors: Arbors Records

Gold Sponsors: Jay Hart, Betty Snodgress

Silver Sponsors: Sharon Sinnott, Ray Williams, Wendi Williams, Susan Bell Duncan, Ann and Bert Gordon, The Robertsons, Carolyn Hooper

Bill Allred and the Suncoast Festival All Stars

Bill Allred and the Suncoast Festival All Stars

with Johnny Varro, Allan Vache, Bob Leary, Davy Jones, Jay Mueller and Ed Metz

Gold Sponsors: Karl and Susie Kessler, Neil DeFeo

Silver Sponsors: Ken and Rosemary Morley, Richard and Melodie Stafford, Leonard, Don and Beverly Macglashan, Barbara and Charlie Jacobs, Lew and Dawn Belcourt

Dave Bennett Quartet

Dave Bennett Quartet

East Coast / West Coast

Celebrating "The Roots of Pop" - with his blazing clarinet.... exuberant swing to early rockabilly.

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Listen to:"Honky Tonk Town"
Listen to: "Honky Tonk Town"

Silver Sponsors: Dee Dee Draga-Iorio, Bob and Yvonne Myers, Dolores Znamirowski, George Sinnott, George and Ellie Nosky, Mary Ann Garback, Sally Bolle (in memory of Bill Bolle), Meghan Whitfield Wilcox, Linda R. Cosden, Ginny Ekstedt, Susie Anderson and Bill Chisholm, Laura Ostrem, Gary Richey, Joan Harroun, Linda Campi

Tom Rigney and Flambeau

Tom Rigney and Flambeau

San Fransisco, CA

Cajun zydeco & blues
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Gold Sponsors: Susan Fuller and Wayland Linscott

Silver Sponsors: Dennis and Delores Kauffunger, Beverly Lingle, Joyce Vlasak, Cynthia Bell, Al Howes

Caroline Dahl: Sandie and Joe DeSalvo, Drs. Matuk

Cornet Chop Suey

Cornet Chop Suey

St. Louis, MO

Trad, swing, blues, big production numbers
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Listen to:"What A Wonderful World"
Listen to: "What A Wonderful World"

Gold Sponsors: St. Louis Jazz Club, Simone and Pete Horenstein

Silver Sponsors: Maria Cutsoukos, Gene Ramage, Jennie Sawyer, Overton and Gertrude Hall, Reg and Ann Uzzle, The Berger Clan, Gayla Kern, Susie Williams, Lois and Bill Hoover, James Donahue, Ed and Alice Grayson

Ed Metz Trio

Ed Metz Trio
with Rossano Sportiello & Nicki Parrott

Presenting Sponsors: Arbors Records

Gold Sponsors: Rossano Sportiello: Sandie and Joe DeSalvo, Wayne and Nancy Lewis

Silver Sponsors: Regina Eberhardt, Arnold Hering

Rossano Sportiello: Carolyn from Venice, FL, Dorothy Spelman

Nicki Parrott:Ken Kaplan

Jason Marsalis

Jason Marsalis

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Silver Sponsors: Linda Campi, Anonymous

Platinum Sponsor: Steve Bromley

AL DOWNING ALLSTARS

AL DOWNING ALLSTARS

Vincent Sims - leader/guitar Richard "Stretch" Bruyn - keyboard Kenneth "Kenny" Walker - bass Ron Gregg - drums Dwayne White - trumpet Rodney Rojas - saxophone Brendan Nelson - trombone

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Heather Thorn

Heather Thorn
and Vivacity

Orlando, FL

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Gold Sponsors: LuWayne Wes

Silver Sponsors: Steven Leonard, The Robertsons, Alice Wallace, Ronda Richey, Beth Daniels attorney and Peace Concert Series Chair, Jan Miller

La Lucha

La Lucha

Tampa Bay

Latin inspired pop, best small jazz group Tampa Bay

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Listen to:"My Little Suede Shoes"
Listen to: "My Little Suede Shoes"

Gold Sponsors: Arbors Records, Jay W Hart, Betty Snodgress

Silver Sponsors: Jim and Jayne Gall

Diego Figueiredo

Diego Figueiredo

Brazil

Diego Figueiredo is a new star of the guitar world. He is only 39, and he has released 26 CDs, 3 DVDs, and he has playing in more than 60 countries around the world.

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Gold Sponsors: Arbors Records

The Legendary John Lamb

The Legendary John Lamb
Special Guest

Tampa, FL

Silver Sponsors: Jeanette Roberts, Dorothy Spelman

Nate Najar

Nate Najar

St. Petersburg, FL

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Listen to:"Sidewalks of New York"
Listen to: "Sidewalks of New York"

Silver Sponsors: Hank Byars, Dorothy Spelman, Connie Howes

Daniela Soledade

Daniela Soledade

St. Petersburg, FL

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Silver Sponsors: Dorothy Spelman

Bakey and Betty

Bakey and Betty

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Silver Sponsors: Dorothy Spelman, Chuck and Glenna Paukstis, Alexis Pirone

Betty Comora

Betty Comora

Sarasota, FL

An eclectic entertainer
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Silver Sponsors: Irene Stella

Mike Evans

Mike Evans

Sarasota, FL

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Silver Sponsors: Irene Stella

Amateur Jams

Amateur Jams
with Dr. Jim Gover and His Naples Pals

Naples, FL

Gold Sponsors: David and Karin Zink, Ed and Alice Grayson

Silver Sponsors: Rosemary Bell