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: 8/24/21 17:32 EST

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

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, Theo Valentin, Jay Mueller and Ed Metz

Gold Sponsors: Karl and Susie Kessler

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, 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

Tom Rigney and Flambeau

Tom Rigney and Flambeau

San Fransisco, CA

Cajun zydeco & blues
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Silver Sponsors: Dennis and Delores Kauffunger, Beverly Lingle, Joyce Vlasak, Cynthia Bell

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

Ed Metz Trio

Ed Metz Trio
with Rossano Sportiello & Nicki Parrott

Presenting Sponsors: Arbors Records

Gold Sponsors: Rossano Sportiello: Sandie and Joe DeSalvo

Silver Sponsors: Regina Eberhardt

Rossano Sportiello: Carolyn from Venice, FL

Jason Marsalis

Jason Marsalis

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Silver Sponsors: Linda Campi

Platinum Sponsor: Steve Bromley

Heather Thorn

Heather Thorn
and Vivacity

Orlando, FL

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Gold Sponsors: LuWayne Wes

Silver Sponsors: Steven Leonard, The Robertsons

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

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

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

Silver Sponsors: Rosemary Bell

The Cat’s Meow

The Cat’s Meow

St. Petersburg, FL

Swing Dance Lessons

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