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Free “SummerJazz on the Gulf” Concert on August 17th

“SummerJazz on the Gulf” Concert Series Continues in Naples on Saturday, August 17th with a Free Concert by Pocket Change

. . . This is the 34th Consecutive Year of the
Fun, Free Concert Series at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

NAPLES, FL (July 2019) – The 34th annual “SummerJazz on the Gulf” concert series continues at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club on Saturday, August 17, 2019, with a free concert by Pocket Change. A popular tradition for many Floridians, the fun, family-friendly concert series combines terrific music with beautiful Gulf views, picturesque sunsets, cool breezes, and a relaxing atmosphere.

The concert, like all of the “SummerJazz on the Gulf” concerts, will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. on the resort’s scenic Watkins Lawn overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Hotel guests will receive complimentary parking at the resort. For those not staying at the resort parking is available just north of the hotel at Lowdermilk Park, with complimentary parking for those with a Naples beach sticker, and free trolley service to the resort and back. Guests may bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating, however no outside food and beverage is allowed. Call (239) 261-2222 for additional information and directions.

Performing at SummerJazz on the Gulf for the seventh time, the high-energy, 6-piece Pocket Change is a crowd favorite. Known for their showmanship, superb vocals and hard-driving rhythms, the band will perform Motown, Funk, R&B, Soul, and Dance/Party music. Pocket Change is led by Bandleader Eddie “The Thrill” Carmichael and Music Director Otis “Maestro” McCarthy. The band has opened for Sean Paul, Journey, Blue Oyster Cult, Paul Revere and The Raiders, Cheap Trick, and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts. They have performed at the Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Universal Studios Florida, Seminole Casino, Walt Disney World, and House of Blues (in Orlando and Myrtle Beach). For band information, visit pocketchangephasetwo.webs.com/ .

This year’s SummerJazz concert series kicked off on Saturday, June 29 (with entertainment by Alter Eagles); continued on Saturday, July 20 (with entertainment by Late Night Brass); and will conclude on Saturday, September 14, 2019 (with entertainment by Ari & The Alibis).  Each concert will be on the resort’s Watkins Lawn from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The August concert is sponsored by Synovus. The June concert was sponsored by Insurance and Risk Management Services, Inc., and Roetzel & Andress. Cigna sponsored the July concert, and the September concert is sponsored by BSSW Architects Inc. and Naples Global Advisors.
Those interested in staying at the resort during SummerJazz weekends can contact the resort for best available rates and packages by calling (800) 237-7600 or (239) 261-2222, or online at NaplesBeachHotel.com . Among the options is the resort’s appealing “Summer Savings” deal. Available for stays through September 30, 2019, the promotion provides a 20% discount off accommodations for stays of two nights, and a 30% discount off accommodations for stays of three or more nights. Note that the offer is based on availability, may not be combined with any other offer and blackout dates may apply. The offer is not available on holiday weekends, and is not applicable to groups.

If you are attending SummerJazz you should consider dining at the resort’s H.B.’s on the Gulf. Offering indoor dining with beautiful views of the Gulf and sunsets, and an outdoor patio overlooking the sparkling water and white-sand beach, the restaurant specializes in fresh regional seafood, great steaks, and American cuisine. Concert goers also can enjoy a specialty drink at the popular The Sunset Beach Bar & Grill. In addition, all concerts will feature full bar service in several locations and a food concession with a selection of snack items and freshly grilled burgers, hot dogs, and grilled chicken sandwiches.

Offering an exceptional setting, the 319-room resort features 34,000 square feet of meeting space, many picturesque outdoor event venues, championship golf course, full-service spa, tennis center, beachfront pool complex, multiple restaurants and bars, and retail shops. Guests also benefit from no resort fees, and complimentary self-parking and valet parking.

The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club is located at 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North in Naples. For more information, call (800) 237-7600 or (239) 261-2222, and visit NaplesBeachHotel.com.


PR Contact: Karen Lamonica at (407) 788-7070, ext. 208, or klamonica@78Madison.com.