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"SummerJazz on the Gulf" Concert Series Continues

“SummerJazz on the Gulf” Concert Series Continues in Naples on Saturday, August 18th with a Free Concert by TBone Hamilton’s Big Easy Revue. This is the 33rd Consecutive Year of the Fun, Free Concert Series at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club

NAPLES, FL (July 2018) – The 33rd annual “SummerJazz on the Gulf” concert series continues at The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club on Saturday, August 18, 2018, with a free concert by TBone Hamilton’s Big Easy Revue. A popular tradition for many Floridians, the fun, family-friendly concert series combines terrific Jazz 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.

Making their first appearance at SummerJazz, TBone Hamilton’s Big Easy Revue is an 8-piece, New Orleans-style horn band that is known for their fun concerts and their ability to get the crowd dancing. Combining jazz, Texas blues and funk music, the band features a 3-piece horn section, a guitar, bass, drums, piano and outstanding vocalist. Led by bassist Tom “TBone” Hamilton, the band performs tunes from such artists as the Neville Brothers, The Funky Meters and Dr. John. For more information on the band, visit thomasjhamilton.com

The SummerJazz concert series kicked off on Saturday, June 23 (with entertainment by Show Biz Kids), continued on Saturday, July 14 (with entertainment by Late Night Brass), and will conclude on Saturday, September 15, 2018 (with entertainment by Pocket Change). Each concert is held on the resort’s Watkins Lawn from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

The August SummerJazz concert is being sponsored by Florida Community Bank, which also sponsored the June concert. The July concert was sponsored by Insurance and Risk Management Services, Inc., and Cigna. The September concert is sponsored by BSSW Architects Inc.; D. Garrett Construction, Inc.; and Naples Global Advisors.

Those interested in staying at the resort during SummerJazz on the Gulf weekends can contact the resort’s reservations department for best available rates and packages by calling (800) 237-7600 or (239) 261-2222, or online at NaplesBeachHotel.com.

If you are attending SummerJazz, you may wish to dine at the resort’s beachfront restaurant HB’s on the Gulf, which recently unveiled new summer menus. Offering indoor dining with beautiful views of the Gulf and sunsets, as well as an outdoor patio overlooking the white-sand beach and sparkling water, HB’s on the Gulf specializes in fresh regional seafood, great steaks, and American cuisine. Options on the new summer dinner menu include Beef Filet Medallions with Madeira Sauce and Shitake Mushrooms; Berkshire Pork Chop; Mussel and Shrimp Noodle Bowl; Florida Gulf Snapper; Gulf Black Grouper; and Orange Blossom Honey Glazed Chicken.

Concert goers also can enjoy a specialty drink or dinner at the popular The Sunset Beach Bar & Grill. Menu options include Tropical Grouper Tacos, Beach Burger, Chicken Wrap, Beach Club Veggie, Coconut Fried Shrimp, and Blackened Chicken Sandwich.

Concerts also feature full bar service in several locations and a food concession offering snack items and freshly grilled burgers, hot dogs, and grilled chicken sandwiches.

Rich in family hospitality and tradition, The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club has resided in Naples since 1946. Owned and operated by the Watkins family for three generations, the 125-acre resort is Southwest Florida’s only resort with an on-site championship golf course, world-class spa, and award-winning tennis center. The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club is located at 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North in Naples. For additional information, call (800) 237-7600 or (239) 261-2222, and visit NaplesBeachHotel.com .

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