Archive for July 20, 2012

The Balcones Heights Jazz Festival has been captivating South Texas jazz fans for nearly 20 years. The free concert series takes place each July and August, on Friday evenings at the spectacular outdoor Amphitheater at Wonderland of the Americas.

Internationally acclaimed artists such as Peter White, Slim Man, Paul Brown, Joseph Vincelli, Jeff Kashiwa , and Nils have headlined this prestigious event in years past.

Outdoor seating on the amphitheatre lawn is free on a first-come, first-served basis. Typically jazz fans begin staking their spots with blankets and lawn chairs the morning of each concert. Food and beverages are available for purchase at a variety of booths, as well as the adjacent Food Court inside Wonderland of the Americas.

Revel in the sights and sounds of great live jazz across the reflecting pool of one of San Antonio’s most arresting outdoor venues, the Amphitheatre at Wonderland of the Americas. It’s more than music! It’s one of South Texas’ most anticipated summer happenings. Musical magic at its finest, under the stars at the Balcones Heights Jazz Festival.

David Munoz, host of Sunday Morning Jazz with Q101.9, has emceed the festival for the past 19 years. If you would like to know more about David, check out The Jazz Zone with David Munoz.

Friday, July 20, 2012 – 7:00 pm

7:00 PM — Fingerprints | 9:00 PM — Paul Brown | Free shows!

Wonderland of the Americas Amphitheater, 4522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, Texas

Clearwater Casino & Resort
Sunday July 29th, 2012 3:00-6:30pm
Join us for a day of great Smooth Jazz with some of your favorite artists. The beautiful grounds of the Clearwater Casino Resort & Spa sits right on the waterfront overlooking Agate Pass. The grassy lawn, the great tunes and a gathering of Smooth Jazz Community will make this a day to remember.
Gates open at 1:30p. Music from 3:00 – 6:30p.

On a sunny summer Sunday, head to the beautiful grounds of the Clearwater Casino Resort Hotel. Drive from the South End of the Puget Sound or the Peninsula or catch the Bainbridge ferry from downtown Seattle. Park in Seattle, walk on the Bainbridge ferry and grab the free Clearwater shuttle at the ferry dock parking lot on Bainbridge and get transported directly to the Clearwater Casino Resort. It’s just 7 miles from the ferry, this quick trip will find you delivered to the gorgeous setting to enjoy some good tunes and great friends on a Northwest summer day.

Headliners are:  The Producers: Paul Brown & Darren Rahn | White Hot Summer Groove featuring Peter White and Euge Groove

Clearwater Casino Resort, 15347 Suquamish Way NE, Suquamish, Washington 98392