Summer Jazz Series kicks off June 12


J.J. Sansaverino, The Jazz All Stars and The Groov are among the acts that will entertain beachgoers this summer, as the 15th Annual Summer Jazz Series kicks off this weekend in Jacksonville Beach.

To be at the Sea Walk Pavilion, the concert series begins at 5 p.m. Sunday June 12 with a lineup of three jazz acts. The series returns July 10 with another lineup of jazz performers:

June 12, 2016

5:00 p.m.        Opening Act:  The Groov 

6:15 p.m.        Second Act:   J. J. Sansaverino

7:30 p.m.        Headliner:     Brian Simpson, Marion Meadors, & Elan Trotman as The Jazz All Stars

July 10, 2016           

5:00 p.m.         Opening Act:   Isaac Byrd, Jr.

6:15 p.m.         Second Act:     Althea Rene and Jeanette Harris

7:30 p.m.         Headliner:       Four 80 East with Special Guest Art Sherrod Jr.

Sponsored by the City of Jacksonville Beach, PRI Productions, 96.1 WEJZ and WJXT Channel 4, the Summer Jazz Series is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs, and refreshments will be available for purchase.