Selected Community Events


12th Annual Jazz-By-The-Bay Festival

Oct 19, 2012 - Oct 20, 2012 12:30

Oaks-By-the-Bay Park
The 12th Annual Jazz-By-the-Bay Festival will come to historic St. Andrews, Panama City, on Oct. 19th and 20th featuring six jazz bands playing music covering Dixieland, Latin and mainstream styles.

The festival covers two days, opening on Friday night at 6:30 p,m. in the Pavilion at Oaks-By-the-Bay Park at 10th and Beck Ave. in St . Andrews. The festival will continue on Sat. at 12:30 p.m. and close about 7:30 that evening.

Headlining the festival will be the Tom Fischer New Orleans All-Stars, the house band at Fritzels European Jazz Club on Bourbon Street in New Orleans. Besides Fischer, an acclaimed Dixieland clarinetist. the band features versatile trombonist Rick Trolsen, a New Orleans legend.

Other groups appearing are Joe Murphy and the “Jazz Tuba Experience”; “Stephanie Pettis and Rio”; Josh Scalf and the “Like Jay and Kai Quintet”; Pensacola vocalist Kitt Lough Quintet; and the Gary and Jill Wofsey Quintet.

The festival is free and open to the public.