8th Annual SIB Jazz Fest Weekend DetailsThe main event for the 8th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest will take place from 7- 10 pm on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at Heritage Park (19200 Collins Avenue) as musical artists bring the soul of this music genre to life exploring the theme, A Moment In Time. The weekend includes a Friday night jazz dinner and a Sunday jazz brunch.
To promote this year’s 8th Annual SIB Jazz Fest, the City will hold a poster contest and produce the annual poster from original artwork of the winner. This poster illustrates the ideals of the jazz fest. The contest is open to all artists working in watercolor, acrylics or oil paints. Please submit the original painting, sized according to specifications in the rules and regulations, between September 1 and October 1 to Jazz Fest Poster Contest at the Visitor Center located at the Government Center, 18070 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160. The winner, chosen by a panel of judges, will receive a $500 cash prize, be recognized during the Saturday night main event and posters of the artwork will be sold that evening to benefit Joshua’s Heart Foundation. For rules and regulations, and a copy of the waiver please see sibfl.net or contact Darrin Graumann at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Friday, November 20 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm Acqualina will host the 8th Annual Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest Opening Night at AQ by Acqualina. The featured artist will be Brenda Alford, who performed at SIB Jazz Fest 2014. The resort located at 17875 Collins Avenue will offer a Pre-fixed Menu at $65 per ticket. To purchase call: 305- 918-6860 (Concierge Desk) or visit acqualinaresortandspa.com. Jazz Fest hotel packages including many resort amenities and jazz tickets are available with a minimum 3 night stay.
For details call 305- 918-8100.
The main event of the SIB Jazz Fest will feature four ladies with great voices and eclectic repertoires. Jazz aficionados will be thrilled to see Maryel Epps, Shenita Hunt, Lisanne Lyons and Carole Ann Taylor together under the stars at Heritage Park (19200 Collins Avenue). On-line ticket sales for the Saturday, November 21 show will begin July 1. $15 for general admission ($10 with SIB Resident ID Card) and $50 for the VIP area which includes beverages, food and seating. Tickets may be purchased at http://sibjazzfest.ticketleap.com/.
Sunday, November 22, 2015 A Moment in Time will conclude with a Jazz Brunch from 12:00 – 4:00 pm at Neomi’s Grill – 2nd floor Trump International Beach Resort (18001 Collins Avenue). Guests will enjoy food and drink as the soulful sounds of Quintana Productions’s Jazz Trio fill the room. Brunch Price: $40 per “Jazz Fan” or $48 per “Jazz Fanatic” with unlimited Champagne Mimosas. Prices do not include taxes and gratuity. For information, call 305-692-5600. Stay informed about this event by visiting the SIB Jazz Fest website at www.sunnyislesbeachjazz.com. For information regarding other city events visit the official City website at sibfl.net, watch on SIBTV, the Community Newspaper, or follow the city on Twitter and Instagram (@CityofSIB), and on Facebook (City of Sunny Isles Beach). For questions, call the Cultural & Community Services Department at 305-792-1706.