Mark your calendars, as you will not want to miss this year’s final “SummerJazz on the Gulf” concert, which will be held in Naples on Saturday, September 14, 2019, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Entertainment at thefree concert will be provided by talented 5-piece band Ari & The Alibis, which will be performing at SummerJazz for the first time. Conducted on The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club’s picturesque Watkins Lawn overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the fun, family-friendly concert series combines live music with truly beautiful Gulf views, gorgeous sunsets over the water, cool breezes, and a relaxing atmosphere. This marks the 34th consecutive year of the popular summer concert series.
Hotel guests will receive complimentary parking at the resort. For those not staying at the resort there will be parking just north of the hotel at Lowdermilk Park, with free parking provided to 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.
Ari & The Alibis has been receiving impressive accolades since it formed in 2013. This includes being nominated for “Best Local Band” in the Tampa Bay area, and powerhouse vocalist Arielleh “Ari” McManus for “Best Jazz Vocalist” in the Tampa Bay area. Infusing Funk, Jazz and Samba with Blues, Soul and Rock, the band has performed throughout the U.S. and Canada. For band information, visit https://www.ariandthealibis.
“Ari & The Alibis is the perfect way to conclude our 34th annual SummerJazz concert series,” said Susan Savino, the resort’s Director of Conference Services, and organizer of the annual concert series. “They are so talented and will put on a wonderful show. It promises to be a terrific concert.”
This year’s SummerJazz concert series kicked off on Saturday, June 29 (with entertainment by Alter Eagles); continued on Saturday, July 20 (with entertainment by Late Night Brass); and on Saturday, August 17, 2019 (with entertainment byPocket Change).
The September concert is sponsored by BSSW Architects Inc. and Naples Global Advisors. The June concert was sponsored by Insurance and Risk Management Services, Inc., and Roetzel & Andress. Cigna sponsored the July concert, and the August concert was sponsored by Synovus.
Those interested in staying at the resort for the SummerJazz weekend can contact the resort for best available rates and packages by calling (800) 237-7600 or (239) 261-2222, or online at NaplesBeachHotel.com . Among the options is the resort’s appealing “Summer Savings” deal. Available for stays through September 30, 2019, the promotion provides a20% discount off accommodations for stays of two nights, and a 30% discount off accommodations for stays of three or more nights. Note that the offer is based on availability, may not be combined with any other offer and blackout dates may apply. The offer is not applicable to groups.
If you are attending SummerJazz you should consider dining at the resort’s H.B.’s on the Gulf. Offering indoor dining with stunning views of the Gulf and sunsets, and an outdoor patio overlooking the sparkling water and white-sand beach, the restaurant specializes in fresh regional seafood, great steaks, and American cuisine. Concert goers also can enjoy a specialty drink at the popular The Sunset Beach Bar & Grill. In addition, all concerts feature full bar service in several locations and a food concession with a selection of snack items and freshly grilled burgers, hot dogs, and grilled chicken sandwiches.
Offering an exquisite setting, the 319-room resort features 34,000 square feet of meeting space, many picturesque outdoor event venues, championship golf course, full-service spa, tennis center, beachfront pool complex, multiple restaurants and bars, and retail shops. Guests also benefit from no resort fees, and complimentary self-parking and valet parking.
The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club is located at 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North in Naples. For more information, call(800) 237-7600 or (239) 261-2222, and visit NaplesBeachHotel.com .