Long Beach, CA – (July 12, 2017) – The 30th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival (LBJF) #LBJazzFest, under the direction of Kimberly Benoit, president of Rainbow Promotions, LLC, is set to take place August 11-13, 2017 at Rainbow Lagoon Park.
This is the 30th year celebration. The stellar lineup promises the best in jazz—from traditional to contemporary and fusion, funk, smooth jazz, Latin jazz plus rhythm & blues—genres for every jazz lover.
For more than three decades, the jazz festival has included music, mingling, munching and marveling at merchandise. Attendees will enjoy marina breezes and a beautiful lagoon and park setting. The Vendor Pavilion offers a variety of freshly prepared foods and beverages plus unique clothing, art, and accessories. A second stage in the pavilion features experts sharing knowledge about health and well-being—valuable information for creating healthy awareness of body, mind, and soul. When the health speakers are not on stage, diverse musical groups provide listening entertainment.
CONCERT / MAIN STAGE SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2017
Jazz Funk Soul featuring Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, Paul Jackson Jr.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017
30 Years of Long Beach Jazz Featuring: Ndugu Chancler featuring Bobby Lyle, Craig T. Cooper, Alphonso Johnson, and Bridgette Bryant
Jazz in Pink
SUNDAY, AUGUST 13, 2017
Ramsey Lewis and Urban Knights
Al Williams Jazz Society Featuring: Barbara Morrison and Special Guests
HEALTH & WELLNESS PAVILION AND SECOND STAGE ENTERTAINMENT: Guests will continue to experience the always highly anticipated Jazz, Health & Wellness Pavilion where mind, body, and soul will be the focus. The event features inspirational and expert wellness speakers and leaders, treatment centers, vendors and healthy food sampling stations in addition to the second stage of musical entertainment. Vendors and speakers offer strategies for leading a healthier lifestyle, feeling more energized, focused and de-stressed. The festival is an eco-friendly, sustainable event offering visitors a wide array of enjoyable experiences.
The areas of interest that will be promoted at this event include Healthcare Providers, Organic & Healthy Foods, Organic & Healthy Products, Organic & Healthy Lifestyle.
THE VIP EXPERIENCE: The VIP Experience allows VIP attendees premiere services such as a specially prepared cuisine and table service with dinner linens and wine. VIP restrooms are conveniently located.
Those seeking the exclusive touch have an option to reserve their own private cabana. An increasingly popular choice for festival-goers. The cabanas seat up to six and are furnished and private. They include a personal attendant (for cash bar service only). All guests receive Complimentary Souvenir Programs (6) and access to VIP restroom facilities.
The 30th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival, one of Southern California’s longest running festivals is expected to receive over 20,000 attendees over the three-days including music lovers from across the U.S. and other countries. The vision of the Rainbow Promotions, LLC team has always been to create a jazz festival that offers a unique overall experience and the best in musical artistry and ambiance.
The 30th Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival is sponsored by Rainbow Promotions LLC, Benoit Entertainment Group LLC, McDonald's, Union Bank, CBS2/KCAL9, Stella Artois, and Payne Pest Management.
About Rainbow Promotions
Rainbow Promotions LLC is the producer of the Long Beach Jazz Festival, the Long Beach Bayou Festival, and new to the festival family, the San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival. In addition, various concerts are produced at the Terrace Theatre, Long Beach Center for the Performing Arts and other events throughout the year. For 30 years, Rainbow Promotions has presented the Long Beach Jazz Festival, one of the city’s major events. For more information regarding the Long Beach, Jazz Festival go to www.longbeachjazzfestival.com or www.rainbowpromotions.com