New York, NY – Feb. 2, 2016 – The City of Clearwater, FLA. is bringing exquisite gastronomy and Grammy-nominated musical acts to its sugar sand beaches with the return of two annual festivals. The 5th annual Clearwater Uncorked Food Festival and the 10th annual Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival promise to bring fun in the sun during the month of February. Situated along the Gulf Coast, the City of Clearwater, Fla. is known for having year round sun, award winning beaches, a vibrant food scene and an abundance of festivals designed to entertain both adults and families.
Cupcakes and gourmet cuisine are washing up on Clearwater’s shores during the Clearwater Beach Uncorked festival, taking place on Feb. 6-7th. Known as the hippest beachfront gastronomic event of the year, visitors are invited to relax on Clearwater’s sugar sand beaches and indulge in world-class food, wine, and microbrews. Festivalgoers will meet renowned Chef Emily Ellyn, whose work has been featured on Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” and “Cutthroat Kitchen.” A pre-Valentine’s Day decadence, this delicious festival is not to be missed. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit clearwaterbeachuncorked.com.
Clearwater is bringing blues and bibs to the area with the 10th annual Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival. Taking place from Feb. 20-21 in Coachman Park, this festival will include Grammy-nominated musical acts from a variety of genres including rock, soul and blues. Headlining Saturday, Feb. 20 is Grammy-nominated, Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, whose music captures the essence of the funk/soul style of the mid-1960s. Other performers include St. Paul and The Broken Bones, a six-piece soul band based out of Birmingham, Alabama; Katy Guillen & The Girls, who have deep roots in blues music; modern singer Patrick Sweany; guitarist Davy Knowles; and blues crooner Franc Robert.
On Sunday, Feb. 21, Grammy-nominated American singer, songwriter and musician, Beth Hart, will headline. Nikki Hill, whose voice echoes soul singers from the past, will get audiences moving to her blues and R&B inspired beats. Other performers include Mississippi-based blues musician Grady Champion; the group Flow Tribe; singer Nate Currin; and top Florida musician T.C. Carr.
Along with great music, festivalgoers can feast on some of the region’s best seafood dishes. For more information or to purchase VIP tickets to the 10th Annual Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival call (727) 562-4700, or visit clearwaterseablues.com.
Clearwater is an ideal destination for travelers of all ages and interests, occupying prime real estate along Florida’s stunning Gulf Coast. As a top, year round location for both leisure and business, Clearwater boasts an endless supply of sun, warm weather, great dining, and shopping, along with extensive outdoor activities both on land and at sea. Clearwater Beach is consistently ranked among America’s most beautiful and the city is also home to a wide variety of sporting and music events, including Philadelphia Phillies Spring Training and the annual Clearwater Jazz Holiday.