The City of Clearwater, Fla. Announces Annual Uncorked and Sea-Blues Festivals
January 25, 2016
New York, NY – Jan. 25, 2016 – The City of Clearwater, FLA. announces the 5th annual Clearwater Uncorked Food Festival and the 10th annual Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival coming this 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.
Taking place on February 6-7th, Clearwater Beach Uncorked will offer a weekend full of world-class food, wine, and microbrews. Known as the hippest beachfront gastronomic event of the year, visitors are invited to relax on Clearwater’s sugar sand beaches and experience cuisine from chefs who work with a variety of flavors, from French to Italian inspirations. Festival-goers will meet Chef Emily Ellyn, whose work has been featured on Food Networks “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.
The 10th annual Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival will take place from February 20-21st in Coachman Park. The festival will include musical acts from a variety of genres, including rock, soul, and blues tunes. Headlining Saturday, Feb. 20 is Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings, who music captures the essence of funk/soul style of the mid-1960s. In 2014, the band was nominated for their first Grammy in the Best R&B Album of the Year category. 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, American singer, songwriter and musician Beth Hart will headline. Hart has enjoyed international fame, and was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2014. Nikki Hill, who 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, festival-goers 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.