2017 Wine & Jazz Festival
- Location: Punta Gorda Laishley Park, Nesbit Street,
- Phone: (941) 639-3720
- Price: $65-$190
The Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce is entering its 12 th year of service to the community and in February 2017, the annual Wine and Jazz Festival too will be celebrating its 12 th anniversary. This festival has received all types of accolades over the years and has brought such amazing acts as Ramsey Lewis, The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman, Peter White, Gerald Albright, Norman Brown, David Benoit and, of course, festival favorite Mindi Abair. “We want 2017’s festival to be something special. A true celebration to honor those who have made the festival what it is today” said John Wright, President of the organizers, The Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce. The talent line-up for 2017 is now being set and, according to Wright, the bar has yet again risen to bring the very best of world-class jazz artistry to Punta Gorda.