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Thursday, 25 February 2010 14:03

Knology Clearwater Sea Blues Festival

The Robert Cray Band - Photo by www.starznbarz.comThe Knology Clearwater Sea Blues Festival drew an enthusiastic combination of blues fans and seafood fans to Coachman Park this past weekend, for a three-day celebration of both.

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Boney James was the headliner for Saturday night of the Clearwater Jazz Holiday - photo by Brad KuglerThe Clearwater Jazz Holiday, one of the most prominent jazz festivals in the Southeast, celebrated its 30th anniversary with this year’s four days of free jazz in Coachman Park, October 15th through October 18th. The Clearwater Jazz Holiday brought an estimated 47,000 people to Coachman Park over the four days, and the park reached maximum capacity for the Saturday night show.

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Clearwater Jazz Holiday - Photo by Brad KuglerThe 30th Anniversary of the Clearwater Jazz Holiday took place from October 15th through October 18th, with the four day free Clearwater Jazz Holiday in Coachman Park.

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Artist John Brennan with the Clearwater Jazz Holiday 2009 PosterOn Tuesday, June 23rd, the official poster for the 2009 Clearwater Jazz Holiday music festival was unveiled in Clearwater. The poster, a vivid and lively contemporary piece depicting a jazz band playing in front of a piano-key bridge reminiscent of Clearwater’s Memorial Causeway, was designed by John Brennan, a 20 year old USF junior music major, and an accomplished emerging artist. Brennan was the winner of this year’s contest.

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FireworksCLEARWATER, FL - On the Fourth of July, the city will hold their annual "Clearwater Celebrates America" event and fireworks display. Come celebrate the birth of our country with your friends and family with fireworks and fun in Clearwater's gorgeous Coachman Park.

This year, Independence Day falls on a Saturday, and the gates to the free festival will open at 4:00pm, live musical entertainment from the Mostly Pops Orchestra with John and Mary K. Wilson will begin at 7:30pm and the much anticipated firework display will begin at 9:30pm.

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Maria Ghizzoni won 1st place at this year’s Iron Girl Women’s 5k race. - Photo by Wayne   CathelClearwater, FL.

Hundreds of eager women gathered in Coachman Park early Saturday morning on April 4th to compete in the annual Aflac Iron Girl Women’s 10k and 5k race. Women came from many locales, some from as far as Indiana, Texas and even Canada to run, and ages ranged from 5 years old to 81. Despite the diversity of the participants, most of the women had the same goal: satisfaction. The satisfaction of participating, the satisfaction of reaching the finish line, the satisfaction of knowing they did it for themselves.

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Iron Girl Aflac Iron Girl Event Series

Join the Iron Girl Team for the sixth annual Aflac Iron Girl 10K and 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 4, 2009.  The longest-standing event in the Aflac Iron Girl National Women’s Event Series leads participants along a waterfront course in Clearwater, FL, one of the world’s top beach destinations.A challenging, yet fun and scenic course, this event is perfect for seasoned and first-time athletes alike. 

The Aflac Iron Girl Series offers a memorable race experience unlike any other. With a mission of empowering women toward a healthy lifestyle, Iron Girl provides you with the tools and support you need to accomplish your goals. Whether this will be your first event or one of many on your calendar, the goal is the same — to reach the finish line! Regardless of if you are celebrating a first place finish or are our last participant to complete the event, Aflac Iron Girl events create a community to help you enjoy the journey, from start to finish.

The Aflac Iron Girl Clearwater 10K and 5K Run/Walk experience provides women with a competitive platform and amenities such as:

Published in Racing
Friday, 06 February 2009 12:21

Clearwater Halfathon and 5 Miler

Photo by Ian Phoenix
Photo by Ian Phoenix

Clearwater, FL (January 2009) - It was a chilly Sunday morning, just as dawn was starting to break and the runners were out bright and early in their hopes of being the first to complete the fourth annual Clearwater Half-a-Thon and third annual Five Mile Races, but the un-Floridian like temperature didn’t stop a flock of racers from warming up in preparation to cross the Clearwater Memorial Bridge.

Just as the sun poked its sleepy head over the bay, the runners lined up at the starting line at Coachman Park, stretching, jogging lightly in the parking lot or doing the “cold weather dance” as they waited in anticipation for the race to start.

“It’s going to be a good run across the bridge,” said Mike Newton, a participant. For him, the race is an enjoyable way to get his exercise. “This is fun. It’s a good way to start the New Year off.”

Published in Pinellas County
Tuesday, 27 January 2009 23:00

Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival 2009

John Nemeth.CLEARWATER, FL  January 28, 2009 - The 3rd Annual Knology Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival will be held Friday, Feb. 20, Saturday, Feb. 21 and Sunday, Feb. 22, Coachman Park, 301 Drew St.

A kick-off party featuring live blues music by Julie Black will be held in downtown Clearwater in the Cleveland Street District Thursday, Feb. 19, 7 p.m.

Come for three seafood- and blues-filled days featuring artists Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, John Nemeth, Jonny Lang, Elvin Bishop, Walker Smith Group, Lil' Malcolm & The House Rockers, Nervous Turkey, Tommy McCracken, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, The Nelms/Chavers Band, Kenny Neal, and Marica Ball.

Lil Ed and The Blues Imperials.Experience the finest Gulf Coast cuisine, including jumbo shrimp, crab cakes, oysters, crawfish, gumbo and more. This event is free and gates open at 4:30 p.m. Friday, 11:30 a.m. Saturday, and noon Sunday. There is limited reserved seating available for purchase at Ticketmaster.

For more information:

call (727) 562-4700  (remember to dial 727 first if you are in the 813 area code) or visit www.ClearwaterSeaBlues.com





Published in Music
Tuesday, 16 December 2008 23:00


humane_society_of_pinellas.jpgClearwater FL  December 17th, 2008 - The Humane Society OF Pinellas Is excited about our upcoming, unique event that has been added to our schedule! Mark your calendars now so that you don’t miss out on this spectacular event taking place at Coachman Park, Downtown Clearwater on Saturday, January 31, 2009 from 10am-4pm. 

The City of Clearwater & The Wag Mag present - THE ULTIMATE TAILGATE PAWTY - To benefit the Humane Society of Pinellas

Football fever will be in the air, as Raymond James Stadium in Tampa is the sight of the season ending Big Game.  So we have decided to have a little tailgating fun of our own, for our own furry, fuzzy and feathered friends.

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