Venue Details

47 Star Starred
Marriott Newport Beach Hotel & Spa
900 Newport Center Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660
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The weather was comfortable especially once the sun went down. Nice ocean breezes.. I wore casual shirt, khakis. Wife wore long dress. Any range of nice casual works..
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This used to be smaller more intimate experience. No more. Be aware that the attendance has grown substantially each year and that now in 2015 the venue is very crowded. Downside of success perhaps.
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174 events
139 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 14 2010

Fantastic performance in beautiful outdoor setting. Don't miss it if you're a jazz fan, you'll be in for a real treat.
Limited shade, so prepare accordingly on sunny evenings.

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68 events
21 reviews
36 stars
attended Jul 21 2010

Once word gets out about this event, will be hard to get seats for it. It is in a fabulous location with views of the Pacific in the background. The Marriott recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation so the hotel is beautiful. The...continued

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76 events
49 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 24 2011

This is a favorite event for me ... I love the music, the hotel, being on the coast...what more could you ask for?

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Wed. July 29
This program will include a salute to Louis Armstrong and celebrate America’s True Original Art Form –JAZZ- by way of New Orleans. Downbeat Magazine critics poll gave Wycliffe Gordon Trombonist of the year….4 years running! Wycliffe’s only Southern California appearance this year!

Wed. Aug 5
TONY MONACO QUARTET featuring Graham Dechter and Rickey Woodard plus vocalist MIKE COSTLEY
A hot night of Blues, Jazz & Swing will ignite the sky with Tony Monaco’s blazing Hammond B3 organ together with the sizzling guitar of Graham Dechter, the swinging sax of Rickey Woodard and jazz vocalist Mike Costley, reminiscent of the great Las Vegas lounge singers with tunes made famous by Louie Prima & Sinatra- rat pack style.

Check out details on the complete lineup.

Performances run approximately two-and-a-half hours.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event. See the menu.