Jazz music fills the air as beads are hung around your neck and you receive sweet deals on food and drinks. This can only mean one thing: it’s time for Mardi Gras! Coming up this month there will be tons of jazz music to celebrate Mardi Gras at Fishermen’s Village.
The fun begins on February 12th with “Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Fun”. Come celebrate with us and receive drink and food specials at several Village Restaurants. Don’t forget to stop into “Simply Sweet” for some New Orleans style jambalaya, gumbo, and beignets! Also, shop till you drop and collect as many Mardi Gras beads as you can from the stores of Fishermen’s Village. To accompany your shopping and dining experience is Dixieland Jazz with” The Les Dacosta Jazz Quintet” from 12 Noon-2:30 pm on Center Stage. Don’t miss the entertaining Travel’N Riverboat Show from 3-6 pm. It’s going to be a fun day, so bring the family, eat, dance, and enjoy!
Put on your boogie shoes, because jazz musicians of all sorts are coming to Fishermen’s Village this month. In addition to the wonderful bands playing during “Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Fun”, Fred Capitelli’s Ingroov Quartet plays in Center Court from 11am-1pm and again from 6-8pm on Thursday February 14th for Valentine’s Day. In case you miss the danceable jazz tunes by Ingroov on the 14th, they will be returning on Friday, February 15th from 12-2 pm. To continue the excitement, Pianist Roberta Gurland, plays jazz music from 12-2 pm on Saturday, February 16th on Center Stage and do not miss Taste of Jazz Trio from 5-9 pm that evening. The Port Charlotte High School jazz band wraps up the fun, jazz entertainment with their performance from 2-4 pm on the Sunday, February 17th. These talented jazz musicians are sure to brighten up your shopping or dining experience, so don’t forget to stop by center court and join the fun!
Fishermen’s Village has a lot in store this February! Call (800) 629-0020 or go to http://www.fishville.com for more information on events and entertainment in The Village. For more jazz music check out the 8th annual Punta Gorda Chamber Wine and Jazz Festival at http://www.puntagordachamber.com/index.php?subcat=6.