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Earl Klugh's Renowned Weekend Of Jazz Returns To Kiawah Island, South Carolina

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Earl Klugh’s 3rd Annual Weekend of Jazz at Kiawah Island Golf Resort November 15-17, 2012!

Kiawah Island, SC: Since 2004, GRAMMY®-winning guitarist Earl Klugh has been bringing world-renowned artists together with jazz enthusiasts for his one-of-a-kind weekend getaways at two Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond properties; The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, and The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, South Carolina. Klugh’s 3rd annual Weekend of Jazz at Kiawah Island will be held November 15-17, 2012 and features 3 incredible nights of entertainment from multi-platinum selling trumpeter Chris Botti: one of the important and innovative figures of the contemporary music world, 2-Time GRAMMY®-winning vocalist Peabo Bryson, GRAMMY®-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum and vocalist Kevin Whalum, versatile jazz/crossover saxophonist Eric Marienthal, PGA Tour Champion & Golf Commentator John Mahaffey, award-winning Director and Producer Rick Bieber, contemporary jazz/R&B trumpet player Joey Sommerville, Your Host and GRAMMY®-Winning Guitarist Earl Klugh, and more!

Earl Klugh's Weekend of Jazz is committed to bringing our guests one-of-a-kind music and lifestyle experiences with the very best musical talent, unforgettable collaborations, surprise guests, exceptional culinary and wine experiences, Yogalates, golf and more – all within a Five-Star, Five-Diamond setting.

3-Night Weekend of Jazz Packages Include (Thursday, 11/15 through Saturday 11/17):

Luxury accommodations for each night on the package

Tickets to main event concerts each night with priority seating

Admission to after-hours shows

Invitation to Lowcountry Feast and VIP party at Mingo Point on Thursday evening

Admission to VIP artist experience

Priority sign-up for weekend of Jazz activities, including a Celebrity Golf Outing featuring PGA Tour Professional and golf commentator John Mahaffey, featured artists, contests and more on Saturday afternoon

Great discounts on suite/ocean view/villa upgrades

Great discounts on Sanctuary Spa treatments and select Kiawah Island golf courses

And more!

3-Night Packages start at $249* per person/per night at The Sanctuary and $199* per person/per night in the Villas.

2-Night Packages for Friday and Saturday start at $299* per person/per night at The Sanctuary and $229* per person/per night in the villas. To place your weekend reservation, please call Kiawah Island Golf Resort at 1-800-654-2924

New This Year: At The Movies With Earl Klugh

An additional night of entertainment is available on Wednesday, November 14th, when we take Earl Klugh’s other passion, The Movies, and screen a very special film in true Weekend of Jazz fashion, on a huge screen on The Grand Lawn of The Sanctuary. In Conjunction with the Charleston International Film Festival, we’ll be presenting the award-winning film Crazy: the story of legendary guitarist Hank Garland. Director/Writer/Producer Rick Bieber will also be on-site participating in the screening.

Weekend of Jazz at Kiawah Island has limited availability, so don’t miss this unique opportunity. Plus, all two, three and four night package guests will also be automatically entered to win a VIP dinner with Earl Klugh at the event! To place your weekend reservation, please call Kiawah Island Golf Resort at 1-800-654-2924 or visit kiawahresort.com. For more information and all of the latest details on entertainment, visit weekendofjazz.com/Kiawah or send an e-mail to [email protected] with your name and zip code to receive regular Weekend of Jazz updates right to your computer.

About Earl Klugh

GRAMMY®-winning guitarist EARL KLUGH’s career of more than four decades includes over 200 compositions, more than 30 full-length albums, hosting and producing his own events, work in film and numerous world tours. Klugh’s work has earned him 12 career Grammy nominations; the most recent for his critically acclaimed release The Spice of Life. Klugh has been hailed by The New York Times,“…a guitarist with impeccable technique” and is looking forward to his third annual Weekend of Jazz at Kiawah Island. “I am so happy to be back again with a great lineup of artists and friends!,” says Klugh. “I hope you will join us in November for a great Weekend of Jazz!”

About Kiawah Island Golf Resort

Located just south of Charleston, South Carolina, along 10 miles of pristine beach, Kiawah Island Golf Resort was recently named the No. 1 golf resort on the U.S. Mainland by readers of the prestigious Conde Nast Traveler magazine. The publication also named Kiawah as the No. 3 overall resort on the U.S. Mainland. Tennis magazine named it the No. 3 tennis resort in the U.S. Kiawah Island is also known as one of the top eco-friendly resorts in the U.S., and its beach was named one of the 10 best beaches in America by famed “beachologist,” Dr. Stephen Leatherman, aka Dr. Beach. It includes The Sanctuary—a AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star-rated, 255-room hotel and spa—and 600 private villas and luxury homes. The resort has five championship golf courses, including The Ocean Course – host of the 1991 Ryder Cup, the 2007 Senior PGA and 2012 PGA Championship.

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