June 2003 sees the staging of the 12th annual Ocho Rios Jazz Festival in Jamaica. Boasting an impressive line-up of highly acclaimed Jamaican and international artistes, this yearå‘s Festival promises to be the biggest and best yet.
This year, Sunday 8 June will be dubbed ‘Philly Day’, with 13 artistes from Philadelphia performing a variety of jazz, funky blues and love ballads. There will also be daily free public concerts across the island as well as nightly Jazz Jams. Jazz breakfasts, brunches, lunches and happy hours will help visitors to slip into the smooth swing of all things Jazz - Jamaican
The venue for the Ocho Rios International Jazz Festival is the Renaissance Jamaica Grande hotel, a highly acclaimed all-inclusive resort with 720 rooms.
The resort has a beachfront location, and offers a wide variety of amenities and facilities, with a choice of five restaurants and bars, pool and gym and a fully comprehensive Kid’s program. The hotel is also close to some of Jamaica’s best attractions, including Dolphin Cove, Coyaba Botanical Gardens, Dunn’s River Falls and Fern Gully.