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Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium's Jazz Journeys Returns for a Fifth Year

Features gourmet dining, specialty bar and celebrated jazz artists

Atlanta (May 13, 2011) –

Due to popular demand, Georgia Aquarium continues its summer concert series, Jazz Journeys, a showcase of musical artists each Friday night, running from May through September, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

Guests are invited to cool off with a cocktail and enjoy fine cuisine as they explore the sights of Georgia Aquarium and listen to the smooth sounds of jazz performed by renowned musicians from along the East Coast. Each month’s performances will focus on different themes including blues, swing, Latin and jazz.

New bands will join old favorites in the Jazz Journeys lineup this year. Musicians include Ken Ford, The Usual Suspects, Glen Gordon, Francine Reed, Sharon Rae North, Jeffery Sparks, Kathleen Bertrand, Orchestra MaCuba and many more. These celebrated artists have performed amongst world-famous artists such as Aretha Franklin, Michael Jackson and Alicia Keys, to name a few.

Jazz Journeys is complemented with cash bar drink specials and an exclusive Jazz Bites menu featuring three gourmet packages specially created by Wolfgang Puck Catering. Guests will relax in special VIP seating as they dine and enjoy the world’s largest aquarium in style. All Jazz Bites packages serve two people and include recyclable dinnerware set at reserved VIP seating located near the band. Jazz Bites packages are separate from Aquarium admission and should be booked in advance online.

Jazz Journeys is included with the purchase of Friday general admission tickets. Guests admitted prior to 7 p.m. are welcome to stay and enjoy the performance. Annual Pass Members receive free admission.

To purchase tickets or find additional information on Jazz Bites and view the menu options, please visit www.georgiaaquarium.org.Tickets can also be purchased at the Georgia Aquarium ticket window.

Contact Public Relations:

Ashley Lansdale, Manager
404.581.4251
alansdale@georgiaaquarium.org

Francesca Allegra, Specialist
404.581.4391
fallegra@georgiaaquarium.org

Mackenzie Whalen, Specialist
404.581.4230
mwhalen@georgiaaquarium.org


About Georgia Aquarium
Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia is the world’s largest with more than 10 million gallons of water and the largest collection of aquatic animals. The mission of Georgia Aquarium is to be an entertaining, educational and scientific institution featuring exhibits and programs of the highest standards; offering engaging and exciting guest experiences promoting the conservation of aquatic biodiversity throughout the world. Georgia Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums. For additional information, visit www.georgiaaquarium.org.