Festival Blog & Updates

Having fun at Dave and Busters during the high school band trip to Panama City Beach FL

Schools in Georgia, Alabama and other SE States are coming back to our Florida Music Festival

Cobb County, Georgia, Jefferson County, Alabama, Lowndes County, Georgia, and Other Large Counties in the Southeast Are Returning to the Panama City Beach Music Festival High school and middle school symphonic bands, concert bands, choirs, and orchestras are returning to the festival that was once known as the Festival of Champions. The Panama City Beach […]

Panama City Beach Florida - Band and Choir Trips

Atlanta and Birmingham Area Schools Help Make It Two SOLD OUT Festival Weekends for the Panama City Beach Music Festival.

April 27-29 and May 11-13 are the two weekends for the Panama City Beach Music Festival for this coming spring. Both weekends are SOLD OUT. We have symphonic bands, concert bands, jazz bands, orchestras, marching bands, and choral groups coming from all over the South. This ┬áhas become one of the most humbling and rewarding […]

Happy New Year

All of us at the Panama City Beach Music Festival hope your Christmas holidays brought you much joy and happiness. We also send our best wishes to each of you for a productive and happy 2017. We all understand the important role music education has made in enhancing and improving the lives of millions of […]

We Are Grateful

The initial days of sending information and talking with band, orchestra, and choral directors has been tremendously productive. Most of the groups are making tentative reservations until they get school board approval, although most directors don’t foresee any problems. The thing that makes us most grateful is who is booking our festival. As of today, […]

The PCB Music Festival…The Next New Thing

The Panama City Beach Music Festival is garnering the attention of directors who want a break from the over-priced, over-rated festivals that find themselves in a rut with nothing new to offer, except price increases. A lot of choral and band directors from schools near Panama City Beach have discovered the new Panama City Beach […]

Bigger & Better in 2017

We have already heard from some fantastic band and choral groups who are planning on participating in the 2017 Panama City Beach Music Festival. Several larger programs have called to tell us they’re tired of the constant fund raising required for the $600 to $1,000 and beyond trips. They have also heard great reports from […]

Here We Go!

This is only our second year of the Panama City Beach Music Festival, but the number of groups coming this year, and the support we’re getting from previous participants is very gratifying. We work extra hard to make every aspect of the festival a positive experience for directors, kids, and boosters. This year promises to […]

Best Festival Awards Ceremony

Two hours of meetings with the management of the Spinnaker Beach Club left me with no doubt that we have the absolute best Saturday night conclusion to our Panama City Beach Music Festivals. We hit on the smallest of details, like picking music that was appropriate for a school sanctioned trip, yet music that middle […]