SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - May 5, 2016) - Every Thursday night this summer, the Westgate Hotel's rooftop will once again be transformed into an open air stage for San Diego's top musical talent and unforgettable poolside jazz performances.

The Sunset Poolside Jazz Series launches on June 2, with a lineup of celebrated performers curated by trumpet virtuoso Gilbert Castellanos who will lead off the series. The performances will be set against the backdrop of the Westgate's illuminated living wall, sparkling pool and downtown San Diego skyline. Guests are invited to relax in style while sipping specialty cocktails, fine whiskey, wine, beer and indulge in an array of delicious dining offers all available a la carte. There is a $20 food and beverage minimum per person for admission to each event.

"The Westgate Hotel is proud to support musicians and the local jazz community through our signature event programming that also recognizes the culinary and visual arts," said Linda Karimi, the hotel's marketing director. "There is huge creative talent in our city and we want to provide a forum for a variety of artistic expression. The jazz series is perfect for jazz lovers and those interested in learning to appreciate the music tradition as well as those who are simply in search of a unique way to gather and celebrate with friends."

Below is the complete schedule of dates and performances that begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 9:30 p.m.

For more information regarding the event series, please call 619-557-3655 or visit

Contact Information:

Audrey Doherty
Chemistry Public Relations