Airport Offers Live Music During the Holidays

Local Musicians to Perform for CCIA’s Annual ‘Sounds of the Season’

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The Corpus Christi International Airport (CCIA) invites the community, along with its travelers, to a live holiday performance featuring local musicians. The first artist to perform is beloved saxophonist Daryl Eason, scheduled for Thursday, December 22, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

While visiting CCIA or waiting on a plane arrival, passengers can enjoy a delicious meal at Coastal Bend Express. Arriving passengers and their welcoming party will receive 10% off food and beverages when their boarding pass is presented. While listening to holiday tunes, passengers are encouraged to check out the various eye-catching art installations throughout the terminal, including our newly suspended model airplanes and South Padre Island Seashore cutout, perfect for a photo op! Tag @flyccia and use our hashtag #flyccia to be featured on our social networks.

Complimentary parking is available in short-term parking near the terminal for up to three hours.

Sounds of the Season Music schedule:

  • Thursday, December 22         Daryl Eason                11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 23              Michael Moore            12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.         
  • Monday, December 26           Ryann Schumann       2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 27          Michael Perez             12:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
  • Thursday., December 29        Daryl Eason                11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
  • Friday, December 30              David Martinez            11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

“CCIA is excited to continue its tradition of providing Sounds of the Season for all to enjoy. We encourage our passengers to enjoy the holiday decorations and recent art additions. We’re proud to continue enhancing our airport for the community each and every day, especially with our future Terminal Rehabilitation Project starting in January.” Kevin Smith, Director of Aviation, said.

Sounds of the Season will run through Friday, December 30, focusing on the peak hours of holiday travel. Follow us @flyccia on our social networks for live excerpts and posts of the performances.

Wishing safe and happy travels to all this holiday season, and special thanks to travelers who choose to #flyccia!

For media inquiries, please contact CCIA Marketing Manager Vianni Otterson at 361-826-1290 or email