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SANTA ANA, Calif. – John Wayne Airport (JWA) is excited to announce the launch of a new Play Me! Piano program modeled after the “Play Me, I'm Yours” street piano to provide a stage for spontaneous live music in the Thomas F. Riley Terminal. Airport guests are invited to sit down and share their talent on the Avant Grand piano located post-security on the upper level between Terminals A and B.

“As part of our commitment to elevating the superior guest experience at John Wayne Airport, Play Me! Piano is an excellent opportunity for our ticketed guests to share their piano talent or enjoy the musical abilities of others,” said Barry Rondinella, Airport Director. “Live music in the Terminal creates a peaceful ambiance for guests to unwind and relax before their flight.” 

Play Me! Piano with banners at John Wayne Airport

The Avant Grand piano is located post-security on the upper Level between Terminals A and B.

Play Me! Piano is part of the JWAlive music program intended to enhance the guest experience at the Airport by providing live acoustic guitar and piano performances in the Terminal accessible to ticketed passengers.

When you’re traveling through the Airport, be sure to post JWAlive musical performances on social media using the hashtags #FlyJWA and #PlayMeJWAPiano. Follow JWA on Instagram and Twitter (@johwnwayneair) or Facebook (@johnwayneairport) to view clips of JWAlive performances.

To learn more about the Play Me! Piano or the JWAlive music performance programs, please visit


John Wayne Airport (SNA) is owned by the County of Orange and is operated as a self-supporting enterprise that receives no general fund tax revenue. The Airport serves more than 10 million passengers annually and reaches more than 20 nonstop destinations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. More information can be found at Like us on, or follow us on Twitter @johnwayneair and Instagram @johnwayneair.