EAST-CENTRAL FLORIDA

North of Palm Beach County, South of New Smyrna Beach, East of Rte 27; (Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Brevard, Osceola, Okeechobee, Orange, Seminole, & Eastern Lake Counties) (Metropolitan Areas of Orlando, Cocoa, Melbourne)

The Alley: 114 S Park Ave, Sanford, FL 32771 (407) 328-4848 www.thealleyblues.com Sept 11: Little Mike & The Tornadoes. MAP

Beach Shack: 1 Minutemen Causeway, Cocoa Beach FL 32931 beachshackblues.com (321)783-2250. Live Music Thursday Through Saturdays. CALL TO CONFIRM PERFORMANCES! ***SUMMER HOURS ***THURSDAY NIGHTS - 8 PM TO 12 MIDNIGHT, FRIDAY - 9 PM to 1 AM, SATURDAY - 2 PM to 6 PM & 9 PM to 1 AM, SUNDAY (2 Bands) - 2 PM to 6 PM & 6 PM to 10 PM OR SUNDAY (1 band) - 3 PM to 7 PM. Aug 30: Vintage; Sept 3: Blues Jam with the Space Coast Playboys; 4: Pinch; 5: The Coolers; 6: Funk United; 7: Labor Day Jam with Danny Morris; 17: Space Coast Music Festival Kickoff Jam w/ The Space Coast Playboys, 8pm-midnight; 18: PM to 12 AM Reverand Billy C Wirtz; 19: Space Coast Music Festival presents 2 to 6 PM Space Coast Playboys with Special Guest  8 PM National Blues Artist Anni Piper; 20: Space Coast Music Festival presents Sean Duncan and the Young Musicians Jam  from 2-6pm. $5 wristband available at all venues to support Space Coast Music Festival 's mission of providing instruments to elementary school music programs in the public schools.  MAP

 

Beachside Tavern: 690 East Third Avenue New Smyrna Beach, Florida 32169 Oct 18: 10th Annual Florida Harmonica Championships the biggest Harmonica Festival and competition in the Southeast US will happen in beautiful New Smyrna Beach, Florida. The 10th Annual Florida Harmonica Championships will feature 25 great competitors from all over the state of Florida as well as special guest stars including international recording artists all backed by a hot, 6 piece band. All genres and styles will be represented with plaques for the winners and a Grand Prize trophy for the 2015 Florida Harmonica Champion! Great food and drinks, giveaways and prizes will ensure attendees enjoy an unforgettable day of music and fun. The festival begins at noon and continues til 9PM. Cost is $10 at the door. Come to Listen, Come to Play, Come to Party! Just confirmed…highly acclaimed, multiple award nominee Brandon Santini will headline the 10th Annual Florida Harmonica Championships!
 
  Cocoa Beach Casablanca - TIki Bar: 231 Minutemen Causeway, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 (321) 799-2251 https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cocoa-Beach-Casablanca/201989979564 Sept. 18: COCOA BEACH FRIDAY FEST STREET PARTY Featuring DANIEL HETZ in front of Casablanca from 6 PM to 10 PM.  Sept 18: Space Coast Music Festival presents HONEY MILLER and SILENT AUCTION; 19: Space Coast Music Festival presents Singer Songwriter Night; 20: Space Coast Music Festival presents Seyba Diouff, Mighty Jungle and Weep Rock $5 wristband available at all venues to support Space Coast Music Festival's mission of providing instruments to elementary school music programs in the public schools.
 
Coconuts on the Beach: 2 Minutemen Cswy,  Cocoa Beach FL32931  (321)784-1422 Sept. 18:  7 PM to Midnight - Grand Cayman's HI TIDE , 2pm-midnight, Sept 19:: Space Coast Music Festival presents  presents Thirsty Turtle 30th Anniversary Musicians Reunion. Sept. 20: from 2 Pm to 6 Pm : PIDJIN $5 wristband available at all venues to support Space Coast Music Festival's mission of providing instruments to elementary school music programs in the public schools.
 
Connolly's Irish Pub: 323 N Ronald Reagan Blvd, Longwood, FL 32750 (407) 767-0600   www.connollysirishpublongwood.com Sept 25: The Smokin' TorpedoesMAP 
 
Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront: 2605 North A1A, Melbourne, FL 32903 (321) 777-4100   www.crowneplaza.com/Melbourne January 22-24 (2016): The Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend featuring Jan 22: Nick Colionne & Mindi Abair; 23: Paul Taylor, Peter White, Euge Grove; 24: Brunch with the artists. For more information, call (321) 783-9004 or email roland@brevardmusicgroup.com. MAP 
 

Doc's Streetside Grille: 1315 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32806 (407) 841-3601 docsstreetsidegrille.com Oct 16: Zshowz Presents! Long Tall Deb w/Colin John & Mr. NoMoney band, 8:30pm $15; 31: Corey Harris Band, 8:30pm $15; Nov 6: Albert Castiglia, 8:30pm $20. MAP

Dolphin Bar & Shrimp House: 1401 NE Indian River Dr, Jensen Beach, FL 34957 dolphinbar.com (772)781-5136 8:30-11:30pm, Sept 18: Piano Bob's 88s feat. Bonefish Johnny & Lou Abbott(Jazz & Blues Florida August 2015 Issue Featured Artist) w/ "One Night Stan" Waldman. MAP

 
Downtown Fort Pierce Marina Square Gazebo: Melody Lane, Downtown, Ft. Pierce FL 34950 JazzSociety.org (772)940-1144  Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Presents The Jazz Market Arts and Crafts Historic Downtown Fort Pierce (off Indian River Dr. and Orange Ave) Every Sat, 8am-1pm. Live jazz first Saturday of every month, 10am-1pm.   MAP
 

DrummersOnly Drum Shop: 1532 SE Village Green Dr. Port St Lucie 34952 Drummersonly.net (772)337-4002  Drums, Percussion, Instruction. South Florida’a only Music Store between Miami and Orlando,  devoted to Drums and Percussion Instruments. WE BUY, SELL, RENT & REPAIR all Vintage and New Percussion Equipment and Accessories.  MAP

Earl’s Hideaway: 1405 Indian River Dr., Sebastian FL 32958 earlshideaway.com (772)589-5700.  Fri set: 8:30pm-12:30am. Sat sets: 2-6pm & 8:30pm-12am. Sun set: 2-6pm.  Aug 30: Duffy Bishop(Jazz & Blues Florida August 2015 Issue Featured Artist). Sept 4: Earl's 16th Anniversary & BBQLogan Brothers; 5: Earl's 16th Anniversary & BBQ: Danny Morris Band; 6: Earl's 16th Anniversary & BBQ: Jeffrey James Gang; 7: Earl's 16th Anniversary & BBQLittle Mike & The Tornadoes; 11: Perfect Tuesday; 12: Crooked Creek, Hot Pink; 13: Bonefish Johnny & Neverglades Funky Roots Review; 18: Mayhem; 19: Daddy Wags; 20: Quick Fix; 25: Cowboyz n Alienz; 26: Smokin Country, Tomcat Joe; 27: Big Engine (R&R); Oct 4: Tas Cru; 11: Slam Allen; 18: Gracie Curran  & The High Falutin' Band And The Gas House Gorillas; 25: Joe Moss Band & Peterson Brothers; Nov 1: Tommy Castro & The Painkillers; 8: Bruce Katz; 15: Southern Rock’s Finest And The 7th Annual Lions Club Poker Run - Special Riders For Special Kids In Support Of Special Olympics.

15th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival featuring: Lawrence App Duo, The Dave Capp Project with France Neil, Thom Chambers, Monica da Silva, Duplicity Duo, The Danielle Eva Jazz Trio, Sybil Gage, Ray Guiser Quartet, Pat Gullotta and his Stompin’ Dixie Swampcatsl, Jacqueline Jones, Bobby Koelble Duo (Music Remembrance Duo), La Lucha, Eddie Marshall and Tropical Jazz, Greg Parnell Septet, Tribute to Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass feat. Charlie Bertini and Bobby Pickwood, Harry Rios Trio, Rob’s Jazz Express, Jeff Rupert Band w/ Davonda Simmons, Gus Simms, Smokin Torpedoes, Doug Spoonamore, Stetson University Jazz Ensemble with Linda Cole, Swing Thing Trio, Thin Film Magnetism, Rich Walker Sextet.

The Flagler Tavern: 414 Flagler Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 (386) 402-8861 flaglertavern.com Sept 25: Kickoff Party for 15th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival: featuring The Ray Guiser Quartet with jazz pianist Gus Simms (5:30-7:30, $20/25 day of event). MAP 

Flagler Ave & Canal District: Sept 26: 15th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival (11:30am-10:30pm, FREE) featuring: La Lucha.

Along 3rd Avenue: Sept 27: 15th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival (11am-8pm, FREE)

H&D Roadhouse: 1811 E Merritt Island Cswy, Merritt Island, FL 32953 hdroadhouse.net (321)403-6432 Sunday, Sept 20: Space Coast Music Festival presents Open Jam and BBQ 3-7pm. $5 wristband available at all venues to support Space Coast Music Festival's mission of bringing music back into public schools.

Heidelberg Restaurant: 7 N. Orlando Ave Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 heidelbergcocoabeach.com  (321)783-4559  Pianist Mark Hubrouck from 6 PM Wed-Sat in the restaurantMAP

Heidi’s Jazz Club: DownBeat Magazine - voted as of the world's top jazz venues for 2015! : 7 N Orlando Ave. Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 heidisjazzclub.com 321-783-4559. Club Hours: Wed-Sun 5pm-1am, Closed Mon & Tues; Happy Hour Jazz Every Wed & Fri: Steve Kirsner (Jazz & Blues Florida August 2015 Issue Featured Artistand Friends, 5-7:45pm; Wed: Steve Kirsner(Jazz & Blues Florida August 2015 Issue Featured Artist) and Friends,6-9pm. Every Thu: Kenny Cohen Trio, 7-11pm; Every Fri: Steve Kirsner (Jazz & Blues Florida August 2015 Issue Featured Artist) and Friends, 5-8pm & Ron Teixeira Trio, $5, 8:30-midnight; Every Sat: The Ron Teixiera Trio, often with featured performers, 8-12am; Sun: Heidi's Famous Jam Session, 7-11. Aug 30: Showcase for Young Jazz Students, Matinee 4-6pm. Adult Admission $10 & Students $7. Proceeds go to the featured students. Reservations requested (321) 783-6806; Sept 2: Steve Kirsner & Friends; 3: Kenny Cohen Trio; 4: Steve Kirsner, Ron Teixeira Trio; 5: Ron Teixeira Trio; 6: Jam Session; SUMMER VACATION STARTS SEPT 7 AND WILL RE-OPEN SEPT 23!; Sept 23: Steve Kirsner & Friends; 24: Kenny Cohen; 25: Steve Kirsner & Friends, Ron Teixeira Trio; 26: Ron Teixeira Trio; 27: Jam Session; 30: Steve Kirsner & Friends; Oct 30, 31: Annie Sellick, Fri 8:30-12, Sat 8-12, Admission $20, Reservations requested (321) 783-6806November 14: Matthew Mill Quintet, 8pm-midnight, Admission $10, Reservations requested (321) 783-6806; 20, 21: Back by popular demand! Jesse Jones Jr. with the Ron Teixeira Trio, 8pm-midnight, Admission $15, Reservations requested (321) 783-6806. MAP Need a Hotel?

McCalls Tavern: 999 Alvarez Avenue, Lady Lake, FL 32159  (352)750-9441 8-11pm, Sept 11:  The Smokin' Torpedoes; 18: Little Mike & The Tornadoes. MAP

Minuteman Causeway: 251 Minutemen Cswy,  Cocoa Beach FL32931 Cocoa Beach Friday Fest & Street Fest.  6-10pm, Sept 18: Space Coast Music Festival  presents Daniel Heitz Band  & MILA Elementary. $5 wristband available at all venues to support Space Coast Music Festival's mission of bringing music back into public schools.

Pisces Rising: 239 West 4th Avenue Mount Dora, FL 32757 piscesrisingdining.com (352)385-2669 6-9pm, Sept 10: The Band TNT featuring Janelle. MAP 

Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens: 2410 Southeast Westmoreland Boulevard, Port St Lucie, FL 34952 jazzsociety.org, Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Wednesday Jazz Jams Every Other Wednesday.  $5 Cover for non-members & $4 for members. Discount also applies to Gardens' Members. Sept 9, 23, Oct 7, 21, Nov 4, 18: Wednesday Jazz Jams.   MAP

Seminiole Harley Davidson: 620 Hickman Cir, Sanford, FL 32771(407) 328-1212 www.seminoleharley.com Sept 13: Little Mike & The Tornadoes. MAP

Sunrise Theater - Black Box: 117 S Second Street, Ft. Pierce FL 34950 sunrisetheatre.com Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Tuesday night Black Box jams/shows. Tuesday Jazz Jams. $6 Cover for non-members & $5 for members, $10 Special Event Pricing. Cash bar open. Refreshments & snacks available. 7-10pm. SUMMER TIME - ALTERNATE TUESDAYS! Sept 1, 15, 29, Oct 13, 27,  Nov 3: RETURN TO EVERY TUESDAY AND A SPECIAL GUEST!. MAP

University of Central Florida: Orlando, FL 32816 407-823-2869 music.cah.ucf.edu/jazz.php Dan Miller is Artist-in-Residence for the UCF School of Music and the Jazz Department under the directon of Jeff Rupert. Sept 16: Dan Miller; Oct 2, 23: Dan Miller; Dec 4: Dan Miller. MAP

WPRK Radio: 91.5 FM Listen online @ WPRKDJ.ORG Sundays: 10am-Noon - Zshowz Presents! Biscuits, Bacon & Blues.

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