NORTHEAST FLORIDA

North of Orlando and East of Perry. (Metropolitan areas of Ocala, Gainesville, JAX, St. Augustine, Daytona, New Smyrna Beach)

DAYTONA BEACH/PORT ORANGE

 

Bahaman Breeze: 1786 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114 MAP (386)226-2292  OCT 5: Daytona Blues Festival Pre-party w/ Toots Lorraine & The Traffic, 8pm, FREE; 6: Daytona Blues Festival after-party w/ Toots Lorraine & The Traffic, Admission is FREE with your daily or 3 day festival ticket; 7 & 8: Daytona Blues Festival after-party w/ Tas Cru, Admission is FREE with your daily or 3 day festival ticket.

 

Bank & Blues Club:  701 Main St. Daytona Beach, FL 32118 MAP thebankdaytona.com (386)257-9272 DEC 4: Bridget Kelly Band w/ Kenny Neal; 9: Ray Fuller & The Bluesrockers;.

 

Jackie Robinson Ballpark: 105 E Orange Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 daytonabluesfestival.com 2nd 7th Annual Daytona Blues Festival. Join your friends in opening the Florida Festival Season here in Daytona! Friday OCT 6: Vanessa Collier, Long Tall Deb W/ Colin John, Sena Ehrhardt, Carolyn Wonderland, Shakura S’aida, workshop w/ Bridget Kelly Band; Saturday, OCT 7: Willie Green Band, The Souliz Band, Tas Cru, Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory, Joe Louis Walker, Marcia Ball; Sunday, OCT 8: Al Hill, The Paul Deslauriers Band, Tinsley Ellis, Victor Wainwright & The Wildroots, +1 TBA.  TICKETS.

 

 

Plaza Resort & Spa: 600 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118    2018 Florida Smooth Jazz Weekend. floridasmoothjazzweekend.com  Call 321-783-9004 to Guarantee Your Package! JAN 19-21, 2018: An Incredible Weekend Featuring Rick Braun, Nick Colionne, Brian Culbertson, Eric Darius, Peter White, & Rising Star Vincent Ingala!

 

Fernandina Beach

 

Green Turtle Tavern: 14 S 3rd St, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 MAP (904)321-2324 greenturtletavern.com AUG 25: Little Mike & The Tornadoes; SEP 22: Little Mike & The Tornadoes.

 

GAINESVILLE/NEWBERRY

Bo Diddley Downtown Community Plaza: 111 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 MAP  36th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show - a celebration of art and creativity complete with live music, performing arts and a spectacular array of food from Nov 10-12. NOV 10: Opening Night Blues Concert TBA; NOV 11: Bridget Kelly Band, and more TBA.

Dirty Bar: 2441 Northwest 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606 MAP  (352)373-1141  AUG 20: North Central Florida Blues Society Presents Electric Blues Open Mic Hosted by Cassie Keenum and Rick Randlett, Signups start at 6:00pm, the music begins at 7:00pm, and jam sets are 30 minutes long. There is no cover charge, and no smoking inside, 7-11pm; AUG 27: North Central Florida Blues Society International Blues Challenge 2017 Regional Competition "NCFBS Regional Blues Challenge" w/ Bridget Kelly Band, and more TBA. 5-9pm. REGISTRATION INFORMATION; SEP 17: North Central Florida Blues Society Presents Electric Blues Open Mic Hosted by TBA, Signups start at 6:00pm, the music begins at 7:00pm, and jam sets are 30 minutes long. There is no cover charge, and no smoking inside, 7-11pm; OCT  1: NCFBS Benefit to raise funds expand services, including member promotions on radio and internet, blues workshops, acoustic blues concerts as well as current monthly electric and acoustic jams, Blues in Schools, quarterly touring artist concert series and Blues Foundation initiatives including particiaption in the International Blues Challenge. Featuring Little Mike & The Tornadoes, Root Redemption, Cassie Keenum and Rick Randlett, JuJu Junction, The Shakedown featuring Michelle Banfield, Blues Crush, Bubba Can’t Dance, One Eyed Cat, Dr. Jules. 50-50 raffle, blind auction and food available for purchase! 3-9:30pm, $5.; 15: North Central Florida Blues Society Presents Electric Blues Open Mic Hosted by Duffy Bishop Band, Signups start at 6:00pm, the music begins at 7:00pm, and jam sets are 30 minutes long. There is no cover charge, and no smoking inside, 7-11pm.

Dirty Bar: 2441 Northwest 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606 MAP (352)373-1141  TBA

First Magnitude Brewing: 1220 SE Veitch Street, Gainesville, FL 32601 fmbrewing.com (352)727-4677 Sat. AUG 26: Little Jake & The Soul Searchers & 21 BLUE featuring Longineu Parsons and Ted Shumate, 5-11pm. 

High Dive: 210 SW Second Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 MAP highdivegainesville.com  (352)872-5949 North Central Florida Blues Society Touring Artist Series. Members $8, GA $15, Students $5. Doors 6pm, show 7pm, SEP 27(SUNDAY!): Blues Triple Header Special w/ Jason Ricci, Bridget Kelly Band and Sheba the  Missippippi Queen. DEC 10: Bridget Kelly Band celebrates Tim's Birthday w/ Albert Castiglia, David Julia, and special guest TBA.

One Love Cafe: 4989 NW 40th Place, Gainesville FL  32606 MAP onelovecafefl.com (352)509-3131 AUG 27: Cassie Keenum and Rick Randlett;  SEP 23: Cassie Keenum and Rick Randlett, joined by very special guests, Barbara Paul Armbrecht and Mr. Aullie (aka Donald Blitch), CD RELEASE PARTY!, Noon

Satchel's Pizza : 1800 NE 23rd Ave Gainesville, FL 32609-8925 satchelspizza.com (352)335-7272  AUG 31: North Central Florida Blues Society Acoustic Blues Open Mic, 6-9pm; SEP 28: North Central Florida Blues Society Acoustic Blues Open Mic, 6-9pm; OCT 26: North Central Florida Blues Society Acoustic Blues Open Mic, 6-9pm.

Tall Paul's Brew House: 10 SE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 MAP facebook.com/TallPaulsBrewHouse (352)505-0990. SEP 1, 2: Little Mike & The Tornadoes, 9:30om.

HIGH SPRINGS/BRANFORD
 
Great Outdoors Restaurant: 65 N Main St, High Springs, FL 32643 MAP (386) 454-1288 greatoutdoorsdining.com (386)454-1288 AUG 19: Little Mike & The Tornadoes. SEP  3: Little Mike & The Tornadoes, 3pm; 16: Little Mike & The Tornadoes.  

JACKSONVILLE

Florida Theatre: 128 E Forsyth St Jacksonville, FL 32202 MAP floridatheatre.com (904)355-5661 AUG 24: Blues, Brews and BBQ.

Mudville Grill Listening Room: 3105 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207 MAP raylewispresents.com  (904)398-4326  7-10pm, NOV 10: Chris Smither.

Ritz Theatre and Museum: 829 N. Davis St., Jacksonville, FL 32202 MAP ritzjacksonville.com (904)807-2010 SEP 16: Raul Midon; 24: Katie Thirouix; OCT 12: Davina Sowers & The Vegabonds; FEB 10: The Langston Hughes Project.

 

Whiskey JAX - Beaches: 950 Marsh Landing Parkway, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 whiskeyjax.com/venue/jax-beach/ (904)647-0415  Coastal Blues Society's Tuesday Night Blues Club, 8p; FEB 20: Brad Vickers & His Vestapolitans.

LAKE CITY

Marion St Deli and Pub: 281 N Marion Ave, Lake City, FL 32055  marionstreetdeliandpub.com  (386)487-6194 AUG 26: Cassie Keenum and Rick Randlett, 7pm.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH

Beachside Tavern: 690 East 3rd Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 MAP beachsidetavern.com (386)424-8282 Noon, Oct 22: Annual Florida Harmonica Championships - Awards for BEST IN SHOW, CREATIVITY, SHOWMANSHIP, TECHNICAL ABILITY. To preregister call Farley Palmer at (386) 6314-5718 or email at farleypalmer@gmail.com. Registration limited to 25 players. Featuring Mike Markowitz of Little Mike & The Tornadoes. More TBA.

Downtown New Smyrna Beach - Multiple Locations: New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 17th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival Presented by Marc Monteson Productions. SEP 21-24: DETAILS TBA. Updates on FACEBOOK

 

 

OCALA

Mojo Grill and Catering Co: 2015 SW 17th Street, Ocala, FL 34471 MAP mojogrillandcatering.com (352)369-6656 SEP 15: Cassie Keenum and Rick Randlett, 7pm; OCT 13: Cassie Keenum and Rick Randlett, 7pm.

 

PONTE VEDRA

Ponte Vedra Concert Hall: 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 MAP pvconcerthall.com (904)209-0346 AUG 23: Euge Groove & Peter White, TICKETS;  FEB 23 (2018): George Winston.

 

ST AUGUSTINE

A1A Ale Works: 1 King St # 101 St. Augustine, FL 32084 a1aaleworks.com (904)829-2977 9pm,  SEPT 8, 9: Little Mike & The TornadoesOCT 14: Little Mike & The TornadoesNOV 10, 11: Little Mike & The TornadoesDEC 22, 23: Little Mike & The Tornadoes.

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