Listing Submission Info 

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Schedules Subject To Change


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


Jake's Bistro: 14960 Main St, Alachua, FL 32615  (888)250-5253

Spindrifter Lounge: 16130 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, FL 32615


Culhane's Irish Pub: 967 Atlantic Boulevard, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 4-6pm,  Every 1st Sunday: John Thomas Group - Jazz & Great American Songbook.

Dirty Reds': 1451 Atlantic Blvd, Neptune Beach, FL 32266  (904)372-9438  Every Tue: Jack Corocoran and Smokestack host Tuesday Night Blues Club, 7-10pm.   MAP

Lillie's Coffee Bar: 200 1st Street, Neptune Beach, FL 32266 (904)249-2922 7:30-9:30pm, TBA


Downtown Branford: Street Party, Nov 1: Little Mike & The Tornados.

Ellie Ray's River Landing Campground: 3349 NW 110th St, Branford, Florida 32008  (855) 748-3713  MAP


Big Deck Raw Bar: 331 Dock St, Cedar Key, FL 32625 (352)543-9992 Oct 31: Middleground, 8-11pm. MAP


Daytona Beach Museum of Arts & Sciences: 352 South Nova Road  Daytona Beach, FL 32114 (386)255-0285  North East Florida Jazz Association's Annual "Jeep" McCoy Scholarship Concert & Supper. For additional information contact Muriel McCoy (386)445-1329. Tickets online at 4pm, Nov 1: Nat Adderley Jr. Quartet.

Peabody Hotel: 600 Auditorium Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32118 (386) 671-3460 Nov 13: 7:30pm, Walter Parks & Lee Hunter (Opening for Emmylou Harris ).

Top of Daytona Restaurant & Lounge: 2625 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118 (386)767-5791 Piano Bar w/ a view, Every Wed 6-9pm and Every Fri & Sat 6-10pm.


Cafe Davinci: 112 W. Georgia Ave, Deland, FL 32720 (386)424-8282 7pm Every Tue: Jazz in the Courtyard - Davinci Jazz Experiment. Jazz ensemble led by trombonist Russell White. 


101 Downtown: 201 SE 2nd Ave, Gainesville FL 32601  (352)376-4177 8-10pm, Every Wed: Scott Wilson Jazz Band. (checked 7/11/13). 

Amelia's Restaurant: 235 S Main St., Gainesville FL 32601 Every Wed: Swanson-Hill Jazz Duo. (checked 7/11/13)

Ballyhoo: 3700 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607 (352)373-0059  6:30-9:30pm (inside and patio), Every Tuesday: Jazz Standards w/ Marty Liquori & Friends. 

Bo Diddley Downtown Community Plaza: 111 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)393-8746  2014 "Free Fridays" Concert Series FINALE,  7pm (Headlining show 8-10pm), Oct 24: UF School of Music Ensembles.

Bo Diddley Downtown Community Plaza: 111 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)393-8746 Opening night concert of 33rd Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show. FREE. Nov 7: North Central Florida Blues Society Presents Selwyn Birchwood Band – International Blues Challenge Winner w/ current world-wide chart topping CD w/ Solo/Duo and Band Category Winners of North Central Florida Blues Society’s Gainesville Blues Challenge winners Bridget Kelly Band & Rick Randlett opening the show! MAP

Brew Spot Café: 1000 NE 16th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)505-5470  EVERY Thursday- Doug Clifford's Very Open Mic 8-11; EVERY Sunday afternoon 12-6, Walter n Eddie on the Patio. Original songs from an up-n-coming songwriter and refreshing covers. Breakfast all day every day along with plenty of other good stuff! Oct 24: 21 BLUE featuring Longineu Parsons and Ted Shumate; 31: Little Mike & The Tornadoes, Willie Green, and the Jacoby Brothers Band, 8pm.  MAP

Bull, The: 18 SW 1st Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352)672-6266, 10pm-12:30am, Every Tue: Jazzology.

Cafe C: 424 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601  (352) 377-7433 Sunday Brunch 10am-2pm: Acoustic Blues and more w/ Middleground   MAP

Cymplify Coffee Company: 5402 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605, Every second Wed: North Central Florida Blues Society / Mark Armbrecht Host Acoustic Blues Open Mic. Sign up at 6pm. Music 7-10:30pm. Nov 12, Dec 10. MAP

Dirty Bar: 2441 Northwest 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606 (352)373-1141 North Central Florida Blues Society Jam: 3rd Sunday every month, 7-10:30pm. Host Band TBA.  MAP

Downtown Gainesville next to Bo Diddley Downtown Community Plaza: 111 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601  33rd Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show, Opening night concert on Friday, Nov 7: North Central Florida Blues Society Presents International Blues Challenge Winner SELWYN BIRCHWOO BAND, with 2014 Gainesville Blues Challenge Winners opening. Live music on two stages 10am-5pm Saturday and 11am-5pm Sunday. Jazz & Blues Highlights include: Nov 8: Bo Diddley Plaza Stage | Santa Fe Brass - 11am, Blues Lightning - noon, Gainesville Big Band - 2pm, Barry Sides Blues Band -  3pm AND South Stage | Middleground - noon, Stava Mala - 4pm; Nov 9: Bo Diddley Plaza Stage | Uptown Swing – 11am, Cracker the Box – noon. 

Emiliano's Cafe: 7 SE First Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32608 (352)375-7381 6:30-10pm, Every Wednesday: Karl Weismantle accompanied by Ali Che’Ree; 7-9pm, 1st & 3rd Mondays: Brenda Bayne, Robert D'Amico & David Glennon Jazz Trio.

Five Bar:  104 S. Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601  352.224.5253 Every Sunday: Jazz Brunch 11am-2:30pm.

Francesca's Trattoria: 4410 NW 25 Place,  Gainesville, FL 32606  (352)378-7152  Every Wed: High Note Jazz Nite w/ Nick DeCarlis Trio, 6:30-9:30pm.

High Dive: 210 SW Second Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)872-5949 North Central Florida Blues Society Quarterly Touring Artist Performance. Oct 30: Benjamin Booker; Dec 14: Tas Cru, 2014 Blues Music Foundation KEEPING BLUES ALIVE award winner (Following day he will participate in NCFB's Blues In The Schools program!). MAP

Leonardo’s 706: 706 West University Ave. Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)378-2001  Every Thurs: Marty Liquori Jazztet plus guests, 7:06-10pm. Monday nights w/ Hot Club de Ville, 7-10pm. 

Loosey's: 120 SW 1st Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352)672-6465 7-10pm, Nov 9: Second Sunday Swing dance at Loosey's w/ the Swingtastics.

Napolatano’s: 606 NW 75th St, Gainesville FL 32607 (352)332-6671 TBA

Red Onion Grill: 3885 NW 24th Blvd # A Gainesville, FL 32605 (352)505-0088  7pm, Every First Sat: Jazz Night w/ Marty Liquori & Hot Club de Ville.  

Sandy's Place: 5001 NW 34th St., Gainesville, FL 32605 Phone (352)367-9993 8-11pm, Every Wed: The Don David Band (Southern Rock/Blues).  MAP

Thomas Center: 302 NE 6th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 (352) 334-5067 Nov 14: 8pm, Walter Parks.

Wahoo Seafood Grill: 3833 Northwest 97 Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32606   (352)225-3922 7:30pm, Oct 31: Terraplane Duo.

Yearling: 14531 East County Road 325 Hawthorne, FL 32640 (352)466-3999 Thur-Sun: Florida Blues icon Willie "Real Deal" Green (Jazz & Blues Florida August 2013 Edition Featured Artist) plays the blues. Must call to confirm times and nights! MAP


Great Outdoors Restaurant: 65 North Main Street High Springs, FL 32643 (386)454-1288  Nov 15Little Mike & The Tornadoes; Dec 20Little Mike & The Tornadoes. MAP

High Springs Annual Fall Festival: James Paul Park behind City Hall and Downtown Main St. Oct 25 10am–5pm 386-454-3120  The Gazebo at James Paul Park: 11:45am – 12:45pm Higgs McGee; 1pm – 2:45pm Bubba Can’t Dance; 3pm – 4:30pm The Dirty River Band.  The Chamber of Commerce Stage (The Solo Acts): 11am – 12pmnTed Wright; 12pm - 1pm Michael O’Meara; 1pm – 2pm Alan Height; 2pm – 3pm Don Austin; 3pm – 4pm Terry Miller; 4pm – 5pm Ted Wright.


Florida Theater: 128 E Forsyth St Jacksonville, FL 32202 (904)355-5661 Dec 16: Joe Bonamassa.
Jazzland Cafe: 1324 University Boulevard North, Jacksonville, FL 32211 (904)240-1009. Every Tue: 6-9pm, Jazz Jam Session w/ Jack Pierson -Piano,  Scott Mariash - drums, MIke Perez - bass. MAP 

Mudville Grill Listening Room: 3105 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207  (904)398-4326. Dec 18: Grant Peeples; Feb 12: Jon Shain & Rupert Wates. MAP

Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts: 11901 Beach Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32246 (904) 646-2222 Jan 18: 7pm, Glenn Miller Orchestra.

Parlour at Grape & Grain Exchange: 2000 San Marco Blvd Jacksonville, Florida 32207 904.396.4455 Monthly jazz jam session, first Friday of each month, hosted by the Al Maniscalco Quartet w/Joshua Bowlus. 9pm - 1am. 

Ponte Vedra Concert Hall: 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 (904)209-0346 Feb 20: John Hammond.

Ritz Theatre: 829 N Davis St, Jacksonville, FL 32202 (904)807-2010 Oct 25: Bettye Lavette; Nov 1: Jazz Jamm Featuring Maysa; 14: Clarence Carter; 22: Otis Clay; Dec 6: Jazz Jamm Urban Coalition W/ Marcus Anderson; 12: Black Violin; 13: Allen Toussaint; Jan 17: Diane Schuur; 30: Lucky Peterson; Feb 7: Syl Johnson; March 20: Cyrus Chestnut.

UNF Fine Arts Center - Lazzrra Performance Hall:1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224 (904) 620-2878. Feb 3: Koger/Matteson Jazz Festival w/ Dr. Clarence Hines, coordinator. 10am, FREE; March 5: American Jazz Series presents Alon Yavnai and Joca Perpignan - Spring Fever “Where the Middle East Meets Brazil”  with UNF JE1 and the UNF Orchestra w/ J.B. Scott, artistic director. 7:30pm

UNF Fine Arts Center - Recital Hall - 1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224 (904) 620-2878. Nov 4:  The Cummer Family Foundation Chamber Series presents Iridium Saxophone Quartet w/ Dr. Krzysztof Biernacki, coordinator. 7:30pm; March 9: Jazz Combo Night w/ Lynne Arriale, coordinator. 7:30pm,. FREE.

UNF Fine Arts Center - Robinson Theater:1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32224 620-2878. Oct 30: 27th Annual Great American Jazz Series presents Conrad Herwig and Ed Calle “A Tribute To Latin Jazz” w/ J.B. Scott, artistic director. 7:30pm;  Dec 3: Jazz Combo Night w/ Lynne Arriale, coordinator; Jan. 29-31: FCC Symposium w/ Dr. Nick Curry, conductor. The concerts will be as follows: January 29 – UNF Student and Faculty Showcase Concert 7:30 p.m.; January 30 – Florida Community College (FCC) Jazz Group and FCC Student Showcase Winners; January 31 – Final Concert including : FCC Guitar Ensemble, FCC Chorus, FCC Orchestra, FCC Band and FCC Percussion Ensemble; Feb 6: 27th Annual Great American Jazz Series presents Kurt Elling ‘Beach Meets West’ Collaboration with the Beaches Fine Arts Series and J.B. Scott, artistic director; April 2: Great American Jazz Series presents Terell Stafford and Dick Oatts “A Tribute to Nat and Cannonball Adderley” w/ J.B. Scott, artistic director. 7:30pm; April 15: Jazz Combo Night w/ Lynne Arriale, coordinator. 7:30pm.


Downtown Live Oak: 145 W Howard Street, Live Oak, FL 32064 1st Annual Jazz Art & Blues Festival, Music - Art Vendors - Food Vendors - Outside Concert. FREE. 9am-11pm, Saturday, Oct 25: Max Johns Big Band 11am-12pm, Chris Camp & Universal Praise 12:15–1:15pm, Joe ‘Survivor” Caruso Band 1:30–2:30pm; Longineu Parsons Quintet – “A Tribute To Louie Armstrong” 2:45–3:45pm, Little Jake & The Soul Searchers – “Salute To Jazz & Blues Classics” 4pm–5pm, Beth Mckee 5:15–6:15pm, Wailin’ Wolves Band 6:30–7:30pm, 21 Blue! Featuring Longineu Parsons & Ted Shumate 7:45–8:45pm, Little Jake & The Soul Searchers – “Salute To Classic R&B” 9-10pm. MAP

Live Oak Library: 1848 Ohio Ave S/Dr. M.L. King Jr. Av S Live Oak, FL 32064 386-362-2317 Oct 23: Belmont & Jones, 6:30pm. MAP

Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park: 3076 95th Dr Live Oak, FL 32060 Nov 13-16: Bear Creek Music Festival - Dumpstaphunk, Soulive, Umphrey's McGee, St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Nicholas Payton Trio, Mingo Fishtrap,Locos Por Juana, w/ Arts at Large - Bernard Purdie, Pee Wee Ellis, George Porter Jr., Oteil Burbridge, Nicholas Payton, Jennifer Hartswick, Grant Green Jr., Roosevelt Collier, Farnell Newton, Brandon Niederauer, Eric Vogel, Khris Royal, Carly Meyers


Cymplify at the Landing (Melrose Senior Community Center): 309 State Road 26, Melrose, FL 32666 


JB's Fish Camp: 859 Pompano Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 (386) 427-5747  TBA

Toni & Joe's Patio: 309 Buenos Aires Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 386-427-6850 Music on the Patio weather permitting Thurday-Sundays.


Charlie Horse: 2426 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470 (352)622-4050 7-11pm, Every Mon: Blues Jam w/ Adams Bros.


Frappes North: 123 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, Fl 32174  (386)615-4888 No Cover, 7-10pm, TBA

Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center: 399 N US Highway 1, Ormond Beach, FL 32174 (386) 676-3375 Jan 14: 7pm Glenn Miller Orchestra.


Downtown Blues Bar & Grille: 714 St John's Ave, Palatka FL 32177 (386)325-5454. Closed. Sigh.....  



727: 101 Palm Harbor Pkwy, Palm Coast, FL 32137 (386)627-8305  Oct 25: Linda Cole; 29: Pat D'Aguanno.


Johnny's Restaurant & Bar: 3009 N Ponce De Leon Blvd, Saint Augustine, FL 32086 (904)829-8333 8:30pm, Every Wed: Ancient City Blues Society Jam Hosted by Capt. Jack.   MAP

Oasis: 4000 A1A & Ocean Trace Rd, St. Augustine Beach, FL 32080 (904)471-3424 5-8pm, Every Wed: E.T. Swing w/ Don Durkee - piano, James Whitfield - sax, Ted Tadesco - bass, Eddie Trestor - drums.

Rhett’s Piano Bar: 66 Hypolita St, St. Augustine FL 32084 (904)825-0502 Live Torch, Jazz, & Blues Tuesday-Sunday.

Tini Martini Bar, Casablanca Inn: 24 Avenida Menendez, St Augustine, FL 32084  (904)829-0928 UNKOWN SCHEDULE - OLD INFO ON WEBSITE.


Rick's Downtown Grill: 301 E Call St, Starke, FL 32091 (904)964-9253 7pm, Circle of Friends Blues Night (First Wed of every month).


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