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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)


Ellie Ray's River Landing Campground: 3349 NW 110th St, Branford, Florida 32008  (855) 748-3713. April 23: Wednesday Night Blues w/ Little Mike & The Tornadoes.  MAP


Big Deck Raw Bar: 331 Dock Street, Cedar Key, Florida 32625 (352)543-9992. Check website for weekly new appearances! MAP


Museum of Arts and Sciences: 352 South Nova Road, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 (386)255-0285.  April 27:  Stephanie Jordan.

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.

Elusive Grape: 133 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32724 (386)785-2467   May 3: Jazz with Jeff - Jeff Shepherd - sax,clarinet; Mike McKelvey - piano.


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

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 w/ Marty Liquori & FriendsApril 25: w/ Mark Raisch.

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 every Sun, 10am-2pm: MiddlegroundMAP

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 starts at 7pm. MAP

Dirty Bar: 2441 Northwest 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606 (352)373-1141 North Central Florida Blues Society Jam: 3rd Sunday every month (Except May when the 3rd Sunday will be a touring artist (Mac Arnold & Plate Full O' Blues) performing for NCFBS at The High Dive), 7-10:30pm, April 20: Jam Hosted by Ole Skool Band.  MAP

Dos Mama's Eastside Eatery: 2017 NE 27th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32609 (352) 505-0369. AS  OF MARCH 19, 2014 - CLOSED. (Catering still operating.)

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. April 20: Terry Plumeri - bass, Andy Lawniczak - trumpet, Howard Wapner - keyboard, Dave Marsh - drums.

High Dive: 210 SW Second Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)872-5949 April 25: Dick Dale (not jazz or blues, and if you don't know, well...); 30: Rev Payton's Big Damn Band; North Central Florida Blues Society Touring Blues Artist Concert Series, Sunday, May 18: Mac Arnold & Plate Full O' Blues headlining at 8pm w/ Rick Randlett opening at 7pm. MAP

KC Crave - Gainesville: 351 SW 2nd Ave, Gainesville FL 32607  (352)224-5697 CLUB CLOSED: March 17, 2014

Leonardo’s 706: 706 West University Ave. Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)378-2001  Every Mon: Hot Club de Ville - Marty Liquori and Thompson Fletcher on guitars, Geoff Perry on vocals and Violin, Dave Forbes on Bass, 7-10pm; Every Thurs: Marty Liquori Jazztet plus guests, 7:06-10pm.

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

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

 Square at Tioga Town Center: 105 Southwest 128th St., Newberry, FL 32669 (352)331-4000,  2014 Annual Gainesville Jazz Festival, FREE, 7-11pm, May 3: Gary Langford EOS Big Band (7pm), Ulisses Rocha and Friends (8pm), Mindwalk (9pm), and Little Jake & The Soul Searchers (10pm). MAP

Tall Paul's Brew House: 10 SE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)505-0990. Wednesday nights: Live Jazz & no cover!

University Florida School of Music: 101 Fine Arts Building A, Gainesville FL 32611 7:30pm, Apr 17: Ben Grier saxophone recital. 

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. Call to confirm times and nights. MAP


Great Outdoors Restaurant: 65 North Main Street High Springs, FL 32643 (386)454-1288 April 19: Little Mike & The Tornadoes; 27: Rick Randlett, 4-7pm  MAP

High Springs Pioneer Days: Downtown High Springs, Main Street, High Springs, FL (386) 454-3120. April 27: Rick Randlett, 3pm.


Friday Musicale: 645 Oak Street, Jacksonville, FL 32204 (904)355-7584 Friday Musicale Concert Series, FREE, 11am & 7:30pm, Friday, May 30: Kelly/Scott Sextet with Lisa Kelly – Vocalist, JB Scott-Trumpet & Flugelhorn, Dave Steinmeyer - Trombone, Scott Giddens - Acoustic Piano, Kelly McCarty - Acoustic Bass, Clyde Connor - Drums/Percussion. MAP

Jacksonville Landing: 2 W. Independent Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32202 (904) 353-1188 May 30: 11-noon, and 7:30-9pm, The FRIDAY MUSICALE CONCERT SERIES, Kelly/Scott Sextet with DAVE STEINMEYER, Featuring Lisa Kelly/vox, JB Scott/tpt, Dave Steinmeyer/tbn, Scott Giddins/pno, Kelly McCarty/bs, Clyde Connor/dms.

Jazzland Cafe: 1324 University Boulevard North, Jacksonville, FL 32211 (904)240-1009. Every Tue: $5 w/ no minimum, 6-9pm, Jazz Jam Session Happy Hour w/ Jack Pierson -Piano,  Scott Mariash - drums, Mike Perez - bass; April 26: Little Jake & The Soul Searchers, 8pm-midnight, $10 w/ 2 Drink Minimum; May 31: Little Jake & The Soul Searchers, 8pm-midnight, $10 w/ 2 Drink MinimumMAP 

Landshark Café: 1728 3rd St N, Jacksonville Bch, FL 32250, (904)246-6024 July 10: Husky Burnette.

Mudville Grill Listening Room: 3105 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207  (904)398-4326 $10/$15, 7:30-9pm, April 19: Slaid Cleves; May 18: Candye Kane.  MAP

Urban Flats: 330 A1A North, Suite 208, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 7:30pm, Every Thur: High Tides of Jazz. MAP


Keystone Beach Pavilion: Dowtown Keystone Heights, FL 32656  May 3: 6th Street Rhythm and Blues Review.


Bacon's Bar B Que: 20915 North SR 121, Lacrosse, FL 32658 (352)339-3789  5-8pm, April 24 & May 1: Little Mike & The Tornadoes. MAP


Rockstar Lounge: 723 E Duval St., Lake City, FL 32055 (386)438-5109 6pm, June 10: Anni Piper. MAP


Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park: 3076 95th Dr Live Oak, FL 32060 Oct 16-19: Magnolia Festival; Nov 13-16: Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival.


Lillie's Coffee Bar: 200 1st Street, Neptune Beach, FL 32266 (904)249-2922 7:30-9:30pm, April 19: Dot Wilder Trio w/ Taylor Roberts, guitar; Dennis Marks, upright bass, Dot Wilder vocals.


Toni & Joe's Patio: 309 Buenos Aires Ave, New Smyrna Beach, Florida 32169 386-427-6850 April 24, 25: Robert "Top" Thomas, solo acoustic, 12:30pm to 2:30pm; 26: Robert "Top" Thomas and The Swamp Kings featuring Mike Galloway, 4-8pm.


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

Hilton Ocala: 3600 SW 36TH Avenue, Ocala FL 34475 (352)390-1515  6-9pm, Every Sat: Live Jazz in Arthur's Bistro w/ Dancing. April 19, 26: Mark Raisch

Miss Lynn's Saloon: 5436 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Silver Springs, FL 34488 (352)237-0300 7-11pm, Every Thur: Blues Jam hosted by Jerome Robinson.

Mojo Grill and Catering Co: 2015 SW 17th Street, Ocala, FL 34471 (352)369-6656 7pm, April 26: Blues 52.


3D Saloon: 101 South 10 St. Palatka, FL 32177 (386)350-2282  9pm, May 24: Iron Mike Norton.

Downtown: Palatka FL 32178 (386)325-4406 Palatka Blue Crab Festival -May 23-26, 2014. Enetertainment daily - TBA. May 26: Bridget Kelly Band - 2:30pm. MAP

Downtown Blues Bar & Grille: 714 St John's Ave, Palatka FL 32177 (386)325-5454. The Best Blues Venue in North East Florida with real blues on every SMOKE FREE Saturday night w/ occasional special events (all shows are 'No Cover' except special events). Events are subject to change without notice. Unless otherwise stated: Saturday shows start at 8:30. "The Weekend Starts on Wednesdays" features local talent with a mix of genre's from 6 to 9 PM, "The Garage Band 1*4*5 Jam every Friday at 8 PM with an exception for occasional Special Events. Acoustic Pickin Circle every Sunday at 2 PM and Hosted 1*4*5 Jam Sunday's at 5 PM.  w/ "SUNDAY LIVE & OPEN MIC" with "THE BLEW COUNTRY BAND. Full PA, Bass Rig, Guitar Amps, Keys, Drums, just show up and jam! Monday is Night is band rehearsal night at 7pm,(bands schedule stage time); Tuesday is "Bar Side Trivia" at 6pm; Thursday is "Blew Country Rehearsal Night" at 7pm. For information call (386) 325-5454. CALENDAR LISTINGS: Saturday, April 19: Rick Randlett, 8:30; Sunday, April 20: SPECIAL EASTER ACOUSTIC CIRCLE, music 2pm, Sittin' and pickin' is all.......... all skill levels, all genre, everyone welcome! We'll be having Easter Dinner at 4 PM, bring a dish, call to see what we need!; Saturday, April 26 at 8:30pm: Jim Essery & Pat Murphy - Delta Blues. - PLEASE NOTE THIS IS AN OPERATING BUSINESS THAT IS CURRENTLY FOR SALE. MORE INFO IN SALE LISTING. MAP  


Lakeside Jazz Festival: 1000 City Center Parkway, Port Orange, FL 32127 386-761-6096 and 386-290-6002  April 25-26: Kelly/Scott Sextet w/Performances from over 60 + Middle School, High School & Collegiate Big Bands in an open air ampitheater by a beautiful lake! ADJUDICATORS/CLINICIANS: JB Scott, Lisa Kelly, Jeff Rupert, & more! MAP


The Ale & Witch: Downtown Location (Tower Plaza Courtyard) 111 2nd Ave NE Saint Petersburg, FL 33701 Phone: 727-821-2533 May 16: Albert CastigliaCD RELEASE PARTY! MAP

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 Nightly.

St. Augustine Amphitheater: 1340 A1A S, St Augustine, FL 32080  April 27: Carlos Santana.

Table 1: 330 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 (904)280-5515  7:30-10:30pm April 24: Gary Starling Group.

Tini Martini Bar, Casablanca Inn: 24 Avenida Menendez, St Augustine, FL 32084 5:30-9:30pm Every Thur: Bob Fraioli playing Solo Piano. (Checking 7/11/13)


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


Stephen Foster State Park, 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive White Springs, FL 32096  (877)635-3655 61st Annual Florida Folk Festival May 23-25. May 23 & 24: Albert Castiglia CD RELEASE PARTY! & many, many more TBA. MAP


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