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




Bahama Breeze: 1786 W. International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 386-226-2292 Oct 10, 11: After Party for 6th Annual Daytona Blues Festival featuring: Bridget Kelly Band.  MAP

Jackie Robinson Ballpark: 105 E Orange Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 6th Annual Daytona Blues Festival - 2015, MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT: Fri Oct 9: The Vaudevillian, Noah Wotherspoon, Watermelon Slim (Jazz & Blues Featured Artist in October 2015 issue), Kenny Neal, Janiva Magness; Sat Oct 10: Randy McQuay, Balkun Brothers, Eddie Cotton, Jr., Jarekus Singleton, Nikki Hill, Sonny Landreth (Jazz & Blues Featured Artist in October 2015 issue); Sun Oct 11: Brian Keith Wallen, Moreland & Arbuckle, Alexis P. Suter, Paul Thorn, Victor Wainwright and The WildRoots. RIVERFRONT STAGE ENTERTAINEMENT: Music during set changes for the main stage. Fri Oct 9: Kids Rock the Nation Showcase w/ Dylan Salfer;  Sat Oct 10 & Sun Oct 11: The Vaudevillian,  Little Eddie, HBCU Records music artists MarQuis Thompkins, L. Paul Jackson, Jr., and Tharell Roberts.  MAP


Cymplify: 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. Oct 14Open Mic open to all acoustic blues players. MAP

Dirty Bar: 2441 Northwest 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606 (352)373-1141 North Central Florida Blues Society Jam: 3rd Sunday every month, 7-10:30pmOct 18: Host Band - Just Maybe.  MAP


High Dive: 210 SW Second Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)872-5949 North Central Florida Blues Society Quarterly Touring Artist Performances. $15 for general admission, $8 for North Central Florida Blues Society members, and $5 for students with ID. 8pm. Oct 17 (SPECIAL SATURDAY NIGHT SHOW!): Long Tall Deb (Jazz & Blues Featured Artist in October 2015 issue). featuring Colin John. Bridget Kelly Band and the Pete Karnes Blues Band will both be opening the show. In addition, Little Mike of Little Mike & The Tornadoes will join Long Tall Deb during their second set.   MAP

Lot 10 - Downtown Gainesville: 111 SW 1st Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 Nov 13: Kick-off of Annual Gainesville Downtown Festival & Art Show. FREE, 7pm,  Mac Arnold & Plate Full O' Blues, Presented by North Central Florida Blues Society .

Market Street Pub And Cabaret : 112 SW 1st Ave, Gainesville, FL  32601  (352)317-1516. Oct 16: Little Jake & The Soul Searchers MAP

One Love Café: 989 NW 40th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606  (352)509-3131 MAP

Tall Paul's Brew House: 10 SE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 (352) 505-0990  MAP

Thomas Center: 302 Northeast 6th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601 "When Gospel Meets Jazz", Tickets at:, 6:30pm, Oct 31: David Richardson, CJ Watts, Lanard Perry, Karen Johnson, Audrea Baker,  Ray Minter, Ben Grier, CJ Washington, Ken Warren.


David's Restaurant and Lounge - Amelia Island Jazz Festival Event: 804 Ash Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 First Seating: 11am-12:30pm. Second Seating:  1-2:30pm.  TICKETS.  Sun Oct 11: Grand Finale of the 2015 Jazz Festival Jazz Brunch offering a special Jazz Festival Menu at including a complimentary glass of Champagne.Featuring: Jazz Greats, Al Waters – Sax and Flute,  Mike Levine – Piano, Dennis Marks – Bass, Les DeMerle – Drums, Bonnie Eisele – Vocals and Special Guests. 


Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Racquet Park,  Egret Room - Amelia Island Jazz Festival Event: 150 Racquet Park Drive, Amelia Island, FL 32034  (Enter off First Coast Hwy(A1A) into the Verandah Restaurant parking lot).  First Show: 7-8:30pm, Second Show:  9-10:30pm. TICKETS. Fri, Oct 9: Larry Coryell - innovator & master guitarist of all styles, especially Jazz and composer of Jazz and Classical compositions.


Omni Amelia Island Plantation, Racquet Park,  Egret Room - Amelia Island Jazz Festival Event: 150 Racquet Park Drive, Amelia Island, FL 32034  (Enter off First Coast Hwy(A1A) into the Verandah Restaurant parking lot).  First Show: 7-8:30pm, Second Show:  9-10:30pm. TICKETS. Sat, Oct 10: Kevin Mahogany “The standout jazz vocalist of his generation.” ~Newsweek


Sandy Bottoms Beach Bar & Grill - Amelia Island Jazz Festival Event:  2910 Atlantic Avenue, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 (on The Atlantic Beach) Wed, Oct  8: Trio Caliente - Hot Latin Jazz Concert & Dance.  TICKETS. 7 -10 pm. MAP 



Lake Shore Bar: 2420 Lake Shore Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32210 (904) 389-9224 Dec 6: Little Mike & The Tornadoes. MAP

Ritz Theatre and Museum: 829 N. Davis St., Jacksonville, FL 32202 (904)807-2010 Oct 10: Randy Weston’s African Rhythms; 16: New Century Jazz Quartet; Nov 21: Dirty Dozen Brass Band; Dec 5: Nicholas Payton Trio; Jan 16: Christian McBride; Feb 20: Sun Ra Arkestra; March 3: Black Violin; March 31: Cecil McLorin Salvant; April 9: Najee. MAP


Downtown Live Oak: 2nd Annual Jazz Art & Blues Festival - Oct 24: 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Gateway City Big Band; 1:15pm - 2:15pm, Dixie Jazz Express; 2:30pm - 3:30pm, Little Mike & The Tornadoes3:45pm - 4:45pm, Beautiful Bobby Blackmon; 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Nat Adderley Jr. Featuring Longineu Parsons6:15pm - 7:30pm, Teeny Tucker; 7:45pm - 9:00pm, 21 Blue! Featuring Longineu Parsons & Ted Shumate; 9:15Pm - 11:00pm, Little Jake & The Soul Searchers.




Ponte Vedra Concert Hall: 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 (904)209-0346 Oct 4: Walter Parks (Jazz & Blues Featured Artist in October 2015 issue), opening for Dr. John; 29: Dr. John & The Nite Trippers w/ Walter Parks Opening; 22: Tab Benoit; 23: Marcia Ball with Amy Speace; Nov 12: Adrian Legg & David Lindley; Jan 15: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with New Breed Brass Band; 28: Ana Popovic. ; Feb 11: Robert Randolph and The Family Band; 13: James Hunter Six; 21: Gary Clark Jr. - "The Story of Sonny Boy Slim" Tour. MAP


St. Augustine

A1A Ale Works: 1 King St #101, St Augustine, FL 32084 (904) 829-2977  Dec 4, 5: Little Mike & The Tornadoes.  MAP


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Schedules Subject To Change