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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 jakesbistro.biz (888)250-5253
Spindrifter Lounge: 16130 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, FL 32615
ATLANTIC BEACH/ NEPTUNE BEACH
Culhane's Irish Pub: 967 Atlantic Boulevard, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 culhanesirishpub.com 4-6pm, Every 1st Sunday: John Thomas Group - Jazz & Great American Songbook.
Dirty Reds': 1451 Atlantic Blvd, Neptune Beach, FL 32266 (904)372-9438 facebook.com/dirtyredsfla 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 lilliescoffeebar.com (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 ellieraysrvresort.com (855) 748-3713 MAP
Big Deck Raw Bar: 331 Dock St, Cedar Key, FL 32625 (352)543-9992 TBA MAP
Daytona Beach Museum of Arts & Sciences: 352 South Nova Road Daytona Beach, FL 32114 moas.org (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 nefja.org. 4pm, Nov 1: Nat Adderley Jr. Quartet.
Top of Daytona Restaurant & Lounge: 2625 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118 (386)767-5791 topofdaytona.com Piano Bar w/ a view, Every Wed 6-9pm and Every Fri & Sat 6-10pm.
Cafe Davinci: 112 W. Georgia Ave, Deland, FL 32720 cafedavincideland.com (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 101gainesville.com (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 ballyhoogrill.com (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, Every Friday thru Oct 24. 7pm (Headlining show 8-10pm), Oct 24: UF School of Music Ensembles; Nov 7: 7pm NCFBS Concert featuring Selwyn Birchwood (2013 IBC winner), Bridget Kelly Band, Rick Randlett.
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 www.facebook.com/pages/BrewsBlues/603416886437966 (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. MAP
Bull, The: 18 SW 1st Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601 thebulldowntown.com (352)672-6266, 10pm-12:30am, Every Tue: Jazzology.
Cymplify Coffee Company: 5402 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605 cymplifycentral.com, 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
Downtown Gainesville next to Bo Diddley Downtown Community Plaza: 111 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 gvlculturalaffairs.org/website/programs_events/DFAS/downtown_art_fest.html 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 emilianoscafe.com (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 five-bar.com/gainesville Every Sunday: Jazz Brunch 11am-2:30pm.
Francesca's Trattoria: 4410 NW 25 Place, Gainesville, FL 32606 francescastrattoria.com (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 highdivegville.com (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 Leonardos706.com 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 looseys.com (352)672-6465 7-10pm, Nov 9: Second Sunday Swing dance at Loosey's w/ the Swingtastics.
Red Onion Grill: 3885 NW 24th Blvd # A Gainesville, FL 32605 theredoniongainesville.com (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
Yearling: 14531 East County Road 325 Hawthorne, FL 32640 yearlingrestaurant.net (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
High Springs Annual Fall Festival: James Paul Park behind City Hall and Downtown Main St. Oct 25 10am–5pm www.HighSprings.com 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.
JACKSONVILLE / PONTE VEDRA/GREEN COVE SPRINGS
Mudville Grill Listening Room: 3105 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207 raylewispresents.com/mudville-music-room.html (904)398-4326. Dec 18: Grant Peeples; Feb 12: Jon Shain & Rupert Wates. MAP
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 pvconcerthall.sjcvenues.com (904)209-0346 Feb 20: John Hammond.
Ritz Theatre: 829 N Davis St, Jacksonville, FL 32202 ritzjacksonville.com (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 unf.edu/fineartscenter (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 unf.edu/fineartscenter (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 unf.edu/fineartscenter(904) 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 LiveOakFestivals.com 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
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park: 3076 95th Dr Live Oak, FL 32060 musicliveshere.com Oct 16-19: Magnolia Festival: Oct 19: New Orleans Suspects (Jazz & Blues Florida October 2014 Featured Artist); Nov 13-16: Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival - St. Paul & The Broken Bones, Nicholas Payton Trio, Oteil Burbrdge & Roosevelt Collier Band, Locos Por Juana and many more. Artists at large to include: Bernard Purdie, Pee Wee Ellis, George Porter Jr.
Cymplify at the Landing (Melrose Senior Community Center): 309 State Road 26, Melrose, FL 32666
NEW SMYRNA BEACH
Beachside Tavern: 690 East 3rd Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 beachsidetavern.com (386)424-8282 Noon, Oct 19, 20: 9th Annual Florida Harmonica Championships - Awards for BEST IN SHOW, CREATIVITY, SHOWMANSHIP, TECHNICAL ABILITY. Sponsored by LEE OSCAR HARMONICAS. To preregister call Farley Palmer at (386) 6314-5718 or email at email@example.com. Registration limited to 25 players. Special guests and featured artists to include: Little Mike of Little Mike & The Tornadoes, Rockin’ Jake, Mike Galloway, Bryan Bassett, all backed by host band, The Mighty Payne Brothers. MAP
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 toniandjoes.com 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.
Hilton Ocala: 3600 SW 36TH Avenue, Ocala FL 34475 hiltonocala.com (352)390-1515 6-9pm, Every Sat: Live Jazz in Arthur's Bistro w/ Dancing.
Frappes North: 123 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, Fl 32174 frappesnorth.com (386)615-4888 No Cover, 7-10pm, TBA
Downtown Blues Bar & Grille: 714 St John's Ave, Palatka FL 32177 downtownbluesbarandgrille.com (386)325-5454. Closed. Sigh.....
SAINT AUGUSTINE/PONTE VEDRA
Amici Italian Restaurant: 1915B A1a S, Saint Augustine, FL 32080 amicistaugustine.com (904)461-0102 7-10pm, TBA
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 worldfamousoasis.com (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 rhettspianobar.com (904)825-0502 Live Torch, Jazz, & Blues Nightly.
Tini Martini Bar, Casablanca Inn: 24 Avenida Menendez, St Augustine, FL 32084http://tini-martini-bar.com (904)829-0928 Every Fri & Sat: Bob Fraioli playing Solo Piano (Checked 7/1/14)
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).