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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)
AMELIA ISLAND / FERNANDINA BEACH
Main Beach: 4 S Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 ameliaislandbluesfest.com 4th Annual Amelia Island Blues Festival. Friday, Sept 12: Gates will open at 5:30pm with music starting at 6:00pm with Fernandina Beach "Blues in School" Band with band leaders Johnny Robinson and Roger "Hurricane" Wilson. From 6:30 - 8:00pm, The Mojo Roots. Saturday, Sept 13: Gates open at 11:30am with music performances from 12:15 - 8:00pm. Ben Prestage (playing throughout day), Matthew Curry, Bernard Allison, Samantha Fish, John Primer and Curtis Salgado.
ATLANTIC BEACH/ NEPTUNE BEACH
Brass Anchor Pub: 2292 Mayport Rd, Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233 (904)247-5329 Aug 8: Legendary JC's With Special Guests Smokestack.
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. July 18: 21 Blue Featuring Longineu Parsons and Ted Shumate. MAP
Lillie's Coffee Bar: 200 1st Street, Neptune Beach, FL 32266 lilliescoffeebar.com (904)249-2922 7:30-9:30pm, TBA
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.
Elusive Grape: 133 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32724 (386)785-2467 TBA
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).
Actors' Warehouse, The: 608 N Main St, Gainesville, FL 32601 www.actorswarehouse.org (786)543-5727 “Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill” - a journey of Billy Holiday's life and the songs that made her famous. Shows: 8pm July 17-19; and 24-25; 3pm July 20 and 27; July 26, 7pm, Reception & Benefit Show, "A Sparkling Night with Lady Day". Tickets: $15 general admission and $10 students and seniors. 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 ballyhoogrill.com (352)373-0059 6:30-9:30pm (inside and patio), Every Tuesday: Jazz Standards w/ Marty Liquori & Friends.
Barnies' Coffee & Tea: 5750 SW 75th St., Suite 60, Gainesville, FL, 32608 7pm, July 19: Big Time Juke & the Joints.
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), July 25: Ricky Kendall & Friends; Aug 8: R. Mutt Blues Band; 5: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Tribute by Other Voicesl 12: Heavy Petty; 26: Tropix; Oct 3: GramFest; 24: UF School of Music Ensembles. MAP
Brew Spot Café: 1000 NE 16th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 thebrewspotcafe.com (352)505-5470 July 19: 21 Blue, featuring Longineu Parsons and Ted Shumate, 8-11pm, $10; Aug 2: Middleground, 7-10pm; 9: Little Jake & The Soul Searchers, $10, 8-11pm; Aug 16: 21 Blue, featuring Longineu Parsons and Ted Shumate, 8-11pm, $10. 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 starts at 7pm. Aug 13, Sept 11, Oct 8, 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, July 20: Third Sunday Blues Jam w/ host band The Stumble; Aug 17: Third Sunday Blues Jam w/ host band JUST MAYBE; Sept 7: NCFBS IBC Local Competition. MAP
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. Aug 24: BB King Entertainer of the Year and multiple Blues Music Award-winning Janiva Magness w/ Root Redemption Opening; 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
JAM, The: 817 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 thejam.yolasite.com (352)577-5267 July 30: Down North.
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, Aug 10: 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. July 18: Bridget Kelly Band, 8pm. MAP
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 # 200, Newberry, FL 32669 tiogatowncenter.com (352)333-3009 Tioga Town Center Summer Concert Series, 7-10pm, Free, Aug 29: Rick Randlett acoustic blues. MAP
Tall Paul's Brew House: 10 SE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 facebook.com/TallPaulsBrewHouse (352)505-0990. Wednesday nights: Live Jazz & no cover!
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. Call to confirm times and nights. MAP
JACKSONVILLE / PONTE VEDRA
Mudville Grill Listening Room: 3105 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207 raylewispresents.com/mudville-music-room.html (904)398-4326. July 20: Rockin' Jake Band; 24: Walter Parks; Aug 7: Annie Sellick Trio; 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.
Underbelly: 113 East Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202 underbellylive.com (904)699-8186 7:30pm, July 17: Jax Jazz Collective is releasing first CD, dedicated to the music of Billy Strayhorn.
Urban Flats: 330 A1A North, Suite 208, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 urbanflats.net 7:30pm, Every Thur: High Tides of Jazz. MAP
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park: 3076 95th Dr Live Oak, FL 32060 musicliveshere.com Oct 16-19: Magnolia Festival; Nov 13-16: Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival.
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.
Miss Lynn's Saloon: 5436 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Silver Springs, FL 34488 facebook.com/pages/Miss-Lynns-Saloon/194429043937479 (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 mojogrillandcatering.com (352)369-6656 7pm, TBA
Downtown Blues Bar & Grille: 714 St John's Ave, Palatka FL 32177 downtownbluesbarandgrille.com (386)325-5454. Closed. Sigh.....
727: 101 Palm Harbor Pkwy Suite 101, Palm Coast, FL 32137 www.jazz727.com (386)627-8305 July 25: Linda Cole Birthday Celebration - Linda Cole Jazz Ensemble featuring Kenny MacKenzie; Bill Doyle; and John Pelligrino.
SAINT AUGUSTINE/PONTE VEDRA
Amici Italian Restaurant: 1915B A1a S, Saint Augustine, FL 32080 amicistaugustine.com (904)461-0102 7-10pm, July 17: Linda Cole and Saxman Pat D'Aguanno play from The Great American Songbook.
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
Plaza de la Constitución: St George St, St Augustine, FL 32084 Concerts on the Plaza Series, Every Thur through Labor Day, 7pm, July 17: Falling Bones; 31: Rob Ellis Peck & Friends; Aug 7: Mike Hart Band.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.
St. Augustine Amphitheater: 1340 A1A S, St Augustine, FL 32080 staugamphitheatre.com Sept 7: ZZ Top and Jeff Beck.
Saint Johns County Pier Park: 350 A1A Beach Blvd, St Augustine Beach, FL 32080 Music by the Sea Concert Series 2014 Sponsored by Saint Augustine Beach Civic Association. Wednesdays, May 14 thru Sept 24. 7pm. July 30: Jimmy Parrish & The Ocean Waves; Aug 8: Billy Buchanan & The Free Avenue Band; Sept 10: Go Get Gone.
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, Ivan's Circle of Friends Blues Night (First Wed of every month) w/ Ben Champion.