North of Orlando and East of Perry. (Metropolitan areas of Ocala, Gainesville, JAX, St. Augustine, Daytona, New Smyrna Beach)
Jackie Robinson Ballpark: 105 E Orange Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 daytonabluesfestival.com 6th Annual Daytona Blues Festival - 2015, EARLY-BIRD TICKETS UNTIL SEPT 7!, MAIN STAGE ENTERTAINMENT: Fri Oct 9: The Vaudevillian, Noah Wotherspoon, Watermelon Slim, Kenny Neal, Janiva Magness; Sat Oct 10: Randy McQuay, Balkun Brothers, Eddie Cotton, Jr., Jarekus Singleton, Nikki Hill, Sonny Landreth; 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 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. NO AUGUST OPEN MIC! BACK IN SEPTEMBER! Acoustic Blues Open Mic. Sept 4: Food Truck Rally with Middleground; 9: Middleground Hosting the North Central Florida Blues Society acoustic blues open mic. 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; Aug 30: IBC North Central Florida Blues Society Regional Blues Challenge w/Barbara Ambrecht and Bridget Kelly Band 7pm. $5 admission. MAP
High Dive: 210 SW Second Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 highdivegville.com (352)872-5949 North Central Florida Blues Society Quarterly Touring Artist Performances. Oct 17: Long Tall Deb featuring Colin John & The MrNomoney Band. 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 marketstreetgainesville.com (352)317-1516 $10, 8:30pm-1am, Sept 5: Little Jake & The Soul Searchers w/ The Silver-Sonic Horns. MAP
Tioga Town Center: 105 SW 128th Street, Newberry, FL 32669 Town of Tioga / The Square at Tioga Town Center Concert Series, FREE, 7-10pm, Sept 4: Little Jake & The Soul Searchers w/ The Silver-Sonic Horns. MAP
Wahoo Seafood Grill: 3833 Northwest 97 Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32606 wahooseafoodgrill.com (352)225-3922 7:30pm, TBA MAP
FOLK IN THE SPRINGS is the newest and smallest Folk Festival in Florida, with its historic locations and intimate performances, it will surely be an experience you will not forget! Brought to you by High Springs Music in the Park www.facebook.com/HighSpringsMusicinthePark Sept 20: 11am-8pm. FREE! 11am: Kathleen Taylor @ Secret Garden at Wisteria Cottage, 225 N. Main St.; 12pm: Tuck Tucker @ High Springs Museum, 120 NW 2nd Ave.; 1pm: Emmett Carlisle @ Gazebo in James Paul Park, 110 NW 1st Ave. (behind City Hall); 2pm: Michael O’Meara @ High Springs Fire Dept, 205 NW 1st Ave.; 3pm: Don Austin @ The Gardens at the High Springs Library, 135 NW 1st Ave.; 4pm Cindy Bear @ The New Century Women’s Club, 40 NW 1st Ave.; 5-8pm: Brian Smalley @ The Great Outdoors Restaurant, 65 N. Main St.; with Kimberly LeCouteur (5 til 6pm); 5-8pm: Ricky Kendall @ The High Springs Playhouse, 130 NE 1st Ave. w/ Special Guest: Elaine Mahon (5:30 til 6:10) and opening act: Rachel Grubb (5 til 5:25pm). 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 Tornadoes; 3:45pm - 4:45pm, Beautiful Bobby Blackmon; 5:00pm - 6:00pm, Nat Adderley Jr. Featuring Longineu Parsons; 6:15pm - 7:30pm, Teeny Tucker; 7:45pm - 9:00pm, 21 Blue! Featuring Longineu Parsons & Ted Shumate; 9:15Pm - 11:00pm, Little Jake & The Soul Searchers.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH
New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival: nsbjazzfest.com Sept 25: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Kick-off Party, The Flagler Tavern, ticketed event; Sept 26: 11:30 a.m. – 10:30 p.m, including La Lucha featuring Jun!. Flagler Avenue and Canal Street Historic District FREE; Sept 27: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. 3rd Avenue FREE. Artists include: Lawrence App Duo, The Dave Capp Project with France Neil, Thom Chambers, Monica da Silva, Duplicity Duo, The Danielle Eva Jazz Triol, Sybil Gage, Ray Guiser Quartet, Pat Gullotta and his Stompin’ Dixie Swampcats, Jacqueline Jones, Bobby Koelble Duo (Music Remembrance Duo), La Lucha, Eddie Marshall and Tropical Jazz, Greg Parnell Septet, Tribute to Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass feat. Charlie Bertini and Bobby Pickwood, Harry Rios Trio, Rob’s Jazz Express, Jeff Rupert Band w/ Davonda Simmons, Gus Simms, Smokin Torpedoes, Doug Spoonamore, Stetson University Jazz Ensemble with Linda Cole, Swing Thing Trio, Thin Film Magnetism, Rich Walker Sextet.
Ponte Vedra Concert Hall: 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 pvconcerthall.com (904)209-0346 Sept 9: Doyle Bramhall II. Doors 7pm. Show 8pm, TICKETS; 25: Delbert McClinton and His Band; Oct 22: Tab Benoit; 23: Marcia Ball with Amy Speace; Nov 12: Adrian Legg & David Lindley. MAP
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