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 bahamabreeze.com 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 daytonabluesfestival.com 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 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. Oct 14: Open Mic open to all acoustic blues players. MAP
High Dive: 210 SW Second Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 highdivegville.com (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 .
One Love Café: 989 NW 40th Pl, Gainesville, FL 32606 (352)509-3131 onelovecafeinc.com. MAP
Tall Paul's Brew House: 10 SE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 (352) 505-0990 alligatorbrewing.com MAP
Thomas Center: 302 Northeast 6th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601 "When Gospel Meets Jazz", Tickets at: http://www.gospelmeetsjazz.com, 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 ameliaislandjazzfestival.com 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). ameliaislandjazzfestival.com 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). ameliaislandjazzfestival.com 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) ameliaislandjazzfestival.com Wed, Oct 8: Trio Caliente - Hot Latin Jazz Concert & Dance. TICKETS. 7 -10 pm. MAP
Ritz Theatre and Museum: 829 N. Davis St., Jacksonville, FL 32202 ritzjacksonville.com (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 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
Ponte Vedra Concert Hall: 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 pvconcerthall.com (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
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Schedules Subject To Change