(North of Venice to Rt 44 and east to Rte 27. (Metropolitan areas of Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, Lakeland)

Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth Street, Sarasota FL 34236 MAP (941)388-7539 MAY 31: Lauren Mitchell, 8pm. (TABLE RSVP ASAP RECOMMENDED FOR ALL SHOWS!). 

BRadenton Blues Fest 2019Bradenton Riverwalk Amphitheater: 452 3rd Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205 MAP (941)621-6471  Bradenton Blues Festival 2019. The Bradenton Blues Festival is an outdoor festival with limited capacity, and has sold out every year.  Kindly note that separate TICKETS are required for the festival on Saturday and the brunch on Sunday. The concert on Friday is FREE. Friday, DEC 6: FREE "Blues Appetizer" w/ Rusty Wright Band, 6–7:15pm; Duffy Bishop Band, 7:45–9pm. Saturday, DEC 7:  (TICKETS REQUIRED) FESTIVAL w/ Zac Harmon, 11am–12pm; John Primer, 12:15–1:15pm; Annika Chambers, 1:30–2:30pm; The Duke Robillard Band, 2:45–3:45pm; Biscuit Miller, 4–5pm; Toronzo Cannon, 5:15–6:30pm; Kenny Neal, 6:45–8pm; w/ Angela Easley, Between Sets All Day. TICKETS. Sunday, DEC 8: BLUES BRUNCH at Mattison's City Grille Bradenton Riverwalk: 101 Riverfront Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34205 (TICKETS REQUIRED) w/ The Divebombers, 11am–2pm11am–2pm. TICKETS.

Oak Street StageFirst Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall: 2050 Oak St, Sarasota, FL 34237 MAP (941)955-8119  Oak Steet Stage Concert Series. TBA 


Florida Studio Theatre: 1241 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236 MAP  (941)366-9000  AUG 12: Brazilian vocalist Daniela Soledade in concert with the Nate Najar Trio, 7pm. TICKETS.
Glenridge On Palmer Ranch Performing Arts Center: 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota, FL 34238 MAP (941)552-5325  DEC 13: Nate Najar's Jazz Holiday - an annual tradition! The Nate Najar Trio and special guests Chuck Redd, Adrian Cunningham and Daniela Soledade. 

HCC Ybor City Campus Performing Arts Building - Mainstage Theatre : 1411 E 11th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605 MAP  Hillsborough Community College's Performing and Visual Arts Program & Tampa Jazz Club Sunday Series. 2019-20 SEASON TBA.

Ka' Tiki: 8803 West Gulf Blvd, Sunset Beach, FL 33706 MAP  (727)360-2272 Every Monday, 6pm, TC Carr & Bolts of Blue w/ Special Guests. 

Lilly's on the Lake: 846 W Osceola St, Clermont, FL 34711 MAP (352)708-6565 JUN 9: David Julia, 1-5pm; 

Palladium at St. Petersburg College - Side Door Theatre: 253 Fifth Avenue, N., St. Petersburg FL 33701 MAP  "The Palladium. Your home for Jazz, Blues and More!"  JUN 7: Nate Najar Trio and guest Adrian Cunningham present an all swing program w/ Joe Porter on bass and Ed Metz on drums, 7:30pm; DEC 12: Nate Najar's Jazz Holiday - an annual tradition w/ The Nate Najar Trio and special guests Chuck Redd, Adrian Cunningham and Daniela Soledade, 7:30pm.
Camping with the BluesSertoma Youth Ranch: 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, Florida 34602 MAP  6th Annual CAMPING WITH THE BLUES Festival.  OCT  18, 19, 20, 2019: Performance Days and Times TBA – Joyann Parker, Bruce Katz Band, Alex Lopez Xpress Band, Duwayne Burnside, Sugar & Spice, Lauren Mitchell Band, Peter V Blues Train, Stacy Brooks Band, Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin, Dany Franchi Band, Mark Telesca Band, Angela Easley Band, Tony Holiday & the Velvetones, Regina Bonelli, Taylor Made Blues Band. Reserve RV Camping Space NOW, as they SELL OUT. Tickets & Info.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Hard Rock Café Tampa: 5223 Orient Rd, Tampa, FL 33610 MAP JUN 8: The Lee Boys CD RELEASE PARTY!, 8pm.
Sheraton Sand Key Resort: 1160 Gulf Blvd., Sand Key, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767 MAP (800)456-7263 Suncoast Jazz Festival HQ, Multiple venues within resort and also at nearby locations. NOV 22: Nate Najar. DETAILS & TICKETS.

 University of South Florida - USF Concert Hall: 3755 USF Holly Drive, Tampa, FL 33620 MAP Tampa Jazz Club Monday Night Jazz Series. 2019-20 SEASON TBA.  TAMPA JAZZ FACEBOOK PAGE.

WildRoverWild Rover Brewing Company: 13921 Lynmar Blvd., Tampa, FL 33626 MAP (813)475-5995 JUN 7: Phill Denny, 8pm.