(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 NOV 21: Bryan Lee;  FEB : Big Al & The Heavyweights. (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. FRONT OF STAGE RESERVED SEATING IS SOLD OUT AS OF 7/15/19) 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.

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.

Highlands Art, Wine & JazzHistoric Downtown Sebring’s Circle Park: Circle Park Dr, Sebring, FL 33870 MAP  Highlands Art, Wine, and Jazz Fest 2019 - 52nd Year of celebrating art and music in Central Florida. The Festival features more than 100 talented visual and performing artists, along with culinary offerings from local restaurants and mobile food vendors, an interactive Children’s Street, an Emerging Artist Scholarship Program and the popular Chamber of Commerce Street filled with non-art organizations and businesses from the local area. NOV 2: Check back for a complete list of entertainment. 

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. 

Mount Dora LIVEMount Dora Plaza LIVE: 2728 W Old US Hwy 441, Mt Dora, FL 32757 MAP (352)222-0402  Get Off The Bus Concert -Great Concerts For Great Causes. In support of Lake Cares Food Pantry. DEC 7: Mavis Staples with guest The Charlie Musselwhite Band, 7pm, TICKETSFACEBOOK EVENT.


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!" 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.

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.

The Venue: 15 S Blvd of the Presidents, Sarasota FL 34236 MAP (941)388-1555 Every THU:  Katt Hefner's “Lady K's Jazz Cookbook +”, $15,  6:30-9:30pm.

Trolley Market Square Blues & Brews: 4900 Tangerine Ave S, Gulfport, Florida 33707 MAP NOV 2: The Bridget Kelly Band, Marty Stokes Band, and more. Gates Open at Noon. FREE.