(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 APR 18: Reverend Raven & The Chain Smoking Altar Boys Feat Westside Andy, $10. (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.

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. APR 7: Dick Hyman, 3pm, TICKETS; 28: Jack Wilkins CD Release Concert, 3pm. TICKETS.

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. 

Little New Orleans & Oysters Bar: 5654 Cypress Gardens Blvd, Winter Haven, FL 33884 MAP (863)324-0404  APR 19: *TENTATIVE* - New Orleans Nighthawks, 7-9pm.
Mandarin Hide: 231 Central Ave, St. Petersburg FL 33701 MAP (727)231-4007 Every WED: Ray Biscoglia Trio w/ Nate Najar (when not touring) 

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!" MAR 21: Svetlana & The Delancey Five; 23: Boogie Woogie Blues Piano Stomp!; APR 9: Rhonda Vincent & The Rage; 18: From Rio With Love, The Bossa Nova Songbook w/ Nate Najar.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Hard Rock Cafe: 5223 Orient Rd, Tampa, FL 33610 MAP MAR 22: Ray Fuller and the BluesRockers, 9pm.

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.

 University of South Florida - USF Concert Hall: 3755 USF Holly Drive, Tampa, FL 33620 MAP Tampa Jazz Club Monday Night Jazz Series. MAR 25: Gary Versace Trio. Tickets: $20 Adults/$15 Tampa Jazz Club Members. $10 Students with ID. Complimentary to HCC Students. Tickets available at the door (cash or check only) or online at: TAMPA JAZZ FACEBOOK PAGE.

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