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

Art Center Sarasota - Classic Stage: 801 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236 MAP 40th Sarasota Jazz Festival.  MAR 14: Dan Miller with The Randy Sandke Quintet. 2:30pm. TICKETS.
Aviva House:1951 N Honore Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34235 MAP MAR 22:  Aviva Concert Series Presents Brad Vickers & his Vestapolitans. 7pm. Open to the public, but please call (941)377-0781 to request a spot.
Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth Street, Sarasota FL 34236 MAP (941)388-7539  FEB 29: Big Al and the Heavyweights, 8pm. (TABLE RSVP ASAP RECOMMENDED FOR ALL SHOWS!). MAR 12: Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys Featuring Westside Andy; 20: Brad Vickers & his Vestapolitans; 21: Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys Featuring Westside Andy; APR 23: Ray Fuller & The Bluesrockers.
Bradenton Woman’s Club: 1705 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205 MAP Hump Day Blues Buffet. MAR 18: Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys Featuring Westside Andy, 6pm.
Carrollwood Cultural Center Carrollwood Cultural Center – Main Theater: 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa, FL 33618 MAP (813)269-1310 WEBSITE 4th Annual Jim Burge Jazz Festival - A celebration of the man responsible for bringing jazz music to the Center - JAZZ WITH JIM! Friday, APR 17: A special jazz concert with Jim Burge featuring the Hillsborough County High School All-Star Jazz Ensemble as the they perform with Burge and the Jazz Directions, 7:30pm. $17 member / $22 G.A.. TICKETS; Saturday, APR 18: A celebration of jazz music with performances by Valerie Gillespie, Dr. LoHertz & Friends, and Burge Surge led by Jim Burge! 6pm. $19 member / $26 G.A.. TICKETS. Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more. Email to make arrangements for your group. FACEBOOK EVENT.
Dunedin Brewery: 937 Douglas Ave. Dunedin, FL 34698 MAP (727)736-0606 MAR 19: Brad Vickers & his Vestapolitans, 8pm.
Hard Rock Casino Tampa: 5223 North Orient Rd, Tampa, FL 33610  MAP Hard Rock Cafe Stage. APR 18: Ray Fuller & The Bluesrockers. 7-10pm.
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. MAR 1: Thomas Carabasi Jazz Samba Quintet featuring Patrick Bettison, piano and harmonica, LaRue Nickelson, guitar, Alejandro Arenas, bass, Danny Jordan, saxes and Thomas Carabasi, drums, 3pm; MAY 3: Charlie "Bird" Parker Saxophone Tribute (w/ Valerie Gillespie, Austin Vickery, Jack Wilkins, Cathy Lopez, Jon Cestero - Saxophones w/ Per Danielsson – piano, Alejandro Arenas - bass,Mark Feinman - drums), 3pm.

Independent: 5016 N. Florida Ave, Tampa, FL  33603 MAP (813)341-4883  MAR 7: James Suggs.

JDub's Brewing Company: 1215 Mango Ave, Sarasota, FL 34237 MAP  (941)955-2739 MAR 7: Pam Taylor & the Flyin' V's, 7pm.

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. 

Palladium at St. Petersburg College - Side Door Theatre: 253 Fifth Avenue, N., St. Petersburg FL 33701 MAP  MAR 1: Jason Charos and The Booker Little Project Presented by St. Petersburg Jazz Festival; 20: Experience the classic Bossa Nova hits and sizzling Jazz Samba with this dynamic, all-star ensemble. Nate Najar’s Jazz Samba Celebration features nylon string guitarist Nate Najar and his trio (with bassist Joe Porter and drummer Jean Bolduc), tenor saxophone star Jeff Rupert, vibraphonist Chuck Redd and the stunning Daniela Soledade on vocals. 7:30pm. TICKETS.

Seabreeze Island Grill: 17855 Gulf Blvd, Redington Shores, FL 33708 MAP (727)498-8688 MAR 14: Laurie & Rusty Wright Duo, 6-9pm; MAY 22Laurie & Rusty Wright Duo, 6-9pm; JUN 12Laurie & Rusty Wright Duo, 6-9pm.

Blues Bash at the Ranch 2020Sertoma Youth Ranch: 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, FL 34602 MAP  BLUES BASH AT THE RANCH 2020. MAR 20, 21, 22: Phenomenal lineup all three days:  Diana Rein, Chris O'Leary Band, Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones, Brad Vickers & his Vestapolitans, Tas Cru & His Band of Tortured Souls, Dustin Arbuckle & The Damnations, Bill Wharton The Sauce Boss, Joel Da Silva, Gabe Stillman, Eliza Neals & the Narcotics, Deb Ryder Blues, Harper and Midwest Kind, James Armstrong with a guitar workshop by Tas Cru and a harmonica workshop by Harper.  Event is Rain or Shine - All Sales are Final for Tickets & Camping - No Rollovers. Festival Tickets Do Not Include Camping. TICKETS. FACEBOOK EVENT.

Spirit of WoodstockSertoma Youth Ranch: 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, FL 34602 MAP  Spirit of Woodstock 2020 . AUG 14-16: Grindstone Sinners, Tony Tyler Trance, Twinkle & Rock Star Radio, Julie Black Band, Soul2Earth, Souljam, TC Carr & Bolts of Blue, 2pm Band, Bickley Rivera & Island Chill, Yesterdayze, Moonflower, Deb & the Dynamics. Schedule subject to changeTICKETS & INFO. FACEBOOK PAGE. FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE. Event is Rain or Shine - All Sales are Final for Tickets & Camping - No Rollovers. Festival Tickets Do Not Include Camping. 

 University of South Florida - USF Concert Hall: 3755 USF Holly Drive, Tampa, FL 33620 MAP Tampa Jazz Club Monday Night Jazz Series. MAR 14: SPECIAL SATURDAY SHOW! Chuck Owen & The Jazz Surge; APR 13: Dave Stryker.  TAMPA JAZZ FACEBOOK PAGE.