LISTINGS ARE CLIENTS AND MONTHLY FEATURED ARTISTS

of JAZZ & BLUES FLORIDA.

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

Ale and the Witch in Tower Plaza Courtyard: 111 2nd Avenue Northeast, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 MAP (727)821-2533 thealeandthewitch.com OCT 11: Bruce Katz Band  CD Release Tour Show for GET YOUR GROOVE, 8-10pm, No Cover. FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE.
 
Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth Street, Sarasota FL 34236 MAP (941)388-7539 blueroostersrq.com OCT 12: Bruce Katz Band (TABLE RSVP RECOMMENDED!), 8pm, $10;  DEC 7: Ray Fuller and the BluesRockers (TABLE RSVP ASAP RECOMMENDED!); FEB 7: Brad Vickers & His Vestapolitans; MAR 8: The Jimmys! (TABLE RSVP ASAP RECOMMENDED!);

Bradenton Blues Festival Riverwalk Amphitheater: 452 3rd Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205 MAP bradentonbluesfestival.org (941)621-6471  Bradenton Blues Festival. 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, NOV 30: FREE "Blues Appetizer" w/ Memphis Rub Band 6–7:15pm, Bridget Kelly Band 7:45–9pm. SATURDAY, DEC 1:  (TICKETS REQUIRED - RESERVED SEATING IS SOLD OUT - GA Still Available) FESTIVAL w/ Kelley Hunt 11am–12pm, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram 12:15–1:15pm, Harper & Midwest Kind 1:30–2:30pm, Chris Cain 2:45–3:45pm, Shakura S'Aida 4–5pm, Mr. Sipp 5:15–6:30pm, Welch-Ledbetter Connection 6:45–8pm. Trey Wanvig Between Sets All Day. TICKETS; SUNDAY, DEC 2: BLUES BRUNCH at Mattison's City Grille Bradenton Riverwalk: 101 Riverfront Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34205 (TICKETS REQUIRED - VERY FEW REMAIN AVAILABLE AS OF 7/27/18!)) w/ "Braille Blues Daddy" Bryan Lee 11am–1pm. TICKETS.

Charlie's Sushi & Japanese Restaurant: 1200 Cleveland Street, Clearwater FL 33755 MAP  facebook.com/Charlies-Sushi-1422061087876737 (717)515-4454 NEW monthly dinner jazz venue and series in Clearwater to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Presented by Cleveland Street Productions. Seating 6:30pm. Show 8pm. OCT 24: Blake Aaron - Multi-faceted guitarist, composer, producer and media personality touring on 4th CD release. ONLINE TICKETS/RSVP for dinnner and show; DEC 5: Julian Vaughn - A dynamic lead bass player from Kansas City that is rapidly becoming a major player in the contemporary jazz genre. ONLINE TICKETS/RSVP for dinnner and show.

HCC Ybor City Campus Performing Arts Building - Mainstage Theatre : 1411 E 11th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605 MAP tampajazzclub.com  Hillsborough Community College's Performing and Visual Arts Program & Tampa Jazz Club Sunday Series . TICKETS.  OCT 28: Synia Carroll & Fred Johnson; JAN 13: Jack Wilkins & James Suggs - Tribute to Kind of Blue; FEB 17: TBA; APR 7: TBA; APR 28: Jack Wilkins CD Release Party.

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

Mandarin Hide: 231 Central Ave, St. Petersburg FL 33701 MAP mandarinhide.com (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 mypalladium.org  "The Palladium. Your home for Jazz, Blues and More!" OCT 30: O Som Do Jazz w/ José Valentino Ruiz; NOV 1: Whitney James w/ La Lucha Quartet - Fall in Love with Jazz; 2: Rusty Wright Band; 9: John Nemeth; 20: Licensed to Thrill - the Helios Jazz Orchestra presents a show of legendary spy music, joined by singers Jamie Perlow, Andrea Manson, Sonja Spence & Ronnie Dee.

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Hard Rock Cafe: 5223 Orient Rd, Tampa, FL 33610 MAP seminolehardrocktampa.com NOV 30: Ray Fuller and the BluesRockers ; DEC 1: Ray Fuller and the BluesRockers .

Camping with the BluesSertoma Youth Ranch: 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, Florida 34602 MAP campingwiththeblues.com  5th Annual CAMPING WITH THE BLUES Festival.  OCT 19, 20, 21: (19): 4PM-Campers Acoustic Jam, 5PM - Brody Buster, 6:15PM - LC Williams and the Driver, 7:30PM - Duffy Bishop, 8:45PM - JP Soars and the Red Hots. Jam to follow (20): 11AM - Campers Acoustic Jam, 12PM - Scott Ellison Band, 1:15PM - Packrats Smokehouse, 2:30PM - Prestage Brothers, 3:45PM - Gracie Curran & the High Falutin' Band, 5PM-6PM Dinner Break, 6PM - Beautiful Bobby Blackman, 7:30PM-Dirty Red and the Soul Shakers, 9PM - Mark May Band, Jam to follow. (21) 10AM - Campers Acoustic Jam, 11AM - Blues Doctors, 12:15PM - Amanda Fish Band, 1:30PM - Tas Cru & His Band of Tortured Souls, 2:45PM - Brandon Santini, JAM to follow. RV & rough camping available on-site. TICKETS & INFO.


 

Skipper's Smokehouse: 910 Skipper Road, Tampa FL 33613 MAP (813)971-0666 skipperssmokehouse.com OCT 21: Eliza Neals & the Narcotics and Lauren Mitchell, 5pm. 

 University of South Florida - USF Concert Hall: 3755 USF Holly Drive, Tampa, FL 33620 MAP Tampa Jazz Club Monday Night Jazz Series. NOV 5: Terell Stafford; JAN 28: Ellen Rowe Project; FEB 25: Mark Taylor w/Marvin Stamm; 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: tampajazzclub.com. TAMPA JAZZ FACEBOOK PAGE.