LISTINGS ARE CLIENTS AND MONTHLY FEATURED ARTISTS
of JAZZ & BLUES FLORIDA.
(North of Venice to Rt 44 and east to Rte 27. (Metropolitan areas of Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, Lakeland)
Aces Live Music: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd. Bradenton FL 34210 MAP AcesLiveMusic.com (941)795-3886 MAR 16: Bradenton Blues Festival Kick-off Party w/ Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones, 6:30pm; 17: The Jeff Jensen Band, 8pm; 18: Lauren Mitchell Band, 8pm, $5, TICKETS.
Ale and the Witch: Tower Plaza Courtyard, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 thealeandthewitch.com (727)821-2533 MAR 18: The Jeff Jensen Band, 8:30-11:30pm.
Glenridge Performing Arts Center: 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota, FL 34238 MAP gpactix.com (941)552-5325 Jazz Club of Sarasota Presents Evening Jazz Concert. APR 8: Chuck Redd and the LaLucha Trio. World renowned percussionist Chuck Redd and the La Lucha Trio in concert. Redd has performed in concerts & festivals worldwide with the top jazz artists. Tampa area based trio, La Lucha has performed in Spain and Italy and have been named the top jazz ensemble in the Tampa Bay area 4 consecutive years. Trio features John O'Leary, piano, Alejandro Arenas, bass and Mark Feinman, drums. 7:30pm. Ticket sales information TBA.
HCC Ybor City Campus Performing Arts Building - Mainstage Theatre : 2204 N. 15th Street Tampa, FL 33605 MAP tampajazzclub.com Hillsborough Community College's Performing and Visual Arts Program & Tampa Jazz Club Sunday Series. Tickets: $20/$15 Club Members or in advance. $10 Students with ID. Complimentary to HCC Students. Tickets also available at the door (cash or check only) or online at: http://www.tampajazzclub.com. 3pm, Sunday APR 2: 90 Candles for Ernie Calhoun. Leading off the afternoon will be a new documentary film from Bay Area journalist Arielle Stevenson, featuring Ernie Calhoun telling his own story. The concert that follows puts the emphasis on the saxophone (Jeremy Carter, Valerie Gillespie, Henry Ashwood, Rodney Rojas, and Kendric McCallister) along with veteran players who have often shared the stage with Ernie – pianist Kevin Wilder, guitarist Vincent Sims, bassist Kenny Walker, and drummer Ron Gregg. In addition, there will be a special appearance by Tampa legends Kitty Daniels and Majid Shabazz, who with Ernie Calhoun have helped shape the Tampa music scene for decades. Tickets also available at the door (cash or check only) or online at: tampajazzclub.com.
Polk State College - Lake Wales Arts Center: 1099 State Road 60 E, Lake Wales, FL 33853 MAP Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival. MAR 31, Friday, 6 p.m. “Polk State Jazz Society”; MAR 31, Friday, 7:30 p.m. “Andrew Allen Trio and Friends.
Riverwalk Amphitheater: Waterfront Dr, Bradenton, FL 34205 MAP bradentonbluesfestival.org (941)621-6471 Bradenton Blues Festival 2017 - Dec 1-3, 2017. Friday, Dec 1: Blues Appetizer on the Riverwalk w/ Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones, 6–7:15 p.m. and TC Carr & Bolts of Blue, 7:45–9pm. Sat Dec 2: Gates Open 11am, Brody Buster All Day Between Sets. Sean Chambers Band 11am-noon, Vanessa Collier 12:15-1:15pm, Nick Moss Band 1:30-2:30pm, Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band 2:45-3:45pm, Sugar Blue 4-5pm, Curtis Salgado 5:15-6:30pm, Joe Louis Walker 6:4-8pm. Sun Dec 3: Blues Brunch w/ Damon Fowler & Matt Walker 11am-1pm at Mattison’s City Grille Bradenton Riverwalk.
Shores of Lake Wailes: East Park Ave, Lake Wales, FL 33853 Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival. APR 1, Saturday, 11 a.m. “Outdoor Jazz Concert” ; APR 1, Saturday, 1 p.m. “Polk State Jazz Ensemble” ; APR 1, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. “Victoria de Lissovoy Quintet featuring Charlie Topp Hines”; APR 1, Saturday, 4:45 p.m. “Elias Tona and The Latin Jazz Trio”; APR 1, Saturday, 6 p.m. “Andrew Allen Trio and Friends”; APR 2, Sunday, 11 a.m. “Outdoor Jazz Concert” ; APR 2, Sunday, noon “Sounds of Gospel”; APR 2, Sunday, 2:30 p.m. “The New Orleans Nighthawks”.
University of South Florida - USF Concert Hall: 3755 USF Holly Drive, Tampa, FL 33620 MAP Tampa Jazz Club & USF School of Music Presents Monday Night Jazz Series. Tickets: $20/$15 Club Members, Seniors, or in advance. $10 Students with ID. Tickets also available at the door (cash or check only) or online at: http://www.tampajazzclub.com. 7:30pm. MARCH 23: Jack Wilkins Banff Project w/ Sara Caswell, Corey Christiansen, Ray Baril and the USF Jazz Ensemble.