(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 (941)388-7539 FEB 18: Brad Vickers & His Vestapolitans.

Charlie's Sushi & Japanese Restaurant: 1200 Cleveland Street, Clearwater FL 33755 MAP (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. DEC 13: Vincent Ingala, $30, Call (717)515-4454 to RSVP for dinnner and show; JAN 10: Adam Hawley.

Coachman Park: 301 Drew St., Clearwater FL 33755 MAP (727)562-4700 Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival 2018. FREE General Admission. VIP and preferred seating available. TICKETSGate open at noon. Saturday FEB 24: Kenny Wayne Shepard Band, ZZ Ward, The Greyhounds, Super Doppler, The Steepwater Band, George Worthmore; Sunday FEB 25: Ana Popovic, Toronzo Cannon, Samantha Fish, Rusty Wright Band, David Julia Band. 

Glenridge Performing Arts Center: 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota, FL 34238 MAP Nate Najar's Jazz Holiday Annual Concert.  DEC 15: Nate Najar, Chuck Redd, Jeff Rupert, John Lamb, Mark Feinman, and James Suggs, 8pm. 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, 3pm. 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.comDEC 10: Whitney James & Jack Wilkins: Tribute to Nancy Wilson and Cannonball Adderley; JAN 28: Dave Stryker; MAR 11: Fred Johnson and Michael Ross; APR 8: Harry Allen and the Four Others.

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

Largo Community Center: 400 Alt Keene Road, Largo FL 33771 MAP (727)518-3131 WEBSITE. City of Largo Bright Lights Concert Series. DEC 14: The John Reece Project - A Jazz Holiday Concert, 1pm. Tickets at door $14/$16.


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  DEC 14: "Nate Najar's Jazz Holiday" w/ James Suggs, John Lamb, Mark Feinman, Jeff Rupert, Chuck Redd and Betty Fox, 8pm in HOUGH HALL. TICKETS.

Sarasota Fairgrounds: 3000 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, FL  34237 MAP (941)758-7585  5th Annual Suncoast Blues Festival 2019. Rain or shine. Free Parking. Saturday, MAR 3: James Armstrong, Andrew Jr Boy Jones, Doug Macleod, Thornetta Davis, Lurrie Bell, Monster Mike Welch & Mike Ledbetter Band. Gates 10am. Show 11am-7pm. TICKETS.
SHAMc (Safety Harbor Art Music Center): 706 2nd Street North, Safety Harbor, FL 34695 MAP  (727)725-4018  INFLIGHT Productions and SHAMc Concert Series. DEC 10: Willy Porter / Carmen Nickerson (Americana), 7-11pm, TICKETS. Online Advance $20GA, Door $30GA.
South Florida State College - Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts: 600 West College Drive, Avon Park, FL 33825 MAP (863)784-7178  JAN 25: Eddie Metz Trio; FEB 10: Black Violin; FEB 15: Herbicide Jazz Band; FEB 24: Jeff Rupert: A Tribute to Stan Getz; MAR 2: Bill Cunliffe Trio: The Music of the Movies.
USF Concert Hall: 3735 USF Holly Drive, Tampa, FL 33620 MAP Tampa Jazz Club/USF Monday Night Jazz Series, 7:30pm. TICKETS: $20/$15 Club Members & Seniors. $10 Students with ID. Tickets also available at the door (cash or check only) or online at: JAN 29: Peter Bernstein; FEB 26: John Beasley; MAR 26: Steve Allee.