(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 (941)795-3886 July 5: Marty Stokes Band, 5pm, No Cover. MAP

Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth Street, Sarasota FL 34236 (941)388-7539 July 17: Bridget Kelly Band, 9pm.

Lake David Park: 450 S. Lake Ave, Groveland, FL 34736  (5 miles West of Clermont)   Groveland’s July 4th Celebration, 6-11pm, July 3 & 8qm-10pm July 4. This is a family fun festival with a terrific “kids zone”. Food trucks, Arts & Crafts Vendors, an air conditioned trolley ride to sample many local restaurants, incredible fireworks show put on by our fire dept. and much more! Enjoy many styles of live music and entertainment on 2 stages. Admission is free and open to the public and the fun includes: Vintage Cars & Bikes Show, Watermelon Eating Contest, Fireworks, Dunk Tank, Firecracker Pageant, Food Vendors, Teen Dance, Live Music on 2 Stages, Dominoes Tournament, Arts & Crafts Vendors, Most Patriotic Attire Contest, Trolley Rides, Kids Zone, Restaurant Tastings, Food Trucks, Skate Board Park, Decades of Music Presented by The Groveland Historical Society. July 4: Features Artist - Smooth Jazz Superstar Jeff Kashiwa at 7:30pm. MAP

Mandarin Hide: 231 Central Ave, St. Petersburg FL 33701 (727)231-4007 Every Wed: Ray Biscoglia Trio w/ Nate Najar(when not touring) (Jazz & Blues Florida July 2014 Featured ArtistMAP

Palladium at St. Petersburg College: 253 Fifth Avenue, N., St. Petersburg FL 33701 7:30pm, Wednesday, July 29: Nate Najar, Stacey Kent & Jim Tomlinson. TICKETS. MAP

Skipper's Smokehouse: 910 Skipper Road, Tampa, FL 33613 (813)971-0666 July 4: Bridget Kelly Band

Waterfront Park: Between US 41 & Bus US 41, North of 3rd Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205 Bradenton Blues Festival 2015. TICKETS. Dec 5: Janiva Magness at 6:20-7:35pm, Rick Estrin and the Nightcats at 4:55-6:05pm, Joanna Connor at 3:40-4:40pm, Mike Zito and The Wheel at 2:25-3:25pm, Larry Garner at 1:10-2:10pm, Super Chikan and the Fighting Cocks at 11:55am-12:55pm, Girls with Guitars (Eliana Cargnelutti & Sadie Johnson & Heather Crosse) at 11-11:40am, In Layman Terms - Between Acts All Day. MAP