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

The Ale and the Witch: 111 2nd Ave NE, St Petersburg, FL 33701 (727) 821-2533 Oct 18: 5pm, La Lucha. MAP

Clearwater Beach, FL: Nov 20-22: 25th Annual Suncoast Jazz Classic featuring La Lucha and Nate Najar

Eddie V's: 4400 W Boy Scout Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607 (813) 877-7290 Oct 6, 8, 15, 27, Nov 3, 10, 17, 24: La Lucha. MAP

The Gator Club: 1490 Main Street, Sarasota, FL 34236 Gator Club phone # 941-366-5969, Jazz Club of Sarasota phone # 941-366-1552 The Jazz Club of Sarasota: Octoberfest Oct 7: Dan Miller with the Bill Buchman Quartet. MAP

Herb's Limestone Country Club:  at the intersection of S.CR 661 & S.CR 663, Ona, FL 33865 (941)468-4829 BBQ & Blues the Last Saturday of Every Month, 1pm, Nov 28: Belmont & Jones

HCC Ybor City Campus Performing Arts Building - Mainstage Theatre : 2204 N. 15th Street Tampa, FL 33605 Tampa Jazz Club Series, $20/$15/$10, Free to staff & students of HCC, 3pm, Oct 11: John Lamb Quartet Featuring John Lamb - bass, Austin Vickrey - saxophone, Greg Nielsen - trombone and flugelhorn, Judi Glover - piano, David Pruyn - drums and vocals; Nov 8: Jack Wilkins B3 'Tet; Dec 6: Dick Hyman and Whitney James. MAP

Independent: 5016 N. Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33603 (813)341-4883  8pm, Oct 25: Nate Najar Trio.

Jungle Prada Tavern: 1700 Park St N, St Petersburg, FL 33710 Oct 9: TC Carr & Bolts of Blue. MAP

Ka'Tiki: 8803 W Gulf Blvd, Treasure Island, FL 33706 (727) 360-2272 Oct 14: Long Tall Deb (Jazz & Blues Featured Artist in October 2015 issue)

Largo Cultural Center: 105 Central Park Dr, Largo, FL 33771 (727) 587-6751 Oct 6: Hiromi; 10: Micki Free's American Horse Trio featuring David Santos and Steve Ferrone; 16: Romain Collin (Jazz & Blues Featured Artist in October 2015 issue) with special guest The Nate Najar Trio; 17: Mark Kroos; 18: Les Paul and Mary Ford Tribute. MAP

Mandarin Hide: 231 Central Ave, St. Petersburg FL 33701 (727)231-4007 Every Wed: Ray Biscoglia Trio w/ Nate Najar(when not touring)MAP

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens: 811 S Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236 (941) 366-5731 Selby Gardens Music Series - Oct 4: 1pm, La Lucha w/Whitney James. MAP

Maxine Barritt Park: 1800 Harbor Dr S, Venice, FL 34285 Nov 21: VENICE BLUES FESTIVAL 2015 featuring The Kinsey Report, Deb & The Dynamics, Larry McCray, Betty Padgett, TC Carr, Kettle of Fish, Greg Poulos. MAP


Moscato's Underground (Moscato's Bella Cucina): 475 Central Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33701 (727) 322-4313 Oct 10: La Lucha; Nov 28: La Lucha featuring Jun. MAP

Palladium Theatre: 253 5th Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33701 (727) 822-3590 Nov 7: 8pm, La Lucha w/Babs & Barbara and Whitney James; 13: Adrian Legg & David Lindley; 22: George WinstonDec 17: Nate Najar. MAP

Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel: International Plaza and Bay Street, 4200 Jim Walter Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607 Oct 22: 6pm, La Lucha more TBA, w/Paul Wilburn. MAP Youth Ranch: 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, FL 34602  (941)758-7585 CAMPING WITH THE BLUES. For camping, sponsorship or vendor info call:  (941)758-7585. RV sites and tent camping available. Early Purchase Discount Tickets available at:  Friday Oct 23: 6-7:15pm – Brent Johnson, 7:30-8:45pm – Joe Moss, 9-10:15pm – Teeny Tucker; Saturday Oct 24: 11am-12:15pm – Daddy Mack Blues Band, 12:30-1:30pm – Rockin' Jake, 2-3:15pm – Peterson Brothers, 3:30-4:45pm – Bobby Messano, 5- 6:15pm – Tas Cru, 6:30-7:45pm – Lauren Mitchell Band, 8-9:15pm – Damon Fowler Band. Jam Session To Follow; Sunday Oct 25: 11am-Noon – Bridget Kelly Band, 12:15-1:15pm – Skyla Burrell (Jazz & Blues Featured Artist in October 2015 issue), 1:30-2:30pm - Anni Piper. MAP

Stage Left Tampa: 24400 FL-54, Lutz, FL 33559 (813) 949-4334 Oct 23:  La Lucha featuring Jun! MAP

Tangerine Greenway: 5022 Tangerine Ave S Gulfport, FL 33707 (727)327-3509 Tangerine Blues Fest 2015. Nov 7: Noon – Urban Gypsies of Florida, 1:30–Hot Tub Club, 3pm – Bridget Kelly Band, 5 – Charlie Morris band, 6:30pm – Marty Stokes Band, 8pm – Karp Foley Band. 

Venice Community Center: 326 Nokomis Ave S, Venice, FL 34285 Oct 10: KOOL KAT BLUES VENICE BLUES FESTIVAL 2015 Pre Party! Tribute to Andrea Cooper, featuring: Kat Riggins, Kat Crosby, Lady Katt. $15 in advance, $20 day of. MAP


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