(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 (941)795-3886 MAR 18: Lauren Mitchell Band, 8pm, $5, TICKETS.

Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth Street, Sarasota FL 34236 MAP (941)388-7539  MAR 4, 16: Lauren Mitchell Band.; APR 15: Lauren Mitchell Band.

Ella's Folk Art Café: 5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603  (813)234-1000 FREE, 4pm; MAR 12: La Lucha

Firehouse Cultural Center: 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin FL 33570 MAP (813)645-7651
JUN 3: La Lucha with James Suggs on Trumpet, JAZZ, 7:30-9:30p, TICKETS.

Glenridge Performing Arts Center: 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota, FL 34238 MAP (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  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: 3pm, Sunday, TBA

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

Mahaffey Theater: 400 First St. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 MAP (727)892-5710  APRIL 22: TFO Pops: Singin' & Swingin' - A Century of Ella.

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: 253 Fifth Avenue N, St. Petersburg FL 33701 MAP (727)822-3590 St. Petersburg Jazz Festival 2017  Wednesday, Feb. 22 - Robotman, modern jazz akin to the Miles electric period, TICKETS. Thursday, Feb. 23 - The Martin Bejerano Trio, beautiful original compositions from world-class jazz pianist. TICKETS. Friday, Feb. 24 - The Joshua Breakstone Trio, great straight-ahead jazz from a master jazz guitarist & trio, TICKETS. Saturday, Feb 25 - Whitney James & Fred Johnson with the 17-piece Helios Jazz Orchestra, big band plus two great vocalists. TICKETS. Sunday, Feb. 26 - Jason Lee Bruns & SPC Jazz Profs, from NOLA 2nd line to Brazilian samba, this concert is a showcase of grooves from our guest L.A. drummer, TICKETS .  FREE jazz masterclasses are also scheduled at St. Petersburg College.  See website Free Workshop page for days & times.

South Florida State College - Alan Jay Wildstein Center for the Performing Arts: 600 West College Drive, Avon Park, FL 33825 MAP (863)784-7178  South Florida State College 2017 Jazz Series, $22-$35. TICKETS & INFO. Group and student discounts are not available online, only by calling the box office at (863)784-7178. 7pm, MAR 8: The CamAmGer Band.

Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota: 3975 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232 MAP (941) 371-4974 Every FRI: Jazz Club of Sarasota Jazz at Two - Concert Series; 2-4pm. (Members $10 Guests $15). MAR 3: Skip's Dixie Mix; 17: Jerry Eckert; 24: Marc Mannino; 31: Patricia Dean; APR 12 (Wed): Bruce Wallace.

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: 7:30pm. FEB 27: Frank Greene & Danny Gottlieb w/ USF Jazz Ensemble 1; MARCH 23: Jack Wilkins Banff Project w/ Sara Caswell, Corey Christiansen, Ray Baril and the USF Jazz Ensemble.