(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 Oct 28:  Bruce Katz Band, 8pm. 

Bradenton Sax & Soul at Sea Weekend Cruise: Departing Tampa FL and cruising Western Caribbean NOV 17-21, 2016. For ticketing and addtional information contact Cruise Booking Specialist Dorette Seder at Serene Cruise Vacations LLC at (941)249-3516 or

Firehouse Cultural Center: 101 1st Ave NE, Ruskin, FL 33570 MAP (813) 645-7651 OCT 29: La Lucha.

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 OCT 29: TFO POPS: Ray Charles, Motown & Beyond!; DEC 1: Melissa Etheridge's Holiday Trio; FEB 1: An Evening w/Pat Methany.

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 NOV 29: Mahaffey on the Move Presents Windham Hill with Liz Story, Barbara Higbie, Sean Harkness, 7:30pm, TICKETS.
Ruskin Library: 26 Dickman Dr SE, Ruskin, FL 33570 MAP (813) 273-3652 NOV 12: La Lucha.
Sarasota Fairgrounds: 3000 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, FL  34237 MAP  3RD ANNUAL SUNCOAST BLUES FESTIVAL. Early Bird Tickets Available Only On A Two-Day Pass - Save $5 Until October 31, 2016. Use coupon code Earlybird17 at CHECKOUT. Friday, JAN 27: Gates Open at 5pm: Balkun Brothers (6pm), Jordan Patterson (7:15pm), Chris Duarte (8:30pm) Jam to Follow; 28: Gates Open at 11am: Tommy Z (12pm), Charles Wilson (1:15pm), Annika Chambers (2:30pm), Studebaker John (4:00pm), Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers (5:30pm), Selwyn Birchwood (7:00pm) Jam to Follow.

Riverwalk Ampitheater: Waterfront Dr, Bradenton, FL 34205 MAP  (941) 621-6471 Bradenton Blues Festival 2016. TICKETS. DEC 2: Ari and the Alibis (6–7:15pm); Damon Fowler Group (7:45–9pm); DEC 3: Slam Allen Band (11am–12pm), Sugar Ray and the Blue Tones (12:15–1:15pm), Larry McCray (1:30–2:30pm), Jason Ricci (2:45–3:45pm), Victor Wainwright & the WildRoots (4–5pm), The Golden State/Lone Star Revue (5:15–6:30pm0, Ronnie Baker Brooks (6:45–8pm), Ilana Katz Katz - Between Sets All Day; DEC 4: Blues Brunch
Feat. Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones (10am–12pm). 

Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota: 3975 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232 MAP (941) 371-4974 Every FRI: Jazz at Two - Concert Series; 2-4pm. (Members $10 Guests $15) OCT 28: Jazz at Two, with Sarasota Jazz Project Band. 

Witches Den BBQ: Upstairs in Tower Plaza Courtyard, 111 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 MAP  (727)821-7200  8pm, OCT 27: Bruce Katz Band

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