(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 8pm, OCT 14: Paul Oscher Band w/ Terry Hanck. MAP

Art Center Sarasota: 707 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL  Jazz Club of Sarasota & Arts Center Sarasota presents Jass Meets Art - Old Souls Quartet, 5pm (members $10, non-members $15). OCT 19: Debbie Keeton. MAP


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


HCC Performing Arts Ybor City: 1411 E 11th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605 SEPT 25: Spanish Lyric Theatre presents La Lucha. MAO

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

Mandarin Hide: 231 Central Ave, St. Petersburg FL 33701 (727)231-4007 Every Wed: Ray Biscoglia Trio w/ Nate Najar (when not touring)MAP 
Marchand's Bar & Grill: 501 5th Ave NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (727) 824-8072 SEPT 30: La Lucha. MAP
Palladium at St. Petersburg College: 253 Fifth Avenue N., St. Petersburg FL 33701  TBAMAP
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, 2017 Lineup - Gates Open at 5pm: 6pm - Balkun Brothers, 7:15pm - Jordan Patterson, 8:30pm - Chris Duarte, Jam to Follow; Saturday Jan 28, 2017  Lineup - Gates Open at 11am: Noon - Tommy Z, 1:15pm - Charles Wilson, 2:30pm - Annika Chambers, 4:00pm - Studebaker John, 5:30pm - Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers, 7:00pm - Selwyn Birchwood, Jam to Follow.

Sertoma Youth Ranch: 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, Florida 34602 MAP  3rd ANNUAL CAMPING WITH THE BLUES FESTIVAL. For camping, sponsorship or vendor info call:  (941)758-7585. RV sites and tent camping available. Early Purchase Discount Tickets available at:  Friday, OCT 21: 5PM-5:45PM Campers Acoustic Jam, 6PM-7PM Diedra Ruff, 7:15PM-8:15PM Jeff Jensen,  8:30PM-9:30PM Lisa Mann, Bands Jam till ???; Saturday, Oct 22: 11AM-12PM Campers Acoustic Jam, 12:15PM-1:15PM R J Howson, 1:30PM- 2:30pm Gina Sicilla, 2:45PM-3:45PM Tullie Brae, 4PM-5PM Lionel Young, 5:15PM-6:30PM Eliza Neals & The Narcotics, 6:45PM-8PM Dave Weld & The Imperial Blue Flames, 8:15PM-9:30PM Sari Schoor, Bands Jam till ???; Sunday, Oct 23: 10AM-11AM Campers Acoustic Jam, 11:15AM-12:15PM John Long, 12:30PM-1:30PM R B Stone, 1:45PM-2:45PM Ghost Town Blues Band, 3PM-4PM Little Mike & The Tornadoes, Bands Jam till ???.

Riverwalk Ampitheater: Waterfront Dr, Bradenton, FL 34205  (941) 621-6471 Bradenton Blues Festival 2016. TICKETS.   Friday, DEC 2: Ari and the Alibis 6–7:15pm; Damon Fowler Group 7:45–9m; Saturday, 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 5:15–6:30pm, Ronnie Baker Brooks 6:45–8pm, Ilana Katz Katz - Between Sets All Day; Sunday, DEC 4: Blues Brunch
Feat. Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones 10am–12pm. MAP

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

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