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

Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth Street, Sarasota FL 34236 MAP (941)388-7539 OCT 8: Dany Franchi (TABLE RSVP ASAP RECOMMENDED FOR ALL SHOWS!). 

BRadenton Blues Fest 2019Bradenton Riverwalk Amphitheater: 452 3rd Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34205 MAP (941)621-6471  Bradenton Blues Festival 2019. The Bradenton Blues Festival is an outdoor festival with limited capacity, and has sold out every year.  Kindly note that separate TICKETS are required for the festival on Saturday and the brunch on Sunday. The concert on Friday is FREE. Friday, DEC 6: FREE "Blues Appetizer" w/ Rusty Wright Band, 6–7:15pm; Duffy Bishop Band, 7:45–9pm. Saturday, DEC 7:  (TICKETS REQUIRED. FRONT OF STAGE RESERVED SEATING IS SOLD OUT AS OF 7/15/19) FESTIVAL w/ Zac Harmon, 11am–12pm; John Primer, 12:15–1:15pm; Annika Chambers, 1:30–2:30pm; The Duke Robillard Band, 2:45–3:45pm; Biscuit Miller, 4–5pm; Toronzo Cannon, 5:15–6:30pm; Kenny Neal, 6:45–8pm; w/ Angela Easley, Between Sets All Day. TICKETS. Sunday, DEC 8: BLUES BRUNCH at Mattison's City Grille Bradenton Riverwalk: 101 Riverfront Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34205 (TICKETS REQUIRED) w/ The Divebombers, 11am–2pm11am–2pm. TICKETS.

The FenwayFenway Hotel: 453 Edgewater Dr, Dunedin, FL 34698 MAP   (727)683-5980  Jazz Summer Concert Series. Tune in to a good time, all summer long.  Introducing:  Fenway’s Jazz Summer Concert Series!  Hot Jazz.  Cool Ballroom.  Delicious Dinner. Join us for exclusive concerts at Fenway Hotel, where you can relax and unwind to the soulful sounds of internationally touring jazz artists. In addition to the musical merriments, your ticket price includes a specially curated three-course dinner from HEW Parlor & Chophouse. Valet parking is also included. JUL 28: Marcus Anderson, Doors 5:30pm, Show 6-8pm, TICKETS, FACEBOOK EVENTAUG 25: Nathan Mitchell, Doors 5:30pm, Show 6-8pm, TICKETS, Discount overnight accommodations with the purchase of concert ticket. BOOK IT, FACEBOOK EVENT

Oak Street StageFirst Presbyterian Church - Fellowship Hall: 2050 Oak St, Sarasota, FL 34237 MAP (941)955-8119  Oak Steet Stage Concert Series. TBA 


Florida Studio Theatre: 1241 N Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236 MAP  (941)366-9000  AUG 12: Brazilian vocalist Daniela Soledade in concert with the Nate Najar Trio, 7pm. TICKETS.
Glenridge On Palmer Ranch Performing Arts Center: 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota, FL 34238 MAP (941)552-5325  DEC 13: Nate Najar's Jazz Holiday - an annual tradition! The Nate Najar Trio and special guests Chuck Redd, Adrian Cunningham and Daniela Soledade. 

HCC Ybor City Campus Performing Arts Building - Mainstage Theatre : 1411 E 11th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605 MAP  Hillsborough Community College's Performing and Visual Arts Program & Tampa Jazz Club Sunday Series. 2019-20 SEASON 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. 

Manatee Performing Arts Center - Stone Hall: 502 3rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205 MAP (941)748-5875 JUL 13: Katt Hefner and Dana Merriwether – Sophisticated Lady “The Songs of Natalie Cole”, 8pm, TICKETS.

Palladium at St. Petersburg College - Side Door Theatre: 253 Fifth Avenue, N., St. Petersburg FL 33701 MAP  "The Palladium. Your home for Jazz, Blues and More!"  AUG 10: Nate Najar T's Bossa Nova Guitars w/ Phil Fest, TICKETSDEC 12: Nate Najar's Jazz Holiday - an annual tradition w/ The Nate Najar Trio and special guests Chuck Redd, Adrian Cunningham and Daniela Soledade, 7:30pm.

Camping with the BluesSertoma Youth Ranch: 85 Myers Road, Brooksville, Florida 34602 MAP  6th Annual CAMPING WITH THE BLUES Festival.  OCT  18, 19, 20, 2019: Friday, October 18, 2019 ~ 4pm: Camper Acoustic Jam, 5pm: Tony Holiday Band, 6:15pm: Angela Easley Band, 7:30pm, Bruce Katz Band, 8:45pm: Mark Telesca Band, JAM TO FOLLOW. Saturday, October 19, 2019 ~ 11am: Camper Acoustic Jam, Noon: Joyann Parker, 1:15pm: Dany Franchi Band, 2:30pm: Regina Bonelli, 3:45pm: Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin, 5pm: Dinner Break, 6pm: Stacy Brooks Band, 7:30pm: Peter V Blues Train, 9pm: Lauren Mitchell Band, JAM TO FOLLOW. Sunday, October 20, 2019 ~ 10am: Camper Acoustic Jam, 11am: Sugar & Spice Revue, 12:15pm: Alex Lopez Xpress, 1:30pm: Mick Kolassa & Taylor Made Blues Band, 2:45pm: Duwayne Brunside, JAM TO FOLLOW.  Reserve RV Camping Space NOW, as they SELL OUT. Tickets & Info.

Sheraton Sand Key Resort: 1160 Gulf Blvd., Sand Key, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767 MAP (800)456-7263 Suncoast Jazz Festival HQ, Multiple venues within resort and also at nearby locations. NOV 22: Nate Najar. DETAILS & TICKETS.
Studio @620: 620 First Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 MAP (727)895-6620  AUG 30: Nate Najar Trio with Daniela Soledade for the Album Release of her debut album "A Moment Of You."

 University of South Florida - USF Concert Hall: 3755 USF Holly Drive, Tampa, FL 33620 MAP Tampa Jazz Club Monday Night Jazz Series. 2019-20 SEASON TBA.  TAMPA JAZZ FACEBOOK PAGE.

The Venue: 15 S Blvd of the Presidents, Sarasota FL 34236 MAP (941)388-1555 Every THU:  Katt Hefner's “Lady K's Jazz Cookbook +”, $15,  6:30-9:30pm.