NORTHEAST FLORIDA

North of Orlando and East of Perry. (Metropolitan areas of Ocala, Gainesville, JAX, St. Augustine, Daytona, New Smyrna Beach)

 

ATLANTIC BEACH

Johansen Park: 1300 Seminole Road, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 MAP coab.us/812/Jazz-Festival  Atlantic Beach Inaugural Jazz Festival. Bring your chairs and blankets, sit up front near the stage, kick back and relax in the tree canopy park.  The City will also provide chairs in the back for those who prefer solid seating. SEP 15: The University of North Florida Jazz Ensemble I; Kelly Scott Sextet with Dave Steinmeier; Gary Starling Jazz Band; and Chris Thomas 15 piece jazz ensemble band, 3-8pm.

DAYTONA BEACH

Bank & Blues Club:  701 Main St. Daytona Beach, FL 32118 MAP thebankdaytona.com (386)257-9272 OCT 13: The Nighthawks.

Museum of Arts and Sciences: 352 S Nova Road, Daytona Beach, FL 32114 MAP moas.org (386)255-0285 North East Florida Jazz Association Concert Series. JUN 22: Season Closer - Barbecue and Jazz Featuring Larry Wilson.

 

GAINESVILLE

Bo Diddley Downtown Community Plaza: 111 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 MAP (352)393-8746  Friday Downtown Concert Series, JUN Thru OCT. FREE, 8-10pm, AUG 3:  Bridget Kelly Band.

 

Eagles Landing: 7118 W. University Ave, Gainesville FL 32607 MAP (352)332-4454 Each month the North Central Florida Blues Society hosts an electric blues jam in Gainesville, now at Eagles Landing. There is no smoking inside the venue. Signups start at 6pm and sets are 30 minutes long and start at 7pm. Backline and PA are provided by the host band, so we ask that you be respectful when using their equipment. If you play guitar or bass you will need to bring your own instrument (amps are provided). 7-10:30pm JUL 15: NCFBS Electric Blues Jam Hosted by Shovelhead Blues Band; AUG 19: NCFBS Electric Blues Jam; SEP 16: NCFBS Electric Blues Jam; OCT 21: NCFBS Electric Blues Jam; NOV 18: NCFBS Electric Blues Jam; DEC 16: NCFBS Electric Blues Jam.
 

Heartwood Soundstage: 619 South Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601 MAP heartwoodsoundstage.com   North Central Florida Blues Society Touring Artist Series. JUL 7: Doug MacLeod - Winner of the 2017 Blues Music Award for Acoustic Artist Of The Year and the Blues Blast Music Award for Male Artist Of The Year, 7-9:30pm, ONLINE TICKETS.

 

High Dive: 210 SW Second Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 MAP highdivegainesville.com  (352)872-5949 North Central Florida Blues Society  North Central Florida Blues Society Regional Blues Challenge. INFO. 

 

 

High Dive: 210 SW Second Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 MAP highdivegainesville.com  (352)872-5949 SEP 23: Bridget Kelly Band BIRTHDAY BLUEZAPALOOZA w/ Betty Fox, Bridget Kelly Band and Ghost Town Blues Band.

Satchel's Pizza : 1800 NE 23rd Ave Gainesville, FL 32609 MAP satchelspizza.com (352)335-7272 The Acoustic Blues Open Mic is held on the last Thursday of every month. Open mic will start at 6pm and run until 9pm. Bring your acoustic instruments and a few songs and join us! Please note that this is for acoustic Blues only.  Please leave drum kits, electric guitars and Eagles songs at home!  JUN 28: North Central Florida Blues Society Official Acoustic Blues Open Mic, 6-9pm; JUL 26: North Central Florida Blues Society Official Acoustic Blues Open Mic, 6-9pm; AUG 30: North Central Florida Blues Society Official Acoustic Blues Open Mic, 6-9pm; SEP 27: North Central Florida Blues Society Official Acoustic Blues Open Mic, 6-9pm; OCT 25: North Central Florida Blues Society Official Acoustic Blues Open Mic, 6-9pm. 

HIGH SPRINGS/BRANFORD

 
High Springs Music in the ParkHigh Springs Museum & Community Center: 120 NW 2nd Ave, High Springs, FL 32643 (352)514-3300  High Springs Music in the Park series - the only non-cost (FREE) music venue in North Florida thanks to donations and sponsors. If weather permits performance will be outside in the gazebo in James Paul Park. JUL 15: Richard Gilewitz; AUG 19: Abe Partridge; SEP 16: FOLK IN THE SPRINGS - A full day of live music throughout High Springs w/ Mandy Rowden, Tom Shed, 2PM, Well Worn Soles, Eli  Tragash, Kris Kastle, Lucky Mud, Elaine & Sam Mahon, Damaged Daughters.
 

JACKSONVILLE

Breezy Jazz Club: 119 W Adams St, Jacksonville, FL 32202 MAP breezyjazzclub.com (904)666-7562 SEP 8: Lisa Kelly Jazz 5tet Feat: Lisa Kelly/Voc, JB Scott/Tpt, Aaron Lehrian/Pno, Mike Perez/Bass, Jeremy Smith/Dms, 8:30-11:30pm, Doors Open At 6pm. Reservations Suggested. VIP Seating Close To The Stage Available.
 

Florida TheatreFlorida Theatre: 128 E Forsyth St Jacksonville, FL 32202 MAP floridatheatre.com (904)355-5661 RANKED #1 TOP TOUR STOP IN FLORIDA! AUG 23: Blues, Brews and BBQ; OCT 14: Steep Canyon Rangers; NOV 18: Straight No Chaser; 29: Dave Koz & Friends Christmas Tour 2018 • With Jonathan Butler and Keiko Matsui.

 

Mudville Grill Listening Room: 3105 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207 MAP raylewispresents.com  (904)398-4326 Venue FACEBOOK  7-10pm, JUL 12:  Adventures of Annabelle Lyn

Whiskey JAX - Beaches: 950 Marsh Landing Parkway, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250 whiskeyjax.com/venue/jax-beach/ (904)647-0415  Coastal Blues Society's Tuesday Night Blues Club, 8pm. 

NEW SMYRNA BEACH

Florida Harmonica ChampsionshipsBeachside Tavern 690 East 3rd Avenue, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 MAP beachsidetavern.com (386)424-8282   13th Annual Florida Harmonica Championships  OCT 21: Biggest and best harmonica event in the southeast US...25 harp players from Florida, the US...and beyond! All backed up by the Payne Brothers...Guest stars to be announced soon. Awards for: BEST IN SHOW, CREATIVITY, SHOWMANSHIP & TECHNICAL ABILITY. To register call (386)314-5718 or Email  farleypalmer@gmail.com, Noon-9pm. FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE.

Mojo Grill & Catering: 2015 SW 17th St, Ocala, FL 34471 MAP mojogrillandcatering.com (352)369-6656  JUN 23: 2018 Drinkin Buddies Tour w/ Iron Mike Norton and Justin Marshall Orlow, 7pm.

PONTE VEDRA

Ponte Vedra Concert Hall: 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 MAP pvconcerthall.com (904)209-0346 SEP 22: Here Come the Mummies “The Wicked Never Rest Tour”, TICKETSFACEBOOK EVENT PAGE; 29: Rickie Lee Jones & Anders Osborne, 8pm, TICKETS, FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE; NOV 10: Grammy nominated “New Queen of the Blues” Shemekia Copeland, TICKETSFACEBOOK EVENT PAGEDEC 11: A Peter White Christmas with Rick Braun and Euge Groove.

 

ST AUGUSTINE/ELKTON

A1A Ale Works: 1 King St # 101 St. Augustine, FL 32084 MAP a1aaleworks.com (904)829-2977 9pm, JUN 22: Little Mike & The Tornadoes.

Casa Monica Resort & Spa - Cobalt Lounge: 95 Cordova St., Saint Augustine, FL 32084 MAP casamonica.com (904)827-1888 Quality Dinning, Full Bar, Dinner-Club Atmosphere And Live Jazz! Reservations Recommended. JUL 13: The Lisa Kelly Jazz Quartet Feat: Lisa Kelly/Voc, Aaron Lehrian/Pno, Jose Villopando/Bass, Stefan Klein/Drums, 8-11pm; 14: The Lisa Kelly Jazz Quartet Feat: Lisa Kelly/Voc, Aaron Lehrian/Pno, , Claude Bassingthwaighte/Bass, Stefan Klein/Drums, 8-11pm; AUG 18: The Lisa Kelly Jazz Quartet Feat: Lisa Kelly/Voc, Scott Giddens/Pno, Mike Perez/Bass, Jeremy Smith/Drums, 8-111pm; SEP 29: The Lisa Kelly Jazz Quartet Feat: Lisa Kelly/Voc, Joshua Bowlus/Pno, Mike Perez/Bass, Jeremy Smith/Drums, 8-11pm; 11pm; OCT 13: The Lisa Kelly Jazz Quartet Feat: Lisa Kelly/Voc, Joshua Bowlus/Pno, Mike Perez/Bass, Jeremy Smith/Drums, 8-11pm; NOV 10: The Lisa Kelly Jazz Quartet Feat: Lisa Kelly/Voc, Joshua Bowlus/Pno, Mike Perez/Bass, Jeremy Smith/Drums, 8-11pm; DEC 15: The Lisa Kelly Jazz Quartet Feat: Lisa Kelly/Voc, Jeff Phillips/Pno, Mike Perez/Bass, Jeremy Smith/Drums, 8-11pm.

 

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