NORTHWEST FLORIDA (Perry and west)

Blue Tavern: 1206 N. Monroe St., Tallahassee, FL 32303 MAP (850)212-5204 Tallahassee's place to come hang out and talk, enjoy music, or simply have a quiet drink in between the hurly burly of everyday life. On Mondays and Thursdays (and the occasional Wednesday) there will be a $2 cover. No "cover at the door," just a small fee collected at the bar. Of course, tips are always appreciated.. All events are non-smoking / all-ages. Outside food is welcome in the Tavern. Drinks must be purchased at Blue Tavern. OPERATING HOURS: The bar is open from 3 pm to midnight Monday-Thursday, and 3 pm to 1 am Friday & Saturday. Sunday will continue to be our day of rest. AUG 1: Roda Vibe – Brazilian Choro, 8 pm, FREE; 2: Lit Night: Mary Jane Ryals, 8 pm, FREE; 3: Doc Russell – Songster, 8 pm $2; 4: André Coruja – Brazilian Songster, 6 pm, FREE;  4: Luis Rodriguez Trio – Jazz, 8 pm, $5; 5: Frank Graham – Songster, 8 pm $5; 7: Lost Mondays with Jon Copps, 8 pm, $2; 8: TBA; 9: Student Films, 8 pm, FREE; 10: Mary Battiata – Songster, 8 pm, $2; 11: Joel Johnson – Jazz Guitarist, 8 pm, $5; 12: David Webb – Pianist, 6 pm ; 12: Bakan-Margut-Hall, 8 pm, $5; 14: Lost Mondays with Jon Copps, 8 pm, $2; 15: TBA; 16: Astronomy Night: Eclipse, 8 pm, FREE; 17: TBA; 18: Fried Turkeys – Americana, 8 pm, $5; 19: Austin-Crozier-Banks, 8 pm, $5; 21: Lost Mondays with VGO, 8 pm, $2; 22: TBA; 23: TBA; 24: Aisha Ivey – Celtic, 8 pm, $2; 25: Quanta – Jazz, 8 pm, $5; 26: New 76ers – Americana, 8 pm, $5; 28: Lost Mondays with Jon Copps, 8 pm, $2; 29: TBA; 30: Lit Night: Diane Roberts, 8 pm, FREE; 31: Liza & the Wise Guys, 8 pm, $2.

Bradfordville Blues Club

 Bradfordville Blues Club: 7152 Moses Ln. Tallahassee FL 32309 MAP (850)906-0766 Tickets  Real-deal live blues music at Florida's most authentic juke joint every Friday & Saturday night w/ occasional special events. Events are subject to change without notice.  Unless otherwise stated: Friday and Saturday shows start at 9:00pm. Doors open at 8:30. Weeknight shows start at 8:00 and doors open at 7:00. Reservations are guaranteed with advance ticket purchases.  Reservations for most shows are also available by calling the Club at (850) 906-0766 or emailing: , but advance ticket purchasers get reservation priority. Reserved seats held until show time. All shows are now non-smoking! BLUES ON THE AIR: The Path FM -106.1 and  broadcasts live from the BBC every Saturday night at 10 pm, sponsored by Yueneling. Each Sunday The Path broadcasts Blues Power with Gil Anthony from 7-9pm at 106.1 FM in Tallahassee and at AUG 4: The Lee Boys; 5: Mac Arnold & Plate Full O' Blues; 11: Eugene "Hideaway" Bridges; 12: The David Julia Band; 18: Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones; 19: The Donnie Miller Band; 25: Beautiful Bobby Blackmon; 26: The 3rd Annual Southeast Blues Harmonica Championship, $5 at door, 4pm; 26: Swingin' Harpoon, 9pm; SEP 1: Charles Atkins & The Jump Starters; 8: The Nick Black Band; 9: The Frank Jones Band; 23: Brett Wellman & The Stone Cold Blues Band; 29: Biscuit Miller & The Mix; 30: Johnnie Marshall. OCT 14: Pat Ramsey Memorial Benefit for Big Bend Hospice; w/ Adventures Of Annabelle, Frank Jones Band, High Test, Jerry Thigpen Trio, Major Bacon, Mary Everhart Band, RoadHouse, Swingin’ Harpoon, Wanderfoot, MORE TBA! $20 at gate; 20: Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys Need a hotel?

Paradise Bar & Grill: 21 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach 32561 MAP (850)916-5087. Bar and kitchen open daily from 11am-11pm.  From local acts to bands from across the world, Paradise hosts a variety of music styles, ranging from blues to roots to funk. On Sundays, the bands start playing at 3pm, and every other night (Monday - Saturday), the live music starts at 6pm. All events are free and open to the public. "You never know who might be playing in Paradise!"  Music nights are seasonal - check CALENDAR for shows.  Paradise Inn, adjacent to Paradise Bar & Grill is a vintage waterfront motel providing a unique and classic Old Florida experience on the Emerald Coast. INFO & Reservations.  AUG 3, 4: Jeff Jensen; 5: True Blue Band; 6: Mia Borders; 7: Sam Price & The True Believers; 8: Mia Borders; 10, 11: Red Organ Trio; 12, 13: 30x90 Blueswomen; 15: JP Soars; 16: Selwyn Birchwood; 17, 18: Stolen Faces; 19: True Blue Band; 20, 22: Keith Stone; 24: Billy Iuso; 25: Post Pluto; 26: Big Al & The Heavyweights; 27, 29: Josh Garrett; 31: NW Florida Blues Society; SEP 3, 4: Louisiana's LeRoux; 22: Bridget Kelly BandOCT 5, 6, 7: Pensacola Beach Songwriters Festival.

 Seville Quarter (Lili Marlene's): 130 E Government St, Pensacola, FL 32502 MAP Every MON: Monday Night Blues Presented by Blues Society of Northwest Florida. Free with Seville Quarter Membership Card or Normal Admission Charge after 8pm. SEP 25: Bridget Kelly Band.