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North of The Keys to, and including, Venice and west of Miami/Dade, Broward, Palm Beach; (Monroe, Collier, Hendry, Charlotte & Lee Counties) (Metropolitan areas of Naples, Ft. Myers, Port Charlotte)

ALTO Live Jazz Kitchen: 492 Bayfront Place, Naples, FL 34102 (239)261-2586 Live jazz Tue-Sun. 7-10pm, Every Sat: Dan Miller - Lew Del Gatto Quintet - Dan Miller (trumpet), Lew Del Gatto (tenor saxophone), Joe Delaney (piano), Don Mopsick (bass), Patricia Dean (drums). MAP

ARTIS - Naples (The Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts), Daniels Pavilion: 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard, Naples, FL 34108 (239)597-1900 The Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra: Glenn Basham (coordinator and violin), Lew Del Gatto (co-bandleader and tenor saxophone), Jerry Stawski (co-bandleader and piano), Mike Harvey (drums), Kevin Mauldin (bass), Dan Miller (trumpet) 2014-15 Season. Jan 7: Kevin Mahogany, vocalist; Feb 4:Pat Martino, guitar; March 4: Jimmy Heath, saxophone; April 1: Jon Faddis, trumpet; April 22: Wycliffe Gordon, trombone; May 13: The Music of Art Blakey featuring Mike Harvey, drums.  

Bert's Bar & Grill: 4271 Pine Island Rd NW Matlacha, FL  33993 (239)282-3232 MAP

Brew Babies Garden Bistro: 1520 Lafayette St., 1520 Lafayette Street, Cape Coral FL 33904 (239)542-2224 Friday, August 23, 2014 is the LAST DAY OF OPERATION UNDER WAYNE AND VALERIE ELAM. The business has been sold and operations are being turned over to the new owners, Antonio and Claudia, from Rome Italy.

Buckingham Blues Bar Buckingham Blues Bar: 5641 Buckingham Rd. Fort Myers, FL 33905 (239)693-7111. All shows at 9pm, except Bluesfests.  Every Sun: Open Blues Jam 3-6pm; Every Wed: Blues Jam Night, 8-11pm; Friday, Saturday shows, free or pay, are no-smoking. Inside shows 9pm start. Backyard Blues Fest shows 2pm start. MAP

Cambier Park: Park Street, Naples, FL 34102 (239) 213-1000   Dec 21: Naples Dixieland Band, 2pm; Dec 28: Southwest Big Band, 2pm, Jan 11: Naples Dixieland Band, 2pm; Jan 12: Naples Jazz Orchestra, 7pm; JAN 25: Gulfcoast Big Band, 2pm; Jan 26: Naples Jazz Orchestra, 7pm.

Camillia Street Grill: 202 Camellia St., Everglades City  (239)695-2003 6pm, Every Wed: Gator Nate's Only Child Family Band (listed 4/5/14).

Cassariano Italian Eatery: 313 W. Venice Ave., Venice, FL  334292 (941)485-0507 6-9pm, Dec 21: All That Jazz Quartet  (James Williams, leader).

Chrissy's Courthouse Tavern: 3340 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34112 (239)775-0101 

Charlotte County Cultural Center Theater: 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte, FL  33952 (941)625-4175x221  7-9pm, Jan 12: Christian Tamburr Quartet-Vibraphonist Tribute to Hamp, Bags, Cal and Hutch; Feb 9: Peter and Will Anderson Trio; March 9: Bill Allred and his Classic Jazz Band; April 13: Dixieland Night-Herb Bruce and Herbicide.

Doc Ford's: 708 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931 (239)765-9660 2-5pm, Every Sun: Deb & The Dynamics.

Englewood Art Center: 350 South McCall Road  Englewood, FL 34223 (941)474-5548 South County Jazz Club (

Englewoods on Dearborn: 362 West Dearborn St. Englewood, FL 34223 (941)475-7501  20: Mike Imbasciani. MAP

First United Methodist Church: 507 W Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 (941) 639-3842 Jan 23: 7pm, Glenn Miller Orchestra.

Fred's Food, Fun & Spirits: 2700 Immokalee Road (Uptown Plaza), Naples, FL 34110 (239)431-7928 Every Mon starting: Jerby's Jazz Jam, 6-9pm. Every Tue: Andy Lutkoff Jazz Trio, 6-9pm.

George and Wendy's Corner Grill: 2499 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 (239)395-1263. Jazz Brunch Every Sunday, Dec - April, 10am-1pm. 9pm, Jan 3: John Allender Band; 10: Marty Stokes Band ; 24: John Allender Band; Feb 14: Marty Stokes Band MAP

Hope Lutheran Church, 14200 Hopewell Avenue, Port Charlotte. Fred Capitelli's Ingroov Quartet Jazz Mass each Sunday (6:30 to 8 pm)  Quartet features Dave Nims on piano, John Johnson on bass, Chris Farnum on drums, and Fred on sax and flute.  Call 941-697-2345 for more information.

Hut Restaurant: 5150 Buckingham Rd., Fort Myers FL 33905  (239)694-4178 Live Music Five Nights/week. Open Tues-Sun, 11am-close. Four dining/entertianment venues & three full-service bars. 

JD's Bistro: 1951 Tamiami Rd, Port Charlotte Fl, 33948 (941)255-0994. Live Jazz Tues-Thur 6:30-9:30pm. Live Jazz Fri & Sat 7-10pm. Tue: Danny Sinoff Trio. Wed: Kit Moran Trio. Thu: Patricia Dean. Fri: Danny Sinoff Trio. Sat: Kit Moran Trio. 

Little Bar Restaurant: 205 Harbor Place Goodland, FL 34140 (239)394-5663 Dec 26: Dieter's Blues Machine; 27: Joey Gilmore; Jan 2: Big Buck & The Biscuit Boys; 16: JP Soars & The Red Hots.  MAP

Marco Island Fish Company: 599 S Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145 (239)389-6900  Jan 3: Marty Stokes Band; Feb 7: Marty Stokes Band; March 7:  Marty Stokes Band; April 4: Marty Stokes BandMAP

Mercato Lawn:  9123 Strada Pl., Naples FL 34108 Smokin’ Jazz Series - FREE, 2pm, Jan 4: Stu Shelton’s Trio; Feb 8: Rick Howard Trio; Rockin’ the Blues Series, FREE, 2pm, March 8: Mudbone; April 12: The Wholetones; May 10: Rick Howard and the Speedbumps.

Miceli's: 3930 Pine Island Road Matlacha, FL 33993 (239)282-8233 4-8 Every Sun: Stringtown.

North Port High School:  6400 W Price Blvd, North Port, FL 34291 (941)423-8558 1st Annual, Inaugural Event of the North Port Jazz Festival. March 19-20: Starting at 2:00pET on Friday, March 19 – high school jazz bands will take the stage every 30 minutes. At 7:30pET there will be a jazz combo. High School jazz bands resume on Saturday at 8:00aET – 1:00pET with a college showcase on Saturday afternoon from 2:00p – 4:00pET (maybe 5:00p). At 7:30pET Saturday evening a big band jazz concert will take place on the stage. Dr Owen Bradley of North Port High School and director of bands at the school will be coordinating the events and WENG will be the broadcast media outlet of record.

Port Charlotte Golf Club: 22400 Gleneagles Terrace, Port Charlotte, FL 33952 (941)625-4100 FREE for members and $5 for non-members, 1pm, Every Fourth Sunday - Charlotte County Jazz Society Jam Session. Dec 21: Mike Parmelee, Jay Heavilin, Randy Opela; Jan 25: NO JAZZ JAM.  Instead our Jazz Society will celebrate its 25th Anniversary with a dinner-dance at the Port Charlotte Yacht Club; Feb 22: Mac Chrupcala, Don Mopsick, Dave Morgan; March 22: Mac Chrupcala, Don Mopsick, Johnny Moore;  April 26: Mac Chrupcala, Don Mopsick, Chuck Parr.

Riverside Park: 10450 Reynolds Street, (old 41) Bonita Springs, FL 34135 (239)947-0715 Bonita Blues Fest 2014, Discount Advance TICKETS now available. Friday, March 6: Peterson Brothers Band 1:30pm, Old No. 5's Band 3pm, Ori Naftaly Band 4:30-5:30pm, Albert Castiglia 6pm, Chris Cain 7:45-9pm; Saturday, March 7: RJ Howson 11:30am-12:30pm, Ben Rice Band 1pm; Rusty Wright Band 2:30-3:45pm, Jeremiah Johnson Band 4:15-5:30pm, Southern Hospitality 6-7:15pm, Lurrie Bell's Chicago Blues Band 7:45-9pm. MAP

Roadhouse Cafe: 15660 San Carlos Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33908 (239)415-4375. Every Wed: Danny Sinoff Quartet, 7-10pm. Every Thur: Dan Miller Quartet- Joe Delaney (piano), Don Mopsick (bass) and Billy Peterson (drums), 7-10pm. Every Sat: Danny Sinoff Quartet, 7-10p. Every Sun: Gilly DiBenedetto, 7-10pm.  MAP

Royal Palm Trattoria: Royal Palm Square (Behind the Broadway Palm Theater) 1400 Colonial Blvd., Suite 35 Ft Myers, FL 33907 Every Fri & Sat: Andy Lutkoff Jazz Trio.
Space 39: 39 Patio de Leon, Fort Myers, FL 33901 (239)204-9949 Weekly Entertainment: Wednesdays - Sarah Hadeka, Thursdays - Live Funk/Soul/Jazz, Fridays - Live Blues/Motown, Saturdays - Live Blues/Motown. Happy Hour Everyday until 7pm.  MAP

SS Hookers: 17501 Harbour Point Drive Fort Myers, Florida - 33908 239-472-1587 TBA

Tarpon Lodge and Restaurant: 13771 Waterfront Drive Pineland, FL 33945 (239) 283-3999 6-8:30pm, Jan 2: Sister Kaite.

Venice Arts Center: 390 Nokomis Ave S., Venice, Florida 34285 South County Jazz Club Presents, Jan 8: Greg Nielsen Quintet; Feb 5: Al Hixon's Underheard Herd; 

Weekend Willie’s Sports Bar and Grill: 5310 Shirley Street Naples, FL 34109 (239)597-3333 8-11pm, Every Tues: Rick Howard and the Mudbone Blues Jam. 


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