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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); March 7, 14, 21, 28: Dan Miller - Lew Del Gatto Quintet, 7-10pmMAP

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. Special Guests: 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 March 6: Marty Stokes Band ; MAP

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.  March 13: Victor Wainwright & The WildRoots, $10; 14: Broken Arrow Blues Band, $10; 21: Backyard Bluesfest featuring Terry Hanck, $10, OUTSIDE: Tommy Lee & The Wild Bunch, 2pm, TBA 3:30pm; Terry Hanck and His California Band, 5:30pm. INSIDE: Tommy Lee & The Wild Bunch (w/ Guests) & Terry Hanck and His California Band, 9pm; April 3: Betty Fox Band; 4: JP Soars & The Red Hots, $10; 11: Backyard Bluesfest, 2pm $10: John Nemeth 5:30pm outside & 9pm inside.  MAP

Cassariano Italian Eatery: 313 W. Venice Ave., Venice, FL  334292 (941)485-0507 6-9pm, Feb  22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: All That Jazz Quartet (James Williams, piano; Bob Miner, saxophone; Joe Bruno, bass; Dominik Teyke, drums).

Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs - Hinman Auditorium: 10150 Bonita Beach Road SE, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 The Art League of Bonita Springs Presents the genius and music of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn, Tickets: $25 Member / $30 Non-Member / $35 Door.  Info & tickets call (239)495-8989, 8pm, March 26:  Marc Vee Quartet. MAP

Chrissy's Courthouse Tavern: 3340 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34112 (239)775-0101 Feb 27: Mark Telesca Band.

Charlotte County Cultural Center Theater: 2280 Aaron St., Port Charlotte, FL  33952 (941)625-4175x221  7-9pm, 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.

Englewoods on Dearborn: 362 West Dearborn St. Englewood, FL 34223 (941)475-7501 March 12: Brad Vickers & Vestapolitans; 27: Marty Stokes BandMAP

Fleamasters Fleamarket: 4135 Doctor Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33916 (239)334-7001 Feb 27: Danny Brooks, noon-2pm; March 8: Dixieland Jazz Band, 1pm.

Fred's Food, Fun & Spirits: 2700 Immokalee Road (Uptown Plaza), Naples, FL 34110 (239)431-7928 Every Mon: Jebry & Friends Jazz Jam,6-9pm; Every Tue in Feb: Swingshift w/ Bill Davis, Susan Chastain, John Keevil, 6-9pm. 

George and Wendy's Corner Grill: 2499 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 (239)395-1263. Jazz Brunch Every Sunday, Feb - April, 10am-1pm. March 13: Marty Stokes Band; April 10: Marty Stokes Band;  MAP

Glenridge Performing Arts Center: 7333 Scotland Way • Sarasota, Florida 34238 941-552-5300 Feb 28: 8pm, Giacomo Gates with Mac Chrupcala on piano, Patricia Dean on drums, John Lamb on bass.  Tickets $25/30

Gulf Coast Town Center: 9903 Gulf Coast Main St, Fort Myers, FL 33913 (239) 267-5107 March 14, 28: Marty Stokes Band;

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/entertainment venues & three full-service bars. March 13: Brad Vickers & His Vestapolitans

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 Feb 28: Joey Gilmore Band. MAP

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

Mercato Lawn:  9123 Strada Pl., Naples FL 34108 Smokin’ Jazz 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.\

Olde Fish House Marina: 4530 Pine Island Road, Matlacha, FL 33993 (239) 282-9577 

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. 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  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

Riverside Park: 27300 Old Route 4, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 (239)657-2253
CREW Concert & Silent Eco Auction, Event Link:, Gates open 5pm, concert starts 6pm, $15 in advance, $20 at gate, March 21: Sarah Hadeka Band; The Juice.

Roadhouse Cafe: 15660 San Carlos Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33908 (239)415-4375. Every Wed: Danny Sinoff Quartet, 7-10pm. Every Tues: Dan Miller Quartet- Joe Delaney (piano), Don Mopsick (bass) and Tony Vigilante (drums), 7-10pm. Every Sat: Danny Sinoff Quartet, 7-10p. Every Sun: Gilly DiBenedetto, 7-10pm; March 3, 10, 17, 24Dan Miller Quartet, 7-10.  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.

Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center: 2301 First Street, Fort Myers FL 33901 8pm, March 20: Dan Miller - Lew Del Gatto Quintet Featuring GRAMMY Nominated Special Guest Vocalist Carla Cook. MAP

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. Feb 27: Marty Stokes Band . MAP

SS Hookers: 17501 Harbour Pointe Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33908 (239) 689-3857 March 14: 12:30-4, Marty Stokes Band.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 508 Riviera Street, Venice, FL 34285 7pm, March 13: Mike Markaverich Trio with Johnny Moore on Drums & Don Mopsick on Bass.

Tarpon Lodge and Restaurant: 13771 Waterfront Drive Pineland, FL 33945 (239) 283-3999 6-8:30pm,  March 17, 19: Sister Kaite.

Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center: 324 Pine Street, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 (727) 942-5605 

Two Brothers Homestyle Cooking Bar & Grill: 307 E. Marion Ave, Punta Gorda FL 33950 (941)347-8567. Two Brothers Homestyle Cooking Bar & Grill is Southwest Florida's hottest new restaurant feat/ Latin, American and Italian style cuisine. Two Brothers Homestyle Cooking Bar & Grill is also home to Southwest Florida's & Charlotte County's hottest new Blues Night Spot. Featuring some of the biggest National & International Blues Superstars from all over the World. We also pay homage to some of Southwest Florida's top Local & Regional Blues, R&B, Rock, Motown and Classic Soul Bands as well. Two Brothers features a 5 Star Menu with excellent 5 Star Rated Foods for a Blue Collar Price. We cater to the Blue Collar working men and women of Southwest Florida. Reservations Are Accepted W/ Dinner & Drinks For Any Of Our Free Patio Stage Concerts & Shows. To Make Reservations For Any Of Our Shows Or Concerts Please Call Our Special Reservations Line At (941)347-8567. Every Fri: 11am-1pm, Kentucky Blues Man Lou Canu  on the Patio Stage.  MAP 

Venice Arts Center: 390 Nokomis Ave S., Venice, FL 34285 South County Jazz Club Presents, Feb 22: Bill Buchman Jazz Trio; 26: 2pm, Mac Chrupcala Quintet, tickets $7/12 at door.

Venice Arts Center: 390 Nokomis Ave S., Venice, FL 34285 $50, 7:30pm, March 12: South County Jazz Club.

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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