Monday, July 28, 2014

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Placements for the August edition of Jazz & Blues Florida end Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

North of Palm Beach County, South of New Smyrna Beach, East of Rte 27; (Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River, Brevard, Osceola, Okeechobee, Orange, Seminole, & Eastern Lake Counties) (Metropolitan Areas of Orlando, Cocoa, Melbourne)
19th Hole Bar & Restaurant @ Indian Lake Estates Club House: 7510 Red Grange Blvd, Indian Lake Estates FL 33855 (863)692-2116 Italian Buffet starting at about 5pm,6-8:15pm,  TBA.
Abbey, The: 100 S. Eola Dr., Suite 100, Orlando, FL 32801 (407)704-6261 Sept 14: Central Florida Jazz Society Concert, 3pm; 21: Afro Bob Alliance.
Airport Restaraunt and Gin Mill: 1120 Flight Line Blvd Deland FL 32724  August 29: Smokin' Torps , 9pm-1am. MAP
Alley Blues Bar: 114 S. Park Ave, Sanford, FL 32771 (407)328-4848 Every Sun 5p: Blues & BBQ Jam hosted by Doc Williamson. Every Tues 8p: Juke Joint Jam w/ Doc & Herb. Every Wed 8p: Ladies Night Blues Jam w/ Doc Williamson, Auggie Antoine, and Stephen Plotnick. Every Thurs 8p: Thursday Night Blues Jam-Special Guest Host. 2nd Thurs of the Month: Alive After Five Street Party in Downtown Sanford, Paul Stott Group, 5-8pm; Followed by blues jam.  Every 3rd Friday its Orange Blossom Blues Society Member Happy hour from 8-9 pm(Proof of membership is required).  Aug 14 Alive After 5 : Paul Stott Group. MAP
Al's Landing: 111 W. Ruby St.,Tavares, FL 32778 

www.  (352)742-1113.   Great food and adult beverages – all served in a resort-style indoor / outdoor setting overlooking one of the largest lakes in Tavares Blues every weekend; Aug 29: The Paul Stott Group, 7pm.
Altamonte Chapel: 825 E. SR 436, Altamonte Springs FL 32701 (407)339-5208 The second set is always a Jam Session if you'd like to join, bring your axe (vocalist are welcome too). July 27: Rich Walker, Jeff Phillps, Charlie Silva, Dennis Laak; August 31: Chris Rottmayer (piano), Chuck Archard (bass), Keith Wilson (drums) with special guests John DePola (trumpet) and Dan Jordan (sax); Sept 28: Kid Dutch and his New Orleans Music";  Oct 26: Allan Vaché, Jeff Phillips (piano), Charlie Silva  (Bass) and Dennis Laak (Drums); Dec 14: Carol Stein and Friends - Eddie Marshall (sax); Charlie Bertini (trumpet), Charlie Silvia (bass), Barry Smith (drums).   
Amway Center: 400 W. Church St. Orlando, FL 32801 (407)440-7900 
www.  Dec 17: The Black Keys.
BB King's Blues Club: 9101 International Drive, Suite 1040, Orlando, FL 32819 (407)248-1196. 6:30-8:30 Every Fri: Shaun Rounds. Aug 5: Beutiful Bobby Blackmon & The B3 Blues Band; 16: RJ Harmon; 23: Josh Miller Band; 30: Josh Miller Band; 31: Shaun Rounds Band.
Beach Shack: 1 Minutemen Causeway, Cocoa Beach FL 32931 321-783-2250. Every Fri-Sat: 8pm Blues; 8pm-midnight Every Thur: Spacecoast Playboys blues jam.  Aug 3:  Robert "Top" Thomas and The Swamp Kings, 6pm;  Sept 19:  Robert "Top" Thomas and The Swamp Kings; Sept 21:  Robert "Top" Thomas and The Swamp Kings 4pm; 26: Smokin' Torpedoes, 8pm; Nov 8: Smokin' Torpedoes, 8pm.   MAP
Belle Isle Bayou: 5180 S. Conway Ave., Orlando, FL 32812 (407)250-6763  August 8, Sept 12, Oct 10: Paul Stott Duo. MAP
Bistro CloClo: 7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd, Suite 22 Orlando, FL 32819 (407)745-5045 11:30am-2:30pm, Every Sunday: Jazz Brunch featuring the Tommy Bridges Quartet. (Checked 7/1/14)
Black Hammock - Lazy Gator Bar: 2316 Black Hammock Fish Camp Road, Oviedo, FL 32765 (407)365-2201  Music every weekend. 9pm-1am, Aug 30: Shuffle-tones. MAP
Blue 42:  14195 W Colonial Dr. Winter Garden, August 10: Orange Blossom Blues Society Central Florida Blues Challenge from 1-6 pm. Bands in the Challenge: Andrew Williams Band, Don't Scare the Dog, Paul Stott Group, Pitbull of the Blues.
Blue Room: 5937 Cypress Gardens Blvd., Winter Haven, Florida 33884 Live Jazz every Wednesday.
Bombshell's Tavern: 5405 Edgewater Dr, Orlando, Florida 32810 (407)730-3999  7pm, Aug 8: Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes and Guests.
Brasas Steakhouse: 109 Orlando Ave., Cocoa Village, FL 32922 (321)750-8227 6-9pm, Every Thur & Fri: Live Latin Jazz. (last checked 4/9/14)
Brownwood Paddock Square: 2705 West Torch Lake Drive, The Villages, FL 32163 TBA.
Cariera's Cucina Italiana: The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips, 7600 Dr Phillips Blvd #12, Orlando, FL 32819 (407)351-1187  Music every Wednesday; Every Weekend: Elliot Hart.
Chillin the Most: 4304 N.E. Ocean Blvd., Jensen Beach 34957 (772)232-6483 Every Friday Frank "The Tank" @ 7pm, Every Saturday Victoria Leigh at 1pm, Every Sunday Frankie Montanna at 6pm; Live Music @1  
Cocoa Beach Country Club: 5000 Tom Warriner Boulevard, Cocoa Beach, FL 32931-2055  (321)868-3351 Space Coast Jazz Society Concert, 2pm, Aug 10: Kenny Clarke B-3 Jazz Quartet; Sept 14: Charlie Bertini's Triology with Jeff Phillips and Paul Parker; Oct 12: Picnic and jazz jam (at Rotary Park On river at Suntree Blvd.) w/ Rich Abrahams Quartet; Nov 9: Valerie Gillespie Trio; Dec 13: Annual Christmas Gala; Jan 11: TBA.
Crowne Plaza Melbourne Oceanfront Resort:  2605 Florida A1A, Melbourne, FL 32903 Info at: (321)783-9004 Jan 30, 31, Feb 1: Smooth Jazz Weekend w/ Saxophonist Mindi Abair, Guitarist Peter White, Saxophonist Jackiem Joyner, Guitarist Nick Colionne, Trumpteer Rick Braun.
Crawdaddy's: 1949 NE Jensen Beach Blvd., Jensen Beach, Fl. 34957 (772)225-3444. 7:30pm, Every Thur: The Shakers.
Dock at River Rock: 6485 U.S. 1, Rockledge, FL 32955 (321)757-7200 6:30-9:30pm, Every Thur: Kenny Clarke B-3 Trio.
Downtown Cocoa Beach & Country Club Pavilion: Space Coast Music Festival 2014,  Sept 18-21: Bands/Schedule TBA. Contact (321)636-7231 or for sponsorship opportunities.
Downtown Eustis: FL 32726 (352)483-5430  1st Friday Street Party - Panther Spirit Fundraising for Eustis High School Events and Activites, 6-10pm, Aug 1: Smokin' Torpedoes., Nightly Blues MAP
Downtown Fort Pierce Marina Square Gazebo: Melody Lane, Downtown, Ft. Pierce FL 34950 (772)940-1144  Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Presents The Jazz Market, Every Sat, 8am-12:30pm w/ Live Jazz at the Gazebo 9am-noon the first Saturday of each month - Jazz in the Gazebo, 9am-Noon.  MAP
DrummersOnly Drum Shop: 1532 SE Village Green Dr. Port St Lucie 34952 (772)337-4002  Drums, Percussion, Instruction - WE BUY, SELL, RENT & Repair all Vintage and New Percussion Equipment and Accessories. Drummersonly Drum Shop Presents Drum Circles w/ Kevin Beatkeeper as Facilitator. These events are FREE and open to the public. Bring your own instrument and join in and if don’t have one we try to provide you one so you can start playing right away. August 13: 5-6PM  Group Instruction, 6-8PM  Drum CircleMAP
Earl’s Hideaway: 1405 Indian River Dr., Sebastian FL 32958 (772)589-5700.  Every Thursday- Kevin McCullers 8pm-12am, Fri set: 8:30pm-12:30am, Sat sets: 2-6pm & 8:30pm-12am; Sun set: 2pm start.  July 27: Selwyn Birchwood Band (Jazz & Blues Florida June 2014 Edition Featured Artist); Aug 3: Joe "Survival" Caruso - Hot & Spicy New Orleans Blues;  10: Surf Riders - Beach Boys Tribute Band; 17: Dr. Lee's Regulators; 23: Danny Morris Band (2-6pm); 24: King muDDfish; 31: Jeffrey James Band - Earl's 15th Anniversary under current ownership!; Sept 1: Stacy Mitchhart Big Band - Labor Day Celebration!; Sept 7: Little Mike & Blues Tornados; 14:  Ellie Lee & Blues Fury; 21: RJ Howson Band; 28: David Shelley & Bluestone; Oct 5: Southern Hospitality; 12: Ghost Town Blues Band; 19: Doug Deming & the JewelTones w/ Dennis Gruenliing; 26: Chris Duarte & TBA; Nov 2: Lions Club Poker Run - David Shelley & Bluestone; 9: VET FEST - Sauce Boss Bill Wharton w/ JP Soars and the Red Hots; 16: TBA; 23: Devon Allman Honeytribe; 30: Terry Hanck Band; Dec 7: Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers; 14: Victor Wainwright & The Wild Roots; 21: TBA; 28: Slam Allen; Jan 4: Tas Cru; 11: David Shelley & Bluestone; 18: Frank Bang; 25: TBA; Feb 1: Albert Cummings, 8: TBA; 15: Josh Smith Big Band; 22: Ana Popovic. (F)(D)(I/O) Map Need a Hotel?
Eau Gallie Square: 1452 Highland Avenue, Melbourne , FL 32935.  Jazz Friday - First Friday of the month in conjunction with the Eau Gallie Arts District, Foosaner Art Museum is sponsoring live jazz. Free, 6:30-9:30pm, Aug 1: The Space Coast Jazz Society Big Band; Sept 5:  Sybil Gage.
Eddie Rose Amphitheatre: 247 Cranes Roost Blvd., Altamonte Springs, FL 32701  (407)571-8863 Jazz Jams Uptown, 7-10PM,.
Eddie V's: 7488 West Sand Lake Road, Orlando FL 32819 (407)355-3011 July 29: Jim Lucas Trio; 21: Tim Franklin Trio, 6:30-10:30; 22: Peter George Trio; 23: Ken Gustafson Trio; 24: Terry Harr; 25: Heather Friedman; 26: Tim Franklin Trio, 6:30-10:30; 27: Jim Lucas Trio; 28: Tim Franklin Trio, 6:30-10:30; 29: Peter George Trio; 30: Ken Gustafson; 31: Terry Harr.
Fish on Fire: 7937 Daetwyler Drive, Belle Isle, FL 32812 (407)812-6881, 9pm, Blues Jam every Thursday. Sept 13:  Smokin' Torps, 8:30pm. MAP
Florida Discount Music- Open Mike's: 454 N Harbor City Blvd Melbourne, FL 32935 (321)254-5645. 6-9pm, Every Thur: Rockin' Blues jam w/ Nathan Thorpe. 6-9pm, Every Fri: Friday night jazz jam w/ Ron Pirtle, Al Brodeur & Kristen Warren. (Checked 6/1/14)
Fodor's Grove: 2218 Vincent Rd, Orlando, FL 32817 (407) 923-0712 October 25:  Belmont & Jones w/ Passerine. (8pm).
Fort Pierce Yacht Club: 700 Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34948 (772)461-9152  Key West Gumbo & Shrimp Boil to benefit award winning Jazz on Moore’s Creek. Tickets are $35 for single and $60 for a pair/couple and are available at or call (772)462-2481. 4-10pm, Sept 6(Tentative): Elisha “Atlas” Parris & Band.
Gettin Crabby: 4110 SE Salerno Rd, Stuart, Florida 34997 TBA.
Grand Bohemian Hotel: 325 South Orange Ave. Orlando, FL 32801 (407)313-9000, Jazz Brunch, 10am-2pm, Every Sun: Various Artists.
Heidelberg Restaurant: 7 N. Orlando Ave Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 (321)783-4559 Pianist Mark Hubrouck from 6 PM Wed-Sat in the restaurant.
Heidi’s Jazz Club: DownBeat Magazine February 2013 - voted as of the world's top jazz venues for 2013! : 7 N Orlando Ave. Cocoa Beach, FL 32931 321-783-4559. Club Hours: Wed-Sun 5pm-1am, Closed Mon & Tues; Happy Hour Jazz Every Wed & Fri: Steve Kirsner and Friends, 5-7:45pm; Wed: Steve Kirsner and Friends,6-9pm. Every Fri: Steve Kirsner and Friends, 5-8pm & Ron Teixeira Trio, $5, 8:30-midnight; Every Sat: The Ron Teixiera Trio, often with featured performers, 8-12am; Sun: Heidi's Famous Jam Session, 7-11; Aug 2: Guitar virtuoso Larry Coryell, $20; 8, 9: Vocalist Annie Sellick, $15; 22: Frank Puzzullo, 8:30pm-midnight; 23: Frank Puzzullo, 8pm-Midnight; 29: Frank Puzzullo, 8:30pm-Midnight; 30: Frank Puzzullo, 8pm-Midnight. Sept 1: Heidi's will begin their summer vacation; Sept 24: Heidi's reopens after summer vacation; Oct 10: Diane Marino Quartet - Diane Marino  (Piano/Vocals)  Terry Myers (Sax)  Frank Marino (Bass)  Stan Soloko (Drums), $15, 8:30pm-midnight; 17: Vocalist and trumpeter Bria Skonberg, $15.  MAP Need a Hotel?
Hilton At Rialto Place: 200 Rialto Place, Melbourne, Fl  32901 . Tickets Available At: Brevard Music Group 321-783-9004  
House of Blues - Kitchen: 1490 E. Buena Vista Dr. Orlando FL 32830 (407)934–2583  10pm Live entertainment every weekend also on the patio.
Inlet, The: 110 South Ocean Drive, Fort Pierce FL 34949 (772)882-3602 $15-$75, 7pm, Aug 15: Lauren Mitchell Band .  (Jazz & Blues Florida July 2014 Featured Artist)
JazzTastings: 164 Lake Ave Maitland , FL 32708 (407)661-1190.  Jazz 6 nights a week, Tue-Thur 7pm, Friday, Saturday -8PM, Sun 5pm, $5per person during entertainment hours on Friday & Saturday, Check Website for performers and dates. (Checked 6/1/14). Sept 3: Blues Night w/ Smokin' Torpedoes, 7-11pm. 
JB's Fish Camp: 859 Pompano Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 (386) 427-5747  Aug 8, 22: Robert "Top" Thomas and The Swamp Kings 4:30pm to 8:30pm.
Jessie's Lounge: 113 3rd Street SW, Winter Haven FL 33880  (863)298-9815 Central Florida Dog Days Blues Fest. $10adm/$5 after 11pm, Aug 16: Bobby Blackmon & The B3 Band, Last Exit Blues Band, Soul2Earth, Joe Willy Band, The Jug Brothers, Jam Session starts at 11pm.
 Kenny D's: 4711 Babcock Street NE, Palm Bay FL 32905 (321)724-9462 7-10pm, Every Thur: Swamp Fox Band Hosts Open Jam with Areas Best Musicians. MAP
Key West Bar: 2286 Highway A1A, Indian Hrbr Bch, FL 32937 (321)773-1577  9pm-1am, Aug 8: Danny Morris Band; Spet 6: Danny Morris Band.
King Center for the Performing Arts - Studio Theatre: 3865 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL 32935 (321)433-5720 Brevard Music Group Concert Series. 8pm, Aug 13: Brevard Music Group Presents  ROCK 'N' BLUES FEST - A TRIBUITE TO Johnny Winter W/ The Edgar Winter Band, Vanilla Fudge, Peter Rivera formerly of Rare Earth, and Savoy Brown's Kim Simmonds - TICKETSSept 23: Experience Hendrix;  Sept 26: Marc Antoine; Oct 15: Tim Reynolds & TR3; Dec 14: Peter White Christmas with Peter White, Rick Braun & Mindi Abair. MAP
King's Duck Inn: 4155 N Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island, FL 32953 (321)452-5925 8pm-midnight Aug 9: Danny Morris Band; Sept 13: Danny Morris Band.
La Sirena Gorda "The Fat Mermaid": 118 S Palmetto Avenue, Sanford, FL 32771 Aug 30: Monthly Blues Night - Last Saturday of Each Month.
Lake Concord Park: 95 Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry, FL 32707 Second Friday of each month, 6-9pm, Art & Music in the Park and The Food Truck Bazaar. MAP
Lake Sumter Landing: 1000 Lake Sumter Landing, Lady Lake, FL 32162 (352753-2270 5-9pm, Sept 19: Smokin' Torps. MAP
Lil Indies: 1036 N. Mills Ave., Orlando, FL 32803 (407)898-5070  Every First Monday: Absinthe Jazz Trio.
Lost Parrot: 100 E 4th Ave, Mt Dora, FL 32757  (352)729-2685 Every Tuesday Night, 7pm - 9pm Downstairs Lounge, is Martinis & Smooth Jazz with the TNT Trio. 
Lou's Blues: 3191 North A1A, Indialantic FL 32903  (321)779-2299 Oct 9: Samantha Fish; Nov 12: Devon Allman.
McCalls: 999 Alvarez Avenue , The Villages, FL 32159 (352)750-9441. 8-11pm,  Aug 8: Shuffle-tones; Nov 7: Shuffle-tones.  MAP
Moore's Creek Linear Park: 428 North 8th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 Jazz on Moore's Creek, Free Concert, 5:30pm Social networking, 7pm Show,.
Orlando Brewing: 1301 Atlanta Ave. Orlando, FL 32806 (407)872-1117 8pm, Sept 19: Joe "Survival" Caruso - Hot & Spicy New Orleans Blues. MAP
Paul P. Williams Auditorium: 9501 US Hwy 441, Leesburg, FL 33488 (352)365-3506 Lake Sumter State College Performing Arts Series, Oct 25, 26: The Four Freshmen; Nov 15, 16: Glenn Miller Orchestra; March 7 & 8: Swingtime Starring The Jive Aces Featuring The Tinseltown Jitterbugs.
Pineapple Joe’s: 6297 N. US 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34946  (772)465-6930 Blues Alliance of the Treasure Coast's “Open Jam” On-going Thursday night jam, Free, 7-10pm, Host band changes.
Plaza Live: 425 N Bumby Orlando FL 32803 Nov 14: Tab Benoit.
Pirate's Loft at Pirate’s Cove Resort and Marina: 4307 SE Bayview St., Stuart, Fl 34997 (772)287-2500 4-?pm, Oct 15: Blues Alliance of the Treasure Coast Local IBC Competition.
Pisces Rising: 239 West 4th Avenue, Mount Dora, FL 32757 (352)385-2669 Sunday Live Jazz Brunch on the deck noon-3pm, (Weather Permitting). Aug 1: Paul Stott Group ,7-10 pm; Sept 20: Smokin' Torps, 7-10pm MAP
Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens: 2410 Southeast Westmoreland Boulevard, Port St Lucie, FL 34952, Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Wednesday Jazz Jams Every Other Wednesday.  $5 Cover for non-members & $4 for members. Discount also applies to Gardens' Members. July 30: Jazz Jam. MAP
Refuge, The: 2196 SE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, Florida 34996 (772)210-6959  7-10pm, Every Wed: Brian Menendez Jazz Trio; Aug 9:  Blues Alliance of the Treasure Coast's "Hooked on Blues" Presents Category 5 & The Storm Horns, 8pm-midnight, FREE.
Renningers: 20651 Us Highway 441, Mount Dora, FL 32757  (352)383-8393  Art of Everything -  Saturday, October 25th, from 10am until 5pm and Sunday, October 26th from 10am until 3pm with FREE admission,  Oct 26: Acoustic Blues by Rick Randlett, at 11am; Nov 9: Celebrate Big Al's  #60 at Music Lovers Jam at the Lake County Musician's Swap Meet, noon. MAP
Sebastian Beach Inn – SBI: 7035 S. Hwy A1A, Melbourne Beach FL 32951  (321)728-4311 Sept 14: Danny Morris Band, 2-6pm.
Spanish Springs Town Square: Lady Lake, FL 32159
Steagles Pub: 1395 Cypress Ave., Melbourne, FL 32935 (321)757-8550  $2, 2-5pm, Third Saturday of every month: SCJS Big Band - 17-piece jazz orchestra.
Sunrise Theater - Black Box: 117 S Second Street, Ft. Pierce FL 34950 Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society Tuesday night Black Box jams/shows.  Tuesday Jazz Jams. $6 Cover for non-members & $5 for members, $10 Special Event Pricing. Cash bar open. Refreshments & snacks available.   . MAP
Sunrise Theater: 117 S Second Street, Ft. Pierce FL 34950 Nov 21: Oriente; Dec 5: Little Jake & The Soul Searchers. MAP
Terra Fermata Tiki Bar: 26 SE 6th Street, Stuart, FL 34994 (772)286-5252 Aug 22: Blues Alliance of the Treasure Coast’s  “Hooked on Blues” presents Ben Prestage, Free, 7:30p.
Timucua White House: 2000 S. Summerlin Ave, Orlando FL 32806  7:30pm, Aug 31: Sergio Hazan with Michelle Amato; Sept 21: Per Danielsson Trio; Oct 19: Sanford Jazz Ensemble; 26: Marty & Michiko Morell + La Lucha; Feb 6: Osceola All Star Jazz; 15: Jenny Wilson Trio; March 22: Jua; 29: Daniel Saylor Quintet.
Toni and Joe's Patio: 309 Buenos Aires Ave New Smyrna Beach, Florida 32169 386-427-6850  Sept 1: 4-8pm Robert "Top" Thomas and The Swamp Kings featuring Mike Galloway; Oct 12: Robert "Top" Thomas, solo, acoustic 1-3pm.
Tremain's Tavern @ Lakeside Inn: 100 North Alexander Street Mount Dora, FL 32757 (800)556-5016 7-10pm, Every Fri: Johny Carlsson - Jazz Pianist - Trio with Barry Smith & Larry Jacoby.
Vines Grille & Wine Bar: 7563 West Sand Lake Rd., Orlando, FL 32819 (407)351-1227 Live Jazz Every Night. Call for schedule.
Vinz: 4885 Highway A1A, Vero Beach, Florida 32963 (772)224-1500. 7-10PM, Every Fri & Sat: Live Jazz. 
West End Trading Co: 202 S Sanford Ave, Sanford, Florida 32771 9pm,TBA.
White Wolf Café: 1829 N. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL, 32804 (407)895-9911 9pm, Every Thur: Latin Lovers Night; Every Fri: Live Jazz; 8-11pm. Every First Fri: Music Rememberance - Andrea Rowlison,  Jim Lucas & Bobby Koelble playing Jazz Standards with special musical guests.
Will's Pub: 1042 N. Mills Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32803 9pm, Last Wed of every month: The New Sam Rivers Rivbea Orchestra - through 12/31/14. Aug 15: Ben Prestage.
Wing Shack: 4650 E. Michigan St., Orlando, FL 32812 (407)381-4798 8:30pm, Wednesday : Paul Stott Group jam/open mic all genre.  MAP

Please Be Sure To Check With The Venue Prior To Attending…
Schedule Subject To Change

 Please Be Sure To Check With The Venue Prior To  Attending…
Schedule Subject To Change
Tavolino Della Nonna: 10181 West Sample Road, Coral Springs, FL 33065 (954)509-0046 Every Thursday, starting at 6pm, is Ladies Night with half priced cocktails and house wine. Aug 16: Jimmy Williamson and his All Star Band.  MAP
Dania Beach Bar & Grill: 65 North Beach Road, Dania Beach, FL 33004 954-923-4148 Aug 3: Rockin' Jake; 10: Piano Bob w/ Steve Arvey; 17: Grant Piper Band; 24: JC Crossfire Band; 31: Ben Prestage; Sept 7: Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl. MAP
Ye Olde Falcon Pub: 2867 S University Dr., Davie FL 33328 (954)424-0300 8-10pm, No Cover, Every Thur 8-2: Mike Norris Big Jazz Band.
33rd Street Wine Bar: 3337 NE 33rd St, Ft. Lauderdale FL 33308 (954)566-2111 Randy Bernsen plays here, but on short notice. Give them a call to find out...

Amaturo Theater: at Broward Center. 201 SW 5th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale FL 33312 (954)462-0222  Gold Coast Jazz Society 2014-2015 JAZZ CONCERT SERIES, Tickets at: Broward Center Box Office 954-462-0222 or online at All Shows at 7:45pm.  Additional info at or call (954)524-0805. Wednesday, Nov 12: Bill Allred Classic Jazz Band - Jazz Comes Up the River…From Bourbon Street to the Big Bands; Wednesday, Dec 10: Bill Charlap Trio; Wednesday, Jan 14: Janis Siegel & the Shelly Berg Trio - Jazz Meets Broadway (Pre-concert Jazz Riff jazz talk at 7:00 pm with Stu Grant.); Friday, Feb 13: An Evening with Arturo Sandoval & the South Florida Jazz Orchestra ($45); Friday, March 13: Michael Kaeshammer Trio  (Pre-concert Jazz Riff jazz talk at 7:00 pm with Stu Grant.); Wednesday, April 8: Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio – The Mighty B3 (Pre-concert Jazz Riff jazz talk at 7:00 pm with Stu Grant.); Wednesday, May 13: Mike Longo, Jazz Pianist & the Gold Coast Jazz Society Band - Be-Bop and Beyond (Pre-concert Jazz Riff jazz talk at 7:00 pm with Stu Grant.) MAP
ArtServe : 1350 E. Sunrise Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale FL 33304, 7:30-9:30pm - FREE ADMISSION & FREE PARKING,  Every First Fri: FIRST FRIDAY JAZZ JAMS - Jam Session for Student Musicians hosted by Gold Coast Jazz Society. Jazz students - Bring your instrument, your friends & family and jam with our professional jazz musicians led by Nicole Yarling. Jazz Buffs – Come hear some great jazz! MAP
Blue Jean Blues: 3320 NE 33RD St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 (954)306-6330. $5 cover Wed-Fri-Sat nights. Every Wed:  Danny Burger Musician Showcase (8pm-midnight). July 30: Bobby Lee Rodgers / Featuring Tom McCormick   w/ Danny Burger on drums, 8pm-midnight. MAP
Chatham House: 4331 North Ocean Drive, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea FL 33308 (954)351-0310, Live Jazz Every Friday, 7:30-10:30pm.
Cheers: 941 E Cypress Creek Rd. Ft. Lauderdale FL 33334 (954)771-6337  $10/$8 For SFBS Members, 2pm Doors, 3pm Show, Sunday, Aug 31: 12th Annual South Florida Blues Society Harmonica Blow-Off "A Roomful Of Wind."  All Featured Harp Players Will Be Backed By Little Mike & The Tornadoes.  Players Include: Billy Burns, Cadillac Chuck, Hurricane Hawk, Nick Trill, Clay Goldstein, Pix-E Ensign, Dr Lee, "Jumpin' Jack Bluni, Niles "Red Bean" Blaize. MAP
Downtowner Saloon: 1 (954) 463-9800 Every Thursday Sunset Blues happy hours 5:30-8:30. Every Saturday Live Bands ~ 8:30pm. Every Sunday blues brunch solo artists ~ 12:30 -2:30. Aug 23: JP Soars & The Red Hots.  MAP
Fishtales On 33rd: 3355 NE 33rd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308  (954)689-2344 Aug 24: JP Soars & The Red Hots. MAP

Maguire's Hill 16: 535 North Andrews Ave. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (954)764-4453. Every Fri & Sat Live Music Shows at 9pm. Every Wed: Jimmy Powers & Tiffany host open mic, 8-11pm. Aug 1: Play Street;  2: Otis Cadillac;  6: Open Mic Hosted by the Whoopsies;  8:  Albert Castiglia;  9: Randi & The Blue Fire Band;  13: Open Mic Hosted by the Whoopsies;  15: The Whipping Post;  16: Clasic Rock Therapy;  20: Open Mic Hosted by the Whoopsies;  22: Shaky T;  23: Randi & The Blue Fire Band;  27: Open Mic Hosted by the Whoopsies;  29: Blaize-n-Altar;  30: Rachelle Caba.  MAP
Miniaci Performing Arts Center: 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314 (954)262-5479 South Florida JAZZ 2014-15 Season Series, November 8: Brazilion Trio; December 13: Sublime Saxophone Summitt featuring Jimmy Heath, Benny Golson, and Javon Jackson; Jan 10: Tomas Cotik & Tao Lin - Tango Nuevo: The Music of Astor Piazzolla; Feb 14: Larry Coryell Trio w/ Larry Gray and Paul Wertico; March 14: Warren Wolf & Wolfpack; April 11: Manuel Valera & New Cuban Express; May 9: Cecile McLorin Salvant; June 13: Clayton Bros Quintet. MAP
Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library: 3100 Ray Ferrero , Jr. Blvd, Ft. Lauderdale FL 33314 (954)262-5477 Summer Jazz Program, Free and open to the public, 2-3pm, July  27: Fernando Ulibarri Quartet.
Riverwalk: Along New River. Every 1st Sun: 11am-2pm SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch. (954)828-5363  11am-2pm, 1st Sunday Riverwalk Jazz. Closed for Summer.

Mardi Gras Gaming & Casino: 831 North Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach, FL 33009 (954)924-3200 8pm-midnight, Aug 25: JP Soars & The Red Hots. MAP
ArtsPark at Young Circle: 2600 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, FL 33020 (954)924-2980 ARTSPARK LIVE! - Every Saturday, 8pm-9:30. MAP
Beach Theatre Band Shell: 100 Johnson Street, Hollywood, FL 33020 (954)921-3404  Mon-Wed: 7:30-9pm Music & Dancing Under the Stars (weather permitting); Every Fri: 7:30-9pm Boardwalk Friday Fest. Aug 1: Jay Blues Band; Sept 27: Rockin' Jake.
Cuenca Cigar Montecristo Lounge: 1928 Harrison Street, Hollywood FL 33020  Third Saturday every month, Artwalk with Live Music. MAP
Hard Rock Café at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino: 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood FL 33314, 9-11pm, Aug 24: JP Soars & The Red Hots; Nov 5: Natalie Cole. MAP
Riptide Tiki Bar: 2300 N Surf Rd, Hollywood, FL ?33019 (954) 921-7667  1pm, Every Wed: Eddy Balzola Acoustic Soul . MAP
Taco Beach Shack: 334 Arizona Street, Hollywood FL 33019 (954)920-6523 7pm, Every Tues: Eddy Balzola Acoustic Soul . MAP
Great Lawn: (intersection of Pompano Beach and Atlantic Boulevard, city of Pompano Beach) Aug 8: Replay! Pompano Beach Music Under The Stars (7-9pm) MAP
Henry's Hideaway: 1500 South Andrews Avenue, Pompano Beach, FL 33069 (954)563-5390 HAGS Hot Jazz & Alligator Gumbo Society, Members $5 / Non-members $10, 1-4pm, Every fourth Sunday: Dixieland Jazz & Swing Jazz by various live bands.
Papa's Raw Bar - Bimini Room: 4610 North Federal Highway, Lighthouse Point, FL 33064   (954)830-0014 7:30-10:30pm, Every Fri & Sat: Bob Hanni jazz vocals and guitar.
Rips Sports Bar at Diamond Strike Lanes:  2200 N Federal Hwy, Pompano Beach FL 33062 (954)941-0968  Aug 22: JP Soars & The Red Hots. MAP
All That Jazz Café: 3491 N. Hiatus Rd., Sunrise, FL 33351  (954)572-9399 6-11pm, Fri & Sat: Dinner & Live Music with the "All That Jazz Trio".   MAP



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Fest Name Location Date Type
Great American Blues Festival & BBQ Challenge Panama City Beach 08/16/14 Blues
Central Florida Dog Days Blues Fest Winter Haven 08/16/14 Blues
Jerome Brown BBQ and Music Festival Jacksonville 08/30/14 Music
Kayak, BBQ & Blues Festival Perdido Key 09/06/14 Blues
Fernandina Beach 09/12/14 Blues
Florida Scallop & Music Festival Port St. Joe 09/12/14 Music
Space Coast Music Fest Cocoa Beach 09/18/14 Music
Hernando County Bluesapalooza Casselberry 09/20/14 Blues
New Smyrna Beach Jazz Fest New Smyrna Beach 09/26/14 Jazz
The Fish House Fall Music Festival Miami 09/27/14 Music
Tangerine Blues Fest Gulfport 09/27/14 Blues
Amelia Island Jazz Fest Amelia Island 10/05/14 Jazz
Festival Miami 2014 Coral Gables 10/10/14 Music
Winter Garden Music Fest Winter Garden 10/10/14 Music
Daytona Blues Fest Daytona Beach 10/10/14 Blues
Jazz Up! Dunnellon Dunnellon 10/11/14 Jazz
Magnolia Fest Live Oak 10/16/14 Music
Clearwater Jazz Holiday Clearwater 10/16/14 Jazz
St. John's River Blues Fest Palatka 10/18/14 Blues
'Thin Man’ Watts Jazz Fest Deland 10/18/14 Jazz
College Park Jazz Fest  Orlando 10/24/14 Jazz
Pat Ramsey Memorial Benefit Concert for Big Bend Hospice Bradfordville Blues Club 10/25/14 Music
Hoodoo Voodoo Halloween Blues Ball Ft. Lauderdale 10/31/14 Blues
Miami Nice Jazz Festival Miami 11/01/14 Jazz
Dunedin Wines the Blues Dunedin 11/08/14 Blues
Sunny Isles Beach Jazz Fest Sunny Isles Beach 11/14/14 Jazz
Venice Brews & Blues Festival Venice 11/15/14 Blues
Lake House Bluesfest   Spring Hill 11/15/14 Blues
DeLand Original Music Festival DeLand 11/15/14 Music
Suncoast Jazz Classic Clearwater 11/21/14 Jazz
Bradenton Blues Festival Bradenton 12/06/14 Blues
Southern Pines Blues & BBQ Fest Perry 12/12/14 Blues
SW Florida Blues Fest Cape Coral 2014 TBA Blues
South Florida Dominican Jazz Fest Miami 2014 TBA Jazz
Red, White & The Blues Lakeland 2014 TBA Blues
Annual Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Festival Ft. Pierce  2014 TBA Jazz& Blues
Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society's Waterfront Blues Ft. Pierce 2014 TBA Blues
Destin Blues, Brews & BBQ Fest Destin 2014 TBA Blues
Ybor Jazz Festival Ybor City 2014 TBA Jazz
Nature Coast Friend of Blues Blues'n Bar-B-Que Fest Homosassa 2014 TBA Blues
Miami Beach Jazz Festival Miami Beach 01/01/15 Jazz
Pigz in Z'Hills BBQ and Blues Fest Zephyr Hills 01/17/15 Blues
Garlic Fest Delray Beach 02/06/15 Music
Sunshine Jazz Festival Ocoee 02/07/15 Jazz
Taste of New Orleans Blues & Brews Festival Ft. Pierce 02/14/15 Blues
Riverwalk Blues & Music Fest Ft. Lauderdale 02/14/15 Music
Clearwater Sea-Blues Fest Clearwater 02/20/15 Blues
Punta Gorda Wine & Jazz Festival Punta Gorda 02/21/15 Jazz
St. Petersburg Jazz Festival St. Petersburg 02/24/15 Jazz
3rd Annual Treasure Coast BBQ & Blues Marathon Festival Jensen Beach 02/27/15 Blues
Sarasota Jazz Fest Sarasota 03/01/15 Jazz
Festival of the Arts Boca Boca Raton 03/06/15 Music
Bonita Blues Fest 2015 Bonita Springs 03/06/15 Blues
Gasparilla Music Festival Tampa 03/07/15 Music
BBQ & Blues Vero Beach Vero Beach 03/07/15 Blues
Benji's Bluesdoogle New Smyrna Beach 03/20/15 Blues
Jazz in the Gardens Miami Gardens 03/21/15 Music
Wanee Music Festival Live Oak 04/16/15 Music
Lakeside Festival of Jazz Port Orange 04/17/15 Jazz
Seabreeze Smooth Jazz Fest Panama City Beach 04/22/15 Jazz
Smokin' Blues, Bikes & BBQ St. Cloud 05/01/15 Blues
Blue Crab Fest Palatka 05/16/15 Music
Jacksonville Jazz Fest Jacksonville 05/21/15 Jazz
Florida Folk Fest White Springs 05/22/15 Music
Earl's Music Fest Sebastian 05/23/15 Music
Indian River Jazz Fest Titusville 2015 TBA Jazz
City of Orlando Blues B-Q Orlando 2015 TBA Blues
Funky Biscuit Fest Boca Raton 2015 TBA Music
Cotee River Seafood & Blues Fest New Port Richey 2015 TBA Blues
Coral Gables BluesFest Coral Gables 2015 TBA Blues
Sunshine Music & Blues Festival Boca Raton 2015 TBA Music
Sunshine Music & Blues Festival St. Petersburg 2015 TBA Music
Brews, Blues & Q Englewood 2015 TBA Blues
Melton Mustafa Jazz Festival Miami Gardens 2015 TBA Jazz
Cocoa Village Mardis Gras Cocoa Village 2015 TBA Music
Blues & BBQ Fest Winter Garden 2015 TBA Blues
Carnaval on the Mile Coral Gables 2015 TBA Music
Sounds of Jazz & Blues Cape Coral 2015 TBA Music
Great Atlantic Festival Jacksonville 2015 TBA Music
Giving Hunger The Blues Sarasota 2015 TBA Blues
Taste of the Sea/Sandy Shoes Seafood Festival Ft. Pierce 2015 TBA Music
University of Central Florida Jazz Festival Orlando 2015 TBA Jazz
Ft. Pierce Jazz Festival Ft. Pierce 2015 TBA Jazz
Pork Butts & Blues Festival Ellenton 2015 TBA Blues
Biscuit Fest Boca Raton 2015 TBA Music
Rhythms & Ribs Fest St. Augustine 2015 TBA Music
Springing the Blues  Jacksonville 2015 TBA Blues
Tallahassee Jazz & Blues Festival Tallahassee 2015 TBA Music
Santa Fe Spring Arts Festival Gainesville 2015 TBA Both
Pensacola Jazz Fest Pensacola 2015 TBA Jazz
Child of the Sun Lakeland 2015 TBA Jazz
Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival Lake Wales 2015 TBA Jazz
Riverhawk Music Festival Polk City 2015 TBA Music
Sandestin Wine Festival Destin 2015 TBA Music
Tampa Bay Blues Fest St. Petersburg 2015 TBA Blues
Gulf Coast Rhythm and Ribfest Palmetto 2015 TBA Music
Sopchoppy Worm Grunting Festival Sopchoppy 2015 TBA Music
Backyard Bluesfest Ft. Myers 2015 TBA Blues
Gainesville Jazz Festival Gainesville/Tioga Town Cntr 2015 TBA Jazz
Gamble Rogers Folk Festival St. Augustine 2015 TBA Music
Quincy Blues and Barbecue Festival Quincy 2015 TBA Music
Miami International Jazz Fest Miami 2015 TBA Jazz
Southern Music Rising Fest Monticello 2015 TBA Music
WMNF Tropical Heatwave Tampa 2015 TBA Music
Cornbread & Collard Greens Festival Key Largo 2015 TBA Blues
Mount Dora Blues-n-Groove Weekend Mt. Dora 2015 TBA Blues
Myakka River Blues Fest Venice 2015 TBA Blues
Cocoa Village BBQ and Blues Festival Cocoa Village 2015 TBA Blues
Seawalk Music Festival Jacksonville 2015 TBA Music
Red, White and Blues Fest Santa Rosa Beach 2015 TBA Music
Overtown Rhythm and Art Festival Miami No Info Music
Boston's Red White & Blues Delray Beach No Info Blues
North East Florida Jazz Association Festival Palm Coast No Info Jazz
Brick City Blues Fest Ocala No Info Blues
Space Coast Rock & Blues Festival Malabar No Info Music
Florida Blue Blues & Music Fest Sarasota No Info Music
South Florida Boogie Woogie Piano Fest TBD No Info Blues
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Bayside Grille & Captain Morgan Beach Bar : 99530 Overseas Highway, Key Largo , FL 33037 (305)451-4885 Dinner service starts at 5pm. Live music every evening Mon - Sat. SPECIAL TOURING ARTIST BLUES EVENTS (7pm unless otherwise noted)-  July 26: Rockin Jake Band; Aug 2: Little Mike & The Tornedoes; Aug 23: Albert CastigliaMAP NEED LODGING?
Green Parrot: 601 Whitehead St Key West, FL 33040 (305)294-6133 July 31, Aug 1: Little Mike & The Tornedoes, 10pm, Aug 3: Little Mike & The Tornedoes, 5:30pm. MAP
Green Turtle Inn: 81219 Overseas Highway (MM 81.5) Islamorada, FL 33036  (305)664-2006 Late night jam, 10pm-1am, every Thur w/Dave Feder & guests.
Little Room Jazz Club: 821 Duval Street, Key West, Florida 33040 (435)640-2619 8pm, Every Tues: Caribbean Jazz w Jean Paul.

Jazz & Blues Florida  
Please Be Sure To Check With The Venue Prior To Attending…
Schedule Subject To Change

  Please Be Sure To Check With The Venue Prior To Attending…
Schedules Subject To Change

Club Lounge at The Turnberry Isle Resort: 19999 W. Country Club Dr., Aventura, FL  33180 (305)932-6200  7-10:30pm, 8pm-midnight, Every Thur: Mark Bornfield & D'Jamin Jazz Duo.
Café: at Books & Books: 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables FL 33134 (305)442-4408 7:30-11:30pm,  Every Fri: outdoor Jazz, African, Latin, Island, World.
Coral Gables Congregational Church: 3010 De Soto Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33134 Community Arts Program 2014 Summer Concert Series, 8:00 p.m. Every other Thursday - June 5 through August 14. GENERAL TICKET: $30 advance, $35 at the door (based on availability). PATRON TICKET: $50 advance; $55 at the door (based on availability. PATRON SERIES: $270 (All SIX Concerts). Order tickets by calling (305) 448-7421, ext. 153.  Or on line at . July 31: James Carter Organ Trio (Jazz & Blues Florida July 2014 Featured Artist); 14: Livingston Taylor. MAP
Globe Café & Bar: 377 Alhambra Cir. Coral Gables FL 33134 (305)445-3555. Live Jazz Every Saturday night. 
Fritz & Franz Bierhaus: 60 Merrick Way, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (305)774-1883  Aug 8: Piano Bob's 88s (Jazz & Blues Florida June 2014 Edition Featured Artist) w/ Bonefish Johnny. MAP
Open Stage Club: 2325 Galiano Street, Coral Gables, FL 33134  (305)441-7902 Sept 1: Frixos Psiloyenis Jam Session. MAP
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center: 10950 SW 211th Street, Cutler Bay, FL 33189 (786)573-5300 Aug 8: Sultans of Strings; Sept. 20: 3pm The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, D.C. FREE. Tickets are required with a limit of four per person. Tickets may be picked up in person beginning at noon, Saturday, August 2 at the Center's box office or online at; Nov 1(8pm): Etienne Charles - Creole Soul, A Miami Nice Jazz Festival Event.  MAP 
Arsht Center: 1300 Biscayne Blvd. Miami FL 33132 Nov 7: Take 6, Clint Holmes, Nnenna Freelon, Kirk Whalum, Shelly Berg, University of Miami Frost School of Music Henry Mancini Institute Big Band and the Miami Mass Choir; Dec 19: Ramsey Lewis, Gregory Porter and Lisa Fischer; Jan 9: Arturo Sandoval, Willy Chirino, Amaury Gutierrez, University of Miami Frost School of Music Henry Mancini Institute Big Band; Feb 20: Dianne Reeves and special guest Phil Perry; March 20: Michael Feinstein, Christine Ebersol and the University of Miami Frost School of Music Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra; April 24: Al Jarreau and David Sanborn.
Avenue D Jazz and Blues Lounge: 8 South Miami Ave., Miami, FL 33130 CLOSED as of 6/20/14.
Christy's Restaurant, Steakhouse Bar: 3101 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Miami, FL 33134 33134 (305) 446-1400 Every Fri: Hal Roland & Matt Bonelli.
Churchill’s: 5501 NE 2nd Ave. Miami, FL 33137 (305)757-1807 Every Mon: Fernando Ullibari plays a set from 10 - 11pm. At 11:30 it is an open jazz jam until 1:30.
El Bar Teartro Para Todos: 3119 Coral Way, Coral Gables FL 33145 (786)326-6555 9:30pm, TBA
Gusman Center for the Performing Arts: 174 East Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33131 (305)374-2444 "Lobby Lounge Jazz Series", 6:30-9pm, Sept 10: Oriente. MAP
Le Chat Noir: 2 South Miami Avenue, Miami FL 33130 (305)377-8899 8:30pm, Every Wed: Papo Delgado's "Descarga" Cuban Jazz. July 26: Federico Britos Quartet, 10pm; July 31: Eddy "Oriente" Balzola 9pm; Aug 15: Gary Campbell Quartet, 9:30p. MAP
Luna Star Café: 775 NE 125th St., North Miami FL 33161 (305)799-7123. Music Tues-Sat .... with special concerts some Sundays & Mondays. Aug 8: Joey Gilmore.
Miami Shores Country Club: 10000 Biscayne Blvd, Miami Shores FL 33138 (305)795-2363.  Sunday July 27: South Florida Jazz Hall of Fame Presents The 5th Annual Induction Ceremony Honoring Nestor Torres, Paquito d'Rivera, Dave Nuby, and posthumously Pete Minger, Jimmy Crawford and Panama Francis, Co-sponsored by Sunshine Jazz Organization, $15 door,  Sunshine Jazz Organization Members $10, Cash Bar/Free Parking, 6-10pm.
MOCA: Museum of Contemporary Art. 770 NE 125th St. N Miami, FL 33161 (305)893-6211. Every last Fri: 8pm free/adm Outdoor Jazz Concert.
Soyka's: 5556 Northeast 4th Court Miami FL 33137  (305)759-3117  9pm, Aug 8: Oriente; Sept 12: Oriente. MAP
Stage, The: 170 NE 38th Street, Miami, FL 33137 (305)576-9577 Aug 7: Ed Motta w/ Special Guest Batuke Samba Funk.
The Fish House: 10000 SW 56th St # 41 (Miller Road) Miami, FL 33165 (305)595-8453.  7-11pm, Every Wed: David Leon 4tet (Rainer Davies - guitar, Gary Thomas - bass, Rodolfo Zuniga - drums, David Leon - saxophones) + Jam;  8pm, Every Thur: Pro Blues Jam (w/ Guest Hosts Motel Mel, Michael Wainright, Darrell Raines, George Caldwell, Randy Robins, Julian Harris and Bill Clark). Every Fri (Michael Wainright and Steve Duell rotate most Fridays) & Sat (Motel Mel does most Saturdays). Sept 27, 28: The Fish House Fall Music Festival w/ Ira Sullivan, Wendy Pedersen, Marc Berner, Michael Orta, David Leon, Michael Wainright, Darrell Raines, Motel Mel, George Caldwell, Graham Wood Drout and MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!.  MAP
Town Kitchen & Bar: 7301 SW 57th Ct., South Miami, FL 33143 (305)740-8118 , noon-3pm, Every Sun: Sunday Jazz Brunch w/with The Jeffrey Kipperman Quartet & Sherrine Mostine. (updated 6/19/13)
WDNA 88.9 FM Jazz Gallery: 2921 Coral Way, Miami FL 33145 (305)662-8889 Aug 8: WDNA Jazz Bootcamp Ensemble, 8pm, $15;
WLRN: 91.3 Fm. (305) 995-2236 South Florida Arts Beat Hosted by Ed Bell. 1-2pm, Every Friday. Juen 20: Aaron Lebos.
WLRN: 91.3 Fm. (305) 995-2236 9:30pm-midnight, Mon-Fri: Evening Jazz w/ The Real Tracy Fields, w/irregular live interviews of local jazz artists. Every Monday night is Miami Locals night. Live interviews 10-10:30pm.
Betsy South Beach - Lobby Bar: 1440 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305)760-8288 8pm, July 30: Markus Gottschlic; 31: Debbie Orta.
Boteco Copacabana: 437 Española Way, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305)397-8824, Aug 1: Brazilian Jazz with Rose Max and Ramatis Moraes.
Loews Hemispere Lounge: 1601 Collins Ave, Miami Beach FL 33139  (305)604-1601 9pm, TBA. MAP
Maxine’s Bistro at Catalina Hotel & Beach Club: 1732 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305)674-1160 6-10pm, Every Wed: Rose Max & Ramatis; Every Friday: Alex Weitz Trio; Every Sat: Jay Blues Band; 10am-2pm, Every Sun: Sunday Jazz Brunch w/Arthur Barron and special guests.
Pinecrest Gardens: 11000 Red Rd, Pinecrest, Florida 33156 (305)669-6990   SOUTH MOTORS JAZZ SERIES at Pinecrest Gardens.  ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION SALES HERE. SERIES INFO - Gates 6:30pm, Show 8pm, Oct 18: Wendy Pedersen and the FIU Studio Jazz Big Band; Nov 1: Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet in a Tribute to New Orleans Jazz; Dec 13: Dr. Ed Calle and his Holiday Divas Nicole Yarling & Wendy Pedersen w/ his big band; Jan 10: Freddy Cole Quartet; Feb 21: Batuke Samba Funk in an evening celebrating Brazilian Carnival; March 14: Will Calhoun Trio; April 18: Shelly Berg & The Frost Concert Jazz Band. MAP

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Schedules Subject To Change
North of Orlando and East of Perry. (Metropolitan areas of Ocala, Gainesville, JAX, St. Augustine, Daytona, New Smyrna Beach)
Main Beach: 4 S Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034  4th Annual Amelia Island Blues Festival.  Friday, Sept 12: Gates will open at 5:30pm with music starting at 6:00pm with Fernandina Beach "Blues in School" Band with band leaders Johnny Robinson and Roger "Hurricane" Wilson. From 6:30 - 8:00pm, The Mojo Roots. Saturday, Sept 13: Gates open at 11:30am with music performances from 12:15 - 8:00pm. Ben Prestage (playing throughout day), Matthew Curry, Bernard Allison, Samantha Fish, John Primer and Curtis Salgado.
Brass Anchor Pub: 2292 Mayport Rd, Atlantic Beach, Florida 32233 (904)247-5329 Aug 8: Legendary JC's With Special Guests Smokestack.
Culhane's Irish Pub: 967 Atlantic Boulevard, Atlantic Beach, FL 32233 4-6pm,  Every 1st Sunday: John Thomas Group - Jazz & Great American Songbook.
Dirty Reds': 1451 Atlantic Blvd, Neptune Beach, FL 32266  (904)372-9438  Every Tue: Jack Corocoran and Smokestack host Tuesday Night Blues Club, 7-10pm.
Lillie's Coffee Bar: 200 1st Street, Neptune Beach, FL 32266 (904)249-2922 7:30-9:30pm, TBA
Ragtime Tavern: 207 Atlantic Blvd, Atlantic Beach, FL 32266 (904)241-7877 8pm, Oct 10, 11: Little Mike & The Tornadoes; MAP
Ellie Ray's River Landing Campground: 3349 NW 110th St, Branford, Florida 32008  (855) 748-3713 July 30: Rick Randlett Blues, 6:30-10:30pm. MAP
Top of Daytona Restaurant & Lounge: 2625 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach Shores, FL 32118 (386)767-5791 Piano Bar w/ a view, Every Wed 6-9pm and Every Fri & Sat 6-10pm.
Cafe Davinci: 112 W. Georgia Ave, Deland, FL 32720 (386)424-8282 7pm Every Tue: Jazz in the Courtyard - Davinci Jazz Experiment. Jazz ensemble led by trombonist Russell White. 9pm, Aug 1: JP Soars & The Red Hots. MAP
Elusive Grape: 133 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, FL 32724 (386)785-2467   TBA
101 Downtown: 201 SE 2nd Ave, Gainesville FL 32601  (352)376-4177 8-10pm, Every Wed: Scott Wilson Jazz Band. checked 7/11/13).
Amelia's Restaurant: 235 S Main St., Gainesville FL 32601 Every Wed: Swanson-Hill Jazz Duo. (checked 7/11/13)
Ballyhoo: 3700 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32607 (352)373-0059  6:30-9:30pm (inside and patio), Every Tuesday: Jazz Standards w/ Marty Liquori & Friends.
Bo Diddley Downtown Community Plaza: 111 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)393-8746  2014 "Free Fridays" Concert Series, Every Friday thru Oct 24. 7pm (Headlining show 8-10pm), Aug 8: R. Mutt Blues Band; 5: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Tribute by Other Voicesl 12: Heavy Petty; 26: Tropix; Oct 3: GramFest; 24: UF School of Music Ensembles. MAP
Brew Spot Café: 1000 NE 16th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)505-5470  Aug 2:  c, 7-10pm; 9: Little Jake & The Soul Searchers, $10, 8-11pm; Aug 16: 21 Blue, featuring Longineu Parsons and Ted Shumate, 8-11pm, $10. MAP
Bull, The: 18 SW 1st Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352)672-6266, 10pm-12:30am, Every Tue: Jazzology.
Cafe C: 424 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601  (352) 377-7433 Sunday Brunch ON HIATUS FOR SUMMER  Acoustic Blues w/ Middleground returns when the temp drop and sun shines!  MAP
Cymplify Coffee Company: 5402 NW 8th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32605, Every second Wed: North Central Florida Blues Society / Mark Armbrecht Host Acoustic Blues Open Mic. Sign up at 6pm. Music starts at 7pm. Aug 13, Sept 11, Oct 8, Nov 12, Dec 10. MAP
Dirty Bar: 2441 Northwest 43rd Street, Gainesville, FL 32606 (352)373-1141 North Central Florida Blues Society Jam: 3rd Sunday every month, 7-10:30pm, Aug 17: Third Sunday Blues Jam w/ host band JUST MAYBE; Sept 7: NCFBS IBC Local Competition.  MAP
Emiliano's Cafe: 7 SE First Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32608 (352)375-7381 6:30-10pm, Every Wednesday: Karl Weismantle accompanied by Ali Che’Ree; 7-9pm, 1st & 3rd Mondays: Brenda Bayne, Robert D'Amico & David Glennon Jazz Trio.
Five Bar:  104 S. Main Street, Gainesville, FL 32601  352.224.5253 Every Sunday: Jazz Brunch 11am-2:30pm.
Francesca's Trattoria: 4410 NW 25 Place,  Gainesville, FL 32606  (352)378-7152  Every Wed: High Note Jazz Nite w/ Nick DeCarlis Trio, 6:30-9:30pm. Aug 6: High Note Spotlight Series Guest Dr. Bill Prince.
High Dive: 210 SW Second Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)872-5949 North Central Florida Blues Society Quarterly Touring Artist Performance. Aug  24: BB King Entertainer of the Year and multiple Blues Music Award-winning Janiva Magness w/ Root Redemption Opening; Dec 14: Tas Cru, 2014 Blues Music Foundation KEEPING BLUES ALIVE award winner (Following day he will participate in NCFB's Blues In The Schools program!). MAP
Jake's Bistro: 14960 Main St, Alachua, FL 32615  (888) 250-5253  Jul 31: Middleground, 7-10 pm. (Near Conestoga) MAP
JAM, The: 817 W University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)577-5267 July 30: Down North.
Leonardo’s 706: 706 West University Ave. Gainesville, FL 32601 (352)378-2001  Every Thurs: Marty Liquori Jazztet plus guests, 7:06-10pm. Monday nights w/ Hot Club de Ville, 7-10pm
Loosey's: 120 SW 1st Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352)672-6465 7-10pm, Aug 10: Second Sunday Swing dance at Loosey's w/ the Swingtastics.
Napolatano’s: 606 NW 75th St, Gainesville FL 32607 (352)332-6671 TBA
Red Onion Grill: 3885 NW 24th Blvd # A Gainesville, FL 32605 (352)505-0088  7pm, Every First Sat: Jazz Night w/ Marty Liquori & Hot Club de Ville. 
Sandy's Place: 5001 NW 34th St., Gainesville, FL 32605 Phone (352)367-9993 8-11pm, Every Wed: The Don David Band (Southern Rock/Blues).  MAP
Square at Tioga Town Center: 105 Southwest 128th St # 200, Newberry, FL 32669 (352)333-3009 Tioga Town Center Summer Concert Series, 7-10pm, Free, Aug 29: Rick Randlett acoustic blues. MAP
Yearling: 14531 East County Road 325 Hawthorne, FL 32640 (352)466-3999 Thur-Sun: Florida Blues icon Willie "Real Deal" Green (Jazz & Blues Florida August 2013 Edition Featured Artist) plays the blues. Call to confirm times and nights. MAP
Great Outdoors Restaurant: 65 North Main Street High Springs, FL 32643 (386)454-1288  Aug 16: Little Mike & The Tornadoes; Sept 20: Little Mike & The Tornadoes; Oct 18: Little Mike & The Tornadoes; Nov 15Little Mike & The Tornadoes; Dec 20Little Mike & The Tornadoes. MAP
Florida Theater: 128 E Forsyth St Jacksonville, FL 32202 (904)355-5661 Dec 16: Joe Bonamassa.
Jazzland Cafe: 1324 University Boulevard North, Jacksonville, FL 32211 (904)240-1009. Every Tue: $5 w/ no minimum, 6-9pm, Jazz Jam Session Happy Hour w/ Jack Pierson -Piano,  Scott Mariash - drums, Mike Perez - bass.  MAP 
Metropolitan Park: 1410 Gator Bowl Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32202 (904)630-0837 Jerome Brown BBQ & Music Festival, Gates open at 11am, show starts at 12pm, until 10:30pm, Ticket info at Aug 30: Najee, Kurtis Blow, B.DeVine, Katz Downstairs, J. Collins, and more TBA.
Mudville Grill Listening Room: 3105 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207  (904)398-4326. Aug 7: Annie Sellick Trio;  Dec 18: Grant Peeples; Feb 12: Jon Shain & Rupert Wates. MAP
Parlour at Grape & Grain Exchange: 2000 San Marco Blvd Jacksonville, Florida 32207 904.396.4455 Monthly jazz jam session, first Friday of each month, hosted by the Al Maniscalco Quartet w/Joshua Bowlus. 9pm - 1am. 
Ponte Vedra Concert Hall: 1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 (904)209-0346 Feb 20: John Hammond.
Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park: 3076 95th Dr Live Oak, FL 32060 Oct 16-19: Magnolia Festival; Nov 13-16: Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival.
Toni & Joe's Patio: 309 Buenos Aires Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169 386-427-6850 Music on the Patio weather permitting Thurday-Sundays
Charlie Horse: 2426 E Silver Springs Blvd, Ocala, FL 34470 (352)622-4050 7-11pm, Every Mon: Blues Jam w/ Adams Bros.
Hilton Ocala: 3600 SW 36TH Avenue, Ocala FL 34475 (352)390-1515  6-9pm, Every Sat: Live Jazz in Arthur's Bistro w/ Dancing.
Miss Lynn's Saloon: 5436 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Silver Springs, FL 34488 (352)237-0300 7-11pm, Every Thur: Blues Jam hosted by Jerome Robinson.
Mojo Grill and Catering Co: 2015 SW 17th Street, Ocala, FL 34471 (352)369-6656 7pm, TBA
Frappes North: 123 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, Fl 32174  (386)615-4888 No Cover, 7-10pm, Aug 15: Sax in the City with Saxophonist Pat D'Aguanno.
Downtown Blues Bar & Grille: 714 St John's Ave, Palatka FL 32177 (386)325-5454. Closed. Sigh.....  

727: 101 Palm Harbor Pkwy Suite 101, Palm Coast, FL 32137 (386)627-8305 Aug 30: Linda Cole & Pat D'Aguanno.
Amici Italian Restaurant: 1915B A1a S, Saint Augustine, FL 32080 (904)461-0102 7-10pm, July 31: Linda Cole and Saxman Pat D'Aguanno play from The Great American Songbook.
Johnny's Restaurant & Bar: 3009 N Ponce De Leon Blvd, Saint Augustine, FL 32086 (904)829-8333 8:30pm, Every Wed: Ancient City Blues Society Jam Hosted by Capt. Jack.   MAP
Plaza de la Constitución: St George St, St Augustine, FL 32084 Concerts on the Plaza Series, Every Thur through Labor Day, 7pm, July 31: Rob Ellis Peck & Friends; Aug 7: Mike Hart Band.
Oasis: 4000 A1A & Ocean Trace Rd, St. Augustine Beach, FL 32080 (904)471-3424 5-8pm, Every Wed: E.T. Swing w/ Don Durkee - piano, James Whitfield - sax, Ted Tadesco - bass, Eddie Trestor - drums.
Rhett’s Piano Bar: 66 Hypolita St, St. Augustine FL 32084 (904)825-0502 Live Torch, Jazz, & Blues Nightly.
St. Augustine Amphitheater: 1340 A1A S, St Augustine, FL 32080  Sept 7: ZZ Top and Jeff Beck.
Saint Johns County Pier Park: 350 A1A Beach Blvd, St Augustine Beach, FL 32080  Music by the Sea Concert Series 2014 Sponsored by Saint Augustine Beach Civic Association. Wednesdays, May 14 thru Sept 24. 7pm. July 30: Jimmy Parrish & The Ocean Waves; Aug 8: Billy Buchanan & The Free Avenue Band; Sept 10: Go Get Gone.
Tini Martini Bar, Casablanca Inn: 24 Avenida Menendez, St Augustine, FL 32084  (904)829-0928 Every Fri & Sat: Bob Fraioli playing Solo Piano (Checked 7/1/14)
Rick's Downtown Grill: 301 E Call St, Starke, FL 32091 (904)964-9253 7pm, Ivan's Circle of Friends Blues Night (First Wed of every month) w/ Ben Champion.

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KEY: (F)=food, (D)=dancing, (I/O)=indoor/outdoor
NORTHWEST FLORIDA (Perry and west)
American Legion Post 13 Hall: 229 Lake Ella Dr. Tallahassee, FL, 32303 (850)222-3382 7-10pm Every Tue: Tallahassee Swing (17-pc big band & vocalists); Fri/Sat shows at 8:30pm. MAP
Aaron Bessant Park: 500 Pier Park Drive, Panama City Bch, FL 32413 Great American Blues Festival & BBQ Challenge Aug 16: Selwyn Birchwood (Jazz & Blues Florida June 2014 Edition Featured Artist) 1pm, TC Carr 2:15pm, Big Llou's Bluesville Revue 3:30pm, Betty Fox Band 5pm, Jimmy Thackery 6pm-7:30pm; 17:  Canned Heat 1pm-2:15pm, Honey Island Swamp Band 2:15-3:30pm, Joe Louis Walker 3:30-4:45pm, Homemade Jamz Band 4:45-6pm, Royal Southern Brotherhood 6-7:30pm. 
Backwoods Bistro: 401 East Tennessee Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 (850)320-6345  8pm, Aug 7: Ben Prestage; Sept 5: Zach Bartholomew Trio; 26: JP Soars & The Red Hots.
Beal Street Bottle Club: 70 Beal St, Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32548 (850)642-2221 Every Fri: Al Alvarado & Mo Blues 9-11:30pm; Every Sat (excluding special events) 9pm:  Beal Street Blues Band.
Bowery on Thirty A: 2052 W County Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 ?Every Tues: Geoff McBride & Jimmy Ward, 6-9pm; Every Fri: Geoff McBride & Jimmy Ward, 8-10pm, Every Sat: Geoff McBride & Jimmy Ward, 8-10pm. (thru end of August)          
Bradfordville Blues Club Bradfordville Blues Club: 7152 Moses Ln. Tallahassee FL 32309 (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: Weekend shows start at 10:00, doors open at 8:30. Weekday shows start at 8:30, doors open at 7:00. Reservations are available for most shows by calling the Club at (850) 906-0766.  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 7-9 pm at 106.1 FM in Tallahassee and at . Show Hank your appreciation the next time you see him! Aug 1: Betty Fox Band; 2: EG Kight; 15: Albert Castiglia; 16: Andy T & Nick Nixon; 22: "The Sauce Boss" Bill Wharton solo; 23: Brandon Santini;  Sept 5: Little G Weevil; 19: John Primer; 20: John Del Toro Richardson and Sean Carney; 26: Larry Garner; Oct 25: Pat Ramsey Memorial Benefit Concert for Big Bend Hospice. MAP (F)(D)(I/O) 
B-Sharp's Jazz Café: 648 West Brevard Street Tallahassee, FL 32304 (850)577-0748, TBA
Eddy Teach's Raw Bar: 240 East 3rd Street, St George Island, FL 32328 (850)927-5050 August 15, 16: Swingin' Harpoon Blues Band

Five Sisters Blues Café: 421 W. Belmont Street, Pensacola, FL 32502 (850)912-4856 Jazz Society of Pensacola Monthly Event. 6:30pm, Every Second Mon: Blue Monday - featuring a top area blues/jazz band. (Checked 4/24/14)
Funky Blues Shack: 707 Highway 98 East, Destin, FL 32541 (850)654-3839 7-10pm, Every Sun: Slim Fatz.
Green at Gulf Place (corner of Hwy 30A and Hwy 393): Santa Rosa Beach , FL 32459 (850)502-9233
Gutter Lounge - New Liberty Lanes: 3200 N Palafox Street, Pensacola, FL 32501 (850)434-6441 Blues Society of Northwest Florida Presents Monday Blues Open Jam, 7:30-10:30pm, Every Mon: Different host band each week.
Hi Fi Jazz Café: 1617 South Adams Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301 (850)298-8092 
La Brisa (inside Quality Inn): 51 Gulf Breeze Pkwy., Gulf Breeze, FL 32561  (850)932-8638  Jazz Society of Pensacola Monthly Event. 6:30pm, Every First Mon: JAZZ JAM - Performing musicians are invited to sit-in and they are admitted free. (checked 7/1/14)
Lili Marlene's in Seville Quarter:130 E. Government St, Pensacola, FL 32502  8pm, Every Mon: Blues Jam Hosted by Blues Society of NW Florida.
Maritime Park Amphitheater: 301 W Main St, Pensacola, FL 32502 (850)436-5670 FREE, 5-7pm, July 27: DieDra & The Ruff Pro Band.
Ouzts Too: 7968 Coastal Highway, Newport, FL 32327-2914 (850)925-6448 2:30-5:30pm, July 27: Swingin' Harpoon Blues Band (2pm); Aug 31: Swingin' Harpoon Blues Band (2pm); Sept 28: Swingin' Harpoon Blues Band (2pm)MAP
Paradise Bar & Grill: 21 Via de Luna, Pensacola Beach 32561 (850)916-5087. Shows start at 6pm. July 27, 28: 30x90; 29: Biscuit Miller & The Mix; 30: Big Al & The Heavyweights; Aug 1: 3rd Annual Breezer's MusicFest - Loaded Goat & The Skydogs; 2: 3rd Annual Breezer's MusicFest - The Skydogs and friends with special tribute to Shawn Curle and Michael Bennett; 3: 3rd Annual Breezer's MusicFest - Loaded Goat; 5: Biscuit Miller & The Mix; 7: Rockin' Jake; 8, 9: Ben Prestage. MAP
Red Bar: 70 Hotz Ave, Santa Rosa Beach FL 32459 (850)231-1008 7-10pm, Every Tue: Red Bar Jazz Band; 7-11pm, Every Wed, Thur, Fri & Sat: Red Bar Jazz Band.
Riverside Cafe: 69 Riverside Dr St Marks, FL 32355 850.925.5668  3 Nights - Fri and Sat 7/18 & 7/19 from 8 pm to midnight and Sunday, 7/20 from 5 pm to 9 pm w/ The Wailin’ Wolves Band!
Seville Quarter - Phineas Phogg’s Room: 130 E Government St, Pensacola, FL 32502 Jazz Society of Pensacola Monthly Event.  6-8:30pm, Every Third Mon (except December): Jazz Gumbo - Live jazz is featured in a variety of styles with groups or bands chosen from around the Emerald Coast area. (Checked 4/24/14)
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park: 7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459 (850) 267-8330 TBA
Waterworks: 1133 Thomasville Rd. Tallahassee, FL 32303 (850)224-1887 Aug 1: Longineu Parsons Ensemble. MAP
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FAU University Theater: 777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33431 (954)462-0222 Aug 2 (7pm), 3(2pm): FAU Swing Era Jazz Band, $12.

 Funky Biscuit: 303 SE Mizner Blvd, Boca Raton, FL 33432 (561)395-2929.  Full Dinner Menu Nightly starting at 5pm. Every Mon: Jam with the Biscuit All Stars - 8pm; Every Tue: Eclectic Tuesdays, 8pm; Every Wed: Classic Rock Wednesday - 8pm; Every Thur: Grateful Thurdays - 8:30pm; Every Fri: Funky Happy Hour Party - 5-8pm, no coverJuly 29: JP Soars Gypsy Blue Revue, 8PM; 30: Riverdown - Bike Night, 8PM; 31: The Peoples Blues Of Richmond, 8PM; Aug 1: Jerry Garcia's Birthday Celebration Featuring Crazy Fingers With Special Guests Unlimited Devotion - A Tribute to the Grateful Dead, 9p; 2: Lather Up & Friends, 8p; 4: Biscuit Jam With The Funky Biscuit All Stars, 8p; 5: Stinky Pockets, 8p;  6: Breeze, 8p; 7: Grateful Thursdays Featuring Crazy Fingers, 8p; 8: Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes, 9p; 9: Andy T Nick Nixon Band, 8p; 11: Biscuit Jam With The Funky Biscuit All Stars, 8p; 12: Klezmer Company Orchestra, 8p; 13: The Funkabilly Playboys, 8p; 14: Yarn With Special Guests the SOSOS, 8p; 15: The Hip Abduction With Special Guests, 9p; 16: Old Boca Music Festival Featuring The Fabulous Fleetwoods, The Sheffield Brothers Band & Buster Leggs Band, 8p; 19: The Randy Bernsen Jazz Trio, 8p; 20: Breeze, 8p; 21: Cherry Royale, 8p; 22: An Evening With Raw Oyster Cult, 9pm; 23: An Evening With Raw Oyster Cult, 9pm; 26: Bobby Lee Rodgers Jazz Trio, 8p; 27: Bike Night Featuring Riverdown, 8p; 28: Freekbass & The Bump Assembly, 8p; 29: Albert Castiglia, 9p; 30: Forgotten Space - Celebrating The Music Of The Grateful Dead, 8p. MAP 
Jazziz Nightlife: 201 Plaza Real, Boca Raton FL  33432  (561)300-0730  HOURS: Mon - Sat 4pm-2am, Sundays 11am-2am. DINNER RESERVATIONS. Live Music Every Wed - Sat.  July 28, 29: Jefferson Starship 7:30pm, TICKETS; Aug 5, 6: Sophie B. Hawkins 7:30pm, TICKETS; 12: Sandra Bernhard (Comedy) 7:30pm, TICKETS; Sept 9, 10: Tierney Sutton "After Blue" - The Joni Mitchell Project 7pm, TICKETS; 16, 17: Average White Band 7:30pm, TICKETS; Oct 7: Richard Elliott, 7pm, TICKETS; Nov 11, 12: John Oates of Hall & Oates, 7:30pm, TICKETSDec 9: David Benoit, 7pm, TICKETSMAP CLICK HERE TO SEE JAZZ & BLUES FLORIDA'S BLOG ABOUT OUR VISIT TO JAZZIZ FOR ACOUSTIC ALCHEMY!
Olympic Heights High School Auditorium: 20101 Lyons Rd, Boca Raton, FL 33434 (561)470-0095 Swing & Jazz Preservation Society's 2014-15 Season, SUBSCRIPTIONS, Shows at 7:30pm, Nov. 18: Paulette Dozier w/ Reuben Hoch opening; Dec. 9: Bill Prince w/ Debbie Orta opening ; Jan. 20: The Bill Allred Band w/ Deborah Paiva opeing; Feb. 17: The Four Aces w/ The Sid Parker Big Band opening; March 17: Miami Saxophone Quartet w/ Jimmy Cavallo Sextet opening; April 21: J.B Scott Band w/ "Battle of the Bands" Finalist opening. MAP
Turn 3 Sports Bar: 23032 Sandalfoot Plaza Drive, Boca Raton FL 33428 (561)483-1964 10:30pm-1:30am, Every Mon: Jam night hosted by Stet Blanchett.
Arts Garage: 180 NE 1st Street, Delray Beach, FL, 33444 (561)245-0180 All shows 8pm unless ARTS GARAGE
noted. Tickets $25-$45/advance, $5 more at door. July 31: Gianni Luciano Bianchini | Jazz;   Aug 2: Lauren Mitchell Band   (Jazz & Blues Florida July 2014 Featured Artist)| Blues; 9: Sultans of String | Gypsy Jazz; 16, 17: Tiempo Libre | Global Invasion; 23: Willie Green w/ Little Mike & The Tornadoes | Blues; 30: Jean Chardavoine | Jazz; Sept 6: Markus Gottschlich | Jazz; 13: Marlow Rosado | Latin Jazz; 20: Afro Bop Alliance | Global Invasion; 26: Jowee Omicil | Jazz; Oct 3: Rockin' Jake | Blues; 4: Lightbulb featuring Roxana Amed | Jazz; 11: Diane Marino Quartet | Jazz; 17: An Evening with Fred Hersch | Jazz; 24: Miami Jazz Project - CD Release Show | Jazz; 25: Slam Allen | Blues; 30: Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet | Jazz;  Nov 8: Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniola |Jazz; 29: Drew Tucker | Jazz; Jan 8: Freddy Cole | Jazz, 7:30p; 9: Freddy Cole | Jazz. MAP
Atlantic Grille at Seagate Hotel: 1000 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach FL 33483 8-11:30pm, Every Thur: Atlantic Blues Band.
Blue Anchor British Pub:  804 East Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33483 (561)272-7272 Free, 9pm-midnight, Every Sun:  Merv Johnston's Remedy Jazz Quartet. (last checked 5/29/14) 
 Boston’s on the Beach: 40 S Ocean Blvd. (A1A), Delray Beach FL 33483 (561)278-3364. Every Sun: Grateful Dead Night w/ Crazy Fingers; Every Mon: Reggae night w/ Rhythmation; 9pm, Every Tue: Famous Frank Hosts Blue Tuesday w/ very, very special guests.   BLUE TUESDAY RESUMES OCTOBER 7 W/ DON COHEN/MUSICIANS EXCHANGE MEMORIAL/REUNION CELEBRATION. MAP
Kevro's Art Bar: 166 Southeast 2nd Avenue, Delray Beach, FL (561)278-9675 8-11:30pm, Every Mon: Open Mic Blues Night w/ Cliff & Heidi. 9pm, Every Fri: Back Room presents Westside Blues Band w/ special guests. 
Smoke Inn: 202 NE 6th Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33483 (561) 819-1212.  Aug 23: Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl.
Vintage Tap: 524 W. Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444  (561)808-7702  Aug 1: Slip and the Spinouts.
Double Roads Tavern Bar & Grill: 251 US 1, Jupiter, FL 33477  4-8pm, Every Sun: Jupiter Jazz Society Jam Session. 
South Shores Tavern & Patio Bar: 502 Lucerne Avenue, Lake Worth FL 33460 (561)547-7656 Live music throughout week. Some blues, a bit of jazz. Every Thursday Jam Night 7p-11p with TOST.  July 30: Micah Scott Solo.
264 The Grill: 264 S County Rd Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561)833-6444 Open for Lunch & Dinner, Mon-Sat open at 11:30am, Sun open at 5pm, Dinner served daily from 5-10pm.  Every Sun 7:30-10:30pm, The Susan Merritt Trio; 7:30pm Every Wed: The Susan Merritt Trio; 7:30pm, Every Thursday: Jill and Rich Switzer Duo; 8:30pm, Every Friday & Saturday: Dance to the  Switzer Trio. MAP
Royal Room at the Colony Hotel: 155 Hammon Avenue, Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561)659-8100  Aug 16, 23, 30: Nicole Henry.
Downtown at the Gardens: 11701 Lake Victoria Gardens Ave, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 (561)340-1600 7-10pm, Aug 9: Davis & Dow; 16: Groove Merchant; 30: Jeff Harding Band.
Johnny Q's Sports Lounge: 3801 10th Ave. N, Palm Springs, FL 33461 (561)899-3772 Every Sun: Open Blues Jam, 8pm; 8:30pm-midnight
BB King's Blues Club: 550 S Rosemary Ave #236, WPB FL 33401 July 31, Aug 1: Down North. After these two dates it just a crying shame that BB's name is on the marquee for the month...
Blue Boar Tavern: 1306 N Military Trl West Palm Beach, FL 33409 (561) 686-3865  8pm, Every Thur: Open Mic.
Centennial Square: 100 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach FL 33401 Jazz on the Palm - Every 3rd Friday.  
Cruzan Theatre: 601 Sansburys Way West Palm Beach, FL 33411 Sept 9: ZZ Top with Jeff Beck.
TinFish Clematis: 118 S. Clematis St., West Palm Beach, FL 3401 (561)223-2497 7-9pm, Aug 2, 16, 30: Westminster Trio.

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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 2014-15 Season.  Oct 29: Jason Marsalis, vibraphone; Dec 10: Uri Caine, piano; 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.
Belushi's Live (upstairs @ the Tilted Kilt): 13851 S Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers, FL 33993 9pm-1am, Aug 23: Pitbull of Blues Band; Sept 27: Pitbull of Blues Band.
Bert's Bar & Grill: 4271 Pine Island Rd NW Matlacha, FL  33993 (239)282-3232 7:30-11pm, July 31: Deb & The Dymanics; Aug 1: Marty Stokes Band; Sept 5: Marty Stokes Band;  MAP
Brew Babies Garden Bistro: 1520 Lafayette St., 1520 Lafayette Street, Cape Coral FL 33904 (239)542-2224 7-10pm, Every Friday: Edge of Velvet - Valerie Elam along with Dallas on guitar, Amazing Joe Delaney and Michael Dempsey on Base. Aug 9, 16:  Paul Rosmuz and Renata - Soulful Vocals and Jazz Flute.
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. Aug 1: Sean Chambers, $10; 15: Stray Dog & The Wolves, $5; 22: Darryl Hance, $5; Nov 1: Lee Roy Parnell, 9pm, $25. MAP
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).
Chrissy's Courthouse Tavern: 3340 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL 34112 (239)775-0101 Aug 2: Rockin' Jake; Sept 26: David Gerald.
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 7-10pm, July 31: JP Soars & The Red Hots  WEST COAST CD RELEASE PARTY!, ; Aug 7: Jamie Eubanks Band; 15: Marty Stokes Band. MAP
Fred's Food, Fun & Spirits: 2700 Immokalee Road (Uptown Plaza), Naples, FL 34110 (239)431-7928 6-9pm, Every Mon: Jebry & Friends Jazz Jam. (Last checked 7/1/14).
George and Wendy's Corner Grill: 2499 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957 (239)395-1263. August 8, September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12: Marty Stokes 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.
Hurricane Charley's: 300 West Retta Esplande, Punta Gorda FL 33950 (941)639-9695 8pm-midnight, TBA
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. 7:30pm, Every Fri: Harry Cassano Band (7:30).
Jack's River Bar: 475 North Rd, Naples, FL 34104  4th Annual Naples Bay Blues Bash - Donations from raffle and auction benefit Bayshore CAPA youth programs charity. ADVANCED TICKETS or for MORE INFORMATION CALL (239)213-1441. 5pm-?, Sept 20: Big Ray & The Motor City Kings.
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.
Miceli's: 3930 Pine Island Road Matlacha, FL 33993 (239)282-8233 4-8 Every Sun: Stringtown.
Olde Fish House Marina: 4530 Pine Island Rd NW, Matlacha, FL, 33993 (239) 282-9577 Sept 28: David Gerald.
Presseller's Restaurant: 209 W. Olympia, Punta Gorda, FL (941)639-2091 5-8:30pm, Every Thur: Frank Greathouse (listed 4/5/14)
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.  July 31: Marty Stokes ; Aug 7, 14, 21, 28: Marty StokesMAP
Stillwater Grille: 13451 McGregor Blvd., Ft. Myers FL 33919 (239)791-8554 Aug 1: Mike Imbascani.
Tarpon Lodge & Restaurant:  13771 Waterfront Dr, Pineland, FL 33922 (239) 283-3999 July 29: Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield {6pm-9pm}; 31st  Jim Marino  {6pm - 9pm}.
Two Brothers: 307 E. Marion Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 (941)347-8483  8pm, Aug 8: Ellie Lee & Blues Fury; 15: Rick Howard & The Speed Bumps. 
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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(North of Venice to Rt 44 and east to Rte 27. (Metropolitan areas of Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Tampa, Lakeland) 
15 South Restaurant: 15 Boulevard of the Presidents, Sarasota, FL 34236 (941)388-1555 6:30-9:30pm, Every Mon: Al Hixon's Jazz Jam with Billy Marcus and John Lamb.
Aces Lounge: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd. Bradenton FL 34210 (941)795-3886. 8pm Every Wed: Blues Jam. aug 10: Jamie Eubanks Band.  MAP
Ale and the Witch: Tower Plaza Courtyard, 111 2nd Avenue Northeast, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (727)821-2533, Aug 23: Chuck Riley & Friends - The Reactions.
Argosy University: 5250 17th St, Sarasota, FL 34235 (941)379-0404 Pierian Spring Academy Jazz History Classes by Henry Ettman, Additional info and registration at Jan 14-Feb 18: Wednesdays 2:30-4:30, "From the Dance Floor to the Concert Hall: How Jazz Evolved from Swing Era into Bop, Cool, and Mainstream Modern Jazz during the 40s through the 70s.";  Mar 4 - April 8: Wenesdays 2:30-4:30,  "Jazz in the Global Village:  The Many Colors of Jazz from the 1970s to Today."
Basque: 28910 U.S. 19 N, Clearwater, FL (727)330-7712 7-10pm, Every “Third Thursday” of each month: Rick Hatfield Solo.
 Blu Mangrove Grill: 102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto, FL 34221 (941)479-7827  Day One of Bradenton Area Smooth Jazz Experience Weekend, More info at:, BUY TICKETS NOW! or call (888)695-0888,  7-9pm, Aug 1: Meet & greet the stars of the expo w/ complementary food, cash bar, CD signing, photo opts, live music, and more. MAP
Blue Parrot: 85 Corey Circle, St Petersburg Beach, Florida 33702  (727)368-9619 7-9:30pm, Every Mon: Jazz Night TOMKATS Jazz Orchestra performing Jazz, Big Band and Swing; 6-10pm, Every Thu: Freddie Mac and the New Orleans Jazz Band.
Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth Street, Sarasota FL 34236 (941)388-7539 Live blues (with some jazz, some indie and rock and rockabilly thrown in) every other Tues and nightly Wed-Sun. Aug 9:  Jamie Eubanks Band, 9pm. MAP

Bradenton Area Convention Center: 1 Haben Blvd, Palmetto, FL 34221 (941)722-3244 Day Two of Bradenton Area Smooth Jazz Experience Weekend, More info at: www.basjazz.orgBUY TICKETS NOW! or call (888)695-0888,  2-10pm, Aug 2: Fernando Aragon (w/ Pat Walsh, Shannon Kori, Tony Heliburton, Kyle Hixon and Rob Zuckerman), Mads Tolling, Conjunto Noche Caliente, Arthur Z Band, Hu Wilkins, NJ LadyFingers, Mark Barrios and special guests. Wine and Food Samples 2-7pm (while they last). Street Performers entertaining throughout the space, join the interactive "SAM ASH MUSIC STORE EXPERIENCE", Get Tips From A Pro At The Record It Live Studios, much more. MAP
Bradenton Riverwalk Park: 452 3rd Avenue West  Bradenton FL 34205 Bradenton Blues Festival 2014, Advance tickets $30, At gate $40, LIMITED VIIP $75, TICKETS . Gates open 11am,  Dec 6: 11-11:40am Doug Deming, Dennis Gruenling and the Jewel Tones; 11:55am–12:55pm EG Kight; 1:10–2:10pm Samantha Fish; 2:25–3:25pm Billy Branch & The Sons of Blues; 3:40–4:40pm Little Ed & The Blues Imperials; 4:55–6:05pm Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers; 6:20pm–7:35pm Marcia Ball. Between acts all day - Dave Muskett.   MAP
Brady’s Backyard BBQ: 340 Main Street, Safety Harbor, Florida 34695, (727)712-3727 7-11pm, Every “Second Wednesday” of the month: Rick Hatfield Solo “Invitational Blues Jam”.
Capitol Beer House: 422 Cleveland Street, Clearwater FL 33755 (727)449-1900 8pm-midnight, Every third Monday: Monday Night Jazz.
Carrollwood Cultural Center, 4537 Lowell Road, Tampa, FL 33618 (813)269-1310  $12-$18, Aug 15: Jazz with Jim- Jim Burge and The Jazz Directions -  Theme TBA.
Coachman Park: 301 Drew St, Clearwater, FL 33755 (727)461-5200 Clearwater Jazz Holiday 2014. Oct 16-19: Performers TBA.
Cortez Kitchen: 4528 119th Street West, Cortez, FL 34215 (941)798-9404 July 27: Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones.

 Courtyard by Marriott Hotel: 100 Riverfront Drive, West Bradenton, FL 34205  (941)747-3727 Day Three of Bradenton Area Smooth Jazz Experience Weekend, More info at: www.basjazz.orgBUY TICKETS NOW! or call (888)695-0888, noon-3pm, Aug 3: Bradenton Smooth Jazzy Sunday Afternoon Brunch w/ Live Jazz Jam with The Stars of the Expo, local talent, and more, full hot and cold brunch, cash bar, CD signing, photo Ops and much more. MAP
Crumb&Cork: 501 N Franklin Street, Tampa FL 33602  (813)221-7680 July 27: Lori Cherry, 6:30-9:30pm; 31: Chuck & Rita Weirich Smooth Jazz Duet,  6:30-9:30pm; Aug 1: Whitney James & Michael Ross Live Jazz, 8:30-11:30pm; 3: Lori Cherry, 6:30-9:30pm; 8: Whitney James & Michael Ross Live Jazz, 8:30-11:30pm; Aug 9: Off The Cuff--Live Jazz, 8:30-11:30pm; 15: Michael Anthony Live Jazz, 8:30-11:30pm; 16: Scott Murley Jazz Trio--Live Jazz!, 8:30-11:30pm; 22: Michael Anthony, 8:30-11:30pm.
Don Cesar Resort Lobby Bar: 3400 Gulf Blvd., St. Pete Beach, FL 33706  (727)360-1881. 8pm-midnight, Every Thur, Fri, & Sat: Paul Krueger Jazz Quartet - Paul Krueger/grand piano, Rodney Rojas/saxes & clarinet, Bill Pillucere/acoustic bass; Joe Bencomo/drums.
Dunedin Smokehouse: 471 Main St., Dunedin FL 34698 8-11pm, Aug 30: Ramblegrass.
Ella's Folk Art Café: 5119 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33603  (813)234-1000 TBA
Euphemia Haye Restaurant:5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key FL  34228 (941)383-3633.  7:30-11pm, Every Sat & Sun: Mike Markaverich.
Finley's Irish Pub: 13477 Belcher Rd South  Largo, FL 33771 (727)535-7858
Five O'clock Club: 1930 Hillview Street, Sarasota, FL 34239 (941)366-5555 9pm-1am, Every Mon: Blues Jam w/Al Fuller & Co. (Good as of 4/6/13).
 Garden Café: 14227 7th St., Dade City, FL 33523 (352)567-7277, Indoor & outdoor fine dining cafe, located right in the heart of beautiful, historic downtown Dade City, serving Mon - Fri: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm and Sun: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Winedown Fridays to resume in October.  Map This Location
Gaspar's Grotto: 1805 E. 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605 (813)248-5900 9pm-12:30am, Every Wed: Blues and BarBQ Open Jam.
Green Iguana Bar & Grill: 4029 S Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33629 (813)837-1234 10pm-2am-ish, Every Mon: House of Troubles Blues Jam Hosted by B3 Dean & Benny on bass.
Hanger Restaurant & Flight Lounge: 540 1st St SE, St Petersburg, FL 33701 (727)823-7767 8-10pm, Every First Mon: Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Club Jam.
Hideaway Café: 1756 Central Avenue, Saint Petersburg, FL 33712 (727)644-7895 7:30, Every First Tue: Sun Coast Blues Society First Tuesday Blues Jam.
Independent: 5016 N. Florida Ave, Tampa, FL  33603 (813)341-4883  8pm, Sept 6: Nate Najar (Jazz & Blues Florida July 2014 Featured Artist) Trio. MAP
Kaleisia Tea Lounge: 1441 E Fletcher Ave #101, Tampa, Florida 33612   2-4pm, Aug 10: Scott Murley with bassist John Tschirhart.
Karl Reef: 6307 Grand Boulevard, New Port Richey, FL 34652 (727) 848-7838 8pm-midnight, Every Wed: Open Mic Blues Jam with Shawn Paige Blues Band.
Kazu's: 6566 Gateway Ave, Sarasota, FL 34231  (941)922-5459 7:30–10:30pm, Every Tue: Keven Aland .
Levee: 20583 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Dunnellon, FL 34431-6737 (352)465-3890 7pm, Every Tues: Live Jazz with Rudy Turner; 8pm, Every Thur: Blues Jam w/ Jimmy Sparks; 2-6pm, Every Sat: Jimmy Sparks Band.
Lobster Pot Bistro: 478 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater Beach, FL  33767 (727)446-8809 Live Music Wednesday thru Sunday. Entertainment starts at 6pm on week nights and 8pm weekends. SUMMER JAZZ SERIES! All Summer Series Shows Start at 6pm. Reservations at (727)446-8809. Aug 17: Les Sabler; Sept 28: Marc Antoine MAP

 Mahaffey Theater: 400 First St. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (727)892-5710 8pm, Aug 8: Memphis Music Fest - Booker T. Jones, The Bar-Kays, William Bell. (Jazz & Blues Florida August 2014 Edition Featured Show). TICKETS.  MAP
Mandalay Grill: 395 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater, FL 33767 (727)441-3424 Every Sun: Johnny Greenwell & Tim Heding Blues Nite.
Mandarin Hide: 231 Central Ave, St. Petersburg FL 33701 (727)231-4007 Every Wed: Ray Biscoglia Trio w/ Nate Najar(when not touring)(Jazz & Blues Florida July 2014 Featured ArtistMAP
Marina Jacks: 2 Marina Place, Sarasota,. FL 34236 (941)365-4232 6-10pm, Every Wed: The Venturas.
Mattison's City Grille: 1 North Lemon Avenue, downtown Sarasota, FL 34236 (941)330-0440 8pm-midnight Every Sat: TC & The Trouble Makers; 7-10pm Every Sun: Debbie Keeton Jazz Quartet; 7-11pm, Every Thur: The Venturas; 7-11pm, Every Wed: Big T & The Tornadoes.
Meadows Village Pub: 5013 Ringwood Meadows, Sarasota, FL 34235 (941)342-9135 6:30pm, Every Sun: Blues Jam hosted by Velvet Hammer or Bluestar.
MidFlorida Credit Union Ampitheatre: 4802 US Hwy 301 North Tampa, FL 33610 Sept. 10: ZZ Top and Jeff Beck.
Nauti Nancy's: 700 Eldridge St, Clearwater, FL 33755 (727)446-3717, Every Tues, 7-10pm,  Patty's Juke Joint Jam hosted by Patty Sanphy. (checked 7/13/14)
Ocean Blues: 1936 Hillview Street, Sarasota, FL 34239 (386)676-4608 Aug 8: Jamie Eubanks Band.
Olive Grove: 15016 Rester Dr., Brooksville, FL 34613  (352)345-5940 Fall Olive Harvest Festival.  FREE. Workshops will run from 11am to 5pm beginning with Soap Making 11am and 2pm,  Curing Olives 12pm & 3pm, Making Ancient Style Olive Oil Lamps 1pm & 4pm. All musicians and party goers be sure to stay late and join the Fireside & Guitar Folk Circle, starts at 6pm.Oct 5: DeLei'ed  Parrots Trop Rock Band, Bill “Sauce Boss” Wharton, Amber Lee.
Ophelia's on the Bay: 9105 Midnight Pass Road, Siesta Key, Sarasota.  Call 941-349-2212 as reservations are suggested. Sunday Jazz Brunch.
Paladium Theater at St. Petersburg College: 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg FL 33701 (727)822-3590 Aug 2: Nate Najar (Jazz & Blues Florida July 2014 Featured Artist) Quartet - “Aquarela Do Brasil” CD Release Concert. Chuck Redd on vibraphone, Alejandro Arenas on bass and Mark Feinman on drums; 15: Selwyn Birchwood (Jazz & Blues Florida June 2014 Edition Featured Artist); Feb 24: Ramsey Lewis & Philip Bailey; April 12: Smokey Robinson. MAP

Pier 60: 10 Pier 60, Clearwater Beach, FL 33767 (727)449-1036 6:30-10:30pm, Aug 9: Patty Sanphy Group; Sept 13: Patty Sanphy; Oct 11: Patty Sanphy.
RBeach: 4054 Shoal Line Blvd Hernando Beach, FL 34607 (352)592-5556 6-9pm Every Wed: Jazz w/ Norm Bernard (Southern Exposure).
Ricky P's Orleans Bistro: 1113 Central Avenue, St Petersburg, FL 33705  (727) 821-4061 Every Sunday: Jazz Brunch 11am-3pm.  7-10pm, Aug 8:  Lauren Mitchell Band   (Jazz & Blues Florida July 2014 Featured Artist); 11: Bodie Valdez; 12: Walker Smith; 19: Josh Gibson;
Ringside Café: 16 2ND STREET N., Saint Petersburg, Florida 33701 (727)894-8465 9:30pm-1:30am, Every Sun: Blues Jam.
Ruby's Elixir: 15 3rd St N, St Petersburg, FL 33701 (727)-898-9322 8-11pm, Every Sun: Jimmy Griswald Duo; 8-11pm, Every Wed: Lounge Cats Duo.
Ruth Eckerd Hall: 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater FL 33759 (727)791-7060  8pm, Aug 16: Rock n Blues Fest; Oct 23: Jourma Kaukonen; Jan 26: Glenn Miller Orchestra; Feb 22: Tom Rush.
Skipper's Smokehouse: 910 Skipper Road, Tampa, FL 33613 (813)971-0666 Aug 26: Ellie Lee & Blues Fury.
Sneaky's: 7500 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, FL 33771 (727)536-9000.,  8-midnight, Every Wed: House of Trouble Blues Jam.
Tahitian Lounge: 2337 US Highway 19, Holiday, FL 34691  (727)943-0569 8pm-midnight, Every Tues: Jody Young Rockin' Blues Jam. (entered 11/26/13)
Tangerine Greenway: 5022 Tangerine Ave S Gulfport, FL 33707 (727)327-3509
Tangerine Blues Fest 2014, Sept 27: David Gerald, Stray Dog and the Wolves, Joe "Survial" Caruso - Hot and Spicy New Orleans Blues (1:45 to 3:15), Little Mike & The Tornadoes (3:30 to- 5:15), Marty Stokes Band(5:30 to 7:45),  Betty Fox Band(8 to 9:30). MAP

Wild Indian Saloon: 1158 7th St NW, Largo, FL 33770 (727)588-7660 9pm-midnight, Every Wed: Blackjack Blues
Wine Toad: 14251 Powell Road, Brooksville, FL 34609 (352)796-9463 9-11pm,  Every “Last Thursday” of the month: Rick Hatfield Solo.
Ybor City Jazz House: 1611 E 7th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605 (813)443-2105 Live Jazz/R&B. Thu - Sat, 7:30pm-1am.
Ziti Italian-American-Asian Restaurant: 3501 South Tamiami Trail (US 41), Sarasota, FL (In the Southgate Mall)  Every Wednesday 6-9pm: The Shelly Torman Trio.  Call 941-706-1281 for reservations (There will be a $$ minimum for food and drink.)


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1 comment :

  1. Wow. That is A LOT of stuff. Different perspective when you see it all on page!