Live Music Events & Things to Do
Near Bradenton & Sarasota
By George, I Think We've Done It!': Neel PAC
at Neel Performing Arts Center
The Pops Orchestra of Bradenton and Sarasota presents our Grand Finale Show: “By George, I Think We’ve Done It!” featuring tribute artists Marty Scott and other key soloists.
Ready To Rock/Cattlemen
at Music Compound
For ages 3-5
Damon Fowler & Greg Poulos - Acoustic Show
A rare opportunity to hear two of Florida's finest musicians in an acoustic setting.
Big Bang Burlesque: Nautical Tales
at The Neptune Room
Let's sail the high seas together! Our cheeky burlesque mermaids and sea sirens are coming to the Seafood Shack marina for one night only! WHAT TO WEAR: Grab your sailor caps and mermaid tails for this night of fun!
Your child might be too young for lessons.
Adult Jam at Music Compound
Join us for a chance to jam out with other local musicians at Music Compound!
Old Hands vs Young Guns - Comedy Show
Comedy returns to the Common Ground. This show will pit the YOUNG GUN COMICS against the OLD HANDS OF COMEDY. Six of this area's best stand up comedy acts will perform, giving it their very best. YOU DECIDE ON WHO IS THE BEST!
Warner Brothers Recording Artist Twinkle & RockSoulRadioj
at Motorworks Brewing
Rock & Soul | Funk & Blues | Roots & Southern Rock
Shades of Blue
at Tamiami Tap
Celeste Dorage on Sax and Steve Arvey on Guitar explore all the blues genres
The Shark Sisters - Love at First Bite!
Three, extremely talented ladies come together for their first full concert at Common Grounds. This show will sell out and will sell out FAST so please order your tickets online... soon.
Dr. Dave Band at Freckled Fin
at The Freckled Fin Irish Pub & Music Hall
The Band returns to this Holmes Beach hot spot for an AMI party from 8 - 11.
Featuring Michelle Giglio, Ashley Thunder Lowe, and Stella Zambalis Presented by AMICCO
Live Music: Melissa Lee
at Motorworks Brewing
Melissa Lee is a Country Music super star on the rise.
Kids' Jam Sessions
Join us for our weekly Monday night Jam Session!
Ringling By the Bay 2018/19 Season
Food and beverages are available for purchase. Check-in begins at 5:30pm. $15/$5 tickets for Members. Please be advised that these events frequently sell out. For tickets, call 941-358-3180 or visit https://www.ringling.org/events/ringling-bay
The Marshall Tucker Band Live at The Center
The Center of Anna Maria Island is excited to announce that Marshall Tucker Band will be performing live at The Center on Monday, April 1st at 8 pm.
Kraig Kenning returns to the Hump Day stage for his second performance. He is a gifted musician who excels in contemporary folk, acoustic blues, roots rock, or american fingerstyle. The fact is, Kraig has managed to merge a bit of all the above, while maintaining a clos
Ringling Underground April 2019
#RinglingUnderground: A series of one night only events combining live music and experiential artworks in the Museum of Art Courtyard.
Proctor and Friends
ABOUT THE ARTIST & SHOW: Michigan native, Andy Proctor, grew up listening to the best of Motown and Detroit guitar rock 'n roll from the likes of Bob Seger, MC5, Alice Cooper, and of course, Grand Funk Railroad.
The Gerry Jarcia String Band is a new group of seasoned musicians based out of Johnson City, NY who are quickly expanding their fan base with the mission of sharing hard-driving rhythms and catchy Old-Time tunes to the ‘next town over’.
“It Was a Very Good Year” ~a tribute to Frank Sinatra starring Tony Sands~
You’ll never get a chance to see Frank Sinatra, or even Frank Sinatra Jr., perform in concert, but some people say that Tony Sands is the next best thing. This show is a must-see for any Sinatra fan!
The Ordinary Two
ABOUT THE ARTIST & SHOW: The Ordinary Two is a duo from Denver, CO whose creation has been a long time in the making.
Music Brunch at The Muse
at Muse at the Ringling
Join us on the first Sunday of April and May for brunch! We will be featuring the lovely sounds of the John Hetherington Jazz trio! Click the link to see our brunch menu: https://bit.ly/2TejZdV
Private Event Marina Jacks
at Marina Jack
Private luncheon event
SOLD OUT - Musical Chefs Interactive Dinner
at Michael's Wine Cellar
This event is a tremendous amount of fun and the food you and your tablemates prepare is always delicious.
ABOUT THE ARTIST & SHOW: Australian songwriter and slide guitarist 8 Ball Aitken’s funky, foot-stomping energy and infectious blend of swampy-blues, has brought the party vibe to festivals in more than a dozen countries worldwide for more than a decade.
The Leon Anderson Quartet
at First Presbyterian Church Find Tickets
The First Presbyterian Church of Sarasota and The Jazz Club of Sarasota are happy to jointly present an evening of Jazz with the Leon Anderson Quartet. Percussionist Leon Anderson will be joined by Bill Peterson on piano, Brandon Robertson on double bass, Jalen Baker on
ABOUT THE ARTIST & SHOW: Ray Cerbone is one of the founding members of the Ft Myers based ACMA (Americana Music Community Association).
Garden Music Series - The Hydramatic
The Garden Music Series at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is proud to present an eclectic variety of local and international musical artists who perform music of nearly every style and musical genre, both vocal and instrumental.
Music Compound Formal Recital
at Music Compound
Join us Sunday afternoon for our bi-annual formal recital!
Joe Bruno Sr.'s Little Big Band
Come dance the night away with the legendary Joe Bruno Sr. and his Little Big Band! Joe has a career that goes back to 1940 playing trumpet as a kid in his dads' band. Since then he has been a band leader at the famous Parker House Hotel in the 60's and 70's before movi
Menopause The Musical
Come join our sisterhood! Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more!
William Royce "Boz" Scaggs is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is coming to Sarasota at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. Be there and get your tickets now!
Trop Rockin - Trop Rock Dance Party
A tropical island music trifecta! Three of Florida’s Trop 40 greats come together for a special one-night Island Music beach party like no other. Island Drink and Food Specials See below link for details http://www.englewoodeventcenter.com/troprockin.htm
Moon Over Myakka Concert - The Chillbillies
April 19, 2019: It's the Moon Over Myakka Concert Series 2019 at the South Pavilion with The Chillbillies. 7 p.m. Bring a chair and a picnic!
The Tucci Project At The Lighthouse Grill
at Lighthouse Grill at Stump Pass
Rock-N-Blues band with former members of the Gregg Allman Band. All members of The Tucci Project have played with various members of ABB. Dangerous Dan Toler was with the band uo to his passing (Toler Tucci Band).
Englewood Bike Night w/ The Rusty Wright Band
at Englewood Bike Nights
Dearborn Street comes alive with the sounds of Motorcycle enthusiasts from all over SW Florida. Quarterly in January, April, July and October, the Englewood Moose Riders will be hosting a bike night all up and down "West Dearborn Street".
The Music of Bob Dylan
John Howard and MIA (Made in America) brings to the CG stage, an interpretative look into the musical and lyrical world of Bob Dylan.
Maria Lea Carmen Imutan Salonga, KLD is a Filipina singer and actress best known for her roles in musical theatre. GOOD NEWS, she is coming to Sarasota and sing to us at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!
Rosanne Cash is an American singer-songwriter and author. She is coming to Sarasota and she will be performing soon at VAN WEZEL PERFORMING ARTS HALL. GET YOUR TICKETS and be there!
Tom McNulty - A Common Grounds Benefit Concert
ABOUT THE ARTIST & SHOW: Tom McNulty is a solo, multi-instrumental, singer who has been performing Americana, Bluegrass, Irish, Blues and Acoustic music regularly for the past 30+ years.
Jai Uttal: An Evening of Ecstatic Chant (Sarasota, FL)
Embark on a vocal journey through the sacred sounds of ancient India. With call-and-response group chanting and storytelling, Jai Uttal creates a space of invocation, prayer, and heartfelt expression.
The Temptations & The Four Tops
The Temptations & The Four Tops will be performing soon to Sarasota at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! See you there!
Jai Uttal - Awakening Bhakti Workshop - Sarasota Florida
For everyone who loves and practices kirtan (chanting the ecstatic songs of ancient India), this workshop will fuel your soul.
Still Alive - Pearl Jam Tribute Concert
STILL ALIVE is an authentic tribute to one of the most impactful bands of the 1990's Pearl Jam. Pearl Jam has sold over 85 million records worldwide and they are still performing at a high level .
With almost four decades of performing festivals, concert halls, coffeehouses, colleges, and house concerts, along with a half dozen acclaimed CDs, Bernice Lewis has built a solid national fan base.
We Love the 60s! Concert by Diversity: The Voices of Sarasota
Super groovy 3 pm concert, Sunday April 28, 2019 “We Love the 60's” with Diversity: The Voices of Sarasota! Support our area’s premier LGBTQ & Friends Chorus as we remember what was on the jukebox 50 years ago at the Stonewall Inn in NYC.
Ari and the Alibis Live at The Beach Club!
at Beach Club Siesta Key - 1947
Join us as we welcome Ari and the Alibis back to The Beach Club!!!
Lee Greenwood & Crystal Gayle
Lee Greenwood & Crystal Gayle are coming to Sarasota. They are performing there at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall. BUY YOUR TICKETS and choose your desire sets. BE THERE!
Jack Mosley: A Man and His Music
Come join nationally recognized, singer/songwriter Jack Mosley at the Common Grounds. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Get your tix early for this event WILL SELL OUT.