Bars & Clubs: July 12-18

July 12, 2012 

BARS & CLUBS: Places to go

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MANATEE

ACOUSTIC

Bridge Tender Inn & Dockside Bar: 135 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach

Doug Bidwell, 8 p.m. July 12 and 18 and 1:30 p.m. July 14. Greg Roche, 9 p.m. July 13 and 8 p.m. July 16. Reid Frost 9 p.m. July 14. Larry Stokes, 1:30 p.m. July 15. Information: 941-778-4849.

COUNTRY

Joyland: 6424 14th St. W., Bradenton

Line dance classes 7-9 p.m. and DJ all night Wednesdays. DJ Trevor and live music Fridays and Saturdays, doors open at 7 p.m. Information: 941-756-6060 or www.joylandcountry.com.

DJ/TOP 40

Fan-Atics: 4669 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Ladies night with live DJ, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Wednesdays. Information: 941-761-0833.

New Attitudes: 3601 14th St. W., Bradenton

Ricci D, 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. DJ Flipmode, 9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. Information: 941-896-8850.

FOLK

Beck's: 611 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton

American and German folk music by Klement Kackovic, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays (no cover). Information: 941-748-3737.

Kojak's Rib House: 1631 Eighth Ave. W., Palmetto

Steve Arvey with Dr. Bob on Thursdays. Magic Mike on Fridays. James Hawkins or Electric Myakka Band on Saturdays. Music starts at 7 p.m. Information: 941-729-8986.

KARAOKE

Oneco Rose Lounge and Package: 5108 15th St. E., Suite 402, Bradenton

Karaoke every Wednesday and Saturday with Faye. Information: 941-756-8790.

ROCK/BLUES/FOLK

Ace's Live: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton

Gentleman's Army, 10 p.m. July 12 (no cover). Jeff Strahan Band, 9 p.m. July 13 (no cover). Cherry Bombs, 9 p.m. July 14 (no cover). Mumbo Jumbo Band, 5-9 p.m. July 15 (no cover). Damon Fowler's Sugar Shack Monday, 8:30 p.m. Mondays. Charlie Whitt Acoustic, 8 p.m. Tuesdays (no cover). Blues Jam with R.J. Howson, 8 p.m. Wednesdays (no cover). Information: 941-795-3886 or www.4aceslounge.com.

The Beachhouse Restaurant: 200 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach

Live music most nights, 6-10 p.m. Information: 941-779-2222.

Carmen's Italian Cafe and 515 Martini Bar: 515 27th St. E., Bradenton

Earl King 6:30-10 p.m. Saturdays. Karaoke 10 p.m. Fridays. Information: 941-745-1540.

Clancy's Irish Sports Pub & Grill: 6218 Cortez Road

Kettle of Fish, 6-10 p.m. July 13. Big Daddy, 9 p.m.-midnight July 14. Jack Tamburin, 5-9 p.m. July 15. Doug Bidwell, 6-10 p.m. Mondays. TC & The Troublemakers 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Jay Crawford 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Russ Adams Project, 6-10 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 941-794-2489 or www.clancysirishsportspub.com.

Cork's Cigar Bar: 425 Old Main St.

DJ Night with Rafferty 10 p.m. Saturdays. Doug Demming and the Jewel Tones 8:30 p.m. Sundays. Muffin Men 8 p.m. Mondays. Open jam 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Information: 941-744-2589 or www.corkscigarbar.com.

Cortez Clam Factory: 10104 Cortez Road

Taylor and Taylor, 6 p.m. July 12. Steve Arvey, 8 p.m. July 13. Messenger, 8 p.m. July 14. Matt and Tanya, 6 p.m. July 15. Live music, 6 p.m. July 16. Clam Jam, 7 p.m. July 17. Tommie and Friends, 6 p.m. July 18. Live music most nights. Information: 941-798-9898.

Cortez Kitchen: 4528 119th St. W., Cortez

Michael Mac, July 13. Natural Vibes, July 14. KoKo Ray, July 15. Live entertainment Friday-Sunday. Information: 941-798-9404.

D.Coy Duck's: 5410 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach

Live music Friday and Saturday. Information: 941-778-5888.

Drift In No. 1: 120 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach

Janine, 8-11 p.m. Mondays. Russ, 7-11 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Chip, 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays. Will Scott, 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays. Mystery band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Sundays. Information: 941-778-9088.

Drift In No. 2: 2709 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Mike McConnell, 8 p.m.-midnight Mondays. Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Faultline, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays. Information: 941-755-9825.

The Factory (formerly known as Banana Factory): 6916 U.S. 41, Bradenton

Live music Fridays-Saturdays. Karaoke with Steve, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Information: 941-758-5249.

The Last Call Tavern: 2604 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton

Free pool and steel tip dart tournament Tuesdays. Soft tip dart tournament Wednesdays and Fridays. Information: 941-744-1586.

Mannatees Sports Grill: 7423 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton

Trivia Nights with Steve-O, Tuesdays. Ladies Night, Wednesdays. Live music, Thursdays-Saturdays. Service industry nights, Sundays. Information: 941-794-1400

Papa Joe's Sports Bar: 1242 Whitfield Ave.

Tommy Devine and Darren Falterman 7-11 p.m. Tuesdays. Karaoke with DJ Steve 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays. Dakota Rose 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. NFL Football on Sundays. Information: 941-727-0820.

Peggy's Corral: 4511 U.S. 41 N., Palmetto

Rock and Roll Night, Fridays. Karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays and 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. Information: 941-729-5442 or www.peggyscoral.net.

Pelican Pete's: 12012 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Dixieland Jazz Band, 7 p.m. Mondays. '50s Rock 'n' Roll evening, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The Wheedles with Lady Ta Ta, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Gumbo Boogie Band, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Karaoke with Jim & Dee, 8 p.m. Fridays. Don Hunsinger, 6:30 p.m. Saturdays. Island Swing Band, 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Information: 941-792-4822.

Pier 22, Twin Dolphin Marina: 1200 First Ave. W., Bradenton

Live music nightly. Information: 941-748-8087.

Polo Grill and Bar: 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch

Franky Catalina Steel Drums, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Piano bar open 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Information: 941-782-0899 or pologrillandbar.com.

Rasher Tierney's: 5106 14th St. W., Bradenton

Live entertainment on weekends. Information: 941-752-1531.

Riverhouse Reef and Grill: 995 Riverside Drive, Palmetto.

Live entertainment 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturdays. 4-7 p.m. Happy Hour daily. Information: 941-729-0616.

Sandbar Restaurant: 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria

Live music most nights. All performances 6-10 p.m. Information: 941-778-0444.

Swordfish Grill: 4628 119th St. W., Cortez

Tuesday Night Professional Comedy Series: Darren C. Moore and Jeremy Greenberg, 8:30 p.m. July 17. Dinner and show: $20, show only, $5. Straight Up, July 18. Information: 941-798-2035.

Tarpon Pointe Grill & Tiki Bar: 801 Riverside Drive E., Bradenton

Ricci Dagaetano, 6 p.m. July 12 and 2 p.m. July 15. Deja Vu, 7 p.m. July 13. Jack Tamburin Band, 7 p.m. July 14. Danny Fox, 6 p.m. July 16. Taylor & Taylor 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Live music most nights. Happy hour 3-6 p.m. daily. Information: 941-746-8700.

Tommy Knockers Saloon: 5627 14th St. W., Bradenton

Open mic night with James Alan, 7-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 941-752-3535.

Wild Turkey Saloon: 922 Eighth Ave. W., Palmetto

Tommy Devine, Wednesdays. Karaoke, 8 p.m.-midnight Sundays. Information: 941-729-4387.

Woody's River Roo: 5717 18th St. E., Ellenton

Taylor and Taylor, 6-10 p.m. July 12. Jimi Banks 4-7 p.m., Gumbo Boogie Band 7-11 p.m., dance party 10 p.m.-2 a.m. July 13. Kool Breeze 2-6 p.m., Time Machine 7-11 p.m., dance party 10 p.m.-2 a.m. July 14. My Generation 1-5 p.m., Ron Berringer 5-8 p.m. July 15. Kids Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Mondays. Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Coastal Jamz, 6-10 p.m. July 18. Information: 941-722-2391 or www.woodysriverroo.com.

SARASOTA

COMEDY

McCurdy's Comedy Theatre: 3333 N. Tamiami Trail

Pat Godwin, through July 15. Kids Komedy Camp for kids ages 8-12, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, July 16-21 and Aug. 6-11. Tommy Savitt, July 19-22. Call for registration cost. Live comedy acts. Shows run Wednesday-Sunday at 7:30 p.m. with added late shows Friday-Saturday at 9:45 p.m. Information and reservations: 941-925-3869 or www.mccurdyscomedy.com.

FOLK

The Cottage: 153 Avenida Messina, Siesta Key

Dean Johanesen, 6-9 p.m. June 6 and every other Wednesday. Information: 941-312-9300

Starkeeper Cafe: 1734 Bamboo Lane

Open Mic with Dean Johanesen, 6-9 p.m. Mondays. Information: 941-955-9434.

JAZZ

Michael's On East: 1212 East Ave. S.

Joe Micals performs the hits of Neil Diamond, Tony Bennett, Billy Joel and more at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Information: 941-366-0007.

ROCK/BLUES

Five O'Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.

Democracy on Thursdays and July 13. Mumbo Jumbo, July 13. The Boneshakers, July 14. Super Bot, Sundays. Al Fuller blues jam, Mondays. The Cherry Bombs, Tuesdays. Come Back Alice and Tony Tyler Band on Wednesdays. Except where otherwise noted bands start at 10 p.m. daily. Admission is $3 for Friday and Saturday shows. Information: 941-366-5555.

The Gator Club: 1490 Main St.

The Cherry Bombs, Thursdays and Saturdays. The Boneshakers, Fridays. Information: 941-366-5969 or www.thegatorclub.com.

Hotel Indigo: 1223 Boulevard of the Arts

Indigo blues night, 4-7 p.m. Fridays. Information: 941-487-3800 or www.hotelindigo.com.

Mattison's City Grille: Corner of Lemon and Main streets

Debbie Keeton Jazz Quartet, 7-10 p.m. Sundays. Tropix 6-10 p.m. Mondays. Jennifer Leigh and her New Digs 7:30-11 p.m. Tuesdays. Local band of the week 7-11 p.m. Wednesdays. The Venturas 7:30-11 p.m. Thursdays. Local band of the week 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays. The TC Allen Band 7:30 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. Information: 941-330-0440.

Mr. Beery's Craft Beer Bar: 2645 Mall Drive, Gulfgate

Trivia night 8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Classic Vinyl Nights with DJ Eric and DJ Whitney 8 p.m. Fridays. Information: 941-343-2854.

Ocean Blues: 1936 Hillview St.

Ocean Blues Jam, Sundays. David Smash, Mondays. R.J. Howson, Mike Koch and the Ocean Blues Revue, Tuesdays. Information: 941-366-3010 or www.oceanblues.net.

White Horse British Pub: 6240 N. Lockwood Ridge Road

Dean Johanesen, 8:30 p.m. Saturdays. Frankie Lombardi, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Open Mic Nite, 7 p.m. Fridays. Information: 941-358-1353.

TOP 40

Darwin's on 4th: 1525 Fourth St., Sarasota

SRQ Ladies Night with DJ Imminent, 9 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 941-343-2165.

Mattison's Forty One: 7275 S. Tamiami Trail

Scott McFarlin 6 p.m. Thursdays. Debbie Keeton, 6 p.m. Fridays. Sidney Wingfield, 6 p.m. July 14. Joe Thayer 6:30 p.m. Sundays-Tuesdays. Rob Satori 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 941-921-3400 or www.mattisons.com.

TAMPA/ST. PETERSBURG

COMEDY

Improv Comedy Theater and Restaurant: 1600 E. Eighth Ave., C-112

Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. All shows 21 and older, except the 10:30 p.m. Friday show, and are non-smoking. Information: 813-864-4000 or www.improvtampa.com.

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