Bars & Clubs: Aug. 9

August 9, 2012 

BARS & CLUBS: Places to go

EDITOR'S NOTE: Email Bars & Clubs listings to calendar@bradenton.com. Information is due 10 days in advance of publication.

MANATEE

ACOUSTIC

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

Reid Frost, 8 p.m. Aug. 9-10. Larry Stokes 1:30 p.m. and Greg Roche 9 p.m., Aug. 11. Steel Pan Dan, 1:30 p.m. Aug. 12. Reid Frost, 8 p.m. Aug. 13. Doug Bidwell, 8 p.m. Aug. 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. Information: 941-748-3737.

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

Steve Arvey with Dr. Bob on Thursdays. Music starts at 7 p.m. Information: 941-729-8986.

ROCK/BLUES/FOLK

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

Tim Chandler, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 9 (no cover). The Toler Tucci Band with The Platters, 7 p.m. Aug. 10; $20. Betty Fox and The Dirty Bastards, 9 p.m. Aug. 11 (no cover). Larry "Rhino" Reinhardt's Celebration of Life Jam, 4-9 p.m. Aug. 12 (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.

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

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

KoKo Ray, 8 p.m. Aug. 10. Vin Lamar, 8 p.m. Aug. 11. Bill Vinhage, 6 p.m. Aug. 12. Will Scott, 6 p.m. Aug. 13. Clam Jam, 7 p.m. Aug. 14. Tommy and Friends, 7 p.m. Aug. 15. Information: 941-798-9898.

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

Frankie Lombardi, Aug. 11. Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, Aug. 12. Information: 941-798-9404.

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

Bucs vs. Fins NFL game, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Ladies Night Mondays. Free pool and steel tip dart tournament Tuesdays. Service Industry Night Thursdays. Soft tip dart tournament Fridays. Information: 941-744-1586.

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

Poker nights, Mondays. Trivia nights with Steve-O, Tuesdays. Ladies nights, Wednesdays. Live entertainment, 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.

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.

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.

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

Ricci Dagaetano, 6 p.m. Thursdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Danny Fox, 6 p.m. Mondays. Live music most nights. Happy hour 3-6 p.m. daily. Information: 941-746-8700.

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

Taylor and Taylor, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 9. Robert Garcia 4-7 p.m., Kimmy Keith Band 7-11 p.m., dance party 11 p.m.-2 a.m. Aug. 10. Scavenger Hunt 5 p.m., The Jones 2-6 p.m., The Missing Links 7-11 p.m., dance party 11 p.m.-2 a.m. Aug. 11. Coastal Jamz 1-5 p.m., DJ Mac 5-8 p.m. Aug. 12. Melanie Massell, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 15. Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Mondays-Tuesdays. Information: 941-722-2391 or www.woodysriverroo.com.

SARASOTA

COMEDY

McCurdy's Comedy Theatre: 3333 N. Tamiami Trail

Caroline Rhea, Aug. 10-12. Midnight Swinger, Aug. 15-19. 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. Wednesdays through Aug. 29. 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.

PIANO

Fresh Start Cafe: 630 S. Orange Ave.

Rochelle Seldin performs on piano on Fridays "Piano Bar Nights." Soloists and sing-alongs are welcome. Information: 941-373-1242.

ROCK/BLUES

Five O'Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.

Democracy on Thursdays. Big T and The Tornadoes and The Strangeways, Aug. 10. The Boneshakers Aug. 11. Super Bot, Sundays. Al Fuller blues jam, Mondays. The Cherry Bombs on 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 on Thursdays and Saturdays. The Boneshakers on 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.

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.

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