Concerts: Sept. 27-Oct. 3

September 27, 2012 

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

Manatee

BLUEGRASS

OCT. 6: "Octobergrass," 10 a.m., Linger Lodge, 7205 85th St. Court E., Bradenton; $10. Information: 941-755-2757.

OCT. 10: Concert in the Grove: Special Consensus, 7 p.m., Mixon's Fruit Farm, 2525 27th St. E., Bradenton; $15, cash only. Information: 941-219-2256.

CLASSICAL

OCT. 2: State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota Combined Concert "Fall Festival of Music," 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center, Bradenton; $4-$8.

OCT. 11: State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota Musical Faculty Recital: Martha Lopez, soprano, 8 p.m. Neel Performing Arts Center, Bradenton; $4-$8.

OCT. 23: Sarasota Orchestra's Musical Mornings: Betsy Trapa, flutist, and Cheryl Loser, harpist, 10 a.m., The Shores, 1700 Third Ave. W., Bradenton; $15. Information: 941-782-3278.

COUNTRY

OCT. 5: "Bubba Birthday Bash" benefit concert: Florida Georgia Line, 7 p.m. doors, Joyland, 5520 14th St. W., Bradenton; $10 advance, $15 at the door. Information: www.JoylandCountry.com.

OCT. 13: Jerrod Niemann, 7 p.m., Joyland; $15/$20. Information: 941-756-6060.

NOV. 24: DeSoto Music Fest: Easton Corbin, Craig Campbell, Lawyers, Guns and Money, Dr. Dave Band, Gretchen Wilson, Love and Thefts, noon-10 p.m., Manatee County Fairgrounds, 1303 17th St. W, Palmetto; $29.99-$100. Information: 941-722-8951.

SARASOTA

CLASSICAL

SEPT. 27: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber series: "Modern MIniatures," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $26-$34.

OCT. 6: Sarasota Orchestra Innovation series: "Once Upon a Time," 7:30 p.m., Sarasota Opera House; $30-$45.

OCT. 7: Concert and Lecture series: "History of String Instruments" 3 p.m., Allegro Music Academy, 241 Whitfield Ave., Sarasota; no charge.

JAZZ

OCT. 5: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two" concerts: "A Tribute to Lillette Jenkins Wisner," 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7 members, $12 nonmembers. Information: 941-366-1552.

OCT. 12: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two" concerts: The Greg Nielsen Quintet, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota; $7 members, $12 nonmembers.

OCT. 19: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two" concerts: Haferhouse Jazz Quartet, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota; $7 members, $12 nonmembers.

POPS

OCT. 10-13: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape series: "Stompin' at the Savoy," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $25-$69.

SUN CITY

CLASSICAL

OCT. 7-MARCH 3: St. Andrew Fine Arts Concert Series: McCollWin Trio, Oct. 7; Florida Orchestra Brass Quintet, Nov. 4; Eleonora Lvov, pianist, Dec. 2; Daniel Rodriquez, tenor, Jan. 6; Ken Dake, piano and organ, Feb. 10; Kyoung and Won Cho, soprano and bass bariton, March 3. All performances are 3 p.m. at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd., W., Sun City Center. Tickets: $10. Information: 813-634-1252.

ST. PETE/TAMPA

CLASSICAL

OCT. 12: Tampa Bay Times Masterworks: Florida Orchestra, Opening Night: Beethoven to Bernstein, 8 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $15-$45.

OCT. 13: Tampa Bay Times Masterworks: Florida Orchestra, Opening Night: Beethoven to Bernstein, 8 p.m., The Mahaffey, St. Petersburg; $15-$45.

OCT. 26: Tampa Bay Times Masterworks: Florida Orchestra, Sibelius Violin Concerto, 8 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $15-$45.

OCT. 27: Tampa Bay Times Masterworks: Florida Orchestra, Sibelius Violin Concerto, 8 p.m., The Mahaffey, St. Petersburg; $15-$45.

FOLK

OCT. 8: Club Jaeb Season, Darrell Scott, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $28.50.

OCT. 9: Andrew Bird, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $32.50 and up.

OCT. 19: Tampa Bay Times Masterworks: Florida Orchestra, Folk-rock concert "The Sounds of Simon and Garfunkel," 8 p.m., The Mahaffey, St. Petersburg; $35-$75.

GOSPEL

OCT. 2: The Kings Men, 7 p.m., USF Sun Dome, Tampa; $32.50-$62.50.

HIP-HOP

OCT. 6: WILD 94.1's Last Damn Show with Snoop Dogg, Lupe Fiasco, 2 Chainz. Machine Gun Kelly, Pleasure P, Rita Ora and Kreayshawn; 7:30 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa; $15-$90. Information: 813-287-8844 or www.ticketmaster.com.

LATIN

SEPT. 29: Anjelah Johnson, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $32.50 and up.

POPS

OCT. 20-21: Tampa Bay Times Masterworks: Florida Orchestra, Free Pops in the Park Concerts, 7 p.m., Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg; no charge.

ROCK/BLUES

SEPT. 28: Damon Fowler Group, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

SEPT. 29: The Hip Abduction, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

SEPT. 30: Bay Buzz CD release, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10, includes CD.

OCT. 1: Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeroes, 6:30 p.m. doors, Jannus Live; $25-$28.

OCT. 2: Showcase Nite, 7:30 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

OCT. 4: Boyz II Men, 7:30 p.m., The Mahaffey; $35.50-$55.50.

OCT. 5: The Wailers, 8 p.m., Jannus Live; $20 and up.

OCT. 6: WMNF presents Caravan of Thieves, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$15.

OCT. 6: Bruce in the USA, 8 p.m. doors, Jannus Live; $10.

OCT. 7: An evening with Victor Wooten, 8 p.m., State Theatre; $22 and up.

OCT. 9: John Nemeth, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

OCT. 12: Foam N Glow, 8 p.m. doors, Jannus Live; $25 and up.

OCT. 12: Commander Cody, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

OCT. 12: Grant Peeples' Traveling Bob Dylan Tribute Show "All Dylan, All Night Long," 8 p.m., The Palladium, St. Petersburg; $12/$15 day of show.

OCT. 13: Tinsley Ellis, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

OCT. 13: Sean Paul, 8 p.m. doors, Jannus Live; $25-$30.

OCT. 14: Karen's Deal Fundraiser, 5 p.m., Skipper's; $10 donation.

OCT. 18: Grateful Dead Nite Deluxe, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

OCT. 19: Halcyon, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12.

OCT. 19: JJ Grey and Mofro, TBA, Jannus Live; $25 and up.

OCT. 20: Red Elvises, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

OCT. 25: WMNF presents Alejandro Escovedo and The Sensitive Boys, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $20-$25.

OCT. 26: 33rd Annual Freakers Ball, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10.

OCT. 27: 17th Annual Zappaween, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $17-$20.

OCT. 27: The Expendables, 7 p.m. doors, Jannus Live; $16.50-$20.

OCT. 28: The Bangles, 8 p.m., Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Tampa; $38.

OCT. 30: Applebutter Express, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

NOV. 1: New Riders of the Purple Sage, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$20.

NOV. 3: WMNF presents a Tribute to Gram Parsons, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

NOV. 3: Zoso, a Led Zeppelin Tribute, 8 p.m. doors, Jannus Live; $10.

NOV. 4: Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

NOV. 8: Taking Back Sunday, 7 p.m., Jannus Live; $25 and up.

NOV. 9: Eric Lindell, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

NOV. 9: Yellowcard, 7 p.m. doors, Jannus Live; $20-$23.

NOV. 10: March Fourth Marching Band, 8 p.m., Jannus Live; $12-$15.

NOV. 13: Daniel B. Marshall, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

NOV. 17: Donavon Frankenreiter, 8 p.m. doors, Jannus Live; $23-$26.

NOV. 25: Twangsgiving, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10.

NOV. 30: Zach Deputy, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$18.

DEC. 11: Aerosmith, 7:30 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa; $46.75-$146.75.

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