Bars & Clubs: Oct. 11, 2012

October 11, 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

Bill Galvano Fundraiser 5-7 p.m., Vin Lamar 8 p.m., Oct. 11. Vin Lamar 5:30 p.m. and Doug Bidwell 9 p.m., Oct. 12. Larry Rich 1:30 p.m., Dan Crawford 5:30 p.m., Reid Frost 9 p.m., Oct. 13. Reid Frost, 8 p.m. Oct. 16. Swamp Donkie, 8 p.m. Oct. 17. Live music nightly. 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.

Tommy Knockers Saloon: 5627 14th St. W.

Dancing and karaoke with DJ Scott and Beverly, 9 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. Information: 941-752-3535.

FOLK

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.

KARAOKE

Applebee's: 4638 S.R. 64, Bradenton

Trivia with Game Show Trivolution, 8 p.m. Tuesday. Karaoke, 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Applebee's: 5908 18th St. E., Ellenton

Trivia with Game Show Trivolution, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Karaoke, 10 p.m. Saturday.

Applebee's: 4301 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Karaoke, 10 p.m. Tuesday. Trivia with Game Show Trivolution, 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

ROCK/BLUES/FOLK

Aces Live: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton

Tony Tyler and Dani Jaye 6:30 p.m., Come Back Alice 8 p.m. Oct. 11 (no cover). Harper and Midwest Kind, 9 p.m. Oct. 12; $7 in advance, $10 at the door. Randy McAllister Band, 9 p.m. Oct. 13; $10. Tim Chandler, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 14 (no cover). Damon Fowler's Sugar Shack Monday, 8:30 p.m. Mondays (no cover). Charlie and Bain Acoustic Jam, 7 p.m. Oct. 16 (no cover). Kid Red 5-7 p.m., John Shain Band 8 p.m., Oct. 17. 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.

Bubbas Too Bar and Grill: 5435 15th St. E., Bradenton

Karaoke with Faye, 8 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 p.m. Saturdays. Live music, 9 p.m. Fridays. Pool tournaments, 3 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 941-756-3237.

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., Whiskey Blind 10 p.m.-midnight, Oct. 12. Big Daddy 10th Anniversary Party, 9 p.m.-midnight Oct. 13. Doug Bidwell, 5-9 p.m. Mondays. TC & The Troublemakers, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Jay Crawford, 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Rye Road Duo, 8-10 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

Kenny McGee, 7 p.m. Oct. 11. Watching Wendy, 8 p.m. Oct. 12. Raizing Cane, 8 p.m. Oct. 13. Sandi Grecco, 6 p.m. Oct. 14. Cellfish Jr., 7 p.m. Oct. 17. Live music most nights. Information: 941-798-9898.

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

Frankie Lombardi, Oct. 12. Tropix, Oct. 13. Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, Oct. 14. 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

Poetry, prose and open reading, 7 p.m. Oct. 20. Munchie Mondays. Free pool and steel tip dart tournament Tuesdays. Weenie Wednesdays. Ladies 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. Billy Rice, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Democracy, Fridays in September. NFL, Sundays. Information: 941-794-1400

Ortygia: 1418 13th St. W., Bradenton

Blues on the Patio with R.J. Howson, 4-8 p.m. Sundays. Information: 941-741-8646

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

Sobriety X, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 12. Manatee's Best of the Best Local Bands: Whiskey Blind, Katalyst, Big Daddy and surprise band, Oct. 13. Rock and Roll with Jay Maddox and two more bands, noon-4 p.m. Oct. 14. Free pool Tuesdays. 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, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Ethan Alexander, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays. 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.

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

Shotgun Justice, 7 p.m. Oct. 12. Darryl Lane 1:30 p.m., Tropical Avenue 7 p.m., Oct. 13. Ricci Dagaetano, 6 p.m. Thursdays and 1:30 p.m. Sundays. Danny Fox, 6 p.m. Mondays. Taylor and Taylor, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. 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. Oct. 11. Jimi Banks 4-7 p.m., The Missing Links 7-11 p.m., dance party 11 p.m.-2 a.m., Oct. 12. Robert Garcia 2-6 p.m., Version 3.0 Band, 7-11 p.m., dance party 11 p.m.-2 a.m., Oct. 13. Soul-R-Coaster 1-5 p.m., Ron Berringer 5-8 p.m., Oct. 15. Bobby Remix, 6-10 p.m. Oct. 17. Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Music most nights. Information: 941-722-2391 or www.woodysriverroo.com.

SARASOTA

COMEDY

McCurdy's Comedy Theatre: 3333 N. Tamiami Trail

Basic Blues Harmonica Technique and Style, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 22-Nov. 12; $79. Les McCurdy and ACE comedy classes, 6:45-7:45 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 22-Nov. 12; $79. 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.

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