Concerts: Nov. 8-14

November 8, 2012 

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

Manatee

CLASSICAL

NOV. 8: State College of Florida Symphonic Wind Ensemble "From Russia with Love," 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

NOV. 11: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra "Popular Light Classics," 2 p.m., Cross Pointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach; $20. Information: 941-778-8585.

NOV. 13: Sarasota Orchestra's Musical Mornings: Brass Quintet, 10 a.m., Crosley Estate, 8374 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; $15. Information: 941-782-3278.

NOV. 15: State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota Symphony Orchestra "Dial M for Murder," concert, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

DEC. 9: Christ Church Concerts: Sarasota-Manatee Bach Festival, 8 p.m., Christ Church, 4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; $20 adults, $5 students. Information: 941-747-3709.

DEC. 16: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra "Island Holiday," 2 p.m., Cross Pointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach; $20. Information: 941-778-8585.

JAN. 13: Christ Church Concerts: Sarasota-Manatee Bach Festival, 4 p.m., Christ Church, 4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; $20 adults, $5 students. Information: 941-747-3709.

JAN. 20: Christ Church Concerts: Fred Teardo, organist, 4 p.m., Christ Church, 4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; $10 adults, $3 students. Information: 941-747-3709.

COUNTRY

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.

HOLIDAY

DEC. 4: State College of Florida "Holiday Concert," featuring SCF Choirs, Guitar Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

JAZZ

NOV. 29: State College of Florida Jazz Bands, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

OLDIES

DEC. 9: Manhattan Rhythm Kings, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30 (on sale Nov. 30).

JAN. 13: The Brothers Four, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30 (on sale Nov. 30).

JAN. 20: Alice Tan Ridley, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30 (on sale Nov. 30).

ROCK/BLUES

DEC. 1: Bradenton Blues Festival, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Riverwalk, Bradenton; $25 advance, $30 day of the event. Information: www.bradentonbluesfestival.org.

SARASOTA

ACOUSTIC

NOV. 12: GuitarSarasota Mini-Concert Series: Roger Hudson, classical guitarist, 7:30 p.m., Art Center Sarasota; no charge.

CLASSICAL

NOV. 9-11: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "The Four Seasons + 7," 8 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 11, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $29-$82.

NOV. 10-11: Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota: Eric Zuber, pianist, 7:30 p.m., Historic Asolo Theater; $25-$45.

NOV. 14: Sarasota Concert Association's Munchtime Musicales: Sylvia Reynolds Eckes, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota; no charge.

NOV. 15: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber series: "Maslanka and Mahler," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $26-$34.

NOV. 18: Sanctuary Concerts: "Beautiful Melodies Across The Ages," the Mike Markaverich Trio, 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota; $15.

NOV. 30: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "The Planets," 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $39-$59.

DEC. 1-2: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "The Planets," 8 p.m. Dec. 1, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 2, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$84.

DEC. 10: GuitarSarasota Mini-Concert Series: Gerardo Perez Capdevilla, guitar, 7:30 p.m., Sarasota Art Center; no charge.

DEC. 12: Sarasota Concert Association's Munchtime Musicales: Mindy Simmons, noon, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Sarasota; no charge.

DEC. 12: Sarasota Music Archive Chamber Concert with Gloria Musicae, 10:30 a.m., Selby Library Auditorium, 1331 First St., Sarasota; no charge.

DEC. 20: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber series: "Intimate Moments," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $26-$34.

JAN. 4: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber series: "New Music," 7:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $26-$34.

JAN. 5: Perlman Music Program Suncoast "Celebration Concert," 5 p.m., Sarasota Opera House, 61 N. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; $40-$80. Information: 941-366-8450.

JAN. 11-13: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "The Emperor," 8 p.m. Jan. 11-12, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 13, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $29-$82.

JAN. 15: Sarasota Orchestra's Musical Mornings: String Quintet, 10 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 2050 Oak St., Sarasota; $15. Information: 941-782-3278.

JAN. 16: Sarasota Concert Association's Munchtime Musicales: Sarasota String Quartet, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota; no charge.

JAN. 19: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber series: "Bravo Broadway and Our Leading Ladies" 5 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $26-$34.

JAN. 27: Sanctuary Concert Series: Eleonora Lvov, pianist, 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $15. Information: 941-371-4974.

HOLIDAY

DEC. 9: Musica Sacra Cantorum "A Cathedral Christmas," 3 p.m., St. Boniface Episcopal Church, 5615 Midnight Pass Road, Sarasota; $15 advance, $20 at the door. Information: 941-349-5616

DEC. 18: Gloria Musicae's "Celebrating the Season," 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; $35 adults, $15 students. Information: 941-360-7399.

JAZZ

NOV. 9: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two" concerts: Rodney Rojas Quartet, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7 members, $12 nonmembers. Information: 941-366-1552.

NOV. 10: The South County Jazz Club series: Dan Miller and Lew Del Gatto, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota; $15, $10 GPAC members. Information: 941-552-5325.

NOV. 18: Sarasota Orchestra "Roarin' 20s, Hot Jazz on a Snazzzy Sunday," 11:30 a.m., Michaels on East, 1212 East Ave. S., Sarasota; $100, brunch included.

NOV. 18: Sanctuary Concert Series: The Mike Markaverich Trio, 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitvill Road, Sarasota; $15. Information: 941-371-4974.

NOV. 30: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two" concerts: Melanie Massell Music and All That Jazz, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7 members, $12 nonmembers. Information: 941-366-1552.

DEC. 9: Jazz at the First Church: "The Trio," 4-5 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple St., Sarasota; no charge. Information: 941-955-0935.

JAN. 19: The South County Jazz Club series: Cynthia Sayer, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota; $20 general admission, $15 GPAC members. Information: 941-552-5325.

OTHER

NOV. 17: Then and Now, the Music of New College Students: The Jack Quartet, 8 p.m., Mildred Sainer Music and Arts Pavilion, 5313 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota; $15 general admission, $5 non-New College students. Information: 941-487-4888.

JAN. 10: GuitarSarasota Mini-Concert Series: Eddy Lugo and his Flamenco Troupe, 7:30 p.m., Sarasota Art Center; no charge.

PIANO

JAN. 19: Dreamwork: Marilyn Lerner, 8 p.m., Mildred Sainer Music and Arts Pavilion, 5313 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota; $15 general admission, $5 non-New College students. Information: 941-487-4888.

POPS

DEC. 5-8: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape series: "Winter Wonderland," 5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 and 7, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6, 8 p.m. Dec. 8, Holley Hall; $25-$69.

JAN. 18-19: Sarasota Orchestra Pops Series: "Bravo Broadway," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $31-$65.

JAN. 23-26: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape series: "Celebrate!" 5:30 p.m. Jan. 23 and 25, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, 8 p.m. Jan. 26, Holley Hall; $25-$69.

SUN CITY

CLASSICAL

DEC. 2-MARCH 3: St. Andrew Fine Arts Concert Series: 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

ACOUSTIC

FEB. 23: An Acoustic Evening with Matisyahu, 8 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $32 and up.

AMERICANA

JAN. 22: The Civil Wars, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $26.50 and up.

CHRISTIAN

JAN. 12: Winter Jam Tour Spectacular, 6 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa; $10 at the door.

FOLK

NOV. 12: Carrie Rodrigues, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $28.50.

DEC. 10: Tyrone Wells, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $28.50.

JAN. 21: Kris Delmhorst, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $28.50.

HIP-HOP

DEC. 2: Wiz Khalifa, 7:30 p.m., USF Sun Dome; $32-$42.

HOLIDAY

DEC. 2: Christmas with the Opera Tampa Chorus, 3 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $10.

DEC. 3: Christmas with the Opera Tampa Chorus, 7 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg; $10.

DEC. 9: 93.3 FLZ's Jingle Ball 2012, 6 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa; $23-$159.

DEC. 15: Trans-Siberian Orchestra, 2 and 8 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa; $32.75-$70.75.

DEC. 21: Wynonna Judd "Wynonna's Rockin' Christmas," 8 p.m. The Mahaffey; $39-$69.

JAZZ

OLDIES

NOV. 23: "This is the '60s," 8 p.m., The Mahaffey; $25-$55.

OPERA

MARCH 1: Katherine Jenkins, 8 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $100 and up.

POPS

DEC. 6: Michael Bolton, 7:30 p.m., The Mahaffey; $45-$65.

JAN. 18: The Florida Orchestra: The Music of Michael Jackson, 8 p.m. Mahaffey Theater; $35-$75.

ROCK/BLUES

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: Dr. Dog, 8 p.m., State Theatre, St. Petersburg; $TBA.

NOV. 10: March Fourth Marching Band, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

NOV. 11: Steve Forbert, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$18.

NOV. 13: Daniel B. Marshall, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

NOV. 16: Thomas Wynn and The Believers, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

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

NOV. 17: Boukman Eksperyans, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

NOV. 18: Enter The Haggis, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

NOV. 24: Shawn Hopper, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

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

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

DEC. 1: WMNF presents Vodkanauts 10th Anniversary Super-Spectacular Extravaganza, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

DEC. 1: Rock Station 97X "Next Big Thing," Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg; $35 and up.

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

DEC. 14: Coo Coo Ca Choo, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

DEC. 15: Suncoast Blues Society Holiday Party, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

DEC. 29: Donna The Buffalo, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $25-$30.

DEC. 30: Donna The Buffalo, TBA, Skipper's Smokehouse; $25-$30.

DEC. 31: Donna The Buffalo, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $35-$40.

JAN. 4: Marcia Ball, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $20.

JAN. 19: Mavis Staples, 8 p.m., The Mahaffey. St. Petersburg; $25-$45.

JAN. 20: Sunshine Blues Festival, 10:45 a.m., Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg; $49.50.

JAN. 29: Town Mountain, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

FEB 26: Gibson Brothers, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

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