Concerts: Jan. 24-30

January 24, 2013 

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

Manatee

ACOUSTIC

FEB. 2: Carey Chaney, Tom Kaiser, 6:30 p.m., 33rd Street Coffee House at Community of Christ Church, 5817 33rd St. E., Bradenton.

CHORAL

FEB. 9: Magic of Manatee Sweet Adelines Chorus, 3 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $18. Information: 941-794-0218.

MARCH 1: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "Beethoven's Ninth," featuring Gloria Musicae, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Hall; $39-$59.

CLASSICAL

JAN. 29: Hein Jung and Grigorios Zamparas, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

FEB. 1: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "Turning Points," 8 p.m. Feb. 1, Neel Performing Arts Center; $29-$82.

FEB. 5: SCF Guest Artist Recital: Trio Viola, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

FEB. 8: Sarasota-Manatee Bach Festival, 7:30 p.m., Christ Church, 4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; $20 adults, $5 students. Information: 941-747-3709.

FEB. 10: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra "AMICCO's 20th Anniversary," 2 p.m., Cross Pointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach; $20. Information: 941-778-8585.

FEB. 12: Manatee Association - Sarasota Orchestra's Musical Mornings: Richard Benedum, organist, 10 a.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; $15. Information: 941-782-3278.

FEB. 19: SCF Symphonic Wind Ensemble, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

FEB. 21: SCF Master Class: Rene Izquierdo, classic guitar, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $5, free for students and SCF staff.

FEB. 23: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber series: "Thrill of a Lifetime" 7:30 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $26-$34.

FEB. 24: Brass Quintet from the Florida Orchestra, 4 p.m., Christ Church, 4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; $10 adults, $3 students.

FEB. 28: SCF Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

MARCH 1: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "Beethoven's 9th," 8 p.m. March 1, Neel Performing Arts Center; $38-$57.

MARCH 5: SCF Chamber and Concert Choirs, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

MARCH 14: Sarasota Masterworks Series: "Made in America," 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $29-$82.

MARCH 17: Johnathan Dimmock, 4 p.m., Christ Church, 4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton; $10 adults, $3 students. Information: 941-747-3709.

MARCH 24: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra "HMS Pinafore Operetta," 2 p.m., Cross Pointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach; $20. Information: 941-778-8585.

APRIL 2: SCF Music Faculty Recital: Rex Willis, Classical Guitar, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

APRIL 5: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "East Meets West," 8 p.m. April 5, Neel Performing Arts Center; $38-$57.

APRIL 9: Manatee Association - Sarasota Orchestra's Musical Mornings: The Sarasota Wind Quartet, 10 a.m., Westminster Towers, 1533 Fourth Ave. W.,Bradenton; $15. Information: 941-782-3278.

APRIL 25: SCF All Music Ensembles: Spring Fling Concert, 7 p.m., Outdoor Performance Pavilion, Central Courtyard at SCF; $4-$8.

JAZZ

MARCH 26: SCF Jazz Bands, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

APRIL 11: SCF Music Faculty Recital: Marc Mannino, Jazz Guitar, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

OLDIES

FEB. 3: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30.

FEB. 17: The Lennon Sisters, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $40.

OPERA

JAN. 27: The Sarasota Opera "Stars of Tomorrow" 25th Anniversary Concert, 2 p.m., Bayshore High School, 5401 34th St. W., Bradenton; $15. Information: 941-358-5660.

LONGBOAT KEY

CLASSICAL

SARASOTA

ACOUSTIC

FEB. 11: GuitarSarasota: Trio Voila, flute, viola and guitar, 7:30 p.m., Sarasota Art Center; no charge.

MARCH 11: GuitarSarasota: Andrew Stroud, guitar, 7:30 p.m., Sarasota Art Center; no charge

BROADWAY

JAN. 30: Neil Berg's "105 Years of Broadway," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10 and up.

FEB. 16: "Hooray for Hollywood," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10 and up.

CELTIC

FEB. 21: Celtic Crossroads, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10-$45.

MARCH 24: The Black Watch and the Band of the Scots Guards, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10-$55.

CHORAL

JAN. 25: Belle Canto, 7 p.m., Pine Shores Presbyterian Church, 3165 Beechwood Ave., Sarasota; no charge, donation of canned soup for All Faith Food Bank. Information: 941-922-1597.

FEB. 12: Vienna Boys Choir, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$70.

FEB. 28, MARCH 2-3: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "Beethoven's Ninth," featuring Gloria Musicae, 8 p.m., Feb. 28 and March 2, 2:30 p.m. March 3, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$84.

CLASSICAL

JAN. 26: Michael Lasser and Friends, "Love Songs for Grown-Ups," 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center; $17.50-$22.50. Information: 941-552-5325.

JAN. 26: GuitarSarasota: Jorge Caballero (Peru), 7:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2256 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; $20 members, $25 nonmembers; Information: 941-362-2991.

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

JAN. 27: Sarasota Florida Suncoast Concert Band "Chant and Jubilo," 3 p.m., Church of the Palms, 3224 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota; $5.

JAN. 28: Cleveland Orchestra, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$70.

FEB. 2-3: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "Turning Points," 8 p.m. Feb. 2, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 3, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $29-$82.

FEB. 9: The Philadelphia Orchestra, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30 and up.

FEB. 12: Vienna Boys Choir, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$70.

FEB. 14: The Ten Tenors, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10 and up.

FEB. 16: Robin Spielberg, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center; $15-$20.

FEB. 20: Dan Jordan, Chong-Hon Hong, and Cheryl Losey, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota; no charge.

FEB. 21: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber soiree series: "Birthday Wishes," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $26-$34.

FEB. 22: "Wind Song 5," 1 p.m., Senior Friendship Center, 1888 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota; $5 min. donation. Information: 941-556-3214.

FEB. 23: GuitarSarasota: Gaelle Solal (France), 7:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2256 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; $20 members, $25 nonmembers; Information: 941-362-2991.

FEB. 24: Sarasota Brass Quintet, 2:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $15. Information: 941-371-4974.

FEB. 26: James Ehnes, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$70.

FEB. 28-MARCH 2-3: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "Beethoven's 9th," 8 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 2, 2:30 p.m. March 3, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $29-$82.

MARCH 14: Itzhak Perlman, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$88.

MARCH 14: Keyboard Conversations with Jeffrey Siegel: "The power and passion of Beethoven," 8 p.m., The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee, 580 McIntosh Road, Sarasota; $30 and up. Information: 941-371-4546, ext. 106.

MARCH 15-17: Sarasota Masterworks Series: "Made in America," 8 p.m. March 15-16, 2:30 p.m. March 17, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $29-$82.

MARCH 16: GuitarSarasota: Vladimir Gorbach (Russia), 7:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2256 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; $20 members, $25 nonmembers; Information: 941-362-2991.

MARCH 19: Beethoven Orchestra of Bonn, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$70.

MARCH 20: Studio Artists from the Sarasota Opera, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota; no charge.

APRIL 6: GuitarSarasota: Ana Vidovic (Croatia), 7:30 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2256 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; $20 members, $25 nonmembers; Information: 941-362-2991.

APRIL 6-7: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork series: "East Meets West," 8 p.m. April 6, 2:30 p.m. April 7, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $29-$82.

APRIL 14: Chroma Quartet, 2:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $15. Information: 941-371-4974.

APRIL 17: Mike Markaverich Trio, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota; no charge.

APRIL 18: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber series: "Vienna Classics," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $26-$34.

COUNTRY

JAN. 26: Vince Gill, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30 and up.

FEB. 15: Sheryl Crow, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30 and up.

FOLK

FEB. 1: Jonathan Edwards, 8 p.m., Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota; $20-$25. Information: 941-587-6588

JAZZ

JAN. 25: Jazz Club of Sarasota High School Jazz Festival, 7 p.m., Sarasota High School, 1000 S. School Ave., Sarasota; no charge. Information: 941-366-1552.

FEB. 9: The South County Jazz Club series: Ira Sullivan, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center, Sarasota; $20 general admission, $15 GPAC members.

FEB. 10: Jazz at First Church: Bill Carmichael, 4-5 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; free will donation. Information: 941-955-0935.

MARCH 10: Jazz at First Church: Bill Allred, 4-5 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; free will donation. Information: 941-955-0935.

MARCH 16: The South County Jazz Club series: Johnny Varro's Swing 7, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center, Sarasota; $20 general admission, $15 GPAC members.

APRIL 14: Jazz at First Church: Jim Wellen, 4-5 p.m. and 5:30-6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; free will donation. Information: 941-955-0935.

APRIL 9: GuitarSarasota: Rick Peterson and Jeff Sack, 7:30 p.m., ArtCenter Sarasota; no charge.

APRIL 4: Diana Krall, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$115.

APRIL 6: The South County Jazz Club series: Marlene VerPlanck, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center, Sarasota; $15 general admission, $10 GPAC members.

LATIN

MARCH 27: Voca People, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10-$50.

OLDIES

JAN. 24: Natalie Cole, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30 and up.

JAN. 25: Doo Wop, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10 and up.

FEB. 10: Here to Stay: The Gershwin Experience, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10 and up.

FEB. 11: Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30 and up.

FEB. 17: The Beach Boys, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30 and up.

FEB. 22: Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10-$50.

MARCH 23: Temptations and The Four Tops, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$75.

OPERA

MARCH 20: Studio Artists from the Sarasota Opera, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota; no charge.

PIANO

POPS

JAN. 24-26: 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.

FEB. 7-8: Sarasota Orchestra Pops Series: "New Orleans' Own," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $31-$65.

FEB. 13-16: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape series: "The Envelope, Please" 5:30 p.m. Feb. 13 and 15, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, 8 p.m. Feb. 16, Holley Hall; $25-$69.

MARCH 1: Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$140.

MARCH 6-9: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape series: "Her Majesty's Secret Service," 5:30 p.m. March 6 and 8, 7:30 p.m. March 7, 8 p.m. March 9, Holley Hall; $25-$69.

APRIL 12-13: Michael Andrew "Ol' Blue Eyes," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $31-$65.

ROCK/BLUES

JAN. 25: Hardin Burns, 8 p.m., Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota; $10-$15.

MARCH 16: Crossroads 5:BluesX, 8 p.m., Caples Fine Arts Complex, PepsiCo Arcade, 5313 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota; $5-$15. Information: 941-487-4888.

MARCH 28: One Night of Queen, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $10-$50.

MARCH 30: Queen Latifah, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$110.

APRIL 11: Smokey Robinson, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$95.

PLANT CITY

COUNTRY

FEB. 28-MARCH 10: Florida Strawberry lineup includes Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra, Chubby Checker, Foreigner, Gene Watson, Casting Crowns, Caroline Kole, Gloriana, Justin Moore, Alan Jackson, Grits and Glamour Tour with Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis, Dwight Yoakam, Bobby Vinton, Martina McBride, Neal McCoy, Trace Adkins, Steve Hall and the Shotgun Red Show, Mel Tillis, Brantley Gilbert, T.G. Sheppard and Janie Fricke, Scotty McCreery, Gaither Vocal Band, Blake Shelton, Bret Michaels; 2209 W. Oak Ave., Plant City. General admission: $10 and up. Information: 813-754-1996.

SUN CITY

CLASSICAL

FEB. 10-MARCH 3: St. Andrew Fine Arts Concert Series: 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.

CHRISTIAN

MARCH 16: Chris Tomlin, 7 p.m., USF Sun Dome, Tampa; $27.50-$37.50. Box office: 800-745-3000.

CLASSICAL

MARCH 8: Andre Rieu, 8 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum; $45-$139.

COUNTRY

FEB. 18: LeAnn Rimes, Florida State Fairgrounds, 4800 US Hwy. 301 N., Tampa; $25-$35. Information: 813-627-4360.

FOLK

FEB. 11: Cheryl Wheeler, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $28.50.

MARCH 11: Richard Shindell, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $28.50.

APRIL 6: Tift Merritt and Simone Dinnerstein, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $28.50.

MARCH 18: Leonard Cohen, 8 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $59.50 and up.

JAZZ

MARCH 1: Keb Mo and Los Lobos, 7:30 p.m. March 1, Palladium, St. Petersburg College; $55.50-$65.

OPERA

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

POP

FEB. 27: P!nk, 7:30 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum; $36.75-$96.75.

MARCH 13: Lady Gaga, 7:30 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum; $49.50-$175.

ROCK/BLUES

JAN. 25: Chris McCarthy, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

JAN. 25: Tim Dorsey, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; no charge.

JAN. 26: Marshall Crenshaw, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$18.

JAN. 27: Trinity 7, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

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

FEB. 1: Damon Fowler Group, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

FEB. 2: Halcyon, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12.

FEB. 9: The Old 97s, 7 p.m. doors, The State Theatre, St. Petersburg; $20 advance, $23 at the door.

FEB. 9: WMNF 10th Annual Rockabilly Ruckus, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $20 advance, $25 at the door.

FEB. 12: Jonathan Richman, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

FEB. 15: WMNF presents Antsy McClain and The Trailer Park Troubadours, TBA, Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

FEB. 15: Fishbone, 8 p.m. doors, The State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg; $10-$12. Information: 727-906-0811.

FEB. 15: Grace Potter and The Nocturnals, 1 p.m., Jannus Live; $25-$30.

FEB. 23: Cope, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

FEB. 24: Colin Lake, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

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

MARCH 24: Alicia Keys, 7:30 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum; $45.25-$100.25.

APRIL 10: Smokey Robinson, 7:30 p.m., The Mahaffey, St. Petersburg; $49.50 and up.

VIOLIN

FEB. 19: Lindsey Stirling, 8 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $23.50 and up.

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