Concerts: March 21-26

March 21, 2013 

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

Manatee

CLASSICAL

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 6: Phoenix Jazz Orchestra, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $10-$25.

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

OPERA

MARCH 24: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra: Gilber and O'Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore," 2 p.m., CrossPointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach; $20. Information: 941-778-8585.

ROCK BLUES

APRIL 12-14: Gulf Coast Rhythm and Ribfest: 38 Special, Foghat, Eric Darius, The Lee Boys, various times, Manatee County Fairgrounds, Palmetto; $15-$40, children 12 and younger are admitted free with a ticket-holding adult. Special Friday tickets are $5, available at gate only.

SARASOTA

CELTIC

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

MAY 9: Celtic Women, 7:30 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; 39-$99.

CHORAL

CLASSICAL

MARCH 24: Suncoast Concert Band "Sounds of the Season," 3 p.m., Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3131 61st St., Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-907-4123.

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

MAY 5: New Music New College: The Composers' Concert, 4 p.m., Mildred Sainer Music and Arts Pavilion, Sarasota; no charge.

FOLK

JAZZ

APRIL 4: Jazz Club of Sarasota: Rebecca Kilgore "The Music of Marilyn Monroe," 7:30 p.m., Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; $25 members, $35 nonmembers, $5 students with ID. Information: 941-366-1552.

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.

APRIL 8: GuitarSarasota: Rick Peterson and Jeff Sack, 7:30 p.m., ArtCenter Sarasota; no charge.

APRIL 13: Sarasota Orchestra "Vienna Classics," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $26-$34.

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 17: Sarasota Concert Association Munchtime Musicales: The Mike Markaverich Trio, 2 p.m., David Cohen Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; no charge.

APRIL 17: Afro-Cuban Jazz: Guisando Caliente, 6 p.m., Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, Sarasota; $10-$12.

APRIL 20: New Voices, New Harmonies: Toby Twining Music, 8 p.m., Mildred Sainer Music and Arts Pavilion, 5313 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota; no charge.

APRIL 24: Chris Botti, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Peforming Arts Hall; $30-$65.

MAY 9: Sarasota Orchestra "Summer Music," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $26-$34.

MAY 11: Sarasota Orchestra Innovations: "Revolutions," 7:30 p.m., Opera House, Sarasota; $30-$45.

OLDIES

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

OPERA

OTHER

MARCH 23: Sarasota Concert Band "The Magic of Music and Mystery," 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center; $15.

MAY 9: New Music New College: Electronic Music Class Concert "Sonic Landcapes, Performances and Collaborations," 7:30 p.m., Mildred Sainer Music and Pavilion; no charge.

VOCAL

POPS

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

APRIL 24-27: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape series: "By Popular Demand," 5:30 p.m. April 24 and 26, 7:30 p.m. April 25, and 8 p.m. April 27, Holley Hall, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota; $25-$69.

ROCK/BLUES

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.

MAY 8: Crosby, Stills and Nash, 7:30 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $75-$130.

ST. PETE/TAMPA

CHRISTIAN

FOLK

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

MAY 6: Lori McKennam 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $28.50.

JAZZ

APRIL 18: David Benoit and Brian Culbertson "piano2PIANO," 7:30 p.m., The Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg; $42.50 and up.

LATIN

JUNE 30: Juanes, Loud and Unplugged Tour, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; 49.50 and up.

OLDIES

APRIL 10: Smokey Robinson, 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey, St. Petersburg; $52.79-$84.89.

OPERA

APRIL 28: The Tenors, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $39.50 and up.

POP

APRIL 17: Andy Grammer, 7 p.m., State Theatre, St. Petersburg; $20-$22.

POPS

MAY 10: Florida Orchestra New Rock Concert Series: "The Music of the Doors," 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; $35-$75.

ROCK/BLUES

MARCH 21: Enuff Z' Nuff, 7 p.m. doors, State Theatre, St. Petersburg; $13.

MARCH 22: Time Reynolds and TR3, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$20.

MARCH 23: Caravan of Tieves, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

MARCH 24: Betty Fox Band, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

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

MARCH 30: WMNF: Karib-b-yan Kruze Music Festival 2013, 4 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

MARCH 31: Stick Martin's Easter Bunny Hip-Hop Show, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10.

APRIL 5: Tommy Malone, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

APRIL 6: Kim Simmonds and Svoy Brown, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $17-$20.

APRIL 7: WMNF presents Selwyn Birchwood, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$15.

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

APRIL 13: Halcyon, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12.

APRIL 14: Dry Branch Fire Squad, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

APRIL 16: Gravy Flavored Kisses, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $6.

APRIL 19: Tinsley Ellis, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

APRIL 20: WMNF presents James McMurtry, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

APRIL 23: Deadstring Brothers, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

APRIL 26: Alice in Chains, 98Rockfest 2013, 5:45 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum; $29-$69.

APRIL 27: Red Elvises, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

APRIL 30: The Black Crowes, 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey, St. Petersburg; $39.50-$49.50.

MAY 4: Sauce Boss, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

MAY 9: Rodriguez, 8 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $35.50.

JUNE 7: Fleetwood Mac, 8 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa; $64 and up.

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