Concerts: April 4-10

April 4, 2013 

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

Manatee

CHORAL

APRIL 7: The Bay Chorale and Woodworks: "Around the world in 21 Songs," 3 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $10. Inforation: 941-753-5634.

CLASSICAL

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

APRIL 6: Manatee Association of the Sarasota Orchestra: Big Band Concert, the Phoenix Jazz Orchestra, 7:30 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.

OLDIES

APRIL 7: The Ditchfield Family Singer, 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation.

OPERA

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

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

CHORAL

CLASSICAL

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

APRIL 5: Rita Hosking, 8 p.m., Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Ct., Sarasota; $10-$12.

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 5: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two": Tony Castellano Jr., 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7-$12; Information: 941-366-1552.

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 12: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two": June Garber, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7-$12; Information: 941-366-1552.

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 19: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two": Jerry Eckert, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7-$12; Information: 941-366-1552.

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.

APRIL 26: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two": Joe Bruno Group, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7-$12; Information: 941-366-1552.

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

OPERA

OTHER

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.

POPS

APRIL 7: Suncoast Concert Band "English Folk and More," 3 p.m., Church of the Palms, 3434 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-907-4123.

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.

REGGAE

APRIL 7: "One Love, One World," Reggae Music Celebration: Kid Red, Soul Purpose, and Tuff Sons, 3-7 p.m., Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court; $5.

ROCK/BLUES

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

CLASSICAL

JUNE 2: Jackie Evancho, 7 p.m., The Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; $55.50 and up.

COUNTRY

APRIL 4: Tift Merritt and Simone Dinnerstein, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $28.50 and up.

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.

HIP HOP

JUNE 6: Kings of the Mic Tour: LL Cool, J, Ice Cube, Public Enemy, De La Soul, 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $49.50-$125.

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

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 12: Legendary JCs, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

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

APRIL 14: Dry Branch Fire Squad, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

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; $20.

APRIL 21: Organs for Organs Fundraiser, 5 p.m., SKippers Smokehouse; $10 donation.

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; $12-$15.

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.

MAY 10: Blair Crimmins and The Hookers, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

MAY 12: Take Back The Night, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10 minimum donation.

MAY 19: Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, 7 p.m. doors, The Local, 662 Central Ave., St. Petersburg; $13-$15.

MAY 25: Johnny Rawls, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

MAY 26: Scratch My Back, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10 minimum donation.

JUNE 1: Halcyon, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12.

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

JUNE 8: Suncoast Blues Society Anniversary Party: John Nemeth, Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA

JUNE 18: Heart, Jason Bonham's Led Zeppeling Experience, 7:30 p.m., Live Nation Amphitheater, Tampa; $26-$90.70.

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