Concerts: April 18-24

April 18, 2013 

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

Manatee

CLASSICAL

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

JAZZ

ROCK BLUES

SARASOTA

CELTIC

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

CHORAL

CLASSICAL

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

APRIL 20: Sarasota Concert Band "The Magic of Music and Illusion," 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; $10-$12.

APRIL 21: April Solemn Evensong with Rebecca Price and Daniel Mendelow, Church of the Redeemer, 222 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota; free will donation.

APRIL 22: Cool American Guild of Organists Concert, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; no charge.

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

FOLK

APRIL 20: Aztec Two-Step, 8 p.m., Peace Education and Action Center, 525 Kumquat Ct., Sarasota; $20-$25. Information: 941-894-6469.

JAZZ

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.

MAY 17-18, 24-25: Jazz Juvenocracy "Rhapsody, Rhythm and Romance," 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center; $15-$20.

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 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 19: Warrior King, 8 p.m., Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Ct., Sarasota; $10-$15. Information: 941- 894-6469.

ROCK/BLUES

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

ST. PETE/TAMPA

FOR KIDS

JUNE 16: Tampa Bay Rays Summer Postgame Concert Series: Imagination Movers; free with game ticket.

CLASSICAL

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

COUNTRY

JUNE 8: Tampa Bay Rays Summer Postgame Concert Series: Martina McBride; free with game ticket.

FOLK

APRIL 21: Aztec Two-Step, 5 p.m., Craftsman House Gallery, 2955 Central Ave., St. Petersburg; $25 and up. Information: 727-323-2787

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.

OPERA

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

POP

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

APRIL 20: The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band Show, 8 p.m., The Ritz Theatre, Ybor City; $15-$20.

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 26: Dr. Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $20-$25.

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.

APRIL 30: Crackerbillys, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

MAY 3: Mingo Fishtrap, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

MAY 3-5: "Rockin' the Midway at the Funshine Music Festival," 4 p.m.-midnight May 3, 11 a.m.-midnight May 4 and 11 a,m.-10 p.m. May 5, Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa; $15-$25.

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

MAY 4: Donna the Buffalo, 9 p.m., Jannus Landing; $23-$25.

MAY 4: The Midwest Rock 'N Roll Express: Styx, REO Speedwagon, Ted Nugent, 11 a.m., 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre ; $55 and up.

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 11: Tampa Bay Rays Summer Postgame Concert Series: Kenny Loggins; free with game ticket.

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 24: Eric Lindell, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$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, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

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

JUNE 22: The Music of Pink Floyd, LaserSpectacular, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $22-$29.

TOP 40

JULY 14: Tampa Bay Rays Summer Postgame Concert Series: Carly Rae Jepsen; free with game ticket.

AUG. 18: Tampa Bay Rays Summer Postgame Concert Series: Victoria Justice; free with game ticket.

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