Concerts: May 2-8

May 2, 2013 

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

Manatee

CLASSICAL

MAY 6: The Ariel Quartet: Live in Concert, 7 p.m., Polo Grill and Bar, 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Rach; no charge.

ROCK/BLUES

MAY 25: Dan Toler Memorial Concert, 6 p.m., San Marco Paza, 8225 Nature's Way, Lakewood Ranch; $TBA.

SARASOTA

CELTIC

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

CHORAL

MAY 4: Diversity: The Voices of Sarasota, 8 p.m., Sarasota Opera House; $25 and up.

JULY 4: Gloria Musicae: Made in America Season Concert, "Celebrating America," 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; $35 adults, $15 student with valid ID. Information: 941-360-7399.

CLASSICAL

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

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; $31-$47.

JAZZ

MAY 5: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz on the Water," 3-5 p.m., LeBarge, Bayfront Park, Sarasota; $30 members, $35 nonmembers. Information: 941-366-1552.

MAY 11: Whitney James, 7:30 p.m., Fogartyville, 525 Kumquat Ct., Sarasota; $12-$15.

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

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

MAY 5: Suncoast Concert Band "81 Is Soon To Come," 3 p.m., Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3131 61st St., Sarasota; $5. Information; 941-907-4123.

ROCK/BLUES

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

MAY 18: Bryan Adams, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$75.

ST. PETE/TAMPA

FOR KIDS

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

CLASSICAL

MAY 17: Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, 8 p.m., Straz Center; $15 and up.

MAY 18: Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Beethoven's Symphony No. 7, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $15 and up.

MAY 24: Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, 8 p.m., Straz Center; $15 and up.

MAY 25: Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $15 and up.

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

COUNTRY

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

JUNE 11: Dwight Yoakum, 8 p.m., Jannus Live; $45 and up.

FOLK

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.

LATIN

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

POPS

MAY 3: Florida Orchestra: A Classic Pops Hit Parade, 8 p.m., Straz Center: $15 and up.

MAY 4: Florida Orchestra: A Classic Pops Hit Parade, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $15 and up.

MAY 12: Florida Orchestra: Spring Pops in the Park, 7:30 p.m., River Tower Park, Tampa; no charge.

ROCK/BLUES

MAY 3: Mingo Fishtrap, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

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., Live Nation Amphitheatre; $55 and up.

MAY 4: Vodkanauts and Stolen Idols, 8 p.m., Side Door at The Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg; $15-$18.

MAY 5: Big Red and the Soul Benders, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

MAY 7: Showcase Nite: The Blue Riders, 7:30 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

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

MAY 10: Heartist, 7 p.m., The Local, 622 Central Ave., St. Petersburg; $15 and up.

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 17: Joel Tatangelo Band, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

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

MAY 19: Geoff Abraham and The Stone City, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

MAY 21: Applebutter Express, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

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: Yngwie Malmsteen, 8 p.m., The Orpheum, Ybor City; $25-$28.

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

MAY 28: Bluegrass: Gypsy Wind, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

MAY 31: Will Erickson and The Wreckage, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

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

JUNE 2: Jimmy Thackery and Hassen Sayers, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

JUNE 4: Showcase Night, 7:30 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

JUNE 6: Grateful Dead Nite Deluxe, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $8.

JUNE 7: Cope, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

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; $12-$15.

JUNE 9: WMNF presents Black Taxi, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

JUNE 14: Damon Fowler Group, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

JUNE 15: Magadog, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

JUNE 16: RJ Harman, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

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

MAY 31: Cody Simpson, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $39.50 and up.

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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