Bars & Clubs: Aug. 1-7

August 1, 2013 

Comic/Hypnotist Flip Orley will perform various times Aug. 1-4 at Side Splitters, 12938 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. Tickets are $10-$14. Information: 813-960-1197. PHOTO PROVIDED

BARS & CLUBS: Places to go

MANATEE

ACOUSTIC

Anna Maria Oyster Bar, Halfway: 6906 14th St. W., Bradenton

Live entertainment on the deck Thursday-Saturday. Information: 941-758-7880.

Bridge Tender Inn & Dockside Bar: 135 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach

Live music nightly. Information: 941-778-4849.

Riverhouse Reef and Grill: 995 Riverside Drive, Palmetto.

Live music Tuesdays and Thursdays. Happy hour daily 3-7 p.m. Ladies drink free 7-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Information: 941-729-0616 or www.riverhousereef.com..

COUNTRY

Joyland: 6424 14th St. W., Bradenton

Line dance classes 7-9 p.m. and DJ all night Wednesdays. DJ Trevor and live music Fridays and Saturdays, doors open at 7 p.m. Information: 941-756-6060 or www.joylandcountry.com.

DJ/TOP 40

New Attitudes: 3601 14th St. W., Bradenton

Ricci D, 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. DJ Flipmode, 9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. Information: 941-896-8850.

Tommy Knockers Saloon: 5627 14th St. W.

Dancing and karaoke with DJ Scott and Beverly, 9 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. Information: 941-752-3535.

KARAOKE

Applebee's: 4638 S.R. 64, Bradenton

Trivia with Game Show Trivolution, 8 p.m. Tuesday. Karaoke, 10 p.m. Wednesday.

Applebee's: 5908 18th St. E., Ellenton

Trivia with Game Show Trivolution, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Karaoke, 10 p.m. Saturday.

Applebee's: 4301 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Karaoke, 10 p.m. Tuesday.

515 Martini Bar: Carmen's Italian Cafe, 515 27th St. E., Bradenton

Karaoke, 10 p.m. Fridays. Information: 941-745-1540.

ROCK/BLUES

Aces Live: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton

Tangled Mango, 8 p.m. Aug. 1. Tony Tyler and Hurleys Kick-Ass Band, 9 p.m. Aug. 2; $5-$8. Tampa Bay Time Machine, 9:30 p.m. Aug. 3; $10. Ellie Lee Blues Fury, 5-9 p.m. Aug. 4. Karaoke 8 p.m. Tuesdays. R.J. Howson Band, 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 941-795-3886 or www.AcesLiveMusic.com.

Arts and Eats: 1114 12th St. W., Bradenton

Open Mic, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Donna, Thursdays. Michael Welch, Fridays. Live music Saturday nights. Information: 941-201-6647.

The Beachhouse Restaurant: 200 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach

John Dewey, Aug. 1 and 6. John Rinell, AUg. 3-5. Tim McCaig, Aug. 7. Live music most nights, 6-10 p.m. Information: 941-779-2222.

Bubbas Too Bar and Grill: 5435 15th St. E., Bradenton

Karaoke with Faye, 8 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 p.m. Saturdays. Live music, 9 p.m. Fridays. Pool tournaments, 3 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 941-756-3237.

Clancy's Irish Sports Pub & Grill: 6218 Cortez Road

Rye Road Duo, 6-10 p.m. Aug. 1. Russ Adams 6-10 p.m., Big Daddy 10 p.m.-midnight, Aug. 2. Dr. Drive Band, 9p.m.-midnight Aug. 3. Jack Tamburin, 5-9 p.m. Aug. 4. TC & The Troublemakers, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Jay Crawford, 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Rye Road Duo, 8-10 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 941-794-2489 or www.clancysirishsportspub.com.

Cork's Cigar Bar: 425 Old Main St.

DJ Night, 10 p.m. Saturdays. Trivia, 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Information: 941-744-2589 or www.corkscigarbar.com.

Cortez Clam Factory: 10104 Cortez Road

Live music most nights. Information: 941-798-9898.

Cortez Kitchen: 4528 119th St. W., Cortez

Live entertainment Friday-Sunday. Information: 941-798-9404.

D. Coy Duck's: 5410 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach

Live music Friday and Saturday. Information: 941-778-5888.

Drift In No. 1: 120 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach

Janine, 8-11 p.m. Mondays. Russ, 7-11 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Chip, 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays. Will Scott, 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays. Mystery band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Sundays. Information: 941-778-9088.

Drift In No. 2: 2709 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Mike McConnell, 8 p.m.-midnight Mondays. Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Faultline, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays. Information: 941-755-9825.

The Factory (formerly known as Banana Factory): 6916 U.S. 41, Bradenton

Live music Fridays-Saturdays. Karaoke with Steve, 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Information: 941-758-5249.

Grizzly's Den: 2505 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton

Live music Fridays-Saturdays. Information: 941-896-3156.

The Last Call Tavern: 2604 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton

Free pool and steel tip dart tournament Tuesdays. Weenie Wednesdays. Ladies Night Thursdays. Soft tip dart tournament Fridays. Information: 941-744-1586.

Mannatees Sports Grill: 7423 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton

Poker nights, Sundays-Mondays. Gulf Drive Band 5:30 p.m. and Trivia with Steve-O 7:30 p.m., Tuesdays. Scotty and JJ, 8-11 p.m. Wednesdays. Billy Rice, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 941-794-1400.

Peggy's Corral: 4511 U.S. 41 N., Palmetto

Mac McConnell Free pool Tuesdays. Ladies Night with adult games, prizes, food specials and live music by Rob and Mike of Katalyst, 8 p.m.-midnight, Wednesdays. Twisted Thursday Couples Night, 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays. Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. Sunday bike day with live music noon-4 p.m. Information: 941-729-5442 or www.peggyscoral.net.

Pier 22, Twin Dolphin Marina: 1200 First Ave. W., Bradenton

Live music nightly. Information: 941-748-8087.

Polo Grill and Bar: 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch

Franky Catalina, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Ethan Alexander, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Fridays live music on the Patio 6-9 p.m. Piano bar open 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Information: 941-782-0899 or pologrillandbar.com.

Sandbar Restaurant: 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria

Live music most nights. Information: 941-778-0444.

Tarpon Pointe Grill & Tiki Bar: 801 Riverside Drive E., Bradenton

Ricci Dagaetano, 6 p.m. Thursdays and 1 p.m. Sundays. Jimmy Regan, 6 p.m. Mondays. Taylor and Taylor, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Live music most nights. Happy hour 3-6 p.m. daily. Information: 941-746-8700.

Woody's River Roo: 5717 18th St. E., Ellenton

Taylor and Taylor, 6 p.m. Aug. 1. Don Huntsinger 4-7 p.m., Missing Links 7-11 p.m., dance party 11 p.m.-2 a.m., Aug. 2. Kool Breeze 2-6 p.m., Whiskey Blind 7-11 p.m., dance party 11 p.m.-2 a.m., Aug. 3. SoulRCoaster 1 p.m., Jimi Banks 5 p.m., Aug. 4. Messenger, 6 p.m. Aug. 7. Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Music most nights. Information: 941-722-2391 or www.woodysriverroo.com.

SARASOTA

COMEDY

McCurdy's Comedy Theatre: 3333 N. Tamiami Trail

Live comedy acts. Shows run Wednesday-Sunday at 7 p.m. with added late shows Friday-Saturday at 9:15 p.m. Information and reservations: 941-925-3869 or www.mccurdyscomedy.com.

JAZZ

Michael's On East: 1212 East Ave. S.

Joe Micals performs the hits of Neil Diamond, Tony Bennett, Billy Joel and more at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Information: 941-366-0007.

ROCK/BLUES

The Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth St.

Live music nightly. Information: 941-388-7539.

Five O'Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.

Democracy and Paul Galesto, Aug. 2. Come Back Alice, Aug. 3. Al Fuller blues jam, Mondays. Tuff Sons Tuesdays. Come Back Alice and Tony Tyler Band on Wednesdays. Democracy on Thursdays. Except where otherwise noted bands start at 10 p.m. daily. Admission is $3 for Friday and Saturday shows. Information: 941-366-5555.

The Gator Club: 1490 Main St.

The Cherry Bombs on Thursdays and Saturdays. The Boneshakers on Fridays. Information: 941-366-5969 or www.thegatorclub.com.

Hotel Indigo: 1223 Boulevard of the Arts

Jazz Club of Sarasota Jam Sessions with Jerry Eckert, Dave Hubbell and David Pruyn, 3-5:30 p.m. Sundays; $5 guests, free to participating musicians. Indigo blues night, 4-7 p.m. Fridays. Information: 941-487-3818 or www.hotelindigo.com.

Mattison's City Grille: Corner of Lemon and Main streets

Debbie Keeton Jazz Quartet, 7-10 p.m. Sundays. Tropix, 6-10 p.m. Mondays. Jennifer Leigh and her New Digs, 7:30-11 p.m. Tuesdays. Local band of the week, 7-11 p.m. Wednesdays. The Venturas, 7:30-11 p.m. Thursdays. Local band of the week, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays. The TC Allen Band, 7:30 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. Information: 941-330-0440.

Mr. Beery's Craft Beer Bar: 2645 Mall Drive, Gulfgate

Trivia night, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Classic Vinyl Nights with DJ Eric and DJ Whitney, 8 p.m. Fridays. Information: 941-343-2854.

Ocean Blues: 1936 Hillview St.

Geri X, 8 p.m. Aug. 1. Kara Nally Band 6 p.m., Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones 9 p.m., Aug. 2. Ocean's Eleven Big Band Jazz 7 p.m., Kettle of Fish 9 p.m., Aug. 3. Bain Beakley and Friends, 8 p.m. Aug. 6. Mike Tozier, 8 p.m. Aug. 7. Sarasota Jazz Club Jam 3 p.m., Blues Jam 7 p.m Sundays. The Monday Night Jazz Jam, 8 p.m. Mondays. Information: 941-366-3010 or www.oceanblues.net.

TOP 40

Darwin's on 4th: 1525 Fourth St., Sarasota

SRQ Ladies Night with DJ Imminent, 9 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 941-343-2165.

Mattison's Forty One: 7275 S. Tamiami Trail

Scott McFarlin, 6 p.m. Thursdays. Debbie Keeton, 6 p.m. Fridays. Sidney Wingfield, 6 p.m. Saturdays. Joe Thayer, 6:30 p.m. Sundays-Tuesdays. Rob Satori, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 941-921-3400 or www.mattisons.com.

TAMPA/ST. PETERSBURG

COMEDY

Improv Comedy Theater and Restaurant: 1600 E. Eighth Ave., C-112

Pablo Francisco, 8 p.m. Aug. 15, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Aug. 17 and 7 p.m. Aug. 18. Tickets: $20. All shows 21 and older, except the 10:30 p.m. Friday show, and are non-smoking. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Information: 813-864-4000 or www.improvtampa.com.

Side Splitter: 12938 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.

Comic-hypnotist Flip Orley, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 1, 8 and 10:15 p.m. Aug. 2-3, and 7 p.m. Aug. 4. Tickets: $10-$14. Information: 813-960-1197 or http://sidesplitterscomedy.com.

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