Concerts: Sept. 19-25

September 19, 2013 

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

MANATEE

CLASSICAL

SEPT. 24: Dr. John Thomasson, bass baritone and Therese Lindquist, piano: "In Praise of Women!," 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center, Bradenton; $5 students, $10 general admission.

OCT. 8: SCF Fall Festival of Music, instrumental ensembles and choirs, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center, Bradenton; $4-$8.

OCT. 13: Dwight Thomas, organist, 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation; Information: 941-747-4406.

ROCK/BLUES

SEPT. 26: The New Orleans Suspects, 8 p.m., Ace's Lounge, 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton; $15-$20. Information: 941-795-3886.

SARASOTA

CHORAL

SEPT. 29: African Children's Choir, 7 p.m., Bahia Vista Mennonite Church, 4041 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; free will donation. Information: 941-377-4041.

CELTIC

NOV. 15: Celtic Thunder, 7:30 p.m., Van Wezle Performing Arts Hall; $35 and up.

CLASSICAL

OCT. 2 and 4: Ariel Quartet "The Beethoven Cycle: Complete String Quartets," 11 a.m., Selby Auditorium, Sarasota; $20.

NOV. 6: Itzhak Perlman and The Perlman Music Program Alumni "Israel at 65," 7:30 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $50 and up.

COUNTRY

NOV. 1: Rodney Atkins, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40 and up.

FOLK

SEPT. 14: Passerine, 8 p.m., Fogartyville; $5-$7.

NOV. 1: James Keelaghan, 8 p.m., Fogartyville; $12.

JAZZ

OCT. 4: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two": Betty Comora's Happy Jazz Band, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7 members, $12 nonmembers.

OCT. 11: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two": Ken Loomer Quartet, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7 members, $12 nonmembers.

OCT. 18: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two": Haferhouse Jazz Quartet, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7 members, $12 nonmembers.

LATIN

SEPT. 15: Hispanic Heritage Month celebration: Nuna and Combo Vimana, 7 p.m., Fogartyville; $5.

SEPT. 28: Hispanic Heritage Month celebration: Proyecto Son, 8 p.m., Fogartyville; $10-$12.

ROCK/BLUES

SEPT. 12: Grandpa's Cough Medicine, 8 p.m., Fogartyville; $8-$10.

SEPT. 20: NOW Ensemble with Fuzion Dance Artists, 8 p.m., New College of Florida, Mildred Sainer Music and Arts Pavilion, 5313 Bay SHore Road, Sarasota;$5-$15.

OCT. 26: Florida Blue Blues and Music Festival, 11 a.m. doors, Oct. 26, Sarasota Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota; $27 and up. Information: 941-365-0818

ST. PETE/TAMPA

BROADWAY

OCT. 6: Sarah Brightman, 8 p.m., Tampa Bay TImes Forum, Tampa; $35-$250.

CLASSICAL

OCT. 27: 2Cellos, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $32.50 and up.

COUNTRY

SEPT. 14: Loretta Lynn, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $29.50 and up.

FOLK

OCT. 28: Melissa Ferrick, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $TBA.

NOV. 4: Red Molly, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $TBA.

JAZZ

LATIN

OCT.23: Cristian Castro, 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $29 and up.

OLDIES

OCT. 5: The Isley Brothers, 8 p.m., USG Sun Dome, Tampa; $30 and up.

POP

NOV. 1: Michael Buble, 8 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum; $54.50 and up.

NOV. 8: Josh Groban, 8 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum; $46.75 and up.

TOP 40

OCT. 30: Selena Gomez, 7 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum: $26 and up.

ROCK/BLUES

SEPT. 20: Billy Cobham, 8 p.m., Palladium; $30 and up.

SEPT. 20: Il Volo, 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay Times Forum; $36.75 and up.

SEPT. 20: TC Carr's All-Star Bolts of Blue Band, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

SEPT. 21: Skipper's Smokehouse 33rd Anniversary, noon-midnight, Skipper's Smokehouse; free.

SEPT. 21: Vader -- Back To The Black Tour 2013, 6 p.m., The Orpheum; $17 and up.

SEPT. 22: Skipper's Inland Surf Spectacular, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

SEPT. 24: Ra Ra Riot, 8 p.m., The Orpheum; $8 and up.

SEPT. 24: Lauren Mitchell Band, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

SEPT. 25: Gramatik, 9 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $21.35 and up.

SEPT. 25: SOMO, 7 p.m. doors, The Orpheum; $15-$17.

SEPT. 26: The Weekend, 8:30 p.m., Straz Center; $48.50 and up.

SEPT. 26: Grateful Death Nite Deluxe, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $8.

SEPT. 27: Enter The Haggis, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

SEPT. 27: Maze, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $49.50 and up.

SEPT. 28: Halcyon, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12.

SEPT. 29: WMNF presents a tribute to Stevie Wonder, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

SEPT. 29: Fall Out Boy "Save Rock and Roll" Tour, 7:30 p.m., USF Sun Dome; $29.50 and up.

OCT. 1: Greensky Bluegrass, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$18.

OCT. 2: Sick Puppies, 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $20 and up.

OCT. 4: Tim Reynolds and TR3, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$20.

OCT. 5: WMNF presents Eilen Jewell, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

OCT. 6: Karen's Deal benefit, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10 min. donation.

OCT. 7: Dying Fetus, 7 p.m., The Orpheum; $16 and up.

OCT. 8: Rusko, 9 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $30 and up.

OCT. 11: WMNF presents Nikki Hill, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$20.

OCT. 15: The Applebutter Express, 7 p.m., Skipper's SMokehouse; $10-$13.

OCT. 17: Matt Nathanson: The Last of the Great Pretenders Tour, 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $21.

OCT. 18: Florida Orchestra: The Beatles Musical Tribute, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $35 and up.

OCT. 18: The Duhks, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

OCT. 19: The Lumineers, 7:15 p.m., USF Sun Dome; $25 and up.

OCT. 20: Dizzy Wright, 7 p.m. doors, The Orpheum; $15 and up.

OCT. 20: Loves It!, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

OCT. 22: Bill Kirchen, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

OCT. 23: Jessie Ware, 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $19.50 and up.

OCT. 24: Applebutter Express, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

OCT. 25: Annual Freakers Ball: Grave Matters, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10.

OCT. 26: Halcyon, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12.

OCT. 27: John Fogerty, 8 p.m. Straz Center; $59 and up.

OCT. 27: The Reverend Horton Heat, 8 p.m., State Theatre, St. Petersburg; $20 and up.

OCT. 31: "Scream It Like You Mean It Tour," 5:30 p.m. doors, The Orpheum; $19 and up.

NOV. 2: Red Elvises, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

NOV. 6: Drake "Would You Like A Tour?" 7 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum; $73 and up.

NOV. 19: "Satisfaction" Rolling Stones Tribute, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

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