Concerts: Sept. 26-Oct. 2

September 26, 2013 

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

MANATEE

CLASSICAL

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.

POPS

OCT. 19: Concert in the Park, 6 p.m., McKechnie Field, 1611 Ninth St. W., Bradenton; $10 per family. Information: 941-748-4610.

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

BIG BAND

OCT. 1: Ken Loomer and his Big Band, 7:30 p.m., Blue Rooster, 1525 Fourth St., 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.

OCT. 31: Orli Shaham, 7 p.m., Holley Hall; $15-$35.

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

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.

OCT. 25: The Sarasota Jazz Project, "An Evening of Swinging Big Band Jazz," 7:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $20-$25.

LATIN

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

POPS

OCT. 27: Sancturay Concert "The Great American Songbook," 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975, Fruitville Road; $15.

ROCK/BLUES

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. 6: Hillsborough Community College Chorus, 3 p.m., St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W., Sun City Center; $10. Information: 813-642-8125.

OCT. 11: Florida Orchestra: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, 8 p.m., Straz Center; $15-$45.

OCT. 12: Florida Orchestra: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $15-$45.

OCT. 13: Florida Orchestra: Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall; $15-$45.

OCT. 18: Florida Orchestra: Classical Mystery Tour, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $35-$75.

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

POPS

OCT. 19: Florida Orchestra: Pops in the Park, 7 p.m., Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg; no charge.

OCT. 20: Florida Orchestra: Pops in the Park, 7 p.m., River Tower Park, Sulphur Springs; no charge.

TOP 40

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

ROCK/BLUES

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. 5: Murder By Death, Music and Arts Fest, St. Petersburg.

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

OCT. 6: Seven Witches, TBA, Brass Mug, 14811 N. Florida Ave., Tampa. Information: 813-972-8152

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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