Concerts: Nov. 21-27

November 21, 2013 

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

MANATEE

CLASSICAL

DEC. 6: Bradenton Community Fine Arts Concert Series: The King's Brass, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 603

DEC. 15: Bradenton Community Fine Arts Concert Series: Handel's "Messiah," 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation. Information: 941-747-4406.

JAN. 19: Bradenton Community Fine Arts Concert Series: Sarasota Opera Studio Artists, 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation. Information: 941-747-4406.

JAN. 26: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra: Bach and Vivaldi, 2 p.m., CrossPointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach; $25.

JAN. 30: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork Series: "Colors of Love," 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $39-$59.

HOLIDAY

DEC. 3: SCF Choirs, Guitar Ensemble, Sarasota Pops Orchestra and Gloria Musicae, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

DEC. 15: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra: Holiday Concert, 2 p.m., CrossPointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach; $25.

DEC. 16: Christmas with the Gulf Coast Flute Choir, 7 p.m., Palma Sola Presbyterian Church, 6510 Third Ave. W., Brdenton; free will donation. Information: 941-792-3141.

DEC.18: Ditchfield Family Singers "A Ditchfield Family Christmas," 2 p.m., Manatee Players, 502 Third Ave. W., Bradenton; $13-$36.

JAZZ

DEC. 5: SCF Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

JAN. 15: Sarasota Concert Association Munchtime Musicales: Jerry Eckert Jazz Trio, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; no charge.

OLDIES

DEC. 8: Sunday at Neel Series: The Woody Herman Orchestra, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30.

JAN. 12: Sunday at Neel Series: The Marlins, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30.

JAN. 26: Sunday at Neel Series: Guy Lombardo's Royal Canadians, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30.

ROCK/BLUES

DEC. 6-8: Bradenton Blues Weekend: "Blues on Main," 5-10 p.m. Dec. 6, Old Main Street; "Deja Blues in The Blues Lounge" with Johnny Rawls, 7 p.m.-midnight Dec. 6, The Brickyard, 427 12th St. W.; "The Blues Appetizer Concert" with Selwyn Birchwood and Steve Arvey, 6-9 p.m. Dec. 6, Riverwalk Pavilion, 452 Third Ave.; Second Annual Bradenton Blues Festival, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 7, Riverwalk; "Blues on Main" with Sarasota Slim, 5-11 p.m. Dec. 7, Old Main Street; "Tarpon Pointe Blues" with Chris Duarte, 7 p.m.-midnight Dec. 7, Tarpon Pointe Grill and Tiki Bar, 801 Riverside Dr. E.; Gospel Blues Brunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 8, Old Main Street; $10-$40. Information: www.bradentonbluesfestival.org.

SARASOTA

BROADWAY

DEC. 15: Bernadette Peters, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts; $35-$70.

JAN. 24-25: Sarasota Orchestra Pops Series: "Broadway Bound," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $32-$69.

CLASSICAL

NOV. 23: Maria Wirries Cabaret, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center, Sarasota; $22.50.

DEC. 6-8: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork Series: "Setting New Courses," 8 p.m. Dec. 6-7, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$84.

DEC. 11: Sarasota Concert Association Munchtime Musicales: Bill Schustik, noon, Beatrice Friedman Center, Sarasota; no charge.

JAN. 4: Perlman Music Program: Tenth Annual Celebration Concert with Itzhak Perlman, 5 p.m., Sarasota Opera House; $40-$80.

JAN. 10-12: Sarasota Orchestra Masterworks Series: "Superb, Sublime, Splendid," 8 p.m. Jan. 10-11, 2:30 p.m. Jan. 12, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$84.

JAN. 11-12: Artists Series Concerts of Sarasota Classical Recital Series "Zing Went the Strings," 7:30 p.m., Asolo Historic Theater; $40-$45.

JAN. 16-19: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape Series: "American Tapestry," 5:30 p.m. Jan. 15 and 17, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16, 8 p.m. Jan. 18; $29-$49.

JAN. 18: Ugly Beauties, 8 p.m., Club Sudakoff, 5845 General Dougher Place, New College Pei Campus, Sarasota; $5-$15. Information: 941-487-4888.

JAN. 22: The Haifa Symphony Orchestra of Israel, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Perofrming Arts Hall; $55-$80.

JAN. 31 and FEB. 1-2: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork Series: "Colors of Love," 8 p.m. Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 2, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$84.

COUNTRY

NOV. 22: Clint Black, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $15-$60.

NOV. 23: John Denver: A Rocky Mountain High Concert Celebration, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$60.

JAN. 29: Merle Haggard, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $TBA

DISCO

JAN. 16: ABBA, the Concert, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$60.

FOLK

NOV. 20: David Rovics, 8 p.m., Fogartyville; $10-$12.

NOV. 23: Melanie, 8 p.m., Fogartyville; $25-$30.

NOV. 29: John McEuen, 8 p.m., Fogartyville; $20-$25.

DEC. 11: Munchtime Musicales: Bill Schustik, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; no charge.

HOLIDAY

NOV. 29: Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2013, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $55-$70.

DEC. 10: Michael McDonald: "This Christmas, an evening of Holiday and HIts," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$75.

DEC. 11-14: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape Series: "Let It Snow," 5:30 p.m. Dec. 11 and 13, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12, 8 p.m. Dec. 14, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $29-$49.

DEC. 12: New York Tenors Christmas, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$55.

DEC. 13: Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $33-$45.

DEC. 13: Nate Najar's Jazz Holiday, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center; $15-$20.

DEC. 16: Danu Christmas in Ireland: A Nollaig in Eirinn, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $15-$45.

DEC. 16: "A Calyp-soul Christmas," 7:30 p.m., The Players Theatre; $20.

JAN. 3: Salute to Vienna, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $37.10-$78.83.

JAZZ

DEC. 7-8: KT Sullivan and Jon Weber "Colored Lights," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8 and 2 p.m. Dec. 8, Historic Asolo Theater; 25-$45.

DEC. 17: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra: Winston Marsalis and Cecile McLorin Salvant, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $55-$80.

JAN. 5: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $25-$40.

JAN. 11: Larry Coryell, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center; $15-$20.

JAN. 15: Munchtime Musicales, Jerry Eckert Jazz Trio, noon, Beatrice Friedman Center; no charge.

JAN. 18-19: Cynthia Sayer and Her Hot Jazz Trio, 8 p.m. Jan. 18 and 2 p.m. Jan. 19; $15-$20.

LATIN

NOV. 30: Proyecto Son, 8 p.m., Fogartyville; $10.

OLDIES

JAN. 7: Neil Sedaka, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$80.

JAN. 8: In The Mood, a 1940's Musical Review, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$50.

JAN. 19: Engelbert Humperdinck, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$80.

JAN. 21: Jerry Lewis, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $45-$80.

ORGAN

JAN. 19: Manasota Theatre Organ Society: Mark Herman, 2 p.m., Grace Church, 8000 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota; $18. Information: 941-379-6301.

POPS

JAN. 13: Katharine McPhee, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$75.

ROCK/BLUES

NOV. 21: America, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$60.

NOV. 23: Noise Ordinance CD Project, 1 p.m., Cock and Bull, 975 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota; $10.

DEC. 5: Cheap Trick, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $55-$150.

JAN. 4: BB King, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $55-$75.

JAN. 8: Gregg Allman, Greg Billings Band, 7 p.m., Sailor Circus Arena, 2075 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; $35-$100. Information: 941-361-6350

JAN. 30: Linda Eder, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$60.

WORLD

DEC. 1: Yanni: World Without Borders, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $179-$214.

ST. PETE/TAMPA

CHRISTIAN

JAN. 11: NewSong's Winter Jam Tour, 6 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa; $10.

CLASSICAL

DEC. 14: Andrea Bocelli, 8 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum; $75-$350.

FOLK

DEC. 16: John McCuthcheon, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $28.50.

JAN. 13: Gretchen Peters, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $28.50.

HIP-HOP

NOV. 22: Rick Ross, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; $42-$72.

NOV. 30: Kanye West, the Yeezus Tour, 8 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum, Tampa; $52.20-$165.75.

HOLIDAY

DEC. 1: Trans-Siberian Orchestra "The Last Christmas Eve," 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum; $30-$68.

DEC. 5 and 8: Happy Holiday Concert with the Opera Tampa Singers, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8, Straz Center, St. Petersburg; $10.

DEC. 6: Donny and Marie Christmas Show, 7:30 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum; $46.75-$122.25.

DEC. 12: Happy Holiday Concert with the Opera Tampa Singers, 7:30 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg; $10.

DEC. 13: Mix 100.7 Acoustic Christmas, 6:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $41.50-$141.50.

DEC. 13: The Florida Orchestra "Holiday Pops!" 8 p.m., Straz Center, Tampa; $17.50-$47.50.

DEC. 13: Mix 100.7 Acoustic Christmas: The Goo Goo Dolls, The Fray, ZZ Ward and Michael Franti, 6:30 p.m. doors, Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; $41.50-$141.50.

DEC. 17: Christmas with the Florida BoyChoirs and USF Opera "Amahl and the Night Visitors," 7:30 p.m. The Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg; $10-$18.50.

DEC. 22: Chris Isaak Holiday Tour 2013, 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; $39.50-$69.50.

DEC. 2: Christmas with the Florida BoyChoirs and USF Opera "Amahl and the Night Visitors," 4 p.m. Straz Center, Tampa; $10-$18.50.

ROCK/BLUES

NOV. 21: Twentyone Pilots, 7 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $22.50.

NOV. 22: Dirty Bourbon River Show, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

NOV. 22: Rusted Root, 8 p.m., State Theatre, St. Petersburg; $21-$25.

NOV. 22: Dirty Bourbon River Show, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

NOV. 23: Southern Hospitality, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

NOV. 23: Chacalizacion, 9 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $20 and up.

NOV. 24: Tunes for Tots Benefit, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA.

NOV. 26: Elle Lee and Blues Fury, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

NOV. 29: Professor Pennygoode's Mighty Flea Circus, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

NOV. 30: Cope, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

DEC. 3: Showcase Nite, 7:30 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

DEC. 6: WMNF presents Waiting for the Man, a Lou Reed tribute, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

DEC. 7: August Burns Red, 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $22 and uo.

DEC. 8: The Devil Wears Prada, 7 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $23.50.

DEC. 9: Lyle Lovett, 7:30 p.m., Tampa Theatre; $62-$75.

DEC. 10: Galbraith Group, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

DEC. 12: R&Beat Holiday Jam: Ginuwine, Joe, and Tank, 8 p.m., USF Sun Dome, Tampa; $45-$95.70.

DEC. 13: Unknown Hinson, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$20.

DEC. 14: SBS Holiday Party: Nick Moss, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

DEC. 16: John McCutcheon, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $28.50.

DEC. 17: Dean Johanesen, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

DEC. 21: Halcyon, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12.

DEC. 21: The Devil Wears Prada, 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $23.50.

DEC. 21: Hallucination Before Christmas, 10 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $10-$20.

DEC. 27: Hendrix, Osborne and Key Tribute, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

DEC. 28: Zach Deputy, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$20.

DEC. 31: Donna The Buffalo, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $35-$40.

JAN. 4: Kettle of Fish, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

JAN. 9: Blackberry Smoke: The Fire in the Hole Tour, 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $21.50.

JAN. 14: Paul Geremia, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

JAN. 17: Tab Benoit, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $20-$25.

JAN. 17: Billy Joel, 8 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum; $39.50-$119.50.

JAN. 13: Gretchen Peters, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $28.50.

JAN. 16: Queensryche Tour: "Operation Mindcrime," 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater; $59-$79.

JAN. 19: Second Anual Sunshine Music and Blues Festival, noon, Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg; $39.50 and up.

JAN. 25: Amon Earth, 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $25.50.

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