Concerts: Jan. 16-22

January 16, 2014 

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

MANATEE

BIG BAND

FEB. 13: Mixon's Valentine's Show: Ocean's Eleven, 6-9 p.m., Mixon's Fruit Farms, 2525 27th St. E., Bradenton: $5. Information: 941-748-5829.

CHORAL

FEB. 8: Sweet Adelines Chorus Annual Show, 3 p.m., Neel Peforming Arts Center; $18.

CLASSICAL

JAN. 16: SCF Music Student Showcase, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $10.

JAN. 17: The Bay Street Brassworks, 5-7 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $5-$10.

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 Drive, Holmes Beach; $25.

FEB. 20: Sarasota Orchestra Masterworks Series: "Homage," 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30-$84.

FEB. 23: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra: Opera on Anna Maria Island, Giuseppe Verdi's "La Traviata," 2 p.m., CrossPointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach; $25.

MARCH 7: Sarasota Orchestra Masterworks Series: "Exotic Stories," 8 p.m. March 7, Neel Performing Arts Center; $30-$84.

MARCH 23: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra: Mozart and Haydn, 2 p.m., CrossPointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach; $25.

GOSPEL

FEB. 8: Re-Creation USA Gospel Show, 3 p.m., Woods Hall, Tierra Siesta Mobile Home Park, 8200 Nancy Lane, Ellenton; $5. Information: 802-272-3122.

JAZZ

JAN. 19: Roser Community Church 2014 Concert Series: Belle Canto and First Church Jazz Trio, 4 p.m., Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria; free will donation. Information: 941-778-0414.

JAN. 19: Suncoast Jazz Ambassadors, 7:30 p.m., Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3131 61st St., Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-907-4123.

JAN. 26: Jimmy Mazz, 7 p.m., Woods Hall, Tierra Siesta Mobile Home Park, 8200 Nancy Lane, Ellenton; $10. Information: 802-272-3122.

MARCH 9: Bradenton Community Fine Arts Concert Series: Dick Hyman, 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation. Information: 941-747-4406.

OLDIES

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

FEB. 9: The Edward Twins, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30.

FEB. 16: Tommy Johnson, 7 p.m., Woods Hall, Tierra Siesta Mobile Home Park, 8200 Nancy Lane, Ellenton; $10. Information: 802-272-3122.

FEB. 23: Fernando Varela, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30.

MARCH 2: Phil Diret and The DOziers, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $30.

MARCH 6: Gulf Drive Band and KoKo Ray "Oldies Beach Dance," 3-5 p.m., Sandbar Pavilion, 100 Spring Ave., Anna Maria; $8-$10.

OPERA

FEB. 23: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra: "La Traviata," 2 p.m., CrossPointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach; $25. Information: 941-795-2370.

POPS

FEB. 23: Bradenton Community Fine Arts Concert Series: Barbary Coast Dixieland Band, 4 p.m. and 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation. Information: 941-747-4406.

SARASOTA

BIG BAND

FEB. 3: Glenn Miller Orchestra, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$45.

FEB. 6: Michael Feinstein: "Swinging with the Big Band," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $55-$75.

BROADWAY

FEB. 12-15: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escapes Series: "Heart to Hart," 5:30 p.m. Feb. 12 and 14, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 8 p.m. Feb. 15, Holley Hall; $29-$49.

MARCH 25: Patti LuPone, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$90.

APRIL 1: Mandy Patinkin, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$70.

CLASSICAL

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

JAN. 19: Eleonora Lvov "Intimate Fantasies," 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $15, includes wine and cheese post-concert reception.

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

JAN. 25: GuitarSarasota 2014 International Concert Series: Mak Grgic (Slovenia), 7:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2256 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; $20 members, $25 nonmembers. Information:941-362-2991.

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

FEB. 1-2: Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Classical Recital Series: Ritz Chamber Players "Great Music versus Superbowl," 7:30 p.m., Historic Asolo Theater; $40-$45.

FEB. 5: East Coast Chamber Orchestra, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Peforming Arts Hall; $40-$70.

FEB. 6: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber Series: "East and Middle East," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $29-$37.

FEB. 10: GuitarSarasota Mini-Concert and Lecture Series: Inca Rose Duo, voice and guitar, 7:30 p.m., ArtCenter Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; no charge.

FEB. 19: Munchtime Musicales, piano duets by Lee Dougherty Ross and Joe Holt, noon, Beatrice Friedman Center; no charge.

FEB. 21-23: Sarasota Orchestra Masterworks Series: "Homage," 8 p.m. Feb. 21-22, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 23, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$84.

FEB. 22: GuitarSarasota 2014 International Concert Series: Alvaro Pierri (Uruguay), 7:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2256 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; $20 members, $25 nonmembers. Information:941-362-2991.

FEB. 26: Lang Lang, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $70-$105.

FEB. 26-27: Perlman Program Suncoast Emerging Artists Performances Series: Ariel Quartet, "The Beethoven Cycle," 7 p.m., Selby Auditorium at USF Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; $20.

FEB. 27: Sarasota Orchestra Masterworks Series: "Quartels," 5:30 p.m. Holley Hall; $29-$37.

MARCH 1-2: Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Classical Recital Series: Tempest Trio "Trios Anyone?" 7:30 p.m., Historic Asolo Theater; $40-$45.

MARCH 8-9: Sarasota Orchestra Masterworks Series: "Exotic Stories," 8 p.m. March 8, 2:30 p.m. March 9, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$84.

MARCH 13: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber Series: "Mozart Madness 1," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $29-$37.

MARCH 14: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber Series: "Mozart Madness 2," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $29-$37.

MARCH 14: Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Josh Bell, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $75-$110.

MARCH 15: The DIY Ensemble Concert, 8 p.m., New College Mildred Sainer Music and Arts Pavilion, Sarasota; $5-$15.

MARCH 15: GuitarSarasota 2014 International Concert Series: Gohar Vardanyan (Armenia), 7:30 p.m., Fellowship Hall, St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2256 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; $20 members, $25 nonmembers. Information:941-362-2991.

MARCH 19: Munchtime Musicales, artist form the Sarasota Opera, noon, Beatrice Friedman Center; no charge.

COUNTRY

JAN. 29: Merle Haggard, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $$37-$85.

FEB. 8: Kenny Rogers, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $65-$75.

MARCH 21: Amy Grant and Vince Gill, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $60-$85.

DISCO

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

FOLK

JAN. 31: Ronny Cox, 8 p.m., Fogartyville; $17-$20.

FEB. 7: Zoe Lewis, 8 p.m., Fogartyville; $10-$12.

FEB. 8: Inland Traveler, 8 p.m., Fogartyville; $8-$10.

MARCH 27: Indigo Girls, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$75.

IRISH

FEB. 13: Irish Rovers, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$50.

MARCH 19: Irish Tenors, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$70.

JAZZ

JAN. 17: Eddie Tobin, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7-$12.

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

JAN. 24: Jerry Eckert Trio, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7-$12.

JAN. 26: The Dave Bennett Quartet, 7:30 p.m., Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; $40-$45.

JAN. 31: Kitt Moran, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $7-$12.

FEB. 23: Jazz Club of Sarasota 34th Annual Sarasota Jazz Festival "Jazz in the Park," 1-4 p.m., Phillippi Estate Park, 5500 S. Tamiami Trail; no charge.

FEB. 25: Jazz Club of Sarasota 34th Annual Sarasota Jazz Festival: The Charlie Bertini Quintet, 7:30 p.m., Players Theatre; $5-$30.

FEB. 27: Jazz Club of Sarasota 34th Annual Sarasota Jazz Festival: Peter and Will Anderson, 7:30 p.m., Players Theatre; $5-$30.

FEB. 28: Jazz Club of Sarasota 34th Annual Sarasota Jazz Festival: The Alexis Cole Quintet, 7:30 p.m., Players Theatre; $5-$30.

MARCH 1: Jazz Club of Sarasota 34th Annual Sarasota Jazz Festival: Dick Hyman and Ken Peplowski, 7:30 p.m., Players Theatre; $5-$40.

MARCH 15: Jim Collum Jazz Band, 8 p.m. Glenridge Performing Arts Center; $15-$20.

MARCH 23: Johnny Clegg, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$65.

OLDIES

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.

FEB. 14: Tony Bennett, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $81-$116.

FEB. 17: The Hit Men, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-50.

MARCH 10: Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $85-$105.

MARCH 30: The Midtown Men, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing ARts Hall; $35-$60.

ORGAN

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

JAN. 28: Music Fine Arts at First Church: Mary Mozelle "The Sights and Sounds of the Pipe Organ," 7 p.m., 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; $10. Information: 941-955-0935.

FEB. 16: Manasota Theatre Organ Society: Clark Wilson, 2 p.m., Grace Church, 8000 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota; $18. Information: 941-379-6301.

MARCH 16: Manasota Theatre Organ Society: Jelani Eddington, 2 p.m., Grace Church, 8000 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota; $18. Information: 941-379-6301.

POPS

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

FEB. 16: Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota, Pops Series; Mary Wilson, Jason Ferrante, and Lee Dougherty Ross, 7:30 p.m., Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; $45.

MARCH 15-16: Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota, Pops Series: "You Made Me Love You," 7:30 p.m. March 15 and 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 16; $40-$45.

MARCH 19-22, 30: Sarasota Orchestra Pops Series: "Come Fly With Me," 5:30 p.m. March 19 and 21, 7:30 p.m. March 20, 8 p.m. March 22, 2:30 p.m. March 30, Holley Hall; $29-$49.

MARCH 28-29: Sarasota Orchestra Pops Series: "Satchmo, Fats and The Duke," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $32-$69.

POPular

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

ROCK/BLUES

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

FEB. 9: Kenny Loggins, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $50-$70.

MARCH 13: Aaron Neville with The Dirty Dozen Brass Band from New Orleans, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $45-$70.

MARCH 24: The Moody Blues, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $63.85-$74.55.

ST. PETE/TAMPA

CELTIC

FEB. 7: Masters of the Fiddle: Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, 8 p.m., Straz Center; $25-$45.

CLASSICAL

JAN. 17: Florida Orchestra "Bond and Beyond," 8 p.m., Straz Center; $17.50-$47.50.

JAN. 24: Florida Orchestra "Bartok and Brahms," 8 p.m., Straz Center; $17.50-47.50.

FEB. 1: Itzhak Perlman, 8 p.m., Straz Center; $41-$75.

FEB. 26: Iron and Wine, 8 p.m., Straz Center; 34.50-$44.50.

FEB. 28: Florida Orchestra "Charlie Chaplin: The Gold Rush," 8 p.m., Tampa Theatre; $35.

MARCH 28: A Gala Night with David Garrett, 8 p.m., The Palladium; $30-$40.

COUNTRY

JAN. 17: Jamey Johnson, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; $29.50 and up.

FOLK

FEB. 1: Carolina Cholocate Drops, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $24.50.

FEB. 24: Carrie Newcomer, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $28.50.

MARCH 10: Amy Speace, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $28.50.

MARCH 29: The Avett Brothers, 8 p.m., USF Sun Dome; $35-$47.75.

JAZZ

FEB. 9: Pat Metheny Unity Group, 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $45-$65.

FEB. 18: Jonathan Batiste and The Stay Human Band, 8 p.m. Straz Center, Tampa; $35.

OLDIES

JAN. 31: Barry Manilow, 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay TImes Forum; $7.24-$157.24.

FEB. 8: Gary Puckett and The Union Gap, 7:30 p.m., Capitol Theatre; $35-$65.

FEB. 12: Tony Bennett, 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $65-$150.

POP

FEB. 26: Demi Lovato "The Neon Lights Tour," 7:30 p.m., Tampa Bay Times Forum; $26.75-$62.25.

POPS

JAN. 17: Florida Orchestra: "Bond and Beyond," 8 p.m., Straz Center; $17.50-$47.50.

FEB. 28: Peter Nero "The Gershwin Project," 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $37.50-$55.50.

ROCK/BLUES

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. 18: The Tampa Collective, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

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

JAN. 21: Ellie Lee and Blues Fury, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

JAN. 23: Grateful Dead Nite Deluxe, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $8.

JAN. 24: TC Carr's All-Stars Bolts of Blue Band, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

JAN. 25: Come Back Alice, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

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

JAN. 26: Big Something, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $no charge.

JAN. 28: Betty Fox Band, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

JAN. 31: Tim Dorsey, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; no charge.

JAN. 31: Damon Fowler Group, CD Release, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

FEB. 1: Steep Canyon Rangers, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$18.

FEB. 4: Queens of the Stone Age, 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $40.50 and up.

FEB. 7: Indigenous, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

FEB. 8: WMNF presents Rockabilly Ruckus, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $20-$25.

FEB. 8: Skinny Puppy, 8:30 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $29.50.

FEB. 9: Gumbo Boogie Band, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

FEB. 11: Bobby Messano, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

FEB. 14: That One Guy, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

FEB. 15: Tinsley Ellis, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

FEB. 16: High Cotton, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7.

FEB. 18: Gibson Brothers, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$20.

FEB. 21: Charlie Wilson, 7:30 p.m., Sun Dome, Tampa; $22.50-$69.

FEB. 23: WMNF presents Oliver Mitukudzi and The Black Spirits, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse.

FEB. 26: Big Gigantic, 8:30 p.m., The Ritz Ybor, Tampa; $15.

FEB. 27: Grateful Dead Nite Deluxe, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $8.

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

MARCH 2: Collective Soul, 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $35.50 and up.

MARCH 7: 1964, The Beatles Tribute, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $37.50 and up.

MARCH 7: NRBQ, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse.

MARCH 9: Gumbo Boogie Band, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

MARCH 11: Sam Pacetti, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

MARCH 15: WMNF presents Karibyan Kruze Fest, TBA, SKipper's Smokehouse.

MARCH 22: Skipper's Skank Fest, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse.

MARCH 25: Satisfaction-Rolling Stone Tribute, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

MARCH 27: Grateful Dead Nite Deluxe, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $8.

MARCH 29: Halcyon, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12.

MARCH 30: Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse.

PLANT CITY

COUNTRY

FEB. 27-MARCH 9: Florida Strawberry Festival: Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra, Shoji Tabuchi, Styx, Feb. 27; Ronnie Milsap, Colt Ford, Feb. 28; Love and Thefts, Little Big Town, March 1; Thompson Square, Rascal Flats, March 2; Charley Pride, Josh Turner, March 3: Brenda Lee, Kellie Pickler, March 4; Crystal Gayle, Lee Brice, March 5; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Oak Ridge Boys, Third Day, March 6; John ANderson, Boyz II Men, March 7; Caroline Kole, Dustin Lynch, Jerrod Niemann, March 8; Easton Corbin, The Band Perry, March 9, 2107 W. Oak Ave., Plant City; $8-$10 admission, $15-$55 concerts: Information: 813-754-1996.

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