BARS & CLUBS: Places to go
EDITOR'S NOTE: Email Bars & Clubs listings to firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is due 10 days in advance of publication.
Anna Maria Oyster Bar, Halfway: 6906 14th St. W., Bradenton
Scott Walker, 5-9 p.m. March 6. Scott McConoughy 5-8 p.m., Michael Mac 8-11 p.m. March 7. Dan Mobley 5-8 p.m., Scott McConoughy 8-11 p.m. March 8. Scott McConoughy, 5-9 p.m. March 9. Scott Curts, 5-9 p.m. March 10. Dan Mobley, 5-9 p.m. March 12. 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.
Island Time Bar and Grill: 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach
Live music most nights. Information: 941-782-1122.
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.
Joyland: 5220 14th St. W., Bradenton
Country line dance classes 7-9 p.m. and DJ Trevor all night Wednesdays, doors open at 6:30 p.m. Couples country dance lessons 7:30-8:30 p.m., live music and DJ Trevor Fridays, doors open at 7 p.m. Live music and DJ Trevor Saturdays, doors open at 7 p.m. Information: 941-756-6060 or www.joylandcountry.com.
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.
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.
Aces Live: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton
Tanya and Matt, 6 p.m. March 6. Rod Keiser 5:30 p.m., Lauren Mitchell Band 9 p.m., March 7; $5. Joe Moss Band, 9 p.m. March 8. Marquise Knox, 5 p.m. March 9. T.C. and the Troublemakers 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays. R.J. Howson Band, 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Rod Keiser, 5:30 p.m. Fridays. Information: 941-795-3886 or www.AcesLiveMusic.com.
Arts and Eats: 1114 12th St. W., Bradenton
Open Mic, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Dillon Duggan, Thursdays-Fridays. Live music Saturday nights. Information: 941-201-6647.
The Beachhouse Restaurant: 200 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach
John Rinell, March 6, 9-10, 12. Tim McCaig, March 7. John Dewey, March 11. 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
Karen and the Big Bad Wolves 6-10 p.m., Triggerfish 10 p.m.-midnight, March 7. Flight 19, 10 p.m.-midnight March 8. Tommy Bell, 5-9 p.m. March 9. Rum Jumby's, 5-10 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.
Margarita Mondays with taco bar. Beer pong, 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Trivia, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Texas Hold'em, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Live music, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Thursdays. DJ Night, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays. 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
Barry Oakley and Sky Lab, March 7. Frankie Trio, March 8. Tropix, March 9. 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.
Flying Dog Cafe: 419 Cortez Road, Bradenton
Trivia night with Jim, Wednesdays. Information: 941-727-9663.
The Last Call Tavern: 2604 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton
Monday Night Football. Free pool and steel tip dart tournament Tuesdays. Jam night with Mark Skey & Friends on Wednesdays. Soft tip dart tournament Fridays. Information: 941-744-1586.
Mannatees Sports Grill: 7423 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton
Poker nights, Saturdays-Mondays. Trivia with Steve-O 7:30 p.m. and karaoke 10 p.m. Tuesdays. Scotty and JJ, 8-11 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 941-794-1400.
Peggy's Corral: 4511 U.S. 41 N., Palmetto
Rebellious, 9 p.m. March 7. Mac, 2-6 p.m. and karaoke 9 p.m.-1 a.m. March 8. Katalyst, noon-4 p.m. March 9. Free pool Tuesdays. Ladies Night Wednesdays. Twisted Thursday Couples Night, 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays. Sunday bike day with live music noon-4 p.m. Information: 941-729-5442 or www.peggyscoral.net.
Polo Grill and Bar: 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch
Trivia, Tuesdays. Piano bar open 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Information: 941-782-0899 or pologrillandbar.com.
Tarpon Pointe Grill & Tiki Bar: 801 Riverside Drive E., Bradenton
Taylor & Taylor, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Ricci Dagaetano, 6 p.m. Thursdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. 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. March 6. Don Huntsinger, 4-7 p.m., Crossover Band, 7-11 p.m. and dance party 11 p.m.-2 a.m. March 7. Robert Garcia, 2-6 p.m., Smokey Daniels Band, 7-11 p.m., dance party 11 p.m.-2 a.m. March 8. SoulRcoaster 1 p.m. March 9. Tom and Bob, 6 p.m. March 12. Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Music most nights. Information: 941-722-2391 or www.woodysriverroo.com.
McCurdy's Comedy Theatre: 3333 N. Tamiami Trail
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.
The Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth St.
The Reverend Barry and Funktastic Soul and Hellacious Horns, March 6. Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, March 7. Backtrack Blues Band, March 8. The Vestapolitans, March 11. Ari and The Alibis, March 12. Gospel Brunch: The Gladys Adams Gospel Group, Lauren Mitchell Bank and The Professor, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays; $10-$20. R.J. Howson and friends, Mondays. Live music Tuesday-Sunday. Information: 941-388-7539.
Five O'Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.
Kara Nally Band, Constant Vigil, March 7. The Boneshakers, March 8. Thorson Moore's Band jam, Sundays. Al Fuller blues jam, Mondays. Tony Tyler Jam, Tuesdays. Come Back Alice, 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.
Black Diamond Burlesque "Peep Show," Feb. 20 and every third Thursday of the month. 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.
Ocean Blues: 1936 Hillview St.
Southside Elementary School Benefit with Must Be Jelly, 7:30 p.m. March 6. Linda Baker Trio with Eddie Tobin 6 p.m., Swingin' Harpoon 9 p.m., March 7. Ocean's Eleven Jazz Band 7 p.m., Karen and the Big Bad Wolves 9 p.m., March 8. Bodie Valdez, 7:30 p.m. March 12. Stretch's Front Porch Acoustic Jam 3 p.m., Ocean Blues Jam 7 p.m. Sundays. The Monday Night Jazz Jam, 8 p.m. Mondays. Bette Midler Tribute with Melanie Massell and the Dan Dambicki Trio, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Information: 941-366-3010 or www.oceanblues.net.
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.