Bars & Clubs: April 17-23

April 17, 2014 

BARS & CLUBS: Places to go

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MANATEE

ACOUSTIC

Anna Maria Oyster Bar, Halfway: 6906 14th St. W., Bradenton

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.

COUNTRY

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.

DJ/TOP 40

Tommy Knockers Saloon: 5627 14th St. W.

Dancing and karaoke with DJ Scott and Beverly, 9 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. Information: 941-752-3535.

KARAOKE

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.

ROCK/BLUES

Aces Live: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton

Empty Pockets, 7 p.m. April 17. Rod Keiser 5:30 p.m., Wikked Jester 9 p.m. April 18. Rod Keiser 5:30 p.m., The Whole Tones 9 p.m. April 19; $5. Gumbo Boogie Band, 5 p.m. April 20. T.C. and the Troublemakers, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays. R.J. Howson Band, 8 p.m. Wednesdays. 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, April 17, 20-21, Tim McCaig, April 18 and 23. John Dewey, April 22. 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

Bus Fulla Monkeys 6-10 p.m., Katalyst 10 p.m.-midnight April 18. Boss Hawg, 9 p.m.-midnight April 19. Jack Tamburin, 5-10 p.m. April 20. Jay Crawford, 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Rye Road Duo, 8-10 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 941-794-2489 or www.clancysirishsportspub.com.

The Colliseum of Bradenton: 2704 14th St. W., Bradenton

7 Years Past, Sunshine and Bullets, Jack Mantra and Surface the Sun, doors 7 p.m. April 19; $7. Information: 941-896-9757.

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

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. Live music most nights. 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, April 18. Mac McConnell, 2-6 p.m. and karaoke 9 p.m.-1 a.m. April 19. Music bash with Katalyst, Rebellious, Bad Boy Leroy, noon-6 p.m. April 20. Free pool Tuesdays 7 p.m. Ladies Night Wednesdays 7 p.m.-close. Bomb 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

SoulRCoaster, 9 p.m. April 18. Dean Johanesen, 7:30 p.m. April 19. 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. April 17. Jimi Banks 4 p.m., Shutgun Justice 7 p.m. April 18. Endless Vibes 2 p.m., Whiskey Blind 7 p.m. April 19. MP-3 1 p.m. and Don Huntsinger 5 p.m. April 20. EZ Street, 6 p.m. April 23. Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Music most nights. Information: 941-722-2391 or www.woodysriverroo.com.

SARASOTA

COMEDY

McCurdy's Comedy Theatre: 3333 N. Tamiami Trail

Black Diamond Burlesque "On Broadway," 9:30 p.m. April 25. 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.

ROCK/BLUES

The Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth St.

Ted Stevens and The Doo-Shots 8-11 p.m. April 17. RJ Harmon and Company, 8:30-11:30 p.m. April 18; $5. Ellie Lee and Blues Fury, 8:30-11:30 p.m. April 19; $5. Gospel Brunch with Shantel and The Duets, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., closed for dinner, April 20. Billy Seward Band and Sydney James Wingfield, Burt Engelsman, Richy Kicklighter, 7:30-10:30 p.m. April 22. Belmont and Jones, 7-10 p.m. April 23. R.J. Howson and friends, Mondays. Live music Tuesday-Sunday. Information: 941-388-7539.

Five O'Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.

The Rev. Barry and Funktastic Soul, Constant Vigil, April 18. The Boneshakers, April 19. 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.

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.

Suitcase Full of Blues, 8 p.m. April 17. Linda Baker Jazz Trio 6 p.m., Walker Smith Group 9 p.m. April 18. Ocean's Eleven Jazz Band 7 p.m., Kettle of Fish 8:30 p.m. April 19. Al Fuller, 7:30 p.m. April 23. Stretch's Front Porch Acoustic Jam 3 p.m. and Ocean Blues Jam 7 p.m. Sundays. The Monday Night Jazz Jam, 8 p.m. Mondays. Dan Dembicki Trio and Melanie Massell: Tribute to Bette Midler, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through April 29. Information: 941-366-3010 or www.oceanblues.net.

TOP 40

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.

TAMPA

COMEDY

Sidesplitters Comedy Club: 12938 N. Dale Mabry Hwy.

Tom Arnold, 8 and 10:15 p.m. April 25-26. Information: 813-960-1197.

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