Bars & Clubs: May 28-June 4

May 29, 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 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. 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 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.

ROCK/BLUES

Aces Live: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton

Matt and Tanya, 6 p.m. May 29. Betty Fox Band, 9 p.m. May 30; $5. Wikked Jester, 9 p.m. May 31. Ghost Town Blues Band, 5 p.m. June 1. TC and The Troublemakers, 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Blues Jam with RJ Howson Band, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 941-795-3886 or 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

Tim McCaig May 30. John Rinell May 31 and June 1.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., Smokers 10 p.m.-midnight, May 30. Marc Anthony Roman, 9 p.m.-midnight May 31. Jack Tamburine, 5-9 p.m. June 1. Rum Jumbies, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Jay Crawford, 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Rye Road Duo, 8-10 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 941-794-2489 or 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 corkscigarbar.com.

Cortez Clam Factory: 10104 Cortez Road

Bodie Valdez, 6-10 p.m. May 29. DROP, 8 p.m.-midnight May 30. KoKo Ray Band, 8 p.m.-midnight May 31. Willl Scott, 6-10 p.m. June 1. Danny P., 6-10 p.m. June 2. Clam Jam, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Live music most nights. Information: 941-798-9898.

Cortez Kitchen: 4528 119th St. W., Cortez

Tropix, May 30. Frankie Trio, May 31. 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

Barry Oakley, 7 p.m. Tuesdays. 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.

Ortygia: 1418 13th St. W., Bradenton

Live music, 6-9 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 941-741-8646.

Peggy's Corral: 4511 U.S. 41 N., Palmetto

Hot Ice, May 30. Lovin' The Locals Party featuring Katalyst and Whiskey Blind, 9 p.m. May 31. 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 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. May 29. Joel Fisher 4 p.m., sToneFish 7 p.m., May 30. Chuck Cobb 2 p.m., Smokey Daniels Band 7 p.m., May 31. Goodbye Eddie 1 p.m., Ron Berringer 5 p.m. June 1. Booze Brothers 6 p.m. June 4. Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Music most nights. Information: 941-722-2391 or woodysriverroo.com.

SARASOTA

ROCK/BLUES

The Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth St.

RJ Harman and Company, May 29. Damon Fowler Group, May 30. The Venturas, May 31. Sarasota Jazz Project, June 4.Live music Tuesday-Sunday. Information: 941-388-7539.

Five O'Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.

The Reverend Barry and Funktastic Soul May 30-31. The Instigators, May 30. 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 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 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.

Karen and The Big Bad Wolves, 8 p.m. May 29. Eddie Tobin Jazz Project 6 p.m., Swingin' Harpoon 9 p.m., May 30. Ocean's Eleven Jazz Band 7 p.m., Bodie Valdez 9 p.m., May 31. Al Fuller, June 4. 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. The Dan Dembicki Trio, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Information: 941-366-3010 or 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 mattisons.com.

TAMPA

COMEDY

The Improv: 1600 E. Eighth Ave., C-112

Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fridays, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Saturdays and 7 p.m. Sundays. Tickets for all performances are $20-$25. Information: 813-864-4000.

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