BARS & CLUBS: Places to go
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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.
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.
Sunset Grill Terra Ceia Bay: 2802 Terra Ceia Bay Blvd., Palmetto
Karaoke Party, Fridays. DJ Dance Party, Saturdays. Live music, Sundays. Information: 941-721-9315.
Aces Live: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton
Reggae Summer Survivors, 8 p.m. Sept. 11. Heatstroke Hot Rod Hoedown kickoff party with Swamp Donkey, Ober Rivers D.U.I's and Bloody Jug Band, 9 p.m. Sept. 12; $5. Mitch Clark Band, 9 p.m. Sept. 13. Jody Young and The Positive Solution, 5 p.m. Sept. 14. Country and bluegrass jam, 7 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
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
KoKo Ray and The Keepers 6-10 p.m., Watching Wendy 10 p.m.-midnight, Sept. 12. Arden's Rule, 9 p.m.-midnight Sept. 13. Last Band Standing contest: Innercity Energy Band and Must be, Sept. 15. Rum Jumbies, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Karaoke, 10 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays-Thursdays. Rye Road Duo, 8-10 p.m. Thursdays. NFL Experience, noon-4 p.m. Sundays. 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
Clam Jam, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Live music most nights. Information: 941-798-9898.
Cortez Kitchen: 4528 119th St. W., Cortez
Michael Mac, Sept. 12. Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, Sept. 14. 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
Taylor and Taylor 5-9 p.m. Tuesdays. Karaoke, 9 p.m. most nights. Information: 941-758-5249.
Flying Dog Cafe: 419 Cortez Road, Bradenton
Barry Oakley, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Open Blues Jam, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. 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.
Peggy's Corral: 4511 U.S. 41 N., Palmetto
Carlton Travis Band, Sept. 12. Frankie Lombardi, Sept. 13. Boss Hawg, Sept. 14. 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 nights: Jordan Bush, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 941-782-0899 or pologrillandbar.com.
Tarpon Pointe Grill & Tiki Bar: 801 Riverside Drive E., Bradenton
Taylor & Taylor, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Trivia, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Georgia & Mike, 5 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
Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Music most nights. Information: 941-722-2391 or woodysriverroo.com.
McCurdy's Comedy Theatre: 1923 Ringling Blvd.
Jim Breuer, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 19-20. Tickets: $35. Reservations and information: 941-925-3869 or mccurdyscomedy.com.
The Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth St.
Suitcase Full of Blues, Sept. 11. JP Soars and The Red Hots, Sept. 12. Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, Sept. 13. Thomas Carabasi Samba Jazz Quartet, Sept. 17. Gospel Brunch, Sundays. Live music Tuesday-Sunday. Information: 941-388-7539.
Five O'Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.
sToneFish, Kara Nally Band, Sept. 12. Kettle of Fish, Sept. 13. 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.
Live music Fridays and Saturdays. 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.
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.
The Improv: 1600 E. Eighth Ave., C-112