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Bridge Tender Inn & Dockside Bar
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Live music nightly. 135 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach, 941-778-4849.
Freckled Fin Restaurant and Public House
Live music nightly. 101 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach, 941-251-3930.
Island Time Bar and Grill
Live music most nights. 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach, 941-782-1122.
Nicki’s West 59th Restaurant
Live entertainment, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 1830 59th St. W., 941-795-7065.
Live music most Wednesday-Saturday evenings. 101 Seventh St. N., Bradenton Beach, 941-281-2990 or wickedcantina.com.
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. 5220 14th St. W., Bradenton, 941-756-6060 or joylandcountry.com.
Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, 7 p.m. Sept. 8. Randall Bramlett, 8 p.m. Sept. 9; $20-$25. Charlie Whitt Band, 8 p.m. Sept. 10. The Smokey Sessions Band, 5 p.m. Sept. 11. Acoustic Jam, noon Sundays. Open Mic 7 p.m., Service Industry Night 9 p.m., Mondays. Eddie Garrett Show, 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Line dancing lessons 6:30 p.m., Long Horn Cadillac Country Jam 7:30 p.m., Wednesdays. Randy McNeeley Southern Rock, 7 p.m. Thursdays. All shows are non-smoking. 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton, 941-795-3886 or aceslivemusic.com.
The Beachhouse Restaurant
Live music most nights, 6-10 p.m. 200 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, 941-779-2222.
Bubbas Too Bar and Grill
Live music, 8 p.m. Fridays. 5435 15th St. E., Bradenton, 941-756-3237.
Clancy’s Irish Sports Pub & Grill
Rye Road Duo, 6 p.m. Sept. 8. Kettle of Fish 6 p.m., Whiskey Blind 10 p.m., Sept. 9. Toga party with Big Daddy, prizes awarded, 9 p.m. Sept. 10. Luv Bugz Trio, 6 p.m. Sept. 13. Taylor and Taylor, 6 p.m. Sept. 14. NFL at noon, Sundays. Don Huntsinger, 5 p.m. Mondays. Taylor and Taylor, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Rye Road Acoustic, 8-10 p.m. Thursdays. 6218 Cortez Road, 941-794-2489 or clancysirishsportspub.com.
Cork’s Cigar Bar
Live music, 7 p.m., DJ, 10 p.m. Saturdays. 425 Old Main St., 941-744-2589 or corkscigarbar.com.
Cortez Clam Factory
Al Donadi, Sept. 8. Cellfish Band, Sept. 9. Fired Up Band, Sept. 10. Brian McCarthy, Sept. 12. Taylor and Larry, Sept. 14. NFL Sundays. Clam Jam, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Live music most nights. 10104 Cortez Road, 941-798-9898.
Live entertainment Friday-Sunday. 4528 119th St. W., Cortez, 941-798-9404.
D. Coy Duck’s
Live music Friday and Saturday. 5410 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach, 941-778-5888.
Drift In No. 1
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. 120 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach, 941-778-9088.
Drift In No. 2
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. 2709 Cortez Road, Bradenton, 941-755-9825.
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Eagle Village, Aerie 3171
Nay Burz, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 8. DJ Wayne, 4-7 p.m. Sept. 11. Jack Tamburine, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 15. 5831 15th St. E., Bradenton, 941-720-1863.
The Last Call Tavern
Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays. 2604 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton, 941-744-1586.
The Reality, 6-10 p.m. Sept. 9. Whiskey Blind, 6-10 p.m. Sept. 10. Paul Fournier, Tuesdays. David Smash, Wednesdays. Scott Curts, Thursdays. Brittany McCracken, Sundays. 1014 Ninth St. W., Bradenton, 941-567-6218 or motorworksbrewing.com.
Oneco Rose Bar and Package
Mac and Mack Duo, 7-11 p.m. Fridays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Karaoke with Faye, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. 103 Cortez Road, Bradenton, 941-756-8790.
Big Daddy, 9 p.m. Sept. 9. Jimmy Shelton, 2 p.m. Sept. 10. Dos Macs, at noon Sept. 11. Karaoke, 9 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. 4511 U.S. 41 N., Palmetto, 941-729-5442 or peggyscoral.net.
Polo Grill and Bar
Guilty Pleasures, 9 p.m. Sept. 9. Cameron, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 10. 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch, 941-782-0899 or pologrillandbar.com.
Steel City Bar and Grill
Karaoke and DJ entertainment Fridays. Pool League tournaments and DJ entertainment Saturdays. Live music, cornhole games and block party Sundays. 5254 SR 64 E., Bradenton, 941-243-3867.
Natural Vibes, Mondays. Larry Stokes, Tuesdays, Matt and Tanya, Wednesdays, Tim Chandler, Thursdays. 4628 119th St. W., Cortez, 941-798-2035.
Woody’s River Roo
Taylor and Taylor, 6 p.m. Sept. 8. Don Huntsinger 4 p.m., Off the Records 7 p.m., Sept. 9. Jack Tamburin 2 p.m., Jester Band 7 p.m., Sept. 10. Goodbye Eddie, 1 p.m. Sept. 11. Sisters 2, 7 p.m. Sept. 12. Booze Brothers, 6 p.m. Sept. 14. Karaoke, 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Music most nights. 5717 18th St. E., Ellenton, 941-722-2391 or woodysriverroo.com.
McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre
Tom Simmons, Sept. 8-11. Beneva Fruitville’s Drag Queen Bingo Bonanza, Sept. 11. Open Mic Night, Sept. 13. 1923 Ringling Blvd., 941-925-3869 or mccurdyscomedy.com.
John Russo, 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. 6540 Superior Ave., 941-924-7171.
Il Panificio Gulf Gate
John Russo, 3 p.m. Sundays. 6644 Gateway Ave., 941-921-5570.
The Starlite Room
John Russo “Rat Pack” tribute, 6 p.m. Mondays. 1001 Cocoanut Ave., 941-702-5613.
The Blue Rooster
Colin Lake, Sept. 8. Braille Blues Daddy Bryan Lee, Sept. 9. Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, Sept. 10. RJ Howson and Friends, Sept. 14.Gospel Brunch with Truality and Sarasota Blues Jam, Sundays. 1525 Fourth St., 941-388-7539.
Five O’Clock Club
Jah Movement Reggae Band, 10 p.m. Sept. 9. Reverend Barry and Funktastic Soul, 10 p.m. Sept. 10. Al Fuller’s Blues Jam, Mondays. James Albritton Hydramatic, Sept. 14. Democracy on Thursdays. Except where otherwise noted bands start at 10 p.m. daily. Admission is $3 for Friday and Saturday shows. 1930 Hillview St., 941-366-5555.
The Gator Club
Live music Thursday-Saturdays. 1490 Main St., 941-366-5969 or thegatorclub.com.
Mattison’s City Grille
Brian Spainhower noon, Debbie Keeton Jazz Quartet, 7 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. Glass Onion Band, every third Friday of the month. The TC Allen Band, 7:30 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. Corner of Lemon and Main streets, 941-330-0440.
Mattison’s Forty One
Scott McFarland, 6 p.m. Thursdays. Debbie Keeton, 6 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. Joe Thayer, 6:30 p.m. Sundays-Tuesdays. Dave Mankes, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. 7275 S. Tamiami Trail, 941-921-3400 or mattisons.com.