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.
Freckled Fin Restaurant and Public House: 101 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach
Live music nightly. Information: 941-251-3930.
Island Time Bar and Grill: 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach
Live music most nights. Information: 941-782-1122.
Motorworks Brewing: 1014 Ninth St. W., Bradenton
Information: 941-567-6218 or motorworksbrewing.com.
Wicked Cantina: 101 Seventh St. N., Bradenton Beach
Live music most Wednesday-Saturday evenings. Information: 941-281-2990 or wickedcantina.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. 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.
Aces Live: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton
Pritchard Acoustic Solo, 7 p.m. Jan. 27. Ari and The Alibis, 9 p.m. Jan. 28; $5. Ship of Fools, 9 p.m. Jan. 29; $5. Billy Seward, 5 p.m. Jan. 31. Dinner with Tanya, 6-8 p.m. Mondays. Pro Jam with Bryan Lee, 7-10 p.m. Tuesdays. The Empty Pockets Jam, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. All shows are non-smoking. Information: 941-795-3886 or aceslivemusic.com.
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
Live music, 8 p.m. Fridays. Information: 941-756-3237.
Clancy's Irish Sports Pub & Grill: 6218 Cortez Road
Koko and The Keepers 6 p.m., Cellfish 10 p.m., Jan. 29. Blue Mason Barter 6 p.m., Karaoke party 9 p.m. Jan. 30. THC, 6 p.m. Feb. 2. NFL Experience, noon Sundays. Don Huntsinger, 6-10 p.m. Mondays. Rye Road Acoustic, 8-10 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 941-794-2489 or clancysirishsportspub.com.
Cork's Cigar Bar: 425 Old Main St.
Karaoke, Wednesdays. Live music, Thursdays. Live music, 7 p.m., DJ, 10 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 941-744-2589 or corkscigarbar.com.
Cortez Clam Factory: 10104 Cortez Road
Messenger Lite, Jan. 28. Fired Up Band, Jan. 29. Steve Arvey Band, Jan. 30. NFL Sundays. Clam Jam, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Live music most nights. Information: 941-798-9898.
Cortez Kitchen: 4528 119th St. W., Cortez
Democracy, Jan. 29. Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, Jan. 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.
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Eagle Village, Aerie 3171: 5831 15th St. E., Bradenton
Empty Pockets Band, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 28. Franky Alan, 4-7 p.m. Jan. 31. Karaoke, 4-7 p.m. Sundays. Information: 941-720-1863.
The Last Call Tavern: 2604 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton
Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays. Information: 941-744-1586.
Peggy's Corral: 4511 U.S. 41 N., Palmetto
UC4 Band, 9 p.m. Jan. 29. Sammy DaviS Jr., 2-6 p.m. Jan. 30. Peggy's and TBMN's Fourth Annual Music Award Show: Katalyst, Whiskey Blind, Knightfall, 2econd Chance, Blackwater Jack, Sammy Davis Jr., noon-5 p.m. Jan. 31. Free pool Tuesdays 7 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.
Steel City Bar and Grill: 5254 SR 64 E., Bradenton
Karaoke and DJ entertainment Fridays. Pool League tournaments and DJ entertainment Saturdays. Live music, cornhole games and block party Sundays. Information: 941-243-3867.
Swordfish Grill: 4628 119th St. W., Cortez
Natural Vibes, Mondays. Larry Stokes, Tuesdays, Matt and Tanya, Wednesdays, Tim Chandler, Thursdays. Information: 941-798-2035.
Tarpon Pointe Grill & Tiki Bar: 801 Riverside Drive E., Bradenton
Taylor & Taylor, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Live music most nights. Happy hour 3-6 p.m. daily. Information: 941-746-8700.
Woody's River Roo: 5717 18th St. E., Ellenton
Renegade Band, 6 p.m. Jan. 28. Bodie Valdez 4 p.m., Rockin' Robin Band 7 p.m., Jan. 29. Natural Vibes noon, Patrick "P2" 4 p.m., Dreadnots 7 p.m., Jan. 30. Taylor and Taylor 1 p.m., Greg Spin 5 p.m., Jan. 31. Karaoke, 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Music most nights. Information: 941-722-2391 or woodysriverroo.com.
McCurdy's Comedy Theatre and Humor Institute: 1923 Ringling Blvd.
Robert Kelly, Jan. 29-31. For show times and tickets: 941-925-3869 or mccurdyscomedy.com.
Copa Restaurant: 1118 N. Washington Blvd.
Ken Loomer Jazz Quartet, 7-9 p.m. Fridays. Information: 941-953-2479.
The Starlite Room: 1001 Cocoanut Ave.
John Russo "Rat Pack" tribute, 6 p.m. Mondays. Great American Songbook, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Songs for swing dancing, 8 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 941-702-5613 or johnrussoentertainer.com.
Downunder Bar and Seafood House: 576 Blackburn Point Road, Osprey
John Russo croons the county, 8 p.m. Fridays. No cover, no minimum. Information: 941-966-4816 or johnrussoentertainer.com.
The Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth St.
Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, Jan. 28. RJ Howson, Jan. 29. The Betty Fox Band, Jan. 30. Suitcase Full Of Blues, Feb. 2. Sarasota Jazz Project, Feb. 3. Gospel Brunch and Sarasota Blues Jam, Sundays. Steve Arvey's Night Jazz Sessions, Mondays. Information: 941-388-7539.
Five O'Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.
Soapy Tuna, Jan. 29. Reverend Barry and Funktastic Soul, Jan. 30. DJ Scotty B, Sundays. Al Fuller blues jam, Mondays. Justin Layman, 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 Thursday-Saturdays. Information: 941-366-5969 or thegatorclub.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. Glass Onion Band, every third Friday of the month. The TC Allen Band, 7:30 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. Information: 941-330-0440.
Mattison's Forty One: 7275 S. Tamiami Trail
Scott McFarlin, 6 p.m. Thursdays. Debbie Keeton, 6 p.m. Fridays. Lisa Ridings Band, 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.