BARS & CLUBS: Places to go
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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.
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
Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, 7 p.m. March 10. Brandon Santini, 9 p.m. March 11; $8-$12. Ship of Fools, 9 p.m. March 12; $5. The Ben Rice Band and Lisa Mann, 5 p.m. March 13. The Business, 7:30 p.m. March 14. 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
Kettle of Fish 6 p.m., Watching Wendy 10 p.m. March 11. Blue Lightning 6 p.m., karaoke party 9 p.m. March 12. Blue Mason Barter, 5 p.m. March 13. TC & Randy, 6 p.m. March 15. Lew Russ, 6 p.m. March 16. 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.
Live music, 7 p.m., DJ, 10 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 941-744-2589 or corkscigarbar.com.
Cortez Clam Factory: 10104 Cortez Road
KoKo Ray, March 10. Broken Arrow, March 11. Charlie Morris Band, March 12. Bill Vinhage, March 14. Robert and Wolfie, March 16. Clam Jam, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 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.
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Eagle Village, Aerie 3171: 5831 15th St. E., Bradenton
Nay-Burz, 6-9 p.m. March 10. Tampa Bay Travelers, 6-9 p.m. March 17. 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.
Oneco Rose Bar and Package: 103 Cortez Road, Bradenton
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. Information: 941-756-8790.
Peggy's Corral: 4511 U.S. 41 N., Palmetto
Big Daddy, 9 p.m. March 11. Danny Fox, 2 p.m. March 12. Gypsy Raine, 11 a.m. March 13. Free pool Tuesdays 7 p.m. Karaoke, 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Open Mic Jam with Jason, 8 p.m. Thursdays. 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.
Woody's River Roo: 5717 18th St. E., Ellenton
Vida and Donnie featuring Timberland, 6 p.m. March 10. Jimi Banks 4 p.m., Messenger 7 p.m., March 11. Rockin Robin noon, Gary Coco 4 p.m., Jester 7 p.m., March 12. Derek Lersch, 5 p.m. March 13. 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.
Jim Breuer, March 11. The Skivvies, March 15. John Dicrosta, March 16-20. 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.
Eat Here: 240 Avenida Madera, Siesta Key
John Russo, Great American Songbook, at 5 p.m. Sundays. Information 941-346-7800 or johnrussoentertainer.com.
The Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth St.
Damon Fowler Group, March 10. Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, March 11. Mike Mettalia and Midnight Shift, March 12. Suitcase Full Of Blues, March 15. Swing Shift, March 16. 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.
The Guilty Pleasures, March 11. Notorious, March 12. Groove Fetish, March 13. 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.