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
IPA Dance Band 6-10 p.m. March 18. Frankie Lombardi, 6-10 p.m. March 19. David Smash, 5-9 p.m. March 20. David Messenger, Mondays. RJ Howson, Tuesdays. Damie Caines from Jah Movement, Wednesdays. Scott Curs or Bodie Valdez, Thursdays, 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.
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
St. Patty's Day celebration 2 p.m,, Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones 7 p.m., March 17. Terry Hanck, 9 p.m. March 18; $8-$12. The Nick Schnebelen Band, 9 p.m. March 19; $10. Gumbo Boogie Band, 5 p.m. March 20. 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
St. Patrick's Day Bash: BC & The Gang noon-3 p.m., Irish Dance Academy 3-3:30 p.m., Bag Pipers 5-8 p.m., Captured by the "Crewe" 6:30-7:30 p.m., The Billy Rice Band 7-10 p.m., The Eric Von Band 10 p.m.-1 a.m. March 17. Big Daddy 6 p.m., UC4 10 p.m. March 18. Dreadnot 6 p.m., Karaoke party 9 p.m., March 19. Jack Tamburin, 5 p.m. March 20. THC, 6 p.m. March 22. Danny Fox Duo, 6 p.m. March 23. Don Huntsinger, 6-10 p.m. Mondays. Information: 941-794-2489 or clancysirishsportspub.com.
Cork's Cigar Bar: 425 Old Main St.
Danny Fox, March 18. 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, March 17. Storm Surge, March 18. Bus Fulla Monkeys, March 19. Brian McCarthy, March 20. 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
Tampa Bay Travelers, 6-9 p.m. March 17. Randy and Annette, 4-7 p.m. March 20. Rockin' 88's, 6-9 p.m. March 24. 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
The Ordeal, 9 p.m. March 18. Hollywood Broken Note, 2 p.m. March 19. Peggy's 18th Anniversary Party, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 20. 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
Butch Castetter, 6 p.m. March 17. Don Huntsinger 4 p.m., Billy Rice Band 7 p.m., March 18. Kool Breeze at noon, Marvin 4 p.m., Whiskey Blind 7 p.m., March 19. MP+3 1 p.m., Jimi Banks 5 p.m., March 20. Gary Coco, 6 p.m. March 21. Carribean Cowboyz, 6 p.m., March 23.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.
John Dicrosta, March 17-20. 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.
Cannon's Steakhouse: 6540 Superior Ave., Sarasota
John Russo, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Information: 941-924-7171.
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.
The Sean Chambers Band, March 17. Kettle of Fish, March 18. Ellie Lee and the Blues Fury, March 19. Koko and Karma Duo, March 22. Synia Carroll with the Billy Marcus Trio, March 23.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.
Pedro Arevalo and Friends, March 18. Reverend Barry and Funktastic Soul, March 19. Didges Christ SuperDrum and Telekinetic Walrus, March 20. 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.