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
Kettle of Fish, 9 p.m. May 8; $5. Rockin Jake, 9 p.m. May 9; $5. KoKo Ray Band, 5 p.m. May 10. Matt Coates 5 p.m., Mark Hummel Anson Funderburgh and Lil Charlie 8 p.m., May 11; $25-$30. The Jason Haram Group, 7 p.m. Tuesdays. Country, Bluegrass and folk jam, 7-11 p.m. Wednesdays. The Billy Rice Band, 7 p.m. Thursdays; $5.All shows are non-smoking. Information: 941-795-3886 or aceslivemusic.com.
Arts and Eats: 1114 12th St. W., Bradenton
Backyard Light Bites Friday Night Jazz Cafe 6-9 p.m. Live music, 6 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. Open mic, 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 941-201-6647 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Bus Fulla Monkeys 6-10 p.m., Big Daddy 10 p.m.-midnight, May 8. Paul Fournier and Friends, 9 p.m.-midnight May 9. Jack Tamburine, 5-9 p.m. May 10. 5 Minus 3, 6-10 p.m. May 13. Don Huntsinger, 6-10 p.m. Mondays. Rye Road Duo, 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
Cellfish Jr., May 7. Watching Wendy, May 8. Markus Lee and Pride, May 9. Bill Vinhage, May 11. Taylor and Larry, May 13. Clam Jam, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Live music most nights. Information: 941-798-9898.
Cortez Kitchen: 4528 119th St. W., Cortez
Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, May 8. KoKo Ray, May 9. Closed for Mother's Day, May 10. 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: 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
Live music most nights from 7:30-11 p.m. Information: 941-727-9663.
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Eagle Village, Aerie 3171: 5831 15th St. E., Bradenton
Jack Tamburine, 6-9 p.m. May 7. Capt. Carl, 5-8 p.m. May 9. Randy Rogers, 4-7 p.m. May 10. Travelers Band, 6-9 p.m. May 14. Information: 941-720-1863.
The Last Call Tavern: 2604 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton
Trivia, 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Soft tip dart tournament Fridays. Information: 941-744-1586.
Peggy's Corral: 4511 U.S. 41 N., Palmetto
Gun Hill Road, May 8. Cory Simmons, May 9. Cherry Bombs, May 10. Free pool Tuesdays 7 p.m. Ladies Night Wednesdays 7 p.m.-close. Bomb Night, 8 p.m.-midnight 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.
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. 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
Taylor and Taylor, 6 p.m. May 7. Gary Coco 4 p.m., Evil Monkey 7 p.m., May 8. Wright Still Allstar Band 2 p.m., Version 3.0 7 p.m., May 9. SoulRcoaster 1 p.m., Jimi Banks 5 p.m., May 10. Tom and Bob, 6 p.m. May 13. Music most nights. Information: 941-722-2391 or woodysriverroo.com.
McCurdy's Comedy Theatre: 1923 Ringling Blvd.
Reservations and information: 941-925-3869 or mccurdyscomedy.com.
BodegaCharley's Grill and Cantina: 1936 Hillview St.
The Bob Minor Jazz Quartet 7 p.m., The Friday Night Jazz Jam 9 p.m. Fridays. Ocean's Eleven, 7 and 9 p.m. Saturdays. All music performance admissions are $5 each, with a two menu item minimum.Information: 941-364-5133 or bodegacharleys.com.
The Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth St.
Ellie Lee and Blues Fury, May 7. Damon Fowler Group, May 8. Mike Imbasciani and His BluezRockers, May 9. Thomas Carabasi Samba Jazz Group, May 13. Gospel Brunch and Sarasota Blues Jam, Sundays. Jazz jam with Steve Arvey, Mondays. Tuneless Tuesdays. Information: 941-388-7539.
Five O'Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.
Triggerfish, Mike Kach Band, May 8. Waking Giants, May 9. Ladies Night band jam, Sundays. Al Fuller blues jam, Mondays. RJ Howson, Mike Kach and Friends, 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. 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. 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.