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Bars & Clubs: July 2-8

BARS & CLUBS: Places to go

EDITOR'S NOTE: Email Bars & Clubs listings to calendar@bradenton.com. Information is due 10 days in advance of publication.

MANATEE

ACOUSTIC

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.

Wicked Cantina: 101 Seventh St. N., Bradenton Beach

Live music Wednesdays-Saturdays. Information: 941-281-2990.

COUNTRY

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.

KARAOKE

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.

ROCK/BLUES

Aces Live: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton

Thomas Wynn and the Believers, 9 p.m. July 3; $10. TBA, July 4. Marty Stokes, 5 p.m. July 5. 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 artsandeats@gmail.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

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

Taylor and Taylor 6 p.m., Cherry Bombs 10 p.m. July 3. Fourth of July Karaoke with Andre, 9 p.m.--1 a.m. July 4. Jack Tamburin, 5 p.m. July 5. Blue Mason Barter, 6 p.m. July 8. Don Huntsinger, 6-10 p.m. Mondays. Randy Stephens, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. 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., July 2. Mumbo Jumbo, July 3. BC's Gang, July 4, Matt Coates, July 6. Taylor and Taylor, July 9. 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.

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

Tropix, 1-4 p.m. July 4. Left Coast Karaoke, 4-7 p.m. July 5. Jack Tamburine, 6-9 p.m. July 9. Messenger, 6-9 p.m. July 2. 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

Country night, July 3. 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.

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. 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. July 2. Gary Coco 4 p.m., Off the Record 7 p.m., July 3. The Distractions 2 p.m., Usual Suspects 7 p.m., July 4. SoulRCoaster 1 p.m., Jimi Banks 5 p.m., July 5. Tom and Bob, 6 p.m. July 8. Karaoke, 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Music most nights. Information: 941-722-2391 or woodysriverroo.com.

SARASOTA

COMEDY

McCurdy's Comedy Theatre: 1923 Ringling Blvd.

Reservations and information: 941-925-3869 or mccurdyscomedy.com.

JAZZ

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.

Copa Restaurant: 1118 N. Washington Blvd.

Ken Loomer Jazz Quartet, 7-9 p.m. Fridays. Information: 941-953-2479

ROCK/BLUES

The Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth St.

Big Night Out, July 2. Ari and The Alibis, July 3. The Net Langston Group, July 7. Steve Arvey and Bull Buchman, July 8. Gospel Brunch and Sarasota Blues Jam, Sundays. Jazz jam with Steve Arvey, Mondays. Information: 941-388-7539.

Five O'Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.

Triggerfish, July 3. Democracy, July 4. Ladies Night band jam, Sundays. Al Fuller blues jam, Mondays. Holey Miss Moley, 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.

TOP 40

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.

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