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Concerts: Oct. 29-Nov. 4

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

MANATEE

CLASSICAL

OCT. 31: Manatee Community Concert Band and the Bayshore High School Symphonic Band "Season's Opening Fall Performance," 7:30 p.m., Bayshore High School Auditorium, 5401 34th St. W., Bradenton; no charge.

NOV. 5: Martha Lopez, soprano, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

NOV. 12: SCF Symphonic Band Concert "Let's Hear it for the Girls," 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

NOV. 14: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra: Symphony on the Sand, 4:30 p.m., Coquina Beach Gulfside Park, 2650 Gulf Dr., Bradenton Beach; $35-$100.

NOV. 17: SCF Symphonic Orchestra Concert, "A Night at the Circus," 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

DEC. 10: SCF Symphonic Orchestra Concert, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

DEC. 13: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra: "L'Enfance du Christ," 2 p.m., Crosspointe Fellowship Church, 8605 Gulf Dr., Holmes Beach; $25.

JAN. 7: Sarasota Orchestra, Masterworks Series: "Winter Dreams," 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $42-$69.

COUNTRY

OCT. 31: Joyland's Annual Boo Bash with Granger Smith, 7 p.m., Joyland, 5520 14th St. W., Bradenton; $10. Infomation: 941-756-6060 or joylandcountry.com.

NOV. 14: Kim Betts and Gamble Creek Band "Song from the Heartland," 2 p.m., Manatee Performing Arts Center; $27 and up.

HOLIDAY

DEC. 8: Holiday Concert with SCF Choir and Guitar Ensemble, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

DEC. 12-13: The Pops Orchestra and SCF Music Theatre Ensemble: A Christmas Carol, the Concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 and 2 p.m. Dec. 13, Neel Performing Arts Center; $30.

DEC. 31: The Ten Tenors "Home For the Holidays," 7 p.m. Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $15-$80.

JAZZ

DEC. 10: SCF Jazz Bands, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

POPS

OCT. 31: Manatee Community Concert Band, 7:30 p.m., Bayshore High School Auditorium, 5401 34th St. W., Bradenton; no charge. Information: 941-761-7758.

DEC. 19: Manatee Community Concert Band: Cabaret concert, 7:30 p.m., Renaissance on 9th, 1816 Ninth St. W., Bradenton; no charge. Information: 941-749-0100.

ROCK/BLUES

DEC. 4-6: Bradenton Blues Weekend, 6-11 p.m. Dec. 4, 10 a.m.-midnight Dec. 5, noon-2 p.m. Dec. 6; $25 and up. Information: bradentonbluesfestival.org.

SARASOTA

BROADWAY

NOV. 8: "Give My Regards To Broadway," 3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $15. Information: 941-371-4974.

CABARET

NOV. 14-15: Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota: Carole J. Bufford "Body and Soul," 7:30 p.m., Historic Asolo Theater; $25-$45.

CHoral

NOV. 8: Music Fine Arts at First Church: Belle Canto and The Jazz Trio, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; $15.

NOV. 19: Straight No Chaser, 8 p.m. Nov. 19; $15 and up.

CLASSICAL

OCT 29: Sarasota Orchestra, Chamber Soirees Series: "Percussion Perfect," 5:30 p.m., Holley Hall; $32-$42.

OCT. 29: Perlman Music Project; "Bachtoberfest," 6-8 p.m., SAS Mercantile, 1314 10th St., Sarasota; $15-$20. Information: perlmanmusicprogramsuncoast.org/bach.

OCT. 31-NOV. 1: Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota, Classical Recital Series: Soyeon Kate Lee, piano, 7:30 p.m., Historic Asolo Theater; $40-$45.

NOV. 6-8: Sarasota Orchestra, Masterworks Series: "The Emperor," 8 p.m. Nov. 6-7, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 8; $30-$57.

NOV. 18: Munchtime Musicales: Cheryl Losey Feder and Ann Hobson Pilot, harpists, 2 p.m., Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; no charge.

NOV. 22: Perlman Music Program, Alumni in Concert: Sean Lee, violin, Peter duygan, piano, 3 p.m., Sarasota Opera House; $30.

DEC. 4-6: Sarasota Orchestra, Masterworks Series: "Eroica," 8 p.m. Dec. 4-5, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 6, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$85.

DEC. 5-6: Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota: Quartetto Gelato, Historic Asolo Theater, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6; $40-$45.

DEC. 9-12: Sarasota Orchestra, Great Escapes Series: "Snowglobe," 5:30 p.m. Dec. 9-11, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, 8 p.m. Dec. 12, Holley Hall; $36-$79.

JAN. 3: Salute to Vienna, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $37.10-$78.83.

JAN. 8-10: Sarasota Orchestra, Masterworks Series: "Winter Dreams," 8 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 10; $30-$89.

HOLIDAY

NOV. 27: Dave Koz Christmas Tour: Jonathan Butler, Candy Dulfer, Bill Medley, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $15 and up.

DEC. 2: Gloria Musicae: "Glorious Christmans," 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; $25-$30.

DEC. 3: Kenny G, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$77.

DEC. 6: The First Brass: "Feels Like Christmas," 4 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, 7750 Beneva Road, Sarasota; $15-$20. Information: 941-928-0296.

DEC. 10: Women of Ireland, Celtic Angels Christmas, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $15-$55.

DEC. 13: Bowzer's Rock and Roll Holiday Party, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $15-$75, VIP: $105.

DEC. 19-20: Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota: Axiom Brass and Gloria Musicae Singers "Holiday Brass and Voices," 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19 and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20, Historic Asolo Theater; $15-$45.

JAZZ

NOV. 15: Jazz at First Church, 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., First Church, 104 S. Pineapple Ave., Sarasota; free will donation.

DEC. 16: Munchtime Musicales: The Jazz Trio, 2 p.m., Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; no charge.

JAN. 9-10: Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota: Fred Moyer Jazz Trio, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9-10, 2 p.m. Jan. 10, Historic Asolo Theater; $25-$45.

POPS

OCT. 31: Manatee Community Concert Band, 7:30 p.m., Bayshore High School Auditorium, 5401 34th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation. Information: manateeconcertband.org.

NOV. 8: Suncoast Concert Band: "Portrait of Freedom," 3 p.m., Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3131 61st St., Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-907-4123.

NOV. 8: First Brass of Sarasota and vocal choirs from Church of the Palms and Pine Shores Presbyterian Church: "The Sounds of Freedom," a musical tribute to our veterans hosted by ABC 7 news meteorologist John Scalzi, 4 p.m., Church of the Palms, 3224 Bee Ridge, Sarasota; $15. Information: ringsarsota.org or eventbrite.com/e/the-sounds-of-freedom.

NOV. 29: Jacobites: St. Andrew's Day Celebration, 4 p.m., St. Andrew United Church of Christ, 6908 Beneva Road, Sarasota; $15-$20. Information: 941-928-0296 or thefirstbrass.org.

ROCK/BLUES

NOV. 11: Yes, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $59.50 and up.

NOV. 21: Creedence Clearwater Revisited, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35 and up.

DEC. 2: Daryl Hall and John Oates, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $53.15-$165.50.

TAMPA/ST. PETE

CHORAL

NOV. 21: Straight No Chaser "The New Old Fashioned Tour," 8 p.m., Straz Center; $29.50-$49.50.

CLASSICAL

NOV. 13: Adrian Legg, guitar, and David Lindley, multi-instrument, 8 p.m., The Mahaffey; $29 and up.

COUNTRY

NOV. 20: TobyMac, 7:30 p.m., USF Sun Dome; $25 and up.

FOLK

NOV. 16: Penny and Sparrow, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $29.50.

DEC. 14: Whitehorse, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $29.50.

HIP HOP

NOV. 7: H.I.T. Music Festival: Nas, Lil Wayne, August Alsina, Fabolous and others, 7 p.m., USF Sun Dome; $27.75-$107.75.

HOLIDAY

NOV. 10: Mannheim Steamroller, 7:30 p.m., The Mahaffey, St. Petersburg; $45.50 and up.

NOV. 28: The New York Tenors, "The Magic of Christmas," 8 p.m., The Mahaffey; $57.50-$127.50.

DEC. 16: Celtic Women, "Home For Christmas," 7:30 p.m., The Mahaffey; $57.50-$99.50.

DEC. 19: Jingle Ball 2015, 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena; $40-$150.

LATIN

NOV. 4: Dee Dee Bridgewater and Irvin Mayfield with the New Orleans 7, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $35.50-$55.50.

POPS

OCT. 30: The Florida Orchestra: Halloween Pops on Broadway, 8 p.m., Straz Center; $15 and up.

OCT. 31: The Florida Orchestra: Halloween Pops on Broadway, 8 p.m., The Mahaffey; $15 and up.

PIANO

NOV. 27: Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, 8 p.m., Straz Center; $45-$55.

REGGAE

DEC. 17: Matisyahu, 8 p.m., Straz Center; $38.50 and up.

ROCK/BLUES

OCT. 30: Annual Freaker's Ball "Life's A Beach and Then You Die," with The Cheaters, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10.

OCT. 31: Buckwheat Zydeco, Gumbo Boogie Band, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$20.

OCT. 31: Chvrches, 7 p.m., Jannus Live; $23 and up.

NOV. 5: Cnace the Rapper, 7 p.m., Jannus Live; $32.50 and up.

NOV. 6: Corey Harris, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

NOV. 6: Leftover Salmon, 7:30 p.m., Jannus Live; $19 and up.

NOV. 7: Tinsley Ellis, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$20.

NOV. 9: Damine Rice, 8 p.m., Tampa Theatre; $39.50 and up.

NOV. 12: "St. Pete's Got Talent," 6 p.m. Jannus Live; $40, includes refreshments.

NOV. 13: WMNF presents James McMurtry, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $20.

NOV. 13: Badfish: "A Tribute to Sublime," 8 p.m., Jannus Live; $10 and up.

NOV. 13: Chaka Khan, 8 p.m., The Mahaffey; $42.50 and up.

NOV. 15: Reno and Harrell, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

NOV. 19: Passafire, 7 p.m., Jannus Live; no charge.

NOV. 29: Billy Gibbons "Perfectamundo," 7 p.m., The Mahaffey; $42.50 and up.

DEC. 5: An evening with Lucero, 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $26.75.

DEC. 12: Kamelot with Dragonforce, 8 p.m., Ritz Ybor; $31.25.

DEC. 17: The Madness Fall Tour, 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena; $36.25-$96.25.

TOP 40/OTHER

JAN. 8: "Who's Bad," Michael Jackson tribute, 8 p.m., The Mahaffey; $39.50-$54.50.

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