Weekend listings of bars and clubs

@NormalParagraphStyle:EDITOR’S NOTE: E-mail Bars & Clubs listings to jmorreale@bradenton.com or fax to 745-7097. Information is due 10 days in advance of publication.



Banana Cabana: 103 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach

Live entertainment, 7- 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Information: 779-1930.


Barnie’s Coffee & Wine Bar: 2121 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Electric Myakka playing music of John Fogerty, Neil Young, Eric Clapton and more, 7 p.m. Jan. 24. Dean Johanesen, Jan. 31. Information: 756-1405.


Linger Lodge: 7205 Linger Lodge Road, Bradenton

Wednesdays are Open Mic Comedy night on the Gator Deck at Linger Lodge, emceed by Long Island Mary. Information: 755-2757 or 228-2137 or m.tischbein@yahoo.com.


Joyland: 6424 14th St. W., Bradenton

Live bands at 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Dance lessons, 7 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Information: 756-6060.


Bradenton Cigar Bar: 425 Old Main St., Bradenton

Lane J. Ruise Jazz Trio, 6- 9 p.m. Sundays. Information: 744-2589.

Polo Grill and Bar: 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch

Live music 8:30-11:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Menu available at www.pologrillandbar.com/cuisine.php. Information and reservations: 782-0899.


Aces: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton

Biscuit Miller & The Mix, 9:30 p.m. Jan. 23; $8 advance/$12. Rosie Ledet with Sarasota Slim, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 24. Blues Jam with the Highwaymen, 8 p.m. Jan. 28. Wayne Hancock with The Downshifters, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 30. Black Finger, 9:30 p.m. Jan. 31. Live music Friday-Sunday; call for cover charges. Information: 795-3886 or www.4aceslounge.com.

American Legion Post 312: 1610 67th Ave. E., Oneco

Smokey & Dakota Rose, 7- 11 p.m. Jan. 23 and 2-6 p.m. Jan. 24. The Ricky and Franky Rockin’ Oldies Show, 6-9 p.m. Jan. 26. Jack Tamburine 7-11 p.m. Jan. 30 and 2-6 p.m. Jan. 31. Information: 758-6616.

Banana Factory Bar and Grill: 6916 U.S. 41, Bradenton

Karaoke with Dave 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Sunday-Thursday. Live entertainment 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Information: 758-5249.

Cellar Lounge: 4307 26th St. W., Bradenton

Pool tournament Mondays, karaoke Tuesdays, jam night Wednesdays, ladies night Thursdays, little black dress party Fridays, live entertainment Saturdays, football Sundays. Information: 751-9111.

Clancy’s Irish Sports Pub & Grill: 6218 Cortez Road

Terry Helm on Mondays. TC and the Troublemakers on Tuesdays. Jay Crawford on Wednesdays. The Burghs on Thursdays. Live music nightly. Freaki-Tiki Bar with four televisions, misting fans. Information: 794-2489.

Cork’s Cigar Bar: 425 Old Main St., Bradenton

Dr. Dave Band, 8 p.m. Jan. 24. Information: 744-2589.

Cortez Kitchen: 4528 119th St. W., Cortez

Michael Mac, Jan. 23-24. Jimmy Reagan Jan. 25. Road Block Jan. 30-31. Live entertainment Friday-Sunday. Information: 798-9404.

D. Coy Ducks: 5308 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach

Dr. Dave Band, 9 p.m. Jan. 23.

The Distillery: 108 44th Ave. E., Bradenton

Live music Friday and Saturdays. Service Industry Night on Mondays. Cornhole and Quarters on Tuesdays. Absinthe Wednesdays featuring Offshore Riot. Ladies Night with 3 Peace Band on Thursdays. Information: 739-7845.

Drift In 1: 120 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach

Hammers and Adams, 8:30 p.m.-midnight Thursdays. Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight Sundays. Information: 778-9088.

Drift In 2: 2709 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Karaoke 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Sing Along with Russ 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays. Information: 755-9825.

Mangrove Grill: 102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto

Steel drums by Cort Farris on Mondays; Scott McConoughey on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Sly McLeod on Wednesdays and Sundays. Chris Otto on Thursdays. Information: 723-2556.

Mattison’s Riverside, Twin Dolphin Marina: 1200 First Ave. W., Bradenton

Democracy, 7-11 p.m. Jan. 23 and 30. Kool Breeze, 7-11 p.m. Jan. 24. Jennifer Leigh & Her New Digs, 7-11 p.m. Jan. 31. Information: 748-8087.

Peggy’s Corral: 4511 U.S. 41 N., Palmetto

Live music 8-11 p.m. Thursdays featuring Brian McCarthy, Brandon Pomeranky, Tim Chandler and Matt Brown in rotation. Country, light rock and blues, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays. Dallas Brothers, 3-7 p.m. and Karaoke 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. Sunday bike party featuring music, vendors and Bloody Marys. Information: 729-5442 or www.peggyscoral.net.

Pelican Pete’s: 12012 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Hammers & Adams Band, 8 p.m. Jan. 31. The Wheedles, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays; Smooth Jazz with Project SRQ 8 p.m. Wednesdays; Irish night with The Celtic Misfits 6:30 p.m. Thursdays; Karaoke at 8:30 p.m. Fridays. Information: 792-4822.

Rasher Tierney’s: 5106 14th St. W., Bradenton

Karaoke on Tuesday and Thursday. Live music, 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Information: 752-1531.

Skippers Pub and Grill, 10104 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Texas Hold ’Em Poker 7 and 10 p.m. Thursdays. Ricky & Franky, 6-9 p.m. Fridays. Every Sunday Breakfast Jam (anyone and everyone is welcome to join on stage and play or sing), 10 a.m.-1 p.m., $3.50 breakfast special. NFL games every Sunday and Monday. Information: 798-9898.

Tequila Beach: 7423 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton

Live music Friday and Saturday. Team Trivia now available. Tuesday is Ladies Night. NASCAR Sundays with contests and drink specials. Information: 794-1400.

Woody’s River Roo: 5717 18th St. E., Ellenton

Taylor-Taylor, 8-10 p.m. Jan. 22 and 29. Duane Freeman, 4-7 p.m. Jan. 23 and 6-10 p.m. Jan. 28. Natural Vibes, 7-11 p.m. Jan. 23. DT’s, 2-6 p.m Jan. 24. Caribbean Cowboy, 4-7 p.m. Jan. 30. Gumbo Boogie, 7- 11 p.m. Jan. 30. Straight Up, 2-3 p.m. Jan. 31. Live music Tuesday-Sunday. Information: 722-2391.

Zio’s: 533 14th St. W., Bradenton

Billy Rice, 8-10 pm. Thursdays. Twinkle, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays. Yesterdayze, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. Tom Barrett, 7- 10 p.m. Mondays. Carl at the piano bar, 7-10 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Information: 708-9001.


City Fitness: 821 12th St. W., Bradenton

Karoke 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays. Information: 746-4443.

Fan-Atics Sports Bar: 4669 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Karaoke with Danny Branch, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays. Karaoke with Tsunamo Mike Sails, 11 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays. Information: 722-8438.

D&D’s Pub and Grill: 625 Eighth Ave. W., Palmetto

Karaoke with Tsunamo Mike Sails 11 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays. Information: 722-8438.

Stoneybrook Golf Club: 7515 Grand Harbour Pkwy., Heritage Harbour

Karaoke with Art Talbot (adults only), 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 749-1842.

Tiki Hut: 2303 First St., U.S. Highway 41

Karaoke with Patty O’Nell, 7-11 p.m. Fridays. An outside open-air bar on the south side of the Roadway Inn Hotel. Information: 448-5928.

Wild Turkey Saloon: 920 Eighth Ave. W., Palmetto

Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. Information: 729-4387.

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Touch of Class Restaurant & Lounge: 5141 14th St. W., Bradenton

Live DJ nightly with free buffet. Henry Lawrence with special guests Sundays. Thursday is Ladies Night. Hours: 6 p.m.-2:30 a.m. daily. Cover charge. Information: (941) 587-1671.

Island Time Grill: 8225 Cooper Creek Blvd., University Park

Variety of music with Joe Bill Loudermilk in Sunset Lounge 6:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. Information: 351-5128.

Planet Dance: 1100 DeSoto Junction Plaza

Teen Dance Club, ages 11-16, 8-11 p.m. Saturday. Live DJs, dance competitions, awesome lights and sounds; $5 Saturdays. Information: 741-8558.



Euphemia Haye Restaurant: 5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive

Eddie Tobin, Jan. 26. Dean Miller, Jan. 27-29. Carol Ettman, Jan. 23-24, 30-31. Mike Markaverich, Jan. 25. Information and reservations: 383-3633 or www.euphemiahaye.com.

Longboat Key Liquors and Cocktail Lounge: 6850 Gulf of Mexico Drive

Island Swing jazz sextet plays at 6 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 383-4888.



McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre: 3333 N. Tamiami Trail

Dwight Slade, winner of the Boston Comedy Festival, Jan. 21-25; $8-$12. Fourth Annual Special O’Laughics, Jan. 26. Reservations: 925-3869 or www.mccurdyscomedy.com.


Club Escapes: 3218 Clark Road

Voce Libres on Saturdays. Sunday night jams, 8:30 p.m. Sundays with no cover charge. “Destination 1” back room featuring Trance and Techno Fridays; back door entrance only. Information: 925-4144.


15 South: 15 South Boulevard of the Presidents, St. Armands Circle

Al Hixon Sit-in Jazz Jam, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. DJ Hernando, Wednesdays-Thursdays. Voces Libres, Fridays and Sundays. Vine Street Band, Saturdays. Latin Dance lessons 7-9 p.m. Sundays; $10. Information: 388-1555.

The Tasting Room: 1925 S. Osprey Ave.

Laurel Casey, cabaret chanteuse and her jazz trio, 8:30-10:30 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Information: 364-5811.


Sahib Shrine Center: 600 N. Beneva Road

Karaoke with Art Talbot, 6- 9 p.m. Tuesdays. Information: 366-4449.


The Cork Upstairs Lounge: 29 N. Boulevard of the Presidents, Longboat Key

Jazz duo Sarah Combs and Joe Thayer, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Information: (941) 388-1675 or www.corkonthecircle.com.

Michael’s On East: 1212 East Ave. S.

Joe Micals performs the hits of Neil Diamond, Tony Bennett, Billy Joel and more 6:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Information: 366-0007.


The Beach Club: 5151 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key

Live bands, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. nightly. Information: 349-6311 or www.beachclubsiestakey.com.

Five O’Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.

Saraosta Soul Sensations Jan. 23. My Friend Scott Jan. 24. Democracy Jan. 30. A.J. and the Automatics Jan. 31. Bands start at 10 p.m. nightly. Admission is $3 for Friday and Saturday shows. Al Fuller on Mondays. The Cherry Bombs on Tuesdays. 3 Peace on Wednesdays. Democracy on Thursdays. Local Celebrity on Sundays. Information: 366-5555.

The Gator Club: 1490 Main St.

Chameleon 9 p.m. Jan. 24. Cherry Bombs on Thursdays. Rocking Boneshakers on Fridays. Information: 366-5969 or www.thegatorclub.com.

Mattison’s City Grill: Corner of Lemon and Main streets

TC and the Troublemakers, Jan. 24 and 31. Straight Up, 7- 11 p.m. Mondays. Jennifer and her New Digs, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Eclipse, 7-11 p.m. Wednesdays. The Venturas, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Thursdays. Eclipse, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays. Live music, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. Andres Colin, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Debbie Keeton Jazz Group, 7-10 p.m. Sundays. Information: 330-0440.

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Blue 1266: 1266 Old Stickney Point Road

Ladies night, 10 p.m.-midnight Thursdays, $5 cover. Latin night Fridays. Dive Into the Blue, 10 p.m.-midnight Saturdays, $5 cover, $10 VIP lounge. Information: 346-1711.

Khrome: 1120 N. Washington Blvd.

Live bands and DJs on weekends. Information: 366-5545.