Weekend

Weekend concerts listings

MANATEE

CLASSICAL

FEB. 1: Stars of Tomorrow 2009 Concert, 2 p.m., Robert Stewart Audidtorium at Bayshore High School, 5401 34th St. W.; tickets are $12.50 and are available at the box office the day of the concert or by calling Elma Westney at 748-1700, ext. 911.

FEB. 10: MCC Faculty Artists Recital, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center at MCC; $10, $5 for students

CHORAL

FEB. 7: Magic of Manatee Sweet Adelines, “Imagine That!,” 2 and 7 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center at MCC; matinee $18, evening $20

FOLK

FEB. 6: Scythian, 8 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles, 2926 Wilkinson Road; tickets $15 in advance/$20 at door and are available at wslr.org, Sarasota Green Marketplace, Fogt’s Music, Rocketman and Sarasota Emporium. Information: 894-6469.

GOSPEL

“Bill Bailey’s 2009 Winter Gospel Music Convention”:

FEB. 2: The Hoppers, Dove Brothers, Down East Boys, Kevin Spencer & Friends; 7 p.m.

FEB. 3: The Spencers’ Reunion! with J.B., Barbara and Kevin; 2 p.m.

FEB. 3: Booth Brothers, Karen Peck & New River, Beene Family, Browns; 7 p.m.

FEB. 4: The Diplomats, Les Beasley; 2 p.m.

FEB. 4: Gold City, Collingsworth Family, Jeff & Sheri Easter, Lewis Family; 7 p.m.

FEB. 5: The Pfeifers; 2 p.m.

FEB. 5: The Perrys, Kingsmen, Greenes, Dixie Echoes, Crist Family; 7 p.m.

FEB. 6: Vintage Quartet Day with Triumphant Quartet and the Perrys; 2 p.m.

FEB. 6: Greater Vision, Triumphant Quartet, Perrys, Talley Trio, Tribute Quartet; 7 p.m.

FEB. 7: Singing Echoes, Pickerings; 2 p.m.

FEB. 7: The Inspirations, Isaacs, Brian Free & Assurance, Mark Trammell Trio, Whisnants; 7 p.m.

All performances at Manatee Convention Center in Palmetto. Tickets: Adults: $15 per night or $80 for six-night pass; Children ages 3-11: $5 per night at the door only. Advance tickets available at Family Christian Store, the Happy Gospel church office in Bradenton, Living Word Christian Supply and Yoder’s Restaurant & Gift Shop in Sarasota. Information: 756-6942.

JAZZ

FEB. 5: Jazz Fest; 3 p.m., Anna Maria Island Historical Society, 402 Pine Ave.; tickets $6 in advance or $8 at the door and are available at the historical society. Information: 778-0173.

FEB. 12: George Caroll Big Band, 6 p.m., Renaissance on 9th; $20. Information: 749-0100.

OLDIES

Sundays at Neel:

FEB. 1: Tribute to Cole Porter; 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center at MCC; $25

FEB. 8: The New Christy Minstrels, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center at MCC; $25

FEB. 22: The Mills Brothers, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center at MCC; $25

FEB. 21: Jim Pierce and The Jamboree Band, 7 p.m., Terra Siesta Park, Ellenton; $7. Information: 721-1630.

SARASOTA

CLASSICAL

FEB 5: Munich Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $60-85

JAZZ

JAN. 30: Dick Reynolds Trio, 2-4 p.m., Bayfront Community Center, 803 N. Tamiami Trail; $9 or $5 for Sarasota Jazz Club members

JAN. 31: Gulf Coast High School Jazz Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sarasota High School Auditorium, 1000 S. School Ave.; $10

FEB. 8: “Jazz in the Chapel” presents Terry Myers on saxophone and clarinet; two sessions: 5-6 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 104 Pineapple. No admission charge, but free will offering taken. Information: 955-0935.

OLDIES/BROADWAY

FEB. 6: Englebert Humperdinck, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $55-80

ROCK/BLUES

FEB. 6: Moon over Myakka, Callie Chappell, 7 p.m. $8 at the ranger station, $6 for Friends of Myakka River; upcoming: Wine and Alchemy on March 6. Information: 316-8139 or www.myakkariver.org/friends/html

ST. PETE/TAMPA

FOLK

FEB. 4: Dar Williams and Joshua Radin, 7:30 p.m., Palladium Theatre, St. Petersburg. $27.50. Information: (727) 906-0811.

ROCK/BLUES

JAN. 29: Grateful Dead Night with Uncle John’s Band, 8 p.m., Skipper’s Smokehouse; $7

JAN. 29: The Eagles, St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa; $45-$185

JAN. 30: Damon Fowler CD release party, 8 p.m., Skipper’s Smokehouse; $10/$15

JAN. 30: The Florida Orchestra presents the music of Pink Floyd, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $35 and up

JAN. 30: Look Mexico, Auto!Automatic!, The Dark Romantics and TV Club, 9 p.m., New World Brewery, Ybor; $7

JAN. 31: Chris McCarty with Mark Gaignard, 8 p.m.,Skipper’s Smokehouse; $7/$10

JAN. 31: Magadog, Light Yourself on Fire, Candy Bars and Eyeznpowa, 9 p.m., New World Brewery, Ybor; $8

FEB. 3: Burnin’ Smyrans, 8 p.m., Skipper’s Smokehouse; $7

FEB. 4: Pato Banton & Mystic Roots, 8 p.m.,Skipper’s Smokehouse; $12/$15

FEB. 5: Grateful Dead Night with Uncle John’s Band, 8 p.m., Skipper’s Smokehouse; $7

FEB. 6: Dread Clampitt, 8 p.m., Skipper’s Smokehouse; $7/$10

FEB. 8: Caribbean Fest, 4 p.m., Skipper’s Smokehouse; $10/$13

CLEARWATER

OLDIES/BROADWAY

FEB. 4: Engelbert Humperdinck, 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall; $38-$45

FEB. 5: “Ethel Merman’s Broadway”: 1 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall; $16

FEB. 6-7: Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons: 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall; $49.50-$59.50

ORCHESTRA

FEB. 8: Florida Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall; $19/$29/$40/$50/$65

ROCK/BLUES

FEB. 5: B.B. King and Buddy Guy, 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall; $49.50/$59.50/$79.50; tickets on sale

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