Weekend

BARS & CLUBS: Places to go

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.

MANATEE

ACOUSTIC

Banana Cabana: 103 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach

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

COUNTRY

Dickerson’s Bar and Grill: inside Roaring ’20s Pizza and Pipes, 6750 U.S. 301 N., Ellenton

Live bands, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Free Texas Hold ’Em at 6 p.m. Information: 723-1733.

Joyland: 6424 14th St. W., Bradenton

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

FOLK

Havana Cabana: 5904 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach

The Last Resort (Rob Gorley and Dave Wise), Tom Kubik, and Myakka will perform 7:30-9:30 p.m. June 6 at the Singer/Songwriter showcase. Information: 962-1111.

KARAOKE

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

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

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.

Linger Lodge: 7205 Linger Lodge Road, Bradenton

Karaoke on the Gator Deck, 6 p.m.-close Mondays. Information: 755-2757.

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

PIANO BARS

New York New York: 1934 Hillview St.

Piano bar from 4 p.m. daily; Hot Item, 8 p.m. Thursdays; Sheri and the Vision, 9:30 p.m. Fridays; Dueling Pianos, 9:30 p.m. Saturdays; Melanie Masell, 8-10 p.m. Tuesdays; The Z Band, 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Jazz brunch 11-3 p.m. Sundays. Information: 955-6969.

ROCK/BLUES

Aces: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton

Ladies night begins at 10 p.m. with DJ Imminent Tuesdays. Blues Jam with The Highwaymen, 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 795-3886 or www.4aceslounge.com.

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

Tone Zone 7-11 p.m. June 5 and 2-6 p.m. June 6; The Ricky & Franky Oldies Show, 6-9 p.m. Mondays. 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

Live music nightly. Freaki-Tiki Bar with four televisions, misting fans. Information: 794-2489.

Cork’s Cigar Bar: 425 Old Main St.

Frayed Knot Band, June 5; The D.T.’s, June 6. Solo guitarist Colin, 5-7 p.m. Monday-Friday. Open jam night with Mark Skey, 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Karaoke with Dean, 9 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 744-2589.

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

Live entertainment Friday-Sunday. Natural Vibes June 5-6. Information: 798-9404.

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

Live music Friday and Saturdays. Service Industry Night on Mondays. Cornhole and Quarters on Tuesdays. White Trash Wednesdays featuring the Git R Dunz. Ladies Night with 3 Peace Band on Thursdays. Information: 739-7845.

Drift In 1: 120 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach

Hammers & 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 Wed- nesdays. Information: 755-9825.

Mangrove Grill: 102 Riviera Dunes Way, Palmetto

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

Sly McLeod, 6-10 p.m. Thursdays. Kool Breeze, 7-11 p.m. Fridays. Democracy, 7-1 p.m. June 6.Information: 748-8087.

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

WTW Wednesdays, 7-10 p.m. Live music 8-11 p.m. Thursdays featuring Brian McCarthy and Matt Brown in rotation. Bike night with live bands, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays. Swamp Donkie and The DTs, 3-7 p.m. Sunday bike party featuring music, vendors and Bloody Marys. Information: 729-5442 or www.peggyscoral.net.

Pelican Pete’s: 12012 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Suzie sings jazz classics, 5 p.m. Sundays; The Gumbo Boogie Band, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays; The Wheedles, 7:30 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 792-4822.

Polo Grill and Bar: 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch

Live music begins 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Information: 782-0899 or pologrillandbar.com.

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

Free pool Mondays. Live music, 7-10 p.m. Tuesdays. New Justice, 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays. Jerry Witty, 7-11 p.m. Thursdays.

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.

Urban Flats: 8235 Cooper Creek Blvd., University Park

Dean Johanesen in Lakewood Ranch, 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. June 5 and 13. Free. Information: 360-3528.

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

Live music Wednesday-Sunday. Karaoke on Tuesdays. Taylor & Taylor on Thursdays. Information: 722-2391.

LONGBOAT KEY

JAZZ

Euphemia Haye Restaurant: 5540 Gulf of Mexico Drive

Eddie Tobin on Mondays. Dean Miller on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Karen Benjey, June 5. Mike Markaverich on Saturdays and Sundays. 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.

SARASOTA

ACOUSTIC

Mother’s Musical Bakery: 6517 Superior Ave.

Open Mic 7-10 p.m. June 4. Because of noise restrictions, acoustic music only, please — folk, rock, blues, country bluegrass or rockabilly. Information: 342-6419.

COMEDY

McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre: 3333 N. Tamiami Trail

Michael Mack through June 7. Live comedy acts weekly. Information and reservations: 925-3869 or www.mccurdyscomedy.com.

JAZZ

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

Al Hixon Sit-in Jazz Jam, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. 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.

KARAOKE

Sahib Shrine Center: 600 N. Beneva Road

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

PIANO

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.

ROCK/BLUES

Coasters: 1500 Stickney Point Road, Siesta Key

John Rinell plays a variety of music, Sinatra favorites, steel drum, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. Information: 925-0300.

Five O’Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.

The Cherry Bombs, June 5. Chameleon, June 6. Bands start at 10 p.m. nightly. Admission is $3 for Friday and Saturday shows. Al Fuller on Mondays. The Cherry Bombs on Tuesdays. 3Peace on Wednesdays. Democracy on Thursdays. Karaoke with the Funky Bunch Band on Sundays. Information: 366-5555.

The Gator Club: 1490 Main St.

Cherry Bombs on Thursdays. The Boneshakers on Fridays. Information: 366-5969 or www.thegatorclub.com.

Hotel Indigo: 1223 Boulevard of the Arts

Live entertainment 3:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Fridays. Information: 487-3800 or www.hotelindigo.com.

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

The Organics, 7-11 p.m. Mondays. Jennifer and her New Digs, 7:30-11 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 bands, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. Andres Colin, noon-3 p.m., Debbie Keeton Jazz Group, 7-10 p.m. Sundays. Information: 330-0440.

TOP 40

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.

Mattison’s Forty One: 7275 S. Tamiami Trail

Studio 41, a new dance club, features Latin on Thursdays, dance on Fridays, 1960s-’70s on Saturdays, jazz on Sundays. Information: 921-3400 or www.mattisons.com.

Primo! Ristorante: 8076 N. Tamiami Trail

Latin dance nights, 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Information: 359-3690.

Khrome: 1120 N. Washington Blvd.

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

TAMPA

COMEDY

Improv Comedy Theater and Restaurant: 1600 E. Eighth Ave., C-112

Nick DiPaolo, June 4-7: $14-$18. Tim Wilkins, 8 p.m. June 10; $8. All shows 21 and older, except the 10:30 p.m. Friday show, and are nonsmoking. Information: (813) 864-4000 or www.improvtampa.com.

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