Weekend

Concerts:

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

MANATEE

CHRISTIAN

OCT. 25: The Lighthouose Band, 7 p.m., Manatee United Methodist Church, 315 15th St. E., Bradenton; free will donation. Information: 941-746-0101.

CLASSICAL

OCT. 17: Bradenton Community Fine Arts Concert Series: Jim Culver, organist, 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation.

OCT. 19: Jim Culver, organist, 4 p.m., First Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation: 941-747-4406.

NOV. 13: SCF Faculty Recital: Martha Lopez, soprano, Neel Performing Arts Center, Bradenton; $4-$8.

NOV. 16:Bradenton Community Fine Arts Concert Series: Sarasota Orchestra Brass Quintet, First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation.

NOV. 17: Master Class, Klea Blackhurst, soprano, 1 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center, Bradenton; $5, free to students and SCF employees.

NOV. 24: SCF Faculty Recital: Felicia Brunelle, violin, Dr. Ann Knipschild, organ, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center, Bradenton; $4-$8.

COUNTRY

OCT. 17: Granger Smith, 7 p.m. doors, Joyland Country Music Nightclub, Bradenton; $10-$15.

NOV. 7: Cadillac Three, 7 p.m. doors, Joyland Country Music Nightclub, Bradenton; $10-$15.

NOV. 14: Joe Nichols, 7 p.m. doors, Joyland Country Music Nightclub, Bradenton; $20.

HOLIDAY

DEC. 2: SCF Choirs, Symphony Orchestra, and Guitar Ensemble "Winter Wonderland," 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center, Bradenton; $4-$8.

DEC. 4: Seasonal favorites with Jazz Bands in Concert, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $4-$8.

DEC. 7: Bradenton Community Fine Arts Concert Series: "A Merrie Olde Christmas," 10:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation.

JAZZ

NOV. 5: Master Class, John Fedchock, jazz trombone, 1 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center, Bradenton; no charge.

DEC. 5: Concert in the Grove: Oceans Eleven Big Band Christmas, 6-9 p.m., Mixon's Fruit Farms, 2525 27th St E, Bradenton; $5 cash. Information: 941-748-5828, ext. 280.

OLDIES

DEC. 14: Sundays at Neel Entertainment Series; The Diamonds, 2 p.m., Neel Perofrming Arts Center, Bradenton; $30.

POP

NOV. 20: SCF Symphonic Band and Symphony Orchestra: Musical Festival of Jewish Themes, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center, Bradenton: $4-$8.

ROCK/BLUES

DEC. 6: Third Annual Bradenton Blues Festival: Marcia Ball, Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers, Little Ed and the Blue Imperials, Bill Branch and The Sons of Blues, Smantha Fish, EG Knight, Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, Dennis Gruenling, Dave Muskett, all day, Riverwalk, Bradenton; $10-$40.

POPS

OCT. 31: SCF Spooktacular Halloween Concert and Trick or Treat Event, 6:30 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center, Bradenton. Donation: one canned food item benefiting Food Bank of Manatee County.

SARASOTA

CHORAL

NOV. 3: Musica Sacra Cantorum Voices: "A Randall Thompson Retrospective," 7 p.m., Church of the Redeemer Episcopal, 222 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota: $20-$30.

NOV. 9: SCF Chamber Choir at St. Boniface Concert Series, 6 p.m., St. Boniface Church, 5165 Midnight Pass Road, Sarasota; free will donation.

NOV. 23: Gloria Musicae "In Thanksgiving," 4 p.m., Sarasota Opera House; $T15-$45.

CLASSICAL

OCT. 25: "The King of Instruments and the Instrument of Kings: a Musical Tribute," 7 p.m., Faith Lutheran Church, 7750 Beneva Road, Sarasota; $15. Information: 941-924-4664.

NOV. 5: Susan Boyle, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $47.80-$122.70.

NOV. 7-9: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork Series: Framen, 8 p.m. Nov. 7-8, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 9; $30-$89.

NOV. 16: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber Soirees Series: String Quartet, 4 p.m., Holley Hall; $30-$39.

NOV. 20-21: Sarasota Orchestra: Heiner Goebbels' "Songs of Wars I have Seen," 7 p.m. Nov. 20-21; $35-$49.

DEC. 5-7: Sarasota Orchestra Masterworks Series: "American Dream," 8 p.m. Dec. 5-6, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 7; $30-$83.

DEC. 10: Munchtime Musicales: Heqing Huang and Emily Charlson, piano, 2 p.m., Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; no charge.

COUNTRY

OCT. 16: Martina McBride, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $31.75-$84.98.

OCT. 31: Chris Cagle, 10 p.m., White Buffalo Saloon, 5377 McIntosh Road, Sarasota; $15-$20. Information: 941-927-6655.

DOO WOP

OCT. 24: Ultimate Doo Wop Show, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Perfoming Arts Hall; $83 and up.

FOLK

HOLIDAY

NOV. 16: Bowzer's Rock and Roll Holiday Part, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $45-$75.

NOV. 19: Mannheim Steamroller, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $65-$90.

NOV. 20: Celtic Thunder symphony tour, 7:30 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$90.

NOV. 23: Gloria Musicae Singers, Sarasota Young Voices, and Gulf Coast Community Choir, "In Thanksgiving," 4 p.m., Sarasota Opera House; $15-$45.

NOV. 28: Dave Koz and Friends, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$70.

NOV. 29: Kenny Rogers Christmas, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $15-$75.

DEC. 8: Musica Sacra Cantorum Voices: "The Angels Rejoice" 7 p.m., Church of the Redeemer Episcopal, 222 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota: $20-$25.

DEC. 10: Colors of Christmas: Peabo Bryson, Jennifer Holliday, Taylor Dane, Ruben Studdard, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$85.

DEC. 10-13: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape Series: "Jingle All the Way," 5:30 p.m. Dec. 10 and 12, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11, 8 p.m. Dec. 13, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$55.

DEC. 11: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra: Holiday Pops, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$90.

DEC. 19: Sarasota Music Club: "Opera Favorites," 10:30 a.m., Eicher Auditorium, 5201 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; no charge. Information: 941-925-3602.

JAZZ

OCT. 25: New Groove City, Gumbi Ortiz, 8 p.m., Fogartyville; $12-$15.

NOV. 2: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz on the Water" cruise: The Greg Nielsen Quartet, 2-4 p.m., LeBarge; Sarasota; $30-$35.

NOV. 16: I Solisti de Oneco Woodwind Quintet "All creatures great and small," 4 p.m., Nativity Episcopal Church, 5900 N. Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota; free will donation.

NOV. 19: Munchtime Musicales: Marc Mannino Jazz Quartet, 2 p.m., Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; no charge.

DEC. 13: Diana Krall, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $TBA.

POPS

OCT. 16-18: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape Series: Twilight Zone, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17, 8 p.m. Oct. 18, Holley Hall; $35-$55.

ROCK/BLUES

OCT. 23 and NOV. 26: Bradenton Blues Festival "Blues Bar Buzz": Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones, 8 p.m., Blue Rooster, 1525 Fourth St., Sarasota; $5.

NOV. 12: Phillip Phillips, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $73 and up.

NOV. 23: Melissa Etheridge, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $65-$85.

VARIOUS

OCT. 19, 26: Selby Gardens Fall Music Series "Under the banyans": Taiko Drummers 10:30 a.m., Jubilation Brass 1 p.m., Oct. 19. Jen and Ray 10:30 a.m., Jubilation Brass 1 p.m., Oct. 26. Marie Selby Gardens. Tickets: $6-$19.

ST. PETE/TAMPA

BROADWAY

NOV. 16: Patti LaBelle, 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; $59.50-$99.50.

CLASSIC

NOV. 1: Susan Boyle, 8 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall; St. Petersburg; $47.80.

NOV. 7: Florida Orchestra: The Ben Folds Orchestral Experience, 8 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall, Straz Center, Tampa; $69 and up.

COUNTRY

OCT. 17: Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line, Tyler Farr, 7 p.m. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre; $56 and up.

NOV. 12: Emmy Lou Harris, 7:30 p.m., Tampa Theatre, Tampa; $50-$90.

DEC. 10: Jo Dee Messina, 7 p.m., Ritz Ybor, Tampa; $35 and up.

DEC. 12: Brantley Gilbert, 8 p.m., Amalie Arena; $29.75 and up.

FOLK

OCT. 27: Brendan James, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $28.50.

NOV. 14: James Taylor, 8 p.m., Amalie Arena; $54 and up.

NOV. 17: Heather Maloney, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17; $28.50.

DEC. 8: Chris Pureka, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $28.50.

GOSPEL

OCT. 16: Festival of Praise with Fred Hammond and Donnie McClurkin, 8 p.m., USF Sun Dome; $32-$75.

HIP-HOP

NOV. 1: Wiz Khalifa - Blacc Hollywood Tour, 7 p.m., USF Sun Dome; $32.75-$52.75.

HOLIDAY

NOV. 30: Kenny Rogers Christmas and Greatest Hits, 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $39-$69.

DEC. 6: Mediaeval Baebes Christmas, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center: $25-$45.

DEC. 7: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra's Holiday Pops, 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $29.50-$72.50.

DEC. 9: Colors of Christmas, 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $49.50-$79.50.

JAZZ

OCT. 24: Pieces of a Dream, 8 p.m., The Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg; $30-$50.

NOV. 1: Lake Street Dive, 8 p.m., Cuban Club, 2010 Avenida Republica de Cuba, Tampa; $20-$25. Information: 813-238-8001.

NOV. 8: Margo Rey, Nov. 8, Straz Center; $20.

NOV. 15: Kem, 8 p.m., Straz Center; $55-$79.50.

POPS

OCT. 18: The Florida Orchestra: Pops in the Park, 7 p.m., Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg; no charge.

ROCK/BLUES

OCT. 17: Jackyl, 7 p.m. doors, State Theatre, St. Petersburg; $20.

OCT. 17: Jason Aldean, 7:30 p.m., MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa; $57 and up.

OCT. 17: Tim Reynolds, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$20.

OCT. 18: Red Elvises, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

OCT. 18: Funk Fest, 4 p.m., Raymond James Stadfium, Tampa; $37 and up.

OCT. 19: Super Soul Sunday: Gerry Williams Band, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

OCT. 21: Evening with Chris McCarty, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

OCT. 24: The Freaker's Ball, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

OCT. 25: The Devil Makes Three, 9 p.m., State Theatre, St. Petersburg; $17.50-$20.

OCT. 25: Coral Skies Music Festival, MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa; $30-$150.

OCT. 25: Chris Duarte, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

OCT. 26: Send Shaft Home, benefit for Reggae musician Shaft, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10 donation.

OCT. 28: Mike Doughty, 8 p.m., Crowbar, 1812 N. 17th St., Ybor City; $15-$18.

OCT. 31: Zappaween, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $17-$20.

NOV. 1: Bill Kirchen, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

NOV. 2. Slam Allen Band, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

NOV. 4: Galbraith Group and Friends, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7.

NOV. 7: Maria Muldaur, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

NOV. 8-9: Tab Benoit, 5 p.m. Nov. 8, 8 p.m. Nov. 9, Skipper's Smokehouse; $20-$35 or $35 for both days.

NOV. 11: The Lone Bellow, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $24.50.

NOV. 11: WMNF Listener Appreciation Day: Black Taxi, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; no charge.

NOV. 14: Rev. Horton Heat, 9 p.m., The Orpheum, Ybor City; $20-$25.

NOV. 14: WMNF present Huun Hurr Tu, Mongolian Tuvan Throat Singers, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $20-$25.

NOV. 15: Halcyon, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12.

NOV. 18: Ellie Lee and Blues Fury, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $6.

NOV. 21: Betty Fox Band, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

NOV. 22: miggs, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $20.

NOV. 22: Southern Train Band, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

NOV. 25: Milton Menisco and The Big Fiasco, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

NOV. 28: Cracker, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $17-$20.

NOV. 30: Dale Ann Bradley, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

DEC. 2: Galbraith Group, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7.

DEC. 5: Jubilee Riots, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$18.

DEC. 6: WMNF present Paul Thorn Band, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $20-$25.

DEC. 7: Travelin McCoury's, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$20.

DEC. 14: Usher, 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena; $35 and up.

DEC. 16: The Black Keys and St. Vincent, 8 p.m., Amalie Arena; $31.75 and up.

DEC. 20: Fleetwood Mac, 8 p.m., Amalie Arena; $46.25 and up.

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