Weekend

Concerts: Jan. 15-21

CONCERTS: Musical acts to see

MANATEE

BROADWAY

FEB. 8: The Pops Orchestra: "Broadway Celebrates Love," 3 p.m., Riverview Performing Arts Center; $20-$25.

FEB. 9: The Pops Orchestra: "Broadway Celebrates Love," 7:30 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $20-$25.

CHRISTIAN

Feb. 2: The Martins, 7 p.m., Bradenton Area Convention Center, Palmetto; $18.

CLASSICAL

JAN. 18: Bradenton Community Fine Arts Concert Series: Sarasota Opera Studio Artists, 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation.

JAN. 22: State College of Florida-Manatee Sarasota music students concert, 8 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $10.

JAN. 25: Anna Maria Island Concert Chorus and Orchestra, "Romantic Memories," 2 p.m., CrossPointe Fellowshiop Church, 8605 Gulf Drive, Holmes Beach. Cost: 25. Information: 941-896-3899. JAN. 29: Sarasota Orchestra Masterworks Series: "Enigma," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$89.

FEB. 7: Sarasota Orchestra Special Event: "Thrill of a Lifetime," 7:30 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center; $15.

FEB. 8: Bradenton Community Fine Arts Concert Series: Duo Petrof, 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation.

COUNTRY

JAN. 16: Mixon's Concert in the Grove: The Roys, 6 p.m., Mixon's Fruit Farm, 2525 27th St. E., Bradenton; $15, parking is free,

FEB. 13: Mixon's Concert in the Grove: Ocean's Eleven, 6 p.m., Mixon's Fruit Farm, 2525 27th St. E., Bradenton; $15. Parking is free.

JAZZ

JAN. 24: Thomas Carabasi Samba Jazz Quintet, 2-4 p.m., Longboat Key Center for the Arts, 6860 Longboat Dr. S., Longboat Key; no charge.

OLDIES

FEB. 8: Sundays at Neel Entertainment Series: Tony Pace, 2 p.m., Neel Performing Arts Center, Bradenton; $30.

SARASOTA

BIG BAND

JAN. 18: Suncoast Jazz Ambassadors "Themes of Our Lives," 7:30 p.m. Northminster Presbyterian Church, 3131 61st St., Sarasota; $5. Information: 941-907-4123.

CHRISTIAN

FEB. 23: Musica Sacra Cantorum Voices "The Crucifixion," 7 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 3200 Manatee Ave. W.; $20-$25.

CLASSICAL

JAN. 16: Sarasota Music Club: Betsy Hudson Traba, flute and Cheryl Losey, harp, 10:30 a.m., Eicher Auditorium, 5201 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; no charge. Information: 941-925-3602.

JAN. 18: Eleonora Lvov, "Intimate Piano Impressions," 4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $15.

JAN. 18: Manasota Theatre Organ Society: Lance Luce, 2:30 p.m., Grace Church, 8000 Bee Ridge Road, Sarasota; $15-$18.

JAN. 18: Sarasota Opera Studio Artists, 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 603 11th St. W., Bradenton; free will donation.

JAN. 21: Munchtime Musicales: Heqing Huang and Emily Carlson, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, Sarasota; no charge.

JAN. 21: Sarasota Concert Association: Heqing Huang and Emily Charlson, solo pianists, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; no charge.

JAN. 24: GuitarSarasota Ninth Annual International Guitar Concert Season: Anton Baranov, Russia, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $25 members, $30 nonmembers.

JAN. 25: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber Soiree Series: "Trumpet," 4 p.m., Holley Hall; $30-$39.

JAN. 26: Sarasota Concert Association Great Performers Series: cellist David Finckel and Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center "Folk Inspirations," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$70.

JAN. 30-FEB. 1: Sarasota Orchestra Masterworks Series: "Enigma," 8 p.m. Jan. 30-31, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 1, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$89.

JAN. 31-FEB. 1: Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota, Classical Recital Series: Adrian Anantawan and Amy Yang, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1-2, Historic Asolo Theater; $25-$45.

FEB. 5: Sarasota Orchestra Chamber Soiree: Oboe, 5:30 p.m. Holley Hall; $30-$39.

FEB. 9: GuitarSarasota Mini-Concert Series: Chris Adkins, 7:30 p.m., ArtCenter Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; no charge.

FEB. 11-14: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape Series: "Be Mine," 5:30 p.m. Feb. 11 and 13, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12, 8 p.m. Feb. 14, Holley Hall; $35-$55.

FEB. 13-14: Wendy James Brown "Stories of Love," 7 p.m. doors, Palmetto Arts Center, 907 Fifth St. W., Palmetto; $25. Information: 941-518-2109.

FEB. 14: GuitarSarasota Ninth Annual International Guitar Concert Season: Bejing Guitar Duo, Meng Su and Yameng Wang, China, 7:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $25 members, $30 nonmembers.

FEB. 18: Munchtime Musicales: Sarasota Mandolin Orchestra, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; no charge.

FEB. 20-22: Sarasota Orchestra Masterworks Series: "Fantastique," 8 p.m. Feb. 20-21, 2:30 p.m. Feb. 22, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$83.

MARCH 1: Sarasota Concert Association: Dresden Philharmonic, 4 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $45-$75.

MARCH 6-8: Sarasota Orchestra Masterwork Series: "Six," 8 p.m. March 6-7, 2:30 p.m. March 8, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $30-$89.

MARCH 14-15: Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota, Classical Recital Series: Ying Quartet, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1-2, Historic Asolo Theater; $25-$45.

MARCH 17: Sarasota Concert Association: The Takacs Quartet, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$70.

MARCH 18: Munchtime Musicales: Studio Artists from the Sarasota Opera, noon, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center; no charge.

COUNTRY

FEB. 8: The Time Jumpers, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $15-$50.

EXPERIMENTAL

JAN. 17: New Music New College concert series: Pamela Z, 8 p.m., Club Sudakoff, 5845 General Dougher Place, Pei Campus, Sarasota; $15, $5 non-NCF students, free for New College faculty, staff and students. Reservations: 941-487-4888.

FOLK

JAN. 17: The Appleseed Collective, 8 p.m., Fogartyville, 525 Kumquat Ct., Sarasota; $10-$12.

JAN. 26: Sarasota Concert Association: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center "Folk Inspirations," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $40-$70.

FEB. 20: Sarasota Music Club: Singing Tree, 10:30 a.m., Eicher Auditorium, 5201 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota; no charge. Information: 941-925-3602.

MARCH 9: Lady and The Bard, 7:30 p.m., Art Center Sarasota, 707 N. Tamiami Trail; no charge.

JAZZ

JAN. 17: Larry Coryell Trio, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota; $20.

JAN. 23: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two": Eddie Tobin and Mary Rademacher-Reed, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $8-$12.

JAN. 24: Michael Lasser & Friends "That Stardust Melody: the songs of Hoagy Carmichael," 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota; $22.50.

JAN. 25: Glenn Miller Orchestra, 2 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota; $30-$35.

JAN. 30: Jazz Club of Sarasota "Jazz at Two": Kevin Celebi and Harmonic Sanity, 2 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Sarasota, 3975 Fruitville Road, Sarasota; $8-$12.

JAN. 31: New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center, 7333 Scotland Way, Sarasota; $25-$30.

FEB. 9: Duke Ellington Orchestra, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performinhg Arts Hall; $15-$55.

FEB. 11: Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $20-$45.

FEB. 18: "Fella Sings Ella," with Scott Coulter, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center; $22.50-$27.50.

FEB, 28: Giacomo Gates, 8 p.m., Glenridge Performing Arts Center; $25-$30.

March 14-15: Cynthia Sayer, 8 p.m. March 14, 2 p.m. March 15, Glenridge Performing Arts Center; $22.50.

OLDIES

JAN. 18: The Bronx Wanderers, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $15-$45.

JAN. 22: ABBA, the Concert, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall: $40-$60.

JAN. 24: Elvis Lives, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall: $20-$45.

JAN. 27: Frankie Valli and The Four Season, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $85-$105.

JAN. 28: Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$55.

FEB. 3: Dick Fox's Golden Boys: Frankie avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$90.

FEB. 24: Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $55-$180.

MARCH 2: Paul Anka, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$130.

MARCH 9: Three Dog Night, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $15-$70.

MARCH 11-14: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape Series: "Rock Around the Clock," 5:30 p.m. March 11 and 13, 7:30 p.m. March 12, 8 p.m. March 14; $35-$55.

POPS

JAN. 16-17: Sarasota Orchestra Pops Series: "Voices of the Movies," 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $32-$74.

FEB. 6: Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$145.

FEB. 7: The Piano Guys, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $41.38-$74.55.

FEB. 15: The Piano Men starring Jim Witter, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $15-$50.

ROCK/BLUES

JAN. 21: Michael Bolton, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall: $35-$105.

MARCH 18: Manhattan Transfer, 7 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $15-$60.

SINGERS

FEB. 10: Harry Connick Jr., 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$139.

FEB. 13: Diana Ross, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$125.

FEB. 14: Michael Feinstein, 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall; $35-$75.

WORLD

JAN. 21-24: Sarasota Orchestra Great Escape Series: "Here, There and Everywhere," 5:30 p.m. Jan. 21 and 23, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22, 8 p.m. Jan. 24, Holley Hall; $35-$55.

SUN CITY CENTER

CHORAL

FEB. 8: St. Andrew Fine Arts Concert Series: Tampa Bay Children's Chorus, 3 p.m., St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W.; $10. Information: 813-634-1252.

MARCH 1: St. Andrew Fine Arts Concert Series: Hillsborough Community College Chorus, 3 p.m., St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. W.; $10. Information: 813-634-1252.

ST. PETE/TAMPA

AFRICAN

JAN. 22: Zap Mama and Antibalas, 8 p.m., Straz Center; $35-$45.

BROADWAY

FEB. 11: The Hit Men, 8 p.m., Straz Center; $35-$65.

CHRISTIAN

JAN. 21: Watoto Children's Choir from Africa, 8:15 a.m., St. Mary's Episcopal School, 2101 S. Hubert Ave., Tampa; no charge.

JAN. 21: Watoto Children's Choir from Africa, 6:30 p.m., Exciting Central Tampa Baptist Church, 2923 N. Tampa St.,; no charge.

CLASSIC

JAN. 18: Opera Tampa: New Voices in Concert, 2 p.m., Straz Center; $30.

JAN. 31: Yo-Yo Ma with Florida Orchestra, 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $50-150.

FEB. 3: Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, 8 a.m., Amalie Arena; $25-$75.

COUNTRY

JAN. 27: Merle Haggard, 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater; $39.50-$69.50.

FEB. 26: Florida Strawberry Festival: Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra, Bobby Vinton, Alabama, Plant City; $15 and up.

FEB. 27: Florida Strawberry Festival: Mell Tillis, Scotty McCreery, Plant City; $15 and up.

FEB. 28: Florida Strawberry Festival: Mercy Me, Kevin Costner and Modern West, Plant City; $15 and up.

MARCH 1: Florida Strawberry Festival: "Brett Eldredge," Hunter Hayes, Plant City; $15 and up.

MARCH 2: Florida Strawberry Festival: Sawyer Brown, Happy Together Tour, Plant City; $15 and up.

MARCH 3: Florida Strawberry Festival: Ronnie Milsap, Sara Evans, Plant City; $15 and up.

MARCH 4: Florida Strawberry Festival: Ricky Skaggs, Craig Morgan, Plant City; $15 and up.

MARCH 5: Florida Strawberry Festival: Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Oak Ridge Boys, Newsboys, Plant City; $15 and up.

MARCH 6: Florida Strawberry Festival: Loretta Lynn, Boyz II Men, Plant City; $15 and up.

MARCH 7: Florida Strawberry Festival: Dan and Shay, John Legend, Plant City; $15 and up.

MARCH 8: Florida Strawberry Festival: Parmalee, Reba, Plant City; $15 and up.

FOLK

FEB. 9: Seth Glier, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $28. 50.

MARCH 2: Kris Delmhorst, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $28.50.

HIP-HOP

JAN. 30: Black Violin, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $25-$35.

MARCH 6: Spring Jam: Keith Sweat, Ginuwine, Dru Hill, Jon B, 8 p.m., USF Sun Dome, Tampa; $39-$82.

INSTRUMENTAL OTHER JAN. 18: Wellington International Ukelele Orchestra, 7 p.m., Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg; $35-$55. Information: 727-822-3590.

JAZZ

FEB. 12: Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, 8 p.m., Straz Center; $35-$55.

FEB. 24: Ramsey Lewis and Philip Bailey, 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; $49.50-$69.50.

FEB. 25: Rene Marie, 7:30 p.m., Straz Center; $35.

OLDIES

APRIL 12: Smokey Robinson, 7 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; $59.50-$85.50.

ROCK/BLUES

JAN. 16: Voices of the Wetlands All Stars, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $25-$30.

JAN. 17: Sunshine Music and Blues Festival, noon, Vinoy Park; $49.50-$117.65.

JAN. 20: Greensky Bluegrass, 7 p.m. doors, State Theatre; $15-$18.

JAN. 20: Ben Howard, 8 p.m., Jannus Live; $26.

JAN. 20: Trinity River Band, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

JAN. 22: Shovels and Rope, 7 p.m. doors, State Theatre; $20.

JAN. 23: The Corbitt Brothers, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA

JAN. 24: Nightrain "The Guns and Roses Tribute," 8 p.m., Jannus Live; $ no charge.

JAN. 24: Come Back Alice, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

JAN. 25: Biscuit Miller and The Mix, 3 p.m. doors, Market on 7th, 1816 Seventh Ave., Ybor City; $10-$15.

JAN. 25: The Rumpke Mountain Boys, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

JAN. 27: Trae Pierce and the T-Stone Band, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $6.

JAN. 28: Napalm Death, Voivod, 5 p.m. doors, State Theatre; $18-$20.

JAN. 29: Andrew W.K., 7 p.m. doors, State Theatre; $21 and up.

JAN. 30: Passafire, Tatanka, 8 p.m., Jannus Live; $no charge.

JAN. 30: The truTV Impractical Jokers "Where's Larry?" Tour with the tenderloins, 7:30 and 10 p.m., Tampa Theatre; $49.50.

JAN. 30: Applebutter Express, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

JAN. 31: Galactic, 7:30 p.m. doors, State Theatre; $25 and up.

JAN. 31: Tinsley Ellis, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

FEB. 3: Johnny Rawls, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $7-$10.

FEB. 5: Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Authority Zero, 6:30 p.m., Jannus Live; $25.75.

FEB. 6: "Highway to Hell" AC/DC Tribute, 8 p.m., Jannus Live; no charge.

FEB. 6: Resinated, 7:30 p.m. doors, State Theatre; $10-$12.

FEB. 6: Eric Lindell, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$18.

FEB. 7: Inner Circle, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $15-$20.

FEB. 10: TC Carr and Bolts of Blue, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $5.

FEB. 13: Yonder Mountains String Band, 6:30 p.m., Jannus Live; $19.99 and up.

FEB. 15: George Porter, 5 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

FEB. 21: The Red Elvises, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $12-$15.

FEB. 24: Satisfaction, a Rolling Stones tribute, 7 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $TBA

FEB. 25: Maroon 5, 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena, Tampa; $61 and up.

FEB. 27: Cope, 8 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $10-$13.

FEB. 28: WMNF presents Rockabilly Ruckus, 6 p.m., Skipper's Smokehouse; $20.

MARCH 1: Shpongle, 7 p.m. doors, State Theatre, St. Petersburg; $22-$25.

MARCH 4: Kalin and Myles, 6 p.m. doors, State Theatre, St. Petersburg; $20-$25.

MARCH 6: Pink Floyd Experience, 8 p.m. Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; $35-$57.

MARCH 7: Aesop Rock, 8 p.m. doors, State Theatre, St. Petersburg; $20.

MARCH 11: Hundred Waters, 7 p.m. doors, State Theatre, St. Petersburg; $10-$12.

MARCH 13: 1964... The Tribute, 8 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; $37.50-$47.50.

MARCH 14: Wayland, 7 p.m. doors, State Theatre, St. Petersburg; $12-$14.

MARCH 15: The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, 7 p.m. doors, State Theatre; $14 and up.

MARCH 19: One Night of Queen, 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg; $37.50-$47.50.

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