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Bars & Clubs: April 28-May 4

BARS & CLUBS: Places to go

EDITOR'S NOTE: Email Bars & Clubs listings to calendar@bradenton.com. Information is due 10 days in advance of publication.

MANATEE

ACOUSTIC

Anna Maria Oyster Bar, Halfway: 6906 14th St. W., Bradenton

Live entertainment on the deck Thursday-Saturday. Information: 941-758-7880.

Arts & Eats: 1114 12th St. W., Bradenton

Patti Katz Black, April 28. Information: 941-201-6647.

Bridge Tender Inn & Dockside Bar: 135 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach

Live music nightly. Information: 941-778-4849.

Freckled Fin Restaurant and Public House: 101 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach

Live music nightly. Information: 941-251-3930.

Island Time Bar and Grill: 111 Gulf Drive S., Bradenton Beach

Live music most nights. Information: 941-782-1122.

Motorworks Brewing: 1014 Ninth St. W., Bradenton

Messenger Duo, Mondays. George Esdaile, Tuesdays. Scott Curts, Thursdays. David Smash, Sundays. Information: 941-567-6218 or motorworksbrewing.com.

Wicked Cantina: 101 Seventh St. N., Bradenton Beach

Live music most Wednesday-Saturday evenings. Information: 941-281-2990 or wickedcantina.com.

COUNTRY

Joyland: 5220 14th St. W., Bradenton

Country line dance classes 7-9 p.m. and DJ Trevor all night Wednesdays, doors open at 6:30 p.m. Live music and DJ Trevor Fridays, doors open at 7 p.m. Live music and DJ Trevor Saturdays, doors open at 7 p.m. Information: 941-756-6060 or joylandcountry.com.

ROCK/BLUES

Aces Live: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton

Chris O'Leary, 8 p.m. April 28. Butch Trucks Freight Train Band, 9 p.m. April 29; $30-$35. Ship of Fools, 9 p.m. April 30; $5. Ship of Fools, 5 p.m. May 1. Karaoke with Kelly 7 p.m., Service Industry Night 9 p.m., Mondays. David Smash, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The Empty Pockets Jam, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, 7 p.m. Thursdays. All shows are non-smoking. Information: 941-795-3886 or aceslivemusic.com.

The Beachhouse Restaurant: 200 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach

Live music most nights, 6-10 p.m. Information: 941-779-2222.

Bubbas Too Bar and Grill: 5435 15th St. E., Bradenton

Live music, 8 p.m. Fridays. Information: 941-756-3237.

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

BC & The Gang 6 p.m., Flight 19 10 p.m. April 29. Whiskey Blind, 9 p.m. April 30. Jack Tamburin, 5 p.m. May 1. Dreadnots, 6 p.m. May 3. Don Huntsinger, 6-10 p.m. Mondays. Taylor and Taylor, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Rye Road Acoustic, 8-10 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 941-794-2489 or clancysirishsportspub.com.

Cork's Cigar Bar: 425 Old Main St.

Live music, 7 p.m., DJ, 10 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 941-744-2589 or corkscigarbar.com.

Cortez Clam Factory: 10104 Cortez Road

Hatley Band, April 28. Charlie Morris Band, April 29. Messenger, April 30. Clam Jam, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Live music most nights. Information: 941-798-9898.

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

Bottom Line Band, April 29. TH&C, April 30. Tropix, May 1. Live entertainment Friday-Sunday. Information: 941-798-9404.

D. Coy Duck's: 5410 Marina Drive, Holmes Beach

Live music Friday and Saturday. Information: 941-778-5888.

Drift In No. 1: 120 Bridge St., Bradenton Beach

Janine, 8-11 p.m. Mondays. Russ, 7-11 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Chip, 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays. Will Scott, 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays. Mystery band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Sundays. Information: 941-778-9088.

Drift In No. 2: 2709 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Mike McConnell, 8 p.m.-midnight Mondays. Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Faultline, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Fridays. Information: 941-755-9825.

Fraternal Order of Eagles, Eagle Village, Aerie 3171: 5831 15th St. E., Bradenton

Empty Pockets, 6-9 p.m. April 28. Capt. Carl, 4-7 p.m. May 1. Jack Tamburine, 6-9 p.m. May 5. Information: 941-720-1863.

The Last Call Tavern: 2604 Manatee Ave. E., Bradenton

Karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight Wednesdays. Information: 941-744-1586.

Oneco Rose Bar and Package: 103 Cortez Road, Bradenton

Mac and Mack Duo, 7-11 p.m. Fridays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays. Karaoke with Faye, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Information: 941-756-8790.

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

Rusty Southpaw, April 29. Brad Yost, April 30. Free pool Tuesdays 7 p.m. Karaoke, 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Open Mic Jam with Jason, 8 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 941-729-5442 or peggyscoral.net.

Polo Grill and Bar: 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch

Smokey's Session, 9 p.m. April 29. Trivia, Tuesdays. Piano nights: Jordan Bush, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 941-782-0899 or pologrillandbar.com.

Steel City Bar and Grill: 5254 SR 64 E., Bradenton

Karaoke and DJ entertainment Fridays. Pool League tournaments and DJ entertainment Saturdays. Live music, cornhole games and block party Sundays. Information: 941-243-3867.

Sunset Grille: 611 Destiny Dr., Ruskin

RJ Howson, 6 p.m. April 29. Information: 813-645-7739.

Swordfish Grill: 4628 119th St. W., Cortez

Natural Vibes, Mondays. Larry Stokes, Tuesdays, Matt and Tanya, Wednesdays, Tim Chandler, Thursdays. Information: 941-798-2035.

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

Charlie Morris, 6 p.m. April 28. TBD 4 p.m., Evil Monkey 7 p.m., April 29. Rockin Robins at noon, Seth Parker 4 p.m., Version 3.0 7 p.m., April 30. SoulRCoaster 1 p.m., Seth Parker 5 p.m., May 1. Vida Solo, 6 p.m. May 2. Booze Brothers, 6 p.m. May 4. Karaoke, 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Music most nights. Information: 941-722-2391 or woodysriverroo.com.

SARASOTA

COMEDY

McCurdy's Comedy Theatre and Humor Institute: 1923 Ringling Blvd.

Tim Wilkins, through May 1. Darryl Lenox, May 4-8. For show times and tickets: 941-925-3869 or mccurdyscomedy.com.

OLDIES

Cannon's Steakhouse: 6540 Superior Ave.

John Russo, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Information: 941-924-7171.

Eat Here: 240 Avenida Madera, Siesta Key

John Russo, Great American Songbook, at 5 p.m. Sundays. Information 941-346-7800 or johnrussoentertainer.com.

Sol's NYC Deli: 1991 Main St., #100

John Russo, 6 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 941-444-0413 or johnrussoentertainer.com.

The Starlite Room: 1001 Cocoanut Ave.

John Russo "Rat Pack" tribute, 6 p.m. Mondays. Information: 941-702-5613 or johnrussoentertainer.com.

ROCK/BLUES

The Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth St.

Ari and the Alibis, April 29. The Selwyn Birchwood Band, April 30. RJ Howson, May 3. Bill Buchman's Art of Jazz, May 4. Gospel Brunch with Truality and Sarasota Blues Jam, Sundays. Information: 941-388-7539.

Five O'Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.

Guilty Pleasures, April 29. Notorious, April 30. Al Fuller's Blues Jam, Mondays. Justin Layman, Tuesdays. Democracy on Thursdays. Except where otherwise noted bands start at 10 p.m. daily. Admission is $3 for Friday and Saturday shows. Information: 941-366-5555.

The Gator Club: 1490 Main St.

Live music Thursday-Saturdays. Information: 941-366-5969 or thegatorclub.com.

Mattison's City Grille: Corner of Lemon and Main streets

Debbie Keeton Jazz Quartet, 7-10 p.m. Sundays. Tropix, 6-10 p.m. Mondays. Jennifer Leigh and her New Digs, 7:30-11 p.m. Tuesdays. Local band of the week, 7-11 p.m. Wednesdays. The Venturas, 7:30-11 p.m. Thursdays. Local band of the week, 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays. Glass Onion Band, every third Friday of the month. The TC Allen Band, 7:30 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. Information: 941-330-0440.

TOP 40

Mattison's Forty One: 7275 S. Tamiami Trail

Scott McFarlin, 6 p.m. Thursdays. Debbie Keeton, 6 p.m. Fridays. Lisa Ridings Band, 6 p.m. Saturdays. Joe Thayer, 6:30 p.m. Sundays-Tuesdays. Rob Satori, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 941-921-3400 or mattisons.com.

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