Bars & Clubs: Feb. 18-24

BARS & CLUBS: Places to go EDITOR’S NOTE: Email Bars & Clubs listings to [email protected]

BARS & CLUBS: Places to go

EDITOR’S NOTE: Email Bars & Clubs listings to [email protected] Information is due 10 days in advance of publication.



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

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

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

Information: 941-567-6218 or

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

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


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


Aces Live: 4343 Palma Sola Blvd., Bradenton

Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, 7 p.m. Feb. 18. Purple Machine “Music of Deep Purple,” 9 p.m. Feb. 19; $10-$15. Guitar Center Band contest, 5 p.m., Todd Wolfe 9 p.m., Feb. 20; $7. Gumbo Boogie Band 4 p.m., Jason Ricci and The Bad Kind 8 p.m., Feb. 21; $10-$15. Dinner with Tanya, 6-8 p.m. Mondays. Pro Jam with Bryan Lee, 7-10 p.m. Tuesdays. The Empty Pockets Jam, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. All shows are non-smoking. Information: 941-795-3886 or

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

Big Daddy 6 p.m., CellFish 10 p.m. Feb. 19. Karen and Jimmy Band 6 p.m., Karaoke party 9 p.m. Feb. 20. Jack Tamburin, 5 p.m. Feb. 21. Koko and Karma, 6 p.m. Feb. 23. Lew Russ, 6 p.m. Feb. 24. Don Huntsinger, 6-10 p.m. Mondays. Rye Road Acoustic, 8-10 p.m. Thursdays. Information: 941-794-2489 or

Cork’s Cigar Bar: 425 Old Main St.

Karaoke, Wednesdays. Live music, Thursdays. Live music, 7 p.m., DJ, 10 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 941-744-2589 or

Cortez Clam Factory: 10104 Cortez Road

Lee Stetson, Feb. 18. The Who Doos, Feb. 19. The Stew, Feb. 20. Brian McCarthy, Feb. 21. Island Swing Band, Feb. 24. Clam Jam, 7:30-11:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Live music most nights. Information: 941-798-9898.

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

Democracy, Feb. 19. TH & C, Feb. 20, Twinkle, Feb. 21. 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

Karaoke, 4-7 p.m. Sundays. 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

All Star Blues Jam with Jason Haram, Feb. 19. Hollywood, Feb. 20. Nascar Party, Feb. 21. Free pool Tuesdays 7 p.m. Information: 941-729-5442 or

Polo Grill and Bar: 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch

Trivia, Tuesdays. Piano nights: Jordan Bush, 7 p.m. Wednesdays. Information: 941-782-0899 or

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.

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

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

Tarpon Pointe Grill & Tiki Bar: 801 Riverside Drive E., Bradenton

Taylor & Taylor, 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Live music most nights. Happy hour 3-6 p.m. daily. Information: 941-746-8700.

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

Chello Hollyday, 6 p.m. Feb. 18. Don Huntsinger 4 p.m., Billy Rice 7 p.m., Feb. 19. Taylor and Taylor at noon, Greg Spin 4 p.m., Whiskey Blind 7 p.m., Feb. 20. MP+3 1 p.m., Jimi Banks 5 p.m., Feb. 21. Caribbean Cowboy, 6 p.m. Feb. 24. Karaoke, 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Music most nights. Information: 941-722-2391 or



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

Piff the Magic Dragon, Feb. 18-21. Elayne Boosler, Feb. 25-28. Beneva Fruitville’s Drag Queen Bingo Bonanza, Feb. 28. For show times and tickets: 941-925-3869 or


Copa Restaurant: 1118 N. Washington Blvd.

Ken Loomer Jazz Quartet, 7-9 p.m. Fridays. Information: 941-953-2479.


The Starlite Room: 1001 Cocoanut Ave.

John Russo “Rat Pack” tribute, 6 p.m. Mondays. Great American Songbook, 7 p.m. Thursdays. Songs for swing dancing, 8 p.m. Saturdays. Information: 941-702-5613 or

Eat Here: 240 Avenida Madera, Siesta Key

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


The Blue Rooster: 1525 Fourth St.

The Bird Tribe, Feb. 18. Kettle of Fish, Feb. 19. The Billy Seward Band, Feb. 20. Sokey’s Session, Feb. 23. Joe and Vicki Price, Feb. 24. Gospel Brunch and Sarasota Blues Jam, Sundays. Steve Arvey’s Night Jazz Sessions, Mondays. Information: 941-388-7539.

Five O’Clock Club: 1930 Hillview St.

Pedro Arevalos and Friends, Feb. 19. Reverend Barry and Funktastic Soul, Feb. 20. Al Fuller blues jam, Mondays. Justin Layman, Tuesdays. Come Back Alice, Wednesdays. 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

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