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We’re now within the thick of November and what’s arguably the busiest time of the 12 months for native occasions, together with stay music — we simply might’ve made one other completely completely different record with all of the reveals happening this week, earlier than deciding on these closing high 10.
The largest live performance on the town shall be an iconic singer-songwriter, inducted into the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame and named one of many best musicians of all time by Rolling Stone, returning to Sarasota. But that is not the one huge title musician visiting us this week, with different performers together with a rustic star, and a pop-punk group shaped in Bradenton enjoying a homecoming present that is additionally a part of our space’s winter vacation season kickoff. And like most weeks, it is a good time to be a blues fan in our space, with a number of Blues Music Award-winning or nominated musicians performing right here. Listed here are this week’s highlights. Occasion particulars are topic to alter.
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After a number of nation stars have visited our space for live shows not too long ago, this weekend will function yet another, with Travis Denning headlining Joyland on his strategy to play Miami’s Nation Bay Music Competition. Denning is greatest recognized for his 2019 single “After a Few,” which broke the document for the longest time a tune stayed on Billboard’s nation airplay chart earlier than touchdown within the No. 1 spot. This 12 months, Denning has launched a number of singles, scored a co-writing credit score on nation celebrity Morgan Wallen’s tune “Satan Do not Know,” and featured on Jon Langston’s single “I Ain’t Nation.” Jason White may also carry out. 8:30 p.m. Friday; Joyland, 8341 Lockwood Ridge Street, Sarasota; $25 advance, $30 day of ages 21 and up, $35 advance, $40 day of ages 18-20; 941-210-4110; joylandsarasota.com
Have Gun, Will Journey and Austin Lucas
One among Sarasota-Manatee’s most acclaimed bands will play a hometown present with a visiting musician when Have Gun, Will Journey and Austin Lucas carry out collectively at Birdrock Taco Shack. The Bradenton-based alt-Americana group HGWT has had their music seem on the tv reveals “The Good Spouse” and “The Ranch,” and been lined by retailers reminiscent of NPR and No Melancholy. The Bloomington, Indiana-born folk-punk singer-songwriter Lucas hails from out of state, however his most up-to-date album pays tribute to a famed Florida band: “Reinventing Towards Me!,” that includes covers of songs by the punk group whose singer Laura Jane Grace not too long ago acquired Gainesville’s Key to the Metropolis. 7 p.m. Friday; Birdrock Taco Shack, 1213 thirteenth Ave. W., Bradenton; $10; 941-545-9966; fb.com/birdrocktaco
Tinsley Ellis and Marcia Ball
Two famend blues musicians, guitarist Tinsley Ellis and pianist Marcia Ball, will play two nights of reveals of “Acoustic Songs and Tales” at Fogartyville. Ellis earned his two newest Blues Music Award nominations earlier this 12 months for Blues Rock Album, for 2022’s “Satan Could Care,” and Blues Rock Artist, with Ellis additionally related to rock teams such because the Allman Brothers Band and the Grateful Lifeless (his undertaking Tinsley Ellis Blues is Lifeless performs blues and R&B songs recorded by the Lifeless and different Fillmore-era acts.) Ball, in the meantime, is the recipient of a number of Instrumentalist — Piano Blues Music Awards and was featured within the Clint Eastwood-directed “Piano Blues” episode of the collection “The Blues.” 7 p.m. doorways, 8 p.m. present Friday and Saturday; Fogartyville Group Media and Arts Heart, 525 Kumquat Courtroom, Sarasota; each reveals offered out as of press time; 941-894-6469; fogartyville.org
We the Kings
Fashioned in Bradenton (their title comes from Martha B. King Center College, which the band’s members attended), We the Kings will play a homecoming present as a part of Santa’s Grand Arrival Parade at College City Heart. The pop-punk group rose to fame with their 2007 self-titled debut full-length and its platinum-selling single “Test Sure Juliet,” adopted by the 2009 album “Smile Child,” that includes the tune “We’ll Be A Dream” with Demi Lovato. The band has continued to launch music, together with the 2018 vacation album “Season’s Greetings from the Sandbar” — with a gap rendition of “Silent Night time” that includes the sounds of Anna Maria Island — that ought to make them a becoming performer for the occasion. 8:15 p.m. Saturday; College City Heart, 210 N. Cattlemen Street, Sarasota; free; 941-552-7000; mallatutc.com
Cottonmouth, Birdrock Taco Shack’s sister institution in the identical Village of the Arts neighborhood, will welcome New Orleans singer-songwriter, harmonica participant, accordionist and guitarist Johnny Sansone, not removed from the place he performed the inaugural Bradenton Blues Competition in 2012. That very same 12 months, Sansone was nominated for quite a few Blues Music Awards after the discharge of his album “The Lord is Ready and the Satan is Too,” profitable Tune of the Yr for its title monitor. Sansone has launched a number of extra albums since then, together with final 12 months’s “Into Your Blues,” that includes friends Little Freddie King and fellow previous Bradenton Blues Competition performer Jason Ricci. 5 p.m. Sunday; Cottonmouth Southern Soul Kitchen, 1114 twelfth St. W., Bradenton; $10; 941-243-3735; fb.com/cottonmouthsoul
Iconic singer-songwriter Patti Smith, who was named Selby Gardens’ first artist-in-residence and carried out there twice final 12 months, will return for “An Night with Patti Smith Devoted to Georgia O’Keeffe,” forward of the gardens’ upcoming exhibition “Yayoi Kusama: A Letter to Georgia O’Keeffe.” Smith is understood for her extremely influential 1975 album “Horses,” which was inducted into the Grammy Corridor of Fame in 2021 and named the twenty sixth best album of all time by Rolling Stone in 2020, in addition to her 1978 hit “As a result of the Night time” co-written with Bruce Springsteen. Rolling Stone additionally named Smith the forty seventh greatest musical act of all time, and she or he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame in 2007. 7 p.m. Wednesday; Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 1534 Mound St., Sarasota; offered out as of press time; 941-366-5731; selby.org
Birdrock Taco Shack’s stay music lineup this week may also embody blues rocker Popa Chubby. The guitarist and singer-songwriter, born Ted Horowitz, has credentials in each genres, having launched albums on revered blues label Blind Pig Information and carried out for a stint within the band of iconic punk rocker Richard Hell. Earlier this 12 months, the New York Metropolis native launched the stay album “Stay at G. Bluey’s Juke Joint NYC” after beforehand releasing 2022’s “Emotional Gangster” and 2021’s “Tinfoil Hat,” the latter album receiving a Blues Music Award nomination for Blues Rock Album. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; Birdrock Taco Shack, 1213 thirteenth Ave. W., Bradenton; $15 advance, $20 day of; 941-545-9966; fb.com/birdrocktaco
Chris O’Leary Band
Replace: Chris O’Leary Band has cancelled its present Wednesday at Englewoods on Dearborn, in accordance with the venue.
Shortly after the announcement of his signing to esteemed Chicago blues label Alligator Information, which is ready to launch his new album “The Exhausting Line” in January 2024, singer-songwriter and harmonica participant Chris O’Leary will go to Sarasota County restaurant and blues venue Englewoods on Dearborn. Previous to his solo profession, O’Leary spent six years fronting the blues group The Barn Burners alongside the late nice The Band drummer-singer Levon Helm. He then struck out on his personal with the 2010 album “Mr. Used to Be,” which was nominated for a Greatest New Artist Debut Blues Music Award and received a New Artist Debut Launch Blues Blast Music Award. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; Englewoods on Dearborn, 362 W. Dearborn St., Englewood; $7; 941-475-7501; englewoodsondearborn.com
The previous lead guitarist of Canned Warmth and John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, turned profitable solo musician, Walter Trout will go to our space to play The Occasion Heart in Port Charlotte. Trout is a four-time Blues Music Award winner, twice every within the Blues Rock Album and Tune of the Yr classes, most not too long ago profitable in 2021 for the monitor “All Out of Tears” that he co-wrote with Teeny Tucker and his spouse Marie Trout. That tune appeared on his 2020 full-length “Unusual Insanity,” along with his most up-to-date studio album being final 12 months’s “Journey.” Shaw Davis & the Black Ties may also carry out. 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16; The Occasion Heart, 24411 Rampart Blvd., Port Charlotte; $40 common admission, $65 most well-liked seating; thephoenixradio.com
Damon Fowler Band
Additionally enjoying Englewoods on Dearborn this week shall be blues/roots singer-songwriter, guitarist and former Anna Maria Island resident Damon Fowler. His most up-to-date studio album was 2021’s “Alafia Moon,” which topped Billboard’s blues albums chart and acquired a Blues Music Award nomination for Blues Rock Album final 12 months, and earlier this 12 months he launched the stay album “Stay on the Palladium,” recorded on the namesake St. Petersburg venue. Alongside along with his solo profession, Fowler has additionally performed within the teams of founding Allman Brothers Band members Dickey Betts and the late Butch Vans, and within the supergroup Southern Hospitality with Grammy-nominated pianist Victor Wainwright and fellow Floridian J.P. Soars. 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Englewoods on Dearborn, 362 W. Dearborn St., Englewood; $7; 941-475-7501; englewoodsondearborn.com
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