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Florida bar and nightclubs closed at 5pm Tuesday, March 17th for 30 days.
Closures are likely to be extended until the end of April and possibly until June.
Restaurants are closed for on-premise dining but may offer pickup or delivery.
Most parks are closed. Beaches are closed.
Date Artist/Band/Event Venue City


Livestream shows generally run one hour


Sun Apr 5 Berry Duane Oakley & Diana Catherine Oakley, 3:15pm facebook live online
Sun Apr 5 Michael DeLano (from Buffalo, NY) 3:30pm-4:30pm live online concert to benefit veterans is WNY facebook live online
Sun Apr 5 Devon Allman's All Allman Sunday, 5pm (4pm CT) w/ special guests R. Scott Bryan and Jackson Stokes facebook live online
Sun Apr 5 John Clifton Band, 5:30pm-7pm (2:30pm-4pm PST) live from John Clifton's living room @johnjclifton facebook live online
Sun Apr 5 Terry Hanck, 8pm Can't Stop The Blues Facebook group facebook live online
Mon Apr 6 Jimmy Carpenter and Carrie Stowers, 9pm (6pm PST) Can't Stop The Blues Facebook group facebook live online
Wed Apr 8 Selwyn Birchwood The Blues Shadow acoustic show, 8pm weekly livestream on his band page facebook live online
Fri Apr 10 Eddie Wright, 11pm on the Eddie Wright Music page facebook live online
Sat Apr 11 Damon Fowler, 4:20pm-5:20pm Fowler's Garage Episode 6 facebook live online
...past shows...
Mar 21 Betty Fox Band facebook live online
past shows Mar 24: JP Soars & The Red Hots at approx 18:00; Mar 27: Victor Wainwright & Friends at approx 34:00; Mar 28: Annika Chambers & Paul DesLauriers at 8:00; Mar 29: Eliza Neals; Mar 29: Dawn Tyler Watson; Mar 30: Bob Margolin; Mar 31: Alastair Greene Can't Stop The Blues on facebook live online
Sat Mar 28 Betty Fox on the Betty Fox Band page facebook live online
Sat Mar 28 Joey Gilmore & The TCB Express feat. Dottie Kelly, 6pm-8pm livestreaming from Blue Jean Blues in Fort Lauderdale w/ Robert Carter bass, Robert Miller sax & Maurice Dukes drums facebook live online
Sun Mar 29 Jeff Whitfield, 7:30pm Jeffery G. Whitfield originals and requests facebook live online
Sun Mar 29 Sauce Boss (Bill Wharton), 7:30pm Live From Peckerwood facebook live online
Wed Apr 1 Jeff Whitfield, 7:30pm Jeffery G. Whitfield to benefit employees of Ruby Street Grille facebook live online
Wed Apr 1 Shari Puorto Band, 9pm (6pm PST) facebook live online
Thu Apr 2 Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, 8pm-10pm Lockdown Livestream from Bradenton FL facebook live online
Fri Apr 3 JL Fulks, 6pm facebook live online
Fri Apr 3 LIVESTREAM BICOASTAL DOUBLE BILL: Joel DaSilva & Friends 6:30pm streaming from Fort Lauderdale; Lauren Mitchell Band 7:45pm streaming from Sarasota w/ Vincent Sims gtr, Manny Yanes bass, Trevoris Scott drums & The Professor Michael Hensley; presented by Friday Night Sound Waves facebook page facebook live online
Fri Apr 3 DeadJam, 8pm feat. Joe Falconeri, Pete Lavezzoli, Jaden Lehman, Jim Wuest, Al Zilinsky; Coronafest livestreaming from Crazy Uncle Mike's in Boca Raton facebook live online
Fri Apr 3 Eddie Wright, 11pm on the Eddie Wright Music page facebook live online
Fri April 3 Gracie Curran, 8pm Can't Stop The Blues Facebook group facebook live online
Fri April 3 Albert Castiglia - CD release party, 9pm Can't Stop The Blues Facebook group facebook live online
Fri April 3 Pedro y Zooey, 9pm with a Q&A following the show facebook live online
Sat Apr 4 Damon Fowler, 4:20pm-5:30pm Fowler's Garage Episode 5 facebook live online
Sat Apr 4 Robert Kimbrough Jr, 6pm EST (5pm CST) COTTON PATCH SOUL BLUES facebook live online
Sat Apr 4 Kat Riggins and Her Blues Revival, 8pm Coronafest livestreaming from Crazy Uncle Mike's in Boca Raton facebook live online
Sat Apr 4 Rusty Wright Band 7:30pm livestreaming from Union Hall in Lakeland facebook live online

Please help keep our venues afloat!


Crazy Uncle Mike's livestream at 8pm & takeout
Double Roads has takeout & livestream
Boston's on the Beach CLOSED for now
Cagney's package store in Davie is OPEN...Cagney's Convenience store is open ... we are your neighborhood store ... we have cases of water toilet paper 151 alcohol gloves disinfectant cleaners sprays and more
Funky Biscuit CLOSED for 6 weeks
Galuppi's has takeout & contactless delivery
Johnnie Brown's CLOSED for now
Kelly Brothers CLOSED for now
Lagniappe House CLOSED for now
Margaritaville Hlwd Bch music CANCELLED for now
Rips in Pompano is closed thru Apr 15
Titanic Brewery will re-open in April
Buckingham Blues Bar is open but quiet
Earl's Hideaway music CANCELLED for now
Englewoods On Dearborn is CLOSED
First Turn Steakhouse CLOSED for now
George & Wendy's on Sanibel is CLOSED
Hard Rock & Seminole Casino live events CANCELLED
Little Bar CLOSED for now
The New Standard/Dexter's livestreaming some shows
The New Standard has evolved into The New Standard Market
Paradise Bar & Grill is CLOSED
Pierced Ciderworks has curbside takeout beer 2pm-7pm
Skippers Smokehouse music CANCELLED thru Apr 15
Union Hall Lakeland is livestreaming at 7:30pm

Albert Castiglia's tour CANCELLED
Mark Telesca's gigs are CANCELLED
Sean Chambers' European tour CANCELLED
Daytona Bike Week CANCELLED
Leesburg BikeFest CANCELLED
Springing The Blues CANCELLED
Tampa Bay Blues Fest CANCELLED

Date Artist/Band/Event Venue City

Events listed below are TENTATIVE at this time.
Thu Apr 16 Jimmy Carpenter w/ Mark Telesca Band feat. Rachelle Coba La Hacienda Rec Center The Villages
Fri Apr 17 Albert Castiglia Biltmore Hotel Coral Gables
Fri Apr 17 Ben Prestage, 9pm 26 Degree Brewing Pompano

outside Miami Dade, Broward & Palm Beach counties
Fri Apr 17 Heather Gillis Band, 9pm $20 Bradfordville Blues Club Tallahassee
Fri Apr 17 Jimmy Carpenter w/ Mark Telesca Band feat. Rachelle Coba Cafe 11 St Augustine
Fri Apr 17 Ray Fuller & The BluesRockers, 8pm-11pm $15 Buckingham Blues Bar Fort Myers
Sat Apr 18 Albert Castiglia Band, Jimmy Carpenter w/ Mark Telesca Band feat. Rachelle Coba, 8pm-mid Skipper's Smokehouse Tampa
Sat Apr 18 Blues at the Winery, 10am-5pm $10: TBA 10am-1:30pm, Buddy Blues Band 2pm-5pm Lakeridge Winery Clermont
Sat Apr 18 Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones, 8pm-11pm $5 Blue Rooster Sarasota
Sat Apr 18 Ray Fuller & The BluesRockers, 7:30pm-10:30pm $5 Blue Rooster Sarasota
Sat Apr 18 Sugaray Rayford, 9pm $30 Bradfordville Blues Club Tallahassee
Sat Apr 18 TC Carr & Bolts of Blue, 6pm-8pm Highlands Hammock State Park Sebring
Sun Apr 19 Tony Holiday & The Soul Service, 7pm-9pm $30+ Arts Garage, 94 NE 2 Ave Delray Beach

outside Miami Dade, Broward & Palm Beach counties
Sun Apr 19 Blues at the Winery, 11am-5pm $10: TBA 11am-1:30pm, Beautiful Bobby Blackmon Band 2pm-5pm Lakeridge Winery Clermont
Sun Apr 19 TENTATIVE Jimmy Carpenter w/ Mark Telesca Band feat. special guest Rachelle Coba, 2pm-6pm Earl’s Hideaway Sebastian
Mon Apr 20 CLOSED thru April Funky Biscuit Boca Raton
Tue Apr 21 Jay Stollman & The Hemptones, 7pm-11pm feat. special guest Terry Hanck Double Roads Tavern Jupiter
Fri Apr 24 CLOSED thru April Funky Biscuit Boca Raton
Fri Apr 24 Mark Telesca Band, 8pm Rudy's, 21 S J St Lake Worth
Fri Apr 24 Pompano Beach Seafood Festival (new location this year), 5pm-11pm $15 (online: $45/3-days), 3 stages: Amphitheater (open seating) - Shaw Davis & The Black Ties; amp covered patio stage - local bands; tent stage - local bands Community Park & Amphitheater, 1801 NE 6 St (turn at NE 10 St from US-1 southbound), $10 parking Pompano Beach
Fri Apr 24 Brandon Santini, 8pm-11pm $10 Blue Rooster Sarasota
Fri Apr 24 Sean Chambers Band, 8pm-mid $13 Skipper's Smokehouse Tampa
Sat Apr 25 Pompano Beach Seafood Festival (new location this year), 11am-11pm $30, 3 stages: Amphitheater (open seating) - The Romantics, Blue Oyster Cult; amp covered patio stage - local bands; tent stage - local bands Community Park & Amphitheater, 1801 NE 6 St (turn at NE 10 St from US-1 southbound), $10 parking Pompano Beach
Sat Apr 25 Pope-A-Palooza (St John Paul II Academy class reunion, open to the public), 6pm-11pm $30/adv, $40 after Apr 1st: Groove Thangs, Uproot Hootenanny, Wolfhawk, Resolvers Mizner Park Amphitheater Boca Raton
Sat Apr 25 Wanee Block Party, noon $46+: Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Evening, Blues Traveler,Stephen Marley, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band; After-party 11:30pm $16+ w/ Allman Betts Band Revolution Live, 2 stages Fort Lauderdale

outside Miami Dade, Broward & Palm Beach counties
Sat Apr 25 JP Soars & The Red Hots, 8pm-11pm $10 Blue Rooster Sarasota
Sun Apr 26 Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal, 7pm-9pm $35+ Arts Garage, 94 NE 2 Ave Delray Beach
Sun Apr 26 Mark Telesca Band, 7pm-9pm free, outside Beach Bandshell, Margaritaville Hollywood Beach
Sun Apr 26 Pompano Beach Seafood Festival (new location this year), 11am-8pm $20, 3 stages: Amphitheater (open seating) - Reel Big Fish; amp covered patio stage - local bands; tent stage - local bands Community Park & Amphitheater, 1801 NE 6 St (turn at NE 10 St from US-1 southbound), $10 parking Pompano Beach

outside Miami Dade, Broward & Palm Beach counties
Sun Apr 26 TENTATIVE: Alex Ivanov 2pm-4pm, Paul Nelson Band 4:30pm-6pm Earl’s Hideaway Sebastian
Sun Apr 26 Allman Betts Band, 7pm $35+ Dixie Roadhouse Cape Coral
Sun Apr 26 Betty Fox Good Sunday Revue, 4pm-7pm Ale & Witch St Pete
Mon Apr 27 CLOSED thru April Funky Biscuit Boca Raton
Mon Apr 27 Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin 7:30pm, opener 7pm, blues jam 9pm-11pm Lili Marlene's, Seville Quarter Pensacola
Tue Apr 28 Jay Stollman & The Hemptones, 7pm-11pm feat. special guest Terry Hanck Double Roads Tavern Jupiter
Tue Apr 28 8 Ball Aitken, 7:30pm-10:30pm Pete's Place, 4145 Henderson Blvd Tampa
Thu Apr 30 thru May 3: SunFest (over multiple days) Cage The Elephant, Darius Rucker, JJ Grey & Mofro, Melissa Etheridge, The Revivalists, Tower of Power, Brandon 'Taz' Neiderauer, Maggie Koerner, The Main Squeeze, Southern Avenue, more Flagler Drive waterfront, 3 stages West Delray
Fri May 01 EXPECTED RE-OPENING TODAY OR SOONER Funky Biscuit Boca Raton
Fri May 01 Murray Kinsley & Wicked Grin, 8pm-10pm $30+ Arts Garage, 94 NE 2 Ave Delray Beach
Fri May 01 Ben Prestage First Turn Steakhouse Port Orange
Fri May 01 Eddie Turner, 8pm-11pm $12 Buckingham Blues Bar Fort Myers
Sat May 02 Ben Prestage, 9pm-1am Crying Monk Cocoa
Wed May 06 Big Al & The Heavyweights, 7pm-10pm Englewoods on Dearborn Englewood
Thu May 07 Big Al & The Heavyweights, 7pm Crazy Uncle Mikes, 6450 N Federal Hwy Boca Raton
Thu May 07 BluesBerry Jam hosted by Hurricane Hawk & The Invaders feat. special guest Terry Hanck Terra Fermata Stuart
Fri May 08 Peter Karp, 9pm $20 Bradfordville Blues Club Tallahassee
Sat May 09 Allman Betts Band, 7pm $30+ Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater
Sat May 09 Backyard Blues Fest, 2pm $10: JP Soars & The Red Hots 5:30pm outside and 9:30pm inside, Big Al & The Heavyweights 3:30pm, Tommy Lee Cook & The Heathens 2pm & 8pm Buckingham Blues Bar Fort Myers
Mon May 11 Allman Betts Band 5:30pm-9pm at Garden Rocks Flower & Garden Festival, free w/ admission Disney World Lk Buena Vista
Wed May 13 Chris O'Leary Band, 7pm-10pm $5 Englewoods on Dearborn Englewood
Wed May 13 Mike Zito & His Big Blues Band TBA (Villages Blues Society event) The Villages
Thu May 14 Chris O'Leary Band, 7:30pm-10:30pm $5 Blue Rooster Sarasota
Thu May 14 Mike Zito & His Big Blues Band Dexter's/The New Standard Winter Park
Fri May 15 Chris O'Leary Band Arts Garage, 94 NE 2 Ave Delray Beach
Fri May 15 Damon Fowler Group, 8pm-11pm $15 Buckingham Blues Bar Fort Myers
Fri May 15 Mark Hummel & The Blues Survivors, 9pm $25 Bradfordville Blues Club Tallahassee
Fri May 15 Pigs In The Parking Lot BBQ, Beer & Blues Fest, 5pm-10pm free: Selwyn Birchwood HCC Southshore Campus, 551 24th St NE Ruskin
Fri May 15 Selwyn Birchwood Band or TBA, 8pm-11pm $15-$20 Blue Rooster Sarasota
Sat May 16 Ocean Brews & Blues: Selwyn Birchwood Main Beach Parking Lot Deerfield Beach
Sat May 16 Sean Chambers Band, 8pm-11pm $10 Blue Rooster Sarasota
Sun May 17 RESCHEDULED from Mar 22: 17th Annual Love-In (celebrating the 60s & 70s), 10am-6pm $11+/adv: Pure Heart (Heart tribute), Long Run (Eagles tribute), Mr Nice Guy feat Jay Stollman (classic rock) Greynolds Park, 17530 W Dixie Hwy North Miami Bch
Wed May 20 Mark Hummel & The Blues Survivors Double Roads Tavern Jupiter
Wed May 20 Mike Zito & His Big Blues Band, Kat Riggins, 8pm $25/GA/seated Cafe 11 St Augustine
Thu May 21 Mike Zito & His Big Blues Band, Kat Riggins, 8pm $15-$20 Blue Rooster Sarasota
Fri May 22 Kat Riggins & Her Blues Revival, 8pm Little Bar Goodland
Fri May 22 Mark Hummel & The Blues Survivors, 8pm-11pm $15-$20 Blue Rooster Sarasota
Fri May 22 Mike Zito & His Big Blues Band, Albert Castiglia, 8pm-11pm $20+/GA, $40+/seated, $75+/VIP Holy Trinity Banquet Hall/Event Center, 24411 Rampart Blvd Port Charlotte
Fri May 22 Tinsley Ellis, 8pm-mid Skipper's Smokehouse Tampa
Sat May 23 Mike Zito & His Big Blues Band, Kat Riggins, 8pm $30+ Funky Biscuit Boca Raton
Sat May 23 Rock N Blues Concert & Car Show: Tinsley Ellis Lake Concord Park Casselberry
Sat May 23 Watermelon Slim, 9pm $20 Bradfordville Blues Club Tallahassee
Sun May 24 TENTATIVE: Mike Zito & His Big Blues Band, Kat Riggins Earl’s Hideaway Sebastian
Mon May 25 Myakka River Blues Festival, 11am-7pm: Lauren Mitchell, LC Williams & The Driver, Tommy Z, Ruth Wyand, Randy Stephens Snook Haven Venice
Fri May 29 TC Carr & Bolts of Blue, 8pm-11pm $5 Blue Rooster Sarasota
Fri Jun 12 Tony Holiday & The Soul Service, 7pm-9pm $30+ Arts Garage, 94 NE 2 Ave Delray Beach
Fri Jun 26 Tedeschi Trucks Band, 7pm Daily's Place Jacksonville

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