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Live Music, July 30-August 5

And don’t forget to check out our featured shows in Soundboard. PLAYING THIS WEEK THURSDAY 7.30 John Russo the Singing Bartender: 4 p.m. (Il Panificio… Read more »

Comedy | Friday | Saturday | This Weekend 

Josh Blue

From Comedy Central’s “Mind of Mencia” to NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” Josh Blue has won over fans across the world thanks to his ability to… Read more »

Comedy | Friday | Saturday | Sunday | This Weekend 

Bobby Slayton

  You may recognize comedian Bobby Slayton from his roles in “Get Shorty”, “Ed Wood”, “Bandits” and, most recently, “Dreamgirls”. He’s been seen on dozens… Read more »

Music | Saturday | This Weekend 

Erica Reynolds

After a successful night last weekend, Sarasota native Erica Reynolds is returning to The Starlite Room this Friday night for another opera-filled evening. She will… Read more »

Music | Soundboard | This Weekend 

Live Music, July 23-29

Also check out our picks for best shows of the week on our Soundboard page. PLAYING THIS WEEK THURSDAY 7.23 John Russo the Singing Bartender:… Read more »

This Weekend 

Sarasota High School All-Class Reunion Party

Some Sarasota High School alums are throwing a party for everyone who graduated from SHS, to coincide with the 20th reunion of the class of… Read more »

Music | Soundboard | This Weekend 

Live music, July 16-22

And don’t forget to check out our best concerts of the week, both here and in Tampa Bay. THURSDAY 7.16 John Russo the Singing Bartender:… Read more »


Downtown Sarasota: Live Music Spots

Where to listen to local music while downing a drink in downtown Sarasota…. Read more »

Drinks | Restaurants 

Downtown Sarasota: Pick-up Scenes

Beer Geek | Drinks | Featured 

Bradenton World of Beer plans Monday opening

Plans to open next week with myriad craft beers, craft cocktails, tavern food and live music. … Read more »

Music | Soundboard | This Weekend 

Live Music, July 9-15

See a show with our weekly rundown of local shows…. Read more »

This Weekend 

Drag Queen Bingo

LDG Productions presents Beneva Fruitville’s Drag Queen Bingo Bonanza at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre for a special late-night show, which may make the hilarious antics just… Read more »

GLBT | Section | Soundboard | This Weekend 

Harvey Milk Festival Fundraiser

MeteorEYES headlines event at Throb. … Read more »

Beer Geek 

Beer review: Cigar City Puppy's Breath Porter

Better than dog breath…. Read more »

Music | Soundboard | This Weekend 

Soundboard Live Music Calendar, July 2-8

THURSDAY 07.02 John Russo the Singing Bartender: 4 p.m. (Il Panificio Gulf Gate) Scottie McFarland: 5 p.m. (Mattison’s Forty-One) PB&J: 6 p.m. (Freckled Fin) Lisa… Read more »

Featured | Movies | This Weekend 

Movie Review: 'Terminator Genisys'

Arnold is back, but not much else…. Read more »

Featured | Movies | This Weekend 

Film review: "The Overnight"

A brief exploration of naughty friendship…. Read more »

This Weekend 

Black Diamond Burlesque - "Red, Hot & Blue"

For fireworks of a different sort this weekend, join the dames and gents of Black Diamond Burlesque for their “Red, Hot & Blue” revue. Special… Read more »

Drinks | Liquid Love | Restaurants 

Liquid Love: Fourth of July Martini

Post-Saturday fireworks, raise a cocktail glass to independence with a Fourth of July Martini at Truman’s Tap and Grill—a Lakewood Ranch neighborhood hotspot. INGREDIENTS: 2… Read more »

Beer Geek 

Beer review: GolfBeer Keegan Bradley's New England Style Lager

Red lager from Lakeland…. Read more »

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