A brief overview of the remaining shows that Fogartyville has scheduled for 2019 appears below.
The Dillards featuring Rodney Dillard
Friday, November 8, 8pm
Tickets: $22 members/$25 general public
Rodney Dillard – music history legend, recording artist, speaking talent, and one of the original Darling Boys from The Andy Griffith Show– is overwhelmingly credited as the “father of modern bluegrass.”
Saturday, November 9, 8pm (Doors open at 7pm)
Tickets: $15 Members / $18 General Public
WAHH World Fusion Band is a spectacular blend of ‘East meets West’ in true Fusion Music style rooted in India’s rich traditional musical culture and enveloped in an artful weave of Jazz, Rock and Funk.
Sunday, November 10, 7pm (Doors open at 6pm)
Tickets: $15 members/$18 general public
Globally acclaimed by critics and fans alike for his unique acoustic and electric fingerstyle guitar playing, Adrian Legg masterfully blends diverse musical styles, influences and inspirations to create a distinctive sound all his own. Catch this engaging and one-of-a-kind performer at WSLR and Fogartyville on Sunday, November 10th, at 7pm.
O Som Do Jazz featuring Francois de Lima
Friday, November 15, 8pm (Doors open at 7pm)
Tickets: $18 members/$22 general public
Join us for a show of grooving samba, Bossa Nova and MPB with Brazilian valve trombonist François de Lima & O Som Do Jazz! O Som Do Jazz features Rio de Janeiro singer Andrea Moraes Manson and a crew of skilled musicians from Brazil, Colombia and the U.S.
Sunday, November 17, 7pm (Doors open at 6pm)
Tickets: $15 members/$20 general public
Chiara Izzi is an award-winning singer-songwriter from Italy who has been based in New York City since 2014, three years after Quincy Jones awarded her first prize in the 2011 Montreux International Jazz Festival Vocal Competition.
Peter Asher and Albert Lee
Thursday and Friday, November 21 & 22, 7pm
Tickets: $30 Members /$35 General Public
VIP seating: $65 Members/$70 General Public
Spend an evening with multiple Grammy winners and music legends, Peter Asher& Albert Lee, as they combine their talents for an evening of songs and stories at Fogartyville. As one half of British Pop Duo Peter & Gordon, Peter Asher had numerous hits in the USA and around the world in the ‘60s. He was subsequently A&R Director for the Beatles’ Apple Records, and became a legend as a Grammy-winning producer and manager of James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt and others. Albert Lee has been called “the ultimate virtuoso” by Eric Clapton, and is a Grammy-winning, 5x Guitar Player Magazine ‘Country Guitar Player of the Year’. Albert had a 25-year run as Music Director for the Everly Brothers, has been a key band member for Joe Cocker, The Crickets, Emmylou Harris and Eric Clapton, and has worked with Paul McCartney & Ringo Starr and others.
VIP tickets include priority seating, a Meet & Greet with the artists prior to the show, and a free drink.
Remedy Tree and the Wandering Hours
Saturday, November 23, 8pm (Doors open at 7pm)
Tickets: $15 member/$18 General Public
Remedy Tree is a progressive acoustic music band from St Augustine FL whose lyric-driven and energy filled songs fill their melodious harmonies with a renewed sense of drive as they intertwine roots Americana music, bluegrass, and old-time music.
The Wandering Hours are a Neo-traditional mountain folk music band who bring thoughtful contemporary lyrics and storytelling underscored by banjo, mandolin, guitar, and foot percussion with an old timey feel.
Saturday, November 30, 8pm (Doors open at 7pm)
Tickets: $20 Members/$25 General Public
A native of Santiago, Cuba, Renesito is a natural singer, guitarist and percussionist who was touring all across Europe by the time he was 15 and has won several national competitions since. The band will feature Andy Fornet on percussion, Otto Duniel on Vocals, and Yassel Pupo on Piano and Mauricio Rodriguez on Bass.
Amanda Platt and the Honeycutters
Thursday, December 5, 7pm (Doors open at 6pm)
Tickets: $18 members / $22 general public
Lyrically driven, empathetic, and ingrained with charming with, the songs of Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters blend the band’s old-school country roots attitude with their shared influences of rock and folk. Performing along with Amanda Platt are The Honeycutters with Matt Smith on pedal steel and guitar, Rick Cooper on bass, and Evan Martin on drums.
Phoebe Hunt and Dominick Leslie
Sunday, December 8, 7pm (Doors open at 6pm)
Tickets: $12 members / $15 general public
Named one of the ‘Top 10 New Country Artists you Need to Know’ by Rolling Stone Country, Phoebe Hunt is an accomplished Americana instrumentalist with foundations in jazz and swing music, skilled at taking seemingly disparate elements and pulling them together in a dazzling kaleidoscope of lush, coherent sound and rhythm patterns. She will be joined by Dominick Leslie on mandolin.
Grass is Dead
Saturday, December 21, 8pm (Doors open at 7pm)
Tickets: $15 member/$18 general public
The Grass is Dead, a force of nature in weaving bluegrass, blues, rock, and funk into their repertoire. The band has created a sound that not only pays homage to roots music and the songs of the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia, but also expertly travels through time and space to explore the galactic and psychedelic nature of music itself, pulling from such diverse influences as Bill Monroe, Earl Scruggs, John Hartford, Allman Brothers Band, Pink Floyd, and so many others.
WSLR/Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, FL 34236
Photo from Laura Bell Adams / The Sarasota Post