The first annual High Tide Country Music Festival will take place on November 21 at CoolToday Park in North Port, FL with featured headliner, Walker Hayes. Special guests include Cody Webb, along with one other national recording artist, who will be announced soon.  Proceeds from the concert will benefit Suncoast Charities for Children. Local residents, Michelle Hazeltine and Christine Robinson, will serve as Co-Chairs for the Festival.


With spring on the horizon, The Chopin Project® concert series follows its own blossoming path with two upcoming performances that include the Florida program debut of storytelling pianist Inna Faliks’ personal artist’s journey on March 25, and the return of the highly acclaimed duo, Rhiannon Banderdt and Matthew Graybil, in a compelling violin and piano duet, April 24.

The Bailsmen Bring Gypsy Jazz to Fogartyville in Sarasota, FL


New York City’s gypsy jazz band, The Bailsmen, play hot jazz and gypsy swing that draws from the inspiration of Django Reinhardt’s driving rhythm and the excitement of prohibition-era luminaries Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Sidney Bechet. This vibrant collection of young Brooklyn musicians has charmed crowds from Boston to New Orleans.

Steve Forbert Returns to Fogartyville in Sarasota, FL


With a raspy voice and a harmonica strapped upon his neck, Forbert offers folk and blues that can certainly be met with comparisons to Bob Dylan. Forbert is best known for his hit “Romeo’s Tune” from his 1979 album Jackrabbit Slim. He has been a font of music ever since, releasing more than a dozen studio albums, including a Grammy nominated tribute to Jimmie Rodgers in 2003.