East. West. In the eternal debate of which one’s best, there’s no disputing which one people prefer most. The sun coast. One of the magical delights of any slice of paradise is enjoying the vibe, the very essence of life. A flourish of notes. A congratulatory toast. Tales of daysContinue Reading


Following the success of the Pirate Flag and #NoFilter shows, Cool Today Park will once again host fan favorites, The Tams. It will be another fun, socially distanced, outdoor concert at CoolToday Park on Saturday, October 17th at 7:30pm. This concert is sponsored by the Atlanta Braves, Cool Today, SarasotaContinue Reading


Version 2.0 are going to play their first gig on October 31st at Sandbar, Manasota Key at 1pm.  “Halloween seemed perfect!” – Robert Garcia. “What better date to come out for a rock band in 2020?”  Make no mistake about it, we are a rock band and we express ourselvesContinue Reading


They’ re back!  THE MAD BEACH MAFIA returns to The Daiquiri Shak Raw Bar & Grille Madeira Beach for the longest running open mic on the beach this Sunday 10/11/2020 8pm! They are going to try to get Open Mic rolling again…BUT there are going to be some restrictions/guidelines thatContinue Reading


The Bradenton Blues Festival will take place as scheduled on Dec. 4–5 at LECOM Park with a reduced number of tickets available, social distancing measures, and other precautions.  Bradenton Blues Festival – 2020 Changes “If ever a year needed the improvisational style of Blues, it’s 2020. So, we proceed withContinue Reading


Mattison’s Riverwalk Grille continues to draw world renowned musicians to their stage for their monthly Blues Brunch. This Sunday, September 27th, is one such occasion. RJ Howson, a roots rocker in his own right who has opened for artists like Dickey Betts, the Atlanta Rhythm Section, Molly Hatchet and BuddyContinue Reading