Lots of live music this week! Plus some other cool stuff to do on the Suncoast that might tickle your fancy.
Week of March 7 – 14, 2020
Saturday, March 7
Sarasota Cigar Box Guitar Festival
Stottlemyer’s Smokehouse 19 East Rd. Sarasota, FL 34240
You can listen to Cigar Box music and you can even buy one from one of the vendors at this cool festival. Steve Arvey, Kristine Jackson, Dovydas, and Joe Bruno and Friends will thrill and delight you with their Cigar Box music. They will tell you all about how they’re made and how to play them, too. And the food at Stottlemyer’s is amazing! Free event and family friendly!
Stottlemyers Smokehouse FB More info on event here!
Remember to turn your clocks ahead 1 hour tonight! Spring Forward!
Sunday, March 8
Springfest Fine Arts & Fine Crafts Festival
Holmes Beach, FL
City Hall Field 5801 Marina Dr. Holmes Beach, FL 34217
You can catch this Saturday or today with Free Admission and parking. This is the 32nd Annual Festival and a major fund raiser for the Anna Maria Island Art League. You’ll see art from across the U.S. at this juried show as well as exhibitions from some community organizations. Ed Straight of Wildlife, Inc. Education & Rehabilitation Center will be there to answer questions about wildlife-related issues. Raffle tickets will be sold to win artwork from the exhibitors.
AMI Art League FB More info on event here!
Tuesday, March 10
NASCRAB Races at The Swordfish Grill & Tiki
Swordfish Grill & Tiki 4628 119th St. W. Cortez, FL 34215
Family friendly fun! National Association of Safe Crab Racing At Bars, otherwise known as NASCRAB, was started by Greg Koeper who is now a manager at The Swordfish. Grego will bring out the crabs for racing at 7pm on his specially made table, but you should get there early to pick your winning crab out of the pack! The cost is $1 and the winner takes it all! Come early to enjoy a fantastic dinner and listen to the music from T.C. and cheer on the crabs!
More info on NASCRAB Swordfish Grill and Tiki FB
Friday, March 13
St Pete Jam Fest – March 13-14
St. Petersburg, FL
Cage Brewing 2001 1st Ave. S. Saint Petersburg, FL 33712
This is a 2 day fest (today and tomorrow) with some of the best Jam bands and national artists coming together to share their talents with you. There will also be vendors, food truck and picnic tables so come on out and enjoy the day! Uncle Johns Band, Dead Set Florida, Row Jomah, and more!
Tickets Online here. Skywalker Adventures FB More info on event here!
Saturday, March 14
Nashville in Paradise – Rockin’ Country Bash Dinner and a Show
American Legion Post 159 Venice Fl 1770 #. Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34292
Johnny Lee Howard and The Suncoast Country Opry Show bring you this fantastic night of dinner and music. Plus, the sounds of Evan Steele and Miss Jo-Dee Ka$sh with The Suncoast Opry Band directed by Ron Fitzgerald. Dinner 5-7. Show 7-10. Tickets are $35.
Tickets Online here. American Legion Post 159 Venice FL FB More info on event here!
Photos from events’ FB or website pages.