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  •  Jazz Events Around SWFL for 2017

    Here is our list of live jazz events in Southwest Florida compiled for you by the Charlotte County Jazz Society. As you can see there is more to choose from than any one person could possibly go to hear and we expect this to be another year of the very highest quality entertainment throughout Southwest Florida. As always we recommend you phone ahead to any venue you are planning to visit to both confirm events and purchase tickets/make reservations. If you know of any changes, deletions or additions for this list please contact the webmaster. Thanks.

    Mondays 5:30-8:30:  Kitt & Mike Moran with Dominic Mancini (bass) and Dane Hasson (drums).  Allegro Bistro, 1740 E Venice Ave, Venice.  941-484-1889

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    Tuesdays 6-9:  Tony Boffa & Doug Cassens.   J.D.’s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte.  http://www.jdsbistroandgrille.com – 941-255-0994

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    1st & 3d Wednesdays (Nov 2017 thru Apr 2018) 2-4:  INGROOV Big Band in the Music room of the Charlotte County Cultural Center.

    Wednesdays 6-9:  Tony Boffa & Doug Cassens.   J.D.’s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte.  http://www.jdsbistroandgrille.com – 941-255-0994

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    Thursdays 6-9:  Matt Bokulic Trio.   J.D.’s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte.  http://www.jdsbistroandgrille.com – 941-255-0994

    Thursdays 6-9: Danny Sinoff Trio.  88 Keys Florida at the Wyvem Hotel.  101 E. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda.

    Thursdays 7-10: The Jazzmatics, quartet featuring Lynn Richardson. The Roadhouse Cafe, 15660 San Carlos Blvd #280, Ft Myers. 239-415-4375 – www.roadhousecafefl.com

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    Fridays 6:30-9:30: Kitt & Mike Moran with Kitt (vocals), Mike (piano), Dominic Mancini (bass), Dane Hasson (drums).  J.D.’s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte.  http://www.jdsbistroandgrille.com – 941-255-0994

    Fridays 6-9: Danny Sinoff Trio.  88 Keys Florida at the Wyvem Hotel.  101 E. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda.

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    Saturdays 7-10:  Tony Boffa Quartet:  J.D.’s Bistro and Grille, 1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte.  http://www.jdsbistroandgrille.com – 941-255-0994

    Saturdays 6-9:  Stu Shelton.  88 Keys Florida at the Wyvem Hotel.  101 E. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda.

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    Sundays:  “Swingin’ On Sundays” begins on October 8th with the Charlotte County Big Band performing a two-hour show beginning at 3 PM in the William H Wakeman III Cultural Center Theater.

    Buy six tickets and get one FREE for $90 ($78 for CC members. The price of admission is $15 in advance, $13 for Cultural Center members, and $16 the day of the concert. This special price is good only through October 6th. Several Charlotte County Jazz Society members perform in the Charlotte County Big Band including Fred Capitelli on tenor sax, Buz Terry on trumpet, Chris Brown on vocals and emcee, Mike Parmelee on piano, Phil Polson on trombone, Bobby Ryan on drums, and John Johnson on bass and leader. Come and enjoy tunes like “Route 66”, “Just Friends”, “You Do Something To Me”, “After the Lovin”, “Star Dreams”, and “Five Foot Two”

    The following other venues have sponsored jazz musicians.  Please contact them for further information:

    PORT CHARLOTTE – SARASOTA AREA
    Gilded Grape Winery and Wine Bar, 4069 Tamiami Tr, Pt Charlotte. 941-235-9463
    Mango Bistro, 301 W. Dearborn St, Englewood.  941-681-3100
    Cassariano Italian Eatery, 313 West Venice Ave, Venice. 941-485-0507
    Ramada Inn US 41 Bypass, Venice. 1-800-922-5548
    Libby’s Cafe and Bar, 1917 South Osprey Ave, (at Hillview), Sarasota. 941-487-7300
    Mattison’s City Grille, 1 N. Lemon Ave, Sarasota.  941-330-0440
    Sam Snead’s American Grill. 1830 South Osprey Ave (at Hillview), Sarasota.  941-906-7771
    Ziti, 3501 South Tamiami Trail in Southgate Mall, Sarasota. 941-706-1281
    15 South Restaurant, Blvd of the Pres (off St Armands Circle), Sarasota. 941-388-1555
    Bay Village, 8400 Vamo Rd, Sarasota.  941-966-5411

    FORT MYERS – NAPLES AREA
    The Wine Loft of Naples in Mercato. 9118 Strada Pl, Suite 8150, Naples.  239-598-5601
    Alto Live Jazz Kitchen, 492 Bayfront Pl, Naples.  239-261-2586
    Ritz Carlton Golf Resort, 2600 Tiburón Dr, Naples.  239-593-2000
    Ritz-Carlton Beach Resort/Lobby Lounge, 280 Vanderbilt Beach Rd, Naples.  239-598-3300
    New York Pizza and Pasta, 11140 Tamiami Trail N & Immokalee Rd, Naples.  239-594-3500
    Fred’s Fun Food and Spirits, 2700 Immokalee Rd, Naples. 239-431-7928
    The Speak Easy of Marco, 1106 1/2 N Collier Blvd, Marco I. 239-970-2929
    Cactus Jack’s, 3448 Marinatown Ln (off Hancock Br. Pkwy), North Fort Myers. 239-652-5787
    Matanzas Inn 416 Crescent St, Ft Myers Beach. 239-463-3838

  • Upcoming Events

    1. Johnny Varro & his Swing Seven

      November 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm