Calendar

This is the listing of FOFF Folk Related
events throughout the State of Florida

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APRIL 2014 - Calendar

Note: We do our best to ensure that the information contained in the calendar is accurate, based on information that is sent to us and information on the performers' websites.  However, all events are subject to change, so before you attend an event listed in the calendar, we suggest that you check with the producer or the venue to verify that the event is still taking place.

APRIL 2014

April 25, Friday, Largo,
GYPSY WIND, Barley Mow Brewing Company, 518 West Bay Drive, Largo, 8pm, 727-584-7772, http://www.barleymowbrewingco.com/    http://www.gypsywindband.com/

April 25, Friday, Ft Myers,
RAY CERBONE, ACMA Listening Room, 3334 Cleveland Ave, Ft. Myers, 7pm, doors 6pm, $10 members, $15 non-members,  http://www.americanacma.org http://www.reverbnation.com/raycerbone

April, 25, Friday, St Petersburg,
VANCE GILBERT, Craftsman House Gallery, 2955 Central Ave, St Petersburg, 7pm, $15.00, 727-323-2787, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , http://www.craftsmanhousegallery.com/events.html   http://vancegilbert.com

April 25, Friday, Jacksonville,
Scott & Michelle Dalziel, Jack Rabbits, 1528 Hendricks Ave Jacksonville, 7pm, 904-398-7496, http://www.reverbnation.com/scottandmichelledalziel

April 25, Friday, Matlacha
, Belmont & Jones w/ One-String George Mitchell, Old Fish House, 4530 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha, 5:30pm, 239-282-9577, http://www.oldfishhousemarina.com/   http://www.reverbnation.com/belmontjones

April 25 - 27, Fri - Sun, Ormond Beach
, Ormond Beach Celtic Festival, http://www.ormondbeachcelticfestival.com/index.html

April 26, Saturday, South Tampa, (SOLD OUT) Grant Peeples Fish Fry House Concert, Gloria's South Tampa House Concert, for reservations, call Gloria, 813-837-6572 home, 813-625-2688 cell, http://www.gloriasmusic.blogspot.com/   http://www.grantpeeples.com/

April 26, Saturday, Lakeland, VANCE GILBERT, Friends of Joe Concert, UU Center, 3140 Troy Ave, Lakeland, 8:00 pm , $12 adult/$5 student advance, $15/$7 door, 863-646-1972,  http://www.vancegilbert.com     http://www.joeprine.org/

April 26, Saturday, Brooksville,
LAUREN HEINTZ, & FarmHandz Community Players, The Farm, 19234 Lake Lindsey Road, Brooksville, 727 808-5897, http://laurenheintz.com/

April 26, Saturday, Tampa
, Dean Johanesen, Southern Brewing & Winemaking, 4500 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, 7pm to 10:30pm, http://www.southernbrewingwinemaking.com/  http://www.deanjohanesen.com

April 26, Saturday, Jacksonville
, Larry Mangum, Ron Johnson, Paul & KAY Garfinkel,
Mudville Music Room, 3104 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, 7:30 pm, 904-352-7008, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Text 904-635-4176, http://www.raylewispresents.com

April 26, Saturday, Ft Myers,
Beatles Tribute Night, ACMA Listening Room, 3334 Cleveland Ave, Ft. Myers, http://www.americanacma.org

April 26, Saturday, Limestone
, Belmont & Jones w/ One-String George Mitchell, Herb's Limestone Country Club, 5127 S. County Road 663, Limestone, 1pm - 5pm, 941-468-4829, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , http://www.herbslimestonecountryclub.com/  http://www.reverbnation.com/belmontjones

April 26, Saturday, Bradenton
, GRANDPA’S COUGH MEDICINE W/ THE FACELESS BANDITS opening, Aces Live, 4343 Palma Sola Blvd, 8pm, $8 advance/$10 door, 941-795-3886, 941-894-6469 or http://www.wslr.org

April 27, Sunday, Lynn Haven
, Lucky Mud, Americana Cafe at Roberts Hall, 831 Florida Ave, Lynn Haven, open mic 2pm to 3pm, show 3:30pm, $5, 850-722-4915 or 850-774-3561, http://www.luckymudmusic.com

April 27, Sunday, Orlando
, BOB PATTERSON W/
Mike Campbell OPENING, Central Florida Folk's House Concert Series, Villa ConRoy, 1521 West Ivanhoe Blvd, Orlando, 2:30 pm, Donation $12.00, 407-679-6426, http://www.cffolk.org

April 27, Sunday, Ft Myers, Connor Christian Trio W/ Bradford & Leary Opening, ACMA Listening Room, 3334 Cleveland Ave, Ft. Myers, http://www.americanacma.org

April 27, Sunday, Tampa, GRANT PEEPLES, Sweetwater Organic Farm, just north of Hillsborough Avenue and east of Hanley Road near the Veteran’s Expressway/Tampa Airport, 12:30 pm, http://sweetwater-organic.org/sunday-market, http://www.grantpeeples.com/tour/

April 27, Sunday, Tampa, GRANT PEEPLES RIVER HOUSE CONCERT W/ REBECCA ZAPEN, Tampa, Potluck at 4pm, Music at 5:30pm, Contact Judi at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make reservations and for directions, http://www.grantpeeples.com/tour/

April 27, Sunday, Osprey, 25th annual EARTH DAY Celebration, Oscar Scherer State Park, 1843 S. Tamiami Trail, 10am - 5pm, Live Music including DWIGHT SULLIVAN, THE ANDERSON BROTHERS, JIM GROMKO and more, vendors, hikes, tram rides, kids' activities. www.floridastateparks.org/oscarscherer

April 27, Sunday, Port Charlotte, Belmont & Jones, The Bean Depot, 4370 Garden Road, Port Charlotte, 2pm to 6pm, 941-627-3344, http://www.reverbnation.com/belmontjones

April 28, Monday, Sarasota, LARRY MANGUM, Sarasota Folk Club concert at the Sailing Squadron, 1717 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Open Mic 7:15pm, concert 8:30pm, $10 or more donation requested, Info, Jean 941-377-9256 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ,  http://www.sarafolk.org  http://www.reverbnation.com/larrymangum

April 28, Monday, Siesta Key, Dean Johanesen, The Hub Baja Grill, 5148 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, 12:30pm to 3:30pm, http://cottageonthekey.wix.com/hubbajagrill   http://www.deanjohanesen.com

April 29, Tuesday, St Petersburg, LARRY MANGUM, Florida Folk Night, Butler’s Old Key West Grill (formally Beaks-St Pete), 2451 Central Avenue, Saint Petersburg, Florida.  7-11 pm; http://www.beaksoldflorida.com   http://www.reverbnation.com/larrymangum

April 29, Tuesday, Jacksonville, HARD DAYS NIGHT - A Beatles Tribute Benefit Concert, Mudville Music Room, 3104 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, 7:30 pm, 904-352-7008, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Text 904-635-4176, http://www.raylewispresents.com

April 30, Wednesday, Sarasota, DWIGHT SULLIVAN, Pub 32 IrishGastropub, 8383 S Tamiami Tr, 6-9 pm,  http://www.dwightsullivan.com/, http://www.irishpub32.com/

MAY 2014 - Calendar


MAY 2014

May 1, Thursday, Sarasota, GRANT PEEPLES, Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat, Sarasota, 7:00 pm, Tickets: $10 adv, $12 door, 941-894-6469, http://www.wslr.org   http://www.grantpeeples.com

May 1, Thursday, Santa Rosa Beach
, CARLY BAK, Americana Under the Stars, Topsail Hill State Park, 7525 w. Scenic Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa BeacH, 7pm (open mic 6pm), 850-267-8330 http://www.luckymudmusic.com/  http://www.reverbnation.com/carlybak

May 1, Friday, Margate
, Michael Koppy, Sample Road Tavern, 8000 W Sample Road, Margate, 7:30pm - Open Mic, 9:00pm Featured Performer,  http://www.browardfolkclub.com/ http://www.michaelkoppy.com/wp/


May 1, Thursday, Jacksonville, Gamble Fest Kickoff: Larry Mangum, Jim Carrick, Charley Simmons, Mudville Music Room, 3104 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, 7:30 pm, 904-352-7008, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Text 904-635-4176, http://www.raylewispresents.com

May 2 - 4, Friday - Sunday, St Augustine, GAMBLE ROGERS MUSIC FESTIVAL, St Augustine, FL, http://www.gamblerogersfest.org/

May 2, Friday, Davie, GRANT PEEPLES, Dr. Bob’s Music Land and Your Big Picture Café, 4900 South University Drive, Davie, 8pm - 11pm, 786-262-5750, http://drbobsongs.bandcamp.com/    http://www.grantpeeples.com/tour/

May 2, Friday, Clearwater, Dean Johanesen, 1933 Pub & Grill, 2455 Nursery Road, Clearwater, 8pm to 11pm, http://1933pub.com/home.html http://www.deanjohanesen.com

May 2, Friday, Ocala, Scott & Michelle Dalziel, Brooklyn's Backyard, 2019 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Unit 102 Ocala, 7pm, http://www.reverbnation.com/scottandmichelledalziel

May 2, Friday, Davie, Eliza Gilkyson w/ Him Henry Guitarist, Palladium Theater Side Door, 253 5th Ave North, St Petersburg, 8pm, $25.00, 727-822-3590,  http://www.mypalladium.org    http://elizagilkyson.com/

May 3, Saturday, Panama City Beach, CARLY BAK, Americana Music at The Lodge, Camp Helen State Park Hwy. 98, Panama City Beach, 6:30pm, 850-722-4915 or 850-774-3561, http://www.luckymudmusic.com/  http://www.reverbnation.com/carlybak

May 3, Saturday, St Petersburg, GRANT PEEPLES CD  RELEASE W/ REBECCA ZAPEN, The Hideaway Cafe, 1756 Central Ave, St Petersburg, 727-644-7895,  http://www.hideawaycafe.biz/http://www.zapen.com/  http://www.grantpeeples.com

May 3, Saturday, St Petersburg, WMNF Tropical Heatwave Cigar City Brewing Beer Party, The Ale & The Witch, 111 2nd Ave NE, St. Petersburg, 4pm to midnight, http://thealeandthewitch.com/   http://www.wmnf.org/heatwave/tickets

May 3, Saturday, The Villages, Scott & Michelle Dalziel & PATCHOULI, DOC and DANA's House Concert, The Villages, 7pm, To attend, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for invite, http://www.reverbnation.com/scottandmichelledalziel

May 3, Saturday, Ft Myers, Rupert Wales, ACMA Listening Room, 3334 Cleveland Ave, Ft. Myers, http://www.americanacma.org

May 4, Sunday, Lynn Haven, CARLY BAK, Americana Cafe, 831 Florida Avenue, Lynn Haven, 4pm, open mic 3pm, 850-722-4915 or 850-774-3561, http://www.luckymudmusic.com/  http://www.reverbnation.com/carlybak

May 4, Sunday, Ft Lauderdale, Remembering Pete and Toshi Seeger: A Musical Tribute,  Labyrinth Cafe, UU Church of Ft Lauderdale, 3970 NW 21st Ave., Ft. Lauderdale, 2pm, http://www.labyrinthcafe.com/    http://www.rodmacdonald.net/

May 6, Tuesday, St Petersburg, STEVE ARVEY, Florida Folk Night, Butler’s Old Key West Grill (formally Beaks-St Pete), 2451 Central Avenue, Saint Petersburg, Florida.  7-11 pm; http://www.beaksoldflorida.com  http://stevearvey.com/blog/

May 7, Wednesday, Sarasota, Dean Johanesen, The Cottage, 153 Avenida Messina, Sarasota, 6pm to 9pm, http://www.cottagesiestakey.com/   http://www.deanjohanesen.com

May 8, Thursday, Santa Rosa Beach, AERIAL MELVIN & THE BOYS, Americana Under the Stars, Topsail Hill State Park, 7525 w. Scenic Hwy 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, 7pm, open mic 6pm, 850-267-8330, http://www.luckymudmusic.com/    http://www.reverbnation.com/aerialmelvin

May 9, Friday, Lakeland, BRENDAN NOLAN, Molly McHugh's, 111 S Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, 863-686-6231, http://www.brendannolan.com  http://www.mollymchughs.com

May 9, Friday, Stuart, Chrystal Hartigan presents" Rod MacDonald ,  Grove Dock Bar, 4745 SE Desoto Ave, Stuart, 7:30pm, 772-210-3100,  http://www.rodmacdonald.net/

May 9, Friday, Lakeland, Dean Johanesen, Tony's Studio B, 213 East Bay Street, Lakeland, 8pm to 11pm, http://www.reverbnation.com/venue/tonysstudioblakeland   http://www.deanjohanesen.com

May 10, Saturday, MonticelloDAN STEVENS, Southern Music Rising Festival, Monticello, 1:00pm, http://www.southernmusicrising.com/  http://www.reverbnation.com/danstevenssongwriter

May 10, Saturday, Lake Worth,
ROD MACDONALD, Rudy's, 9 N "J" St, Lake Worth, 8pm, 561-328-8163, http://www.rodmacdonald.net/

May 10, Saturday, Lakeland,
BRENDAN NOLAN, Molly McHugh's, 111 S Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, 863-686-6231, http://www.brendannolan.com  http://www.mollymchughs.com

May 10, Saturday, Lakewood Ranch
, Dean Johanesen, Polo Grill and Bar, 10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch, 7:30pm to 10:30pm, http://www.deanjohanesen.com

May 10, Saturday, Ft Myers,
Hope by Song Benefit / Silent Auction, ACMA Listening Room, 3334 Cleveland Ave, Ft. Myers, http://www.americanacma.org

May 10, Saturday, White Springs
, Larry Mangum’s Songwriters Circle W/ Larry Mangum, Elaine Mahon, Brian Smalley, The Telford Hotel, River Street, White Springs, 7pm, $12.50, RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

May 10, Saturday, Ft Lauderdale
, Nick Annis & Ralston Bowles, Labyrinth Cafe, UU Church of Ft Lauderdale, 3970 NW 21st Ave, Ft. Lauderdale, 7:30pm, http://www.labyrinthcafe.com/index.html

May 10, Saturday, Jacksonville
,  Beggar's Ride w/ Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards,
Mudville Music Room, 3104 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, 7:30 pm, 904-352-7008, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Text 904-635-4176, http://www.raylewispresents.com

May 11, Sunday, Lynn Haven
, AERIAL MELVIN & THE BOYS, Americana Cafe Sundays, Roberts Hall, 831 Florida Avenue, Lynn Haven, 4pm, open mic 3pm, 850-722-4915 or 850-774-3561, http://www.luckymudmusic.com/    http://www.reverbnation.com/aerialmelvin

May 12, Monday, Siesta Key
, Dean Johanesen, The Hub Baja Grill, 5148 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, 12pm to 3pm, http://cottageonthekey.wix.com/hubbajagrill   http://www.deanjohanesen.com

May 13, Tuesday, St Petersburg
, RONNY ELLIOTT,
Florida Folk Night, Butler’s Old Key West Grill (formally Beaks-St Pete), 2451 Central Avenue, Saint Petersburg, Florida.  7-11 pm; http://www.beaksoldflorida.com  http://www.ronnyelliott.com/

May 14, Wednesday, Jacksonville
, Mike Shackelford,
Mudville Music Room, 3104 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, 7:30 pm, 904-352-7008, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Text 904-635-4176, http://www.raylewispresents.com  http://www.mikeshackelford.com/

May 14, Wednesday, Lakeland
, MRS. KATE CARPENTER, First Alliance Church, 1919 E. Edgewood Dr., 6:30 pm, Free, 863-688-2250,  http://www.mrskate.com/

May 15, Thursday, New Smyrna Beach,
BRENDAN NOLAN, Malonys Oyster Bar, 147 Canal St, New Smyrna Beach, 386-424-1312, http://www.brendannolan.com

May 16, Friday, Tampa
, Dean Johanesen, Southern Brewing & Winemaking, 4500 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, 7pm to 10:30pm, http://www.southernbrewingwinemaking.com/  http://www.deanjohanesen.com

May 16, Friday, Melbourne,
BRENDAN NOLAN, Meg O'Malley's, 812 E. New Haven Ave, Melbourne, 321-952-5510, http://www.brendannolan.com
  http://www.megomalleys.com

May 16, Friday, Ft Myers, George Worthmore, ACMA Listening Room, 3334 Cleveland Ave, Ft. Myers, http://www.americanacma.org  http://www.georgeworthmore.com

May 17, Saturday, Melbourne, BRENDAN NOLAN, Meg O'Malley's, 812 E. New Haven Ave, Melbourne, 321-952-5510, http://www.brendannolan.com  http://www.megomalleys.com/

May 17, Saturday, St Petersburg,
Sara Rose Band, The Ale & The Witch, 111 2nd Ave NE, Saint Petersburg, 5pm to 7pm, 727-821-2533, http://thealeandthewitch.com   http://www.reverbnation.com/sararoseband

May 17, Saturday, Lakeland
,   “MRS. KATE” CARPENTER, meet, greet and sing with puppets at Family Christian Ministry Bookstore, 3700 US Highway 98 N, 12 – 2 p.m.  Free, 863-815-8751,  http://www.mrskate.com/

May 18, Sunday, Zephyrhills
, MRS. KATE” CARPENTER, The Alliance Church, 6251 Fort King Road, 11:00am and 6pm,  Free, 813-782-8865, http://www.mrskate.com/

May 19, Monday, Sarasota,
ROUND ROBIN W/
John Strauss, CARLY BAK, DAN MOBLEY, Sarasota Folk Club concert at the Sailing Squadron, 1717 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Open Mic 7:15pm, concert 8:30pm, $10 or more donation requested, Info, Jean 941-377-9256 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ,  http://www.sarafolk.org

May 19, Monday, Siesta Key, Dean Johanesen, The Hub Baja Grill, 5148 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, 12:00pm to 3:00pm, http://cottageonthekey.wix.com/hubbajagrill   http://www.deanjohanesen.com

May 20, Tuesday, St Petersburg, J.D. LEWIS, Florida Folk Night, Butler’s Old Key West Grill (formally Beaks-St Pete), 2451 Central Avenue, Saint Petersburg, Florida.  7-11 pm; http://www.beaksoldflorida.com  http://jdlewismusic.com/

May 20, Tuesday, Live Oak, Scott & Michelle Dalziel HOUSE CONCERT, Suwannee River Serenades House Concerts, Live Oak, 6:30pm covered dish supper, 7:30pm music, Please RSVP by calling Norm/Maggie at 386-776-1920 or Sherry at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 386-208-3240,  http://www.reverbnation.com/scottandmichelledalziel

May 21, Wednesday, Jacksonville, Florida Folk Festival Kickoff - Dale Cricer, Dell Suggs, Bob Patterson, Mudville Music Room, 3104 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, 7:30 pm, 904-352-7008, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Text 904-635-4176, http://www.raylewispresents.com

May 21, Wednesday, Sarasota, Dean Johanesen, The Cottage, 153 Avenida Messina, Sarasota, 6pm to 9pm, http://www.cottagesiestakey.com/   http://www.deanjohanesen.com

May 22, Thursday, Eustis, SONGWRITER?S FORUM: 'Mama' Gina Estevez and Idell Smith, Olivia's Coffee House, 108 N Bay Street, Eustis, 7:00pm to 9:00pm, 352-357-1887, http://www.oliviascoffeehouse.com

May 22, Thursday, Delray Beach,
ROD MACDONALD, O'Connor's, 210 NE 2d St, Delray Beach, 8pm, 561-330-0022, http://www.rodmacdonald.net/


May 23 - 25, Friday - Sunday, White Springs, FLORIDA FOLK FESTIVAL, Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, 11016 Lillian Saunders Drive, White Springs, http://www.floridastateparks.org/folkfest/

May 23, Friday, Tampa, BRENDAN NOLAN, Molly Malone's, 304 E. Davis Blvd, Tampa, 813-304-2777, http://www.brendannolan.com

May 24, Saturday, Lakeland, Rupert Wates, Among Friends Music - House Concerts, Potluck 6:30pm, Music 7:30 pm, RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call 863-640-1763, http://www.amongfriendsmusic.com/

May 24, Saturday, Tampa, BRENDAN NOLAN, Molly Malone's, 304 E. Davis Blvd, Tampa, 813-304-2777, http://www.brendannolan.com

May 24, Saturday, Lake Worth, Big Brass Bed, Bamboo Room, 25 S J St, Lake Worth, 9pm, 561-585-2583, http://www.rodmacdonald.net

May 27, Tuesday, St Petersburg, BRIAN SMALLEY, Florida Folk Night, Butler’s Old Key West Grill (formally Beaks-St Pete), 2451 Central Avenue, Saint Petersburg, Florida.  7-11 pm; http://www.beaksoldflorida.com  http://www.reverbnation.com/briansmalley

May 30, Friday, Jacksonville, Ladies With Lyrics - Julie Durden, Brenda David, Rebecca Zapen, Mudville Music Room, 3104 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, doors 6pm, $10.00, 904-352-7008, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Text 904-635-4176, http://www.raylewispresents.com   http://www.zapen.com/

May 30, Friday, Largo,
GYPSY WIND, Barley Mow Brewing Company, 518 West Bay Drive, Largo, 8pm, 727-584-7772, http://www.barleymowbrewingco.com/    http://www.gypsywindband.com/


May 30, Friday, Ocala, Scott & Michelle Dalziel, The Hilton, 3600 SW 36th Ave Ocala, 6pm, 888-348-3133, http://www.reverbnation.com/scottandmichelledalziel

May 31, Saturday, Jacksonville, Travlin' Light w/ Dee Abood, Mudville Music Room, 3104 Atlantic Blvd, Jacksonville, 7:30 pm, 904-352-7008, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Text 904-635-4176, http://www.raylewispresents.com  http://www.reverbnation.com/travelinlight4