The Jazz Club of Sarasota—one of the largest and most active jazz societies in the United States—is dedicated to preserving, presenting and promoting jazz, America’s original musical art form. Founded in 1980, the Club continues to provide over 50 jazz-related events annually for more than 35 years. The Club’s highly respected Sarasota Jazz Festival, March 5-11, 2017, and the widely popular Jazz Pub Crawl at Octoberfest in the fall presents some of the greatest jazz musicians in free and ticketed events held at popular restaurant venues in downtown Sarasota. Highlights of 2017 include free Joy of Jazz concerts in Venice on three Sundays: January 22, February 19 and March 26. The Club also presents educational programs and scholarships. Join us!
Morrie Trumble: A Lifetime Jazz Fan Morrie spent 40 years in broadcasting, 25 of them at three national networks. He settled in Sarasota 15 yeas ago and began producing jazz concerts, first as a Vice President of the Jazz Club of Sarasota, and for the past 8 years as co-founder Read more [...]
Eirinn Abu realizes the power and importance of music in a person's life and as a result he wants his music to always speak to a person's soul even more than just creating something that simply sounds good.
PR Audio offers a mobile covered hydraulic stage, complete sound system, lighting, and/or generator rental, including manpower, for all types of events – whether indoor or outdoor. We can be your main stage for small to medium sized-events or your second stage for large events. Our new 32’x16′ hydraulic stage Read more [...]
Ellington, Basie, Satch, Zoot, Miles...are we speaking your language? Then, this is where you want to be. South County Jazz Club bringin' it on home to your neck of the woods. South County Jazz Club is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
This independent not-for-profit organization started in 2002 as to locally promote the art of choral singing through vocal excellence and multi-generational education. The 3-concert season (December, February, and April) features a diverse repertoire of the finest contemporary and historic music. Performing at each concert are: the main Chorale of 85-95 talented singers; the 15-25 member Jubilate! ensemble; and The Youth Chorus of area 4th-8th graders selected by annual auditions. Five Venice High School Apprentices are selected annually for full Chorale participation and a $700 music study scholarship for the year.
The Venice Symphony’s 44th season runs from November 2017 through May 2018 and will feature the seven finalists for The Symphony’s next Music Director and Conductor. Each conductor will lead a concert program they designed for The Symphony, performed by our accomplished musicians and renowned guest soloists. All concerts are performed at The Venice Performing Arts Center.
Seeing the need for a piano bar in the Venice area had become apparent. That’s the birth of the Zebra Lounge. We offer beautiful piano music, wine, great food and desserts in a lounge-type atmosphere surrounded by good friends and a friendly staff. This specialty wine bar and piano bar, Read more [...]
The Venice Community Center (VCC) is a beautiful 45,000 sq. ft. regional facility that serves the needs of residents and visitors in Sarasota County as well as counties to the north and south. It is the venue of choice for social, cultural, recreational and educational events held in Sarasota County. Read more [...]