Steve Forbert

Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota, United States

Years before Americana music earned its own category at the GRAMMY Awards, Steve Forbert helped pioneer the genre’s mix of folk, roots-rock, and richly delivered storytelling. He’s been a torchbearer of that sound for more than four decades since, navigating the twists and turns of an acclaimed career that’s taken him from gold records to GRAMMY nominations, Read More >

$15 – $30


Sarasota Opera House 61 North Pineapple Ave., Sarasota, FL

Carmen, the seductive and enigmatic heroine of Bizet's opera, has enticed Corporal Don José who upends is life to be with her.  When her interest turns to the charismatic bullfighter Escamillo, José's enraged jealousy leads to catastrophe.  Opera-lovers and newcomers alike will bask in some of opera's most recognizable music!

$32 – $155

The Flip Side

Florida Studio Theatre - John C. Court Cabaret 1265 1st Street, Sarasota, FL, United States

Life is strange, and the people around us are even stranger. Sardonic, ironic, and even histrionic, these witty tunes are full of moronic characters and sophisticated lyrics that reveal the present state of our world—the good, the bad, and the funny. With songs like “I’m My Own Grandpa,” “The Ballad of Sigmund Freud,” “Still Gonna Read More >


Mendelssohn, Motown and More

North Port Performing Arts Center 6400 W. Price Blvd, North Port

This program will prove to be an eclectic mix of musical styles and composers. From Mendelssohn’s Reformation Symphony to some of the greatest hits and artists of Motown, to much, MUCH more. This is a powerful program that you do not want to miss.

$5 – $25

Chamber Soirées 5: Heavenly Harmony

Holley Hall at the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center 709 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL, United States

In an arrangement for four cellos, Jules Massenet’s beloved Méditation from Thaïs opens this beautiful concert. Albert Roussel’s Sérénade combines flute, harp, and string trio in a haunting combination. Mozart’s jolly Wind Serenade No. 11 concludes the program with a playful romp.

$42 – $52

Radio Waves, Englewood

Community Presbyterian Church 405 S. McCall Road, Englewood

Ring Sarasota is inviting audiences to tune in for their 14th handbell performance season, “Radio Waves!” Whether your radio dial is set to “American Top 40,” “Delilah,” or “Classic FM,” “Radio Waves” has something for you. Ring Sarasota’s talented ringers will recreate some of the most popular hits to hit the airwaves across all genres, including Read More >


Deep Blue: A Musical Voyage Across the Seas

Venice Performing Arts Center Performing Arts (VIPA) 1 Indian Ave, Venice, FL 34285 (Venice High School), Venice, FL, United States

Dive into an oceanic journey, where the seas come alive through song…mermaids, pirates, and music!. Join us on a captivating voyage as our choir navigates the depths of marine melodies, from tranquil lullabies to tempestuous sea shanties. Let the waves of harmonious voices carry you away on a musical journey, exploring the vast and mysterious Read More >


Bruce Katz Band

Fogartyville Community Media and Art Center 525 Kumquat Ct, Sarasota

Bruce Katz, pianist/keyboardist is a 30 year veteran of the music business, Katz has released 10 albums as leader of his own band. He has appeared on over 70 albums by other artists and toured with many others. His resume includes work with the likes of Ronnie Earl, John Hammond, Delbert McClinton, Gregg Allman, Duke Read More >


Take it to the Limit

Florida Studio Theatre - Goldstein Cabaret 1241 North Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL, United States

A tribute to the music of the 1970s Rock & Roll rebels, who skillfully fused folk, country, and R&B to create a fresh, new sound. With hits by iconic musicians like The Allman Brothers Band, The Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, and Fleetwood Mac, this guitar musical revue tells the story of lessons learned from hard knocks Read More >

Ricardo Jose Rivera and Carmenchú Domínguez

Church of the Palms

Puerto Rican baritone Ricardo José Rivera is appearing with the Sarasota Opera in the 2024 Winter Season. Carmenchú Domínguez, soprano, has performed throughout Puerto Rico and her home country of the Dominican Republic.