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Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center

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September 2018

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque

September 27 : 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, 34236 United States
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$20 – $25

Four-time JUNO Award winner, two-time Grammy nominee, and Officer of the Order of Canada, soprano saxophonist/flautist Jane Bunnett once again brings the soul of Cuba to the hearts of  music-lovers. A Canadian treasure, Jane Bunnett certainly doesn’t sit on her laurels. A long-time jazz musician on the scene, Bunnett began digging deep into the music of Cuba during a trip there in 1982, and falling in love with its intricate folkloric Afro-Cuban rhythms, blending them with contemporary jazz sounds. Her…

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Jim Kimo West

September 28 : 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, 34236 United States
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$12 – $15

Best known as long-time guitarist for the worldʻs most successful musical comedy artist, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Kimo is regarded as one of the world’s foremost “ki ho’alu” or Hawaiian “slack key” guitar artists. This warm and engaging fingerpicked guitar style has it’s roots in 1840’s Hawaii, when Mexican vaqueros first brought guitars to the Big Island of Hawaii. If you saw the Oscar-winning film, “The Decendants” you have experienced this great acoustic guitar tradition. Kimo is a 2008 winner of the Hawaii Music Awards and threetime Na Hoku…

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October 2018

Tumbledown House

October 5 : 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, 34236 United States
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$15 – $18

San Francisco Bay Area songwriting deviants, Tumbledown House, have never been easy to describe.  Modern speakeasy, saloon jazz, parlor pop, and Tom Waits in a cocktail dress are some of the terms used, but none of these successfully convey the band’s incomparable ability to fuse vintage sounds and themes from yesteryear with the modern instrumentation, refreshingly original compositions, and raw energy that we expect from today’s performers.  The group has become just as  notorious for their raucous speakeasy parties as…

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New Orleans Jazz Vipers

October 19 : 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, 34236 United States
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$20 – $25

For over eighteen years The New Orleans Jazz Vipers have been an institution of Swing music on Frenchmen Street, the jazz mecca of New Orleans.  The Jazz Vipers have been regarded by many as pioneers of the “Frenchmen Street Swing Renaissance.” With infectious rhythm, spirited horns, and a diverse line-up of vocals, they are all that is swing and all that is New Orleans. The Jazz Vipers’ current lineup includes some of the city’s best traditional jazz talent, with Joe…

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Violet Bell

October 21 : 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, 34236 United States
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$10 – $12

Violet Bell cites a wide range of influences – from Debussy to Nina Simone, D’angelo to Lou Reed, their unique sound blends folk, soul, bluegrass, blues, and classical.  On stage, the energy between Lizzy Ross and Omar Ruiz-Lopez is fiery, intimate and intuitive.  On their 2017 debut Dream the Wheel  Ross sings and plays guitar, as Ruiz-Lopez adds violin, viola, cello, keys, guitar and vocal harmonies. The result is alchemical; emotionally evocative music that at times “sounds like a beautiful dream”…

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Daymark

October 28 : 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, 34236 United States
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$15 – $20

Daymark is an international trio performing traditional Irish music infused with infectious energy, raw power, and Northern swagger. Fusing the talents of Will Woodson (flute, uilleann pipes), Dan Foster (fiddle) and Eric McDonald (guitar, vocals) the group presents a classic blend of wind and string as driving flute meets virtuosic fiddle, underpinned by well-considered and expertly delivered guitar.

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November 2018

PaulBrock Band

November 4 : 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, 34236 United States
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$15 – $20

Button accordion and melodeon player Paul Brock is an All Ireland champion from Athlone now living in Ennis, County Clare. His album Humdinger was voted “Irish Music Album of the Year” by The Irish Timesand “Instrumental Album of the Year” by The Irish American News. He was also awarded “Male Musician of the Year” by The Irish American News.  In the Paul Brock Band he is joined by leading Irish musicians Denis Carey (piano) and Dave Curley (multi-instrumentalist / singer / dancer)…

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Frank’s Hot Jazz Guitar Trio

November 9 : 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, 34236 United States
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$18 – $22

Perhaps the most entertaining guitar duo today, Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo return to Fogartyville. Technically gifted guitarists with considerable on-stage charisma, both men are respected and versatile jazz players. Frank Vignola is one of the most extraordinary guitarists performing before the public today. His stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for many of the world’s top musicians, including Ringo Starr, Madonna, Donald Fagen, Wynton Marsalis, Tommy Emmanuel, the Boston Pops, the New York Pops, and guitar…

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Reckless Saints CD Release Party featuring Roy Schneider

November 16 : 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, 34236 United States
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$12 – $15

The Reckless Saints are Roy Schneider and Kim Mayfield. “Roy Schneider is a singer-songwriter in the grandest tradition of Steve Earle, Lucinda Williams, Guy Clark, and Lyle Lovett, but his voice, songwriting skill, stagecraft, and instrumental talent are all his own.  Together, the result is like a vibrant jubilee singing out on the banks of the Mississippi River.  His gift for blending Southern-influenced folk, blues, country, and rock into a seamless genre with his own signature sound demonstrates his connection…

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2018 On Tour: The Tempest

November 18 : 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center, 525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, 34236 United States
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$10 – $12

ASOLO REPERTORY THEATRE presents an FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training Production 2018 On Tour: The Tempest By William Shakespeare Directed by Celine Rosenthal Adapted by Tyler Dobrowsky Touring Schools and Community Venues: September 25 – November 20 The Tempest, Shakespeare’s supernatural tale of love, family, and revenge comes to surprising life in this boisterous, highly physical production. In a fast-paced adaptation both funny and ferocious, the next generation will have the chance to explore their own definition of justice and…

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