The original Jersey Boy, Frankie Valli, brings his Four Seasons to the Van Wezel for a night of soaring four-part harmonies. Everybody, now, “Sherry, Sherry baby…”.
Same era, a whole different kind of music when local bands pay tribute Sunday evening to Nobel Prize-winning (!) folk superstar Bob Dylan at the Fogartyville Community Center, among them Ship of Fools, the Steve Arvey Band and Roy Handcuff.
This month’s Garden Music Concert goes indoors with a classical music visit from four young Perlman Music Program/Suncoast alum. Bonus: from 10 a.m.-noon they’ll set up a musical “petting zoo,” so you can test your own musical creativity. Free with regular admission to Selby Gardens.
After the success of the inaugural Venice Seafood & Music Festival two weeks ago, the producer brings the same winning formula to St. Armands Circle: live music from Ocean’s Eleven Big Band, Kettle of Fish and more, plus plenty of fresh seafood dishes prepared right before your eyes for purchase from area restaurants.
The Mark Mannino Jazz Sextet headlines this free outdoor Joys of Jazz concert at Centennial Park in downtown Venice. Expect toe-tapping tunes from the Great American Songbook with a jazzy feel. Produced by the Jazz Club of Sarasota.
Time for the South Florida Museum’s popular monthly star-gazing conversation with Bishop Planetarium director Jeff Rodgers, who will take you through what to expect stelliferously in June’s night skies.
HD at the Opera House Summer Series
Starting May 21
The Sarasota Opera has just the ticket if you’re hankering for opera in the off-season. Its popular HD at the Opera House—a series of Sunday afternoon filmed performances from the great opera houses of the world—kicks off Sunday with Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera, a production from the Munich National Theater. Get the complete lineup here.