Music

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The Venice Symphony Announces 2022-23 Season

Some renowned guest soloists join the orchestra in its seven-concert series.

05/17/2022 By Kay Kipling

Leading Ladies

Marie Selby Gardens and The Players Centre to Host Broadway-Style Cabaret

The Players Centre will honor the talented leading ladies of Broadway with an evening of show tunes performed by The Sarasota Divas at Selby Gardens.

05/16/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

A Mariachi Band and a Symphony Are Partnering for an UnidosNow Fundraiser

The two-day musical extravaganza takes place on Friday, May 20, and Saturday, May 21.

05/12/2022 By Samantha Lane

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Don't miss the Pride Be Fabulous Arts and Music Festival, the Sarasota Orchestra's Genius of Youth concert and the opening of Asolo Rep's "Eureka Day."

05/12/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Concert Association Announces 2023 Season

Among the artists coming to town: the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Ukraine.

05/05/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Orchestra Announces 2022-23 Season

The five-series season presents Masterworks, Pops, Great Escapes, Discoveries, Chamber Soirees, and a guest turn by Yo-Yo Ma.

04/26/2022 By Kay Kipling

Up and coming

Singer Aurora Newcomb Discusses Her New Single and Her 'Magical Folk-Punk' Sound

Aurora Newcomb discusses her latest release ‘Far From Fiction’ and her upcoming EP.

04/20/2022 By Chloé Cuyler

Razzle Dazzle 

Hard Heart Burlesque Shimmies Its Way Onto the McCurdy’s Stage

Catch the show at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre on Sunday, May 8.

04/13/2022 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during April.

04/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Opera Announces 2022-23 Season

The season brings back familiar favorites and welcomes Sarasota debuts.

03/28/2022 By Kay Kipling

Coming Soon

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces 2022-23 Broadway and Dance Performances

Sarasota premieres are included in the 10-show Broadway lineup.

03/28/2022 By Kay Kipling

Under the Big Top

This Year's Cirque des Voix Memorably Blends Circus and Music

This year's production takes place this weekend.

03/18/2022 By Kay Kipling

Top Tickets

Here Are the Best Things to Do in Sarasota This Month

A lineup of exhibits, concerts, plays and more to catch during March.

03/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

At Seventy

Janis Ian Talks Writing, Her Legacy and Why She Moved to Anna Maria Island

The acclaimed singer-songwriter sets out on her final North American tour.

03/01/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Classical concerts, an Italian feast and carnival in Venice, Disney's Beauty and the Beast onstage and more.

02/24/2022 By Kay Kipling

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Meet the champions of the Atlanta Braves, rev your motors for Thunder by the Bay, enjoy fresh seafood at a festival in Cortez, and more.

02/17/2022 By Kay Kipling

A Tribute

Patti Smith Performs at Selby Gardens and Reminisces About Photographer Robert Mapplethorpe

The one-time punk rocker spoke about her life and work with the late Robert Mapplethorpe, in connection with a Selby exhibit of their art.

02/16/2022 By Kay Kipling

Put Your Records On

Ready to Start—or Expand—Your Record Collection? Here's Where to Go

This list of record stores will help keep your collection stacked—or, if you're new to vinyl, introduce you to it for the first time.

02/11/2022 By Samantha Lane

Things to Do

What to Do in Sarasota This Weekend

Circus Sarasota returns, the opera season opens with Tosca, work by Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith on view at Selby Gardens, and more.

02/10/2022 By Kay Kipling

International Music

Historic Asolo Theater Presents 'Sharing Grandmothers'

The multidisciplinary musical event will be on stage for two nights only this weekend, as part of The Ringling’s Black History Month celebrations.

02/10/2022 By Chloé Cuyler