100 Years of History

Listen to These Historical Recordings

Some sounds from our history.

01/04/2017

In Town

Beach Boys' Brian Wilson Comes to Sarasota on Sept. 11 in Celebration of Pet Sounds

We asked Wilson about the 50th anniversary of Pet Sounds and his career.

08/31/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Preview

Bradenton Blues Festival Announces 2016 Line-Up

The annual festival weekend also includes a free concert and a blues brunch.

06/22/2016 By Kay Kipling

Rapper's Delight

Venice Musician Dick Hyman Has Serious Hip Hop Cred

Hyman's work has been sampled in songs by Kendrick Lamar, Busta Rhymes, De La Soul and Kanye West, among others.

06/22/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Why I Care

Young at Harp Uses Music to Raise Money for Children's Hospitals

Young at Harp raises money for children’s hospitals

05/31/2016 By Ilene Denton

Party for Your Right to Fight

The Harvey Milk Festival Delivers Art, Theater and Music with an Edge

The Harvey Milk Festival returns for a seventh year, with a run of events that begins Thursday evening and climaxes Saturday.

05/11/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Hotshots

Local Band's Song Featured in Girls Season Finale

Good Graeff's "I Want That" was handpicked by actress Lena Dunham for inclusion in Girls' season finale.

05/09/2016 By Savannah Handerson

Holidays

Your Guide to Cinco de Mayo in Sarasota

From music to margaritas, there's something for everyone this Cinco de Mayo.

05/02/2016 By Savannah Handerson

My New Hometown

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Singer John McEuen Settles Down on the Manatee River

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band singer John McEuen recently moved to a five-acre spread on the Manatee River from Manhattan.

03/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

Music

Kristin Chenoweth Makes Her Van Wezel Debut This Month

The Broadway vet chats with us about her career and her concert this month at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

01/18/2016 By Kay Kipling

Article

Bradenton Blues Festival Kicks Off on Saturday

In addition to an all-star lineup of musicians, photographer Joseph A. Rosen will be selling and signing copies of his new book, Blues Hands.

12/04/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

A Preview of This Season's New Music New College

Here's what to expect this season.

09/21/2015 By Steve Miles

Article

Sarasota Hot Spot: The Tea House

In this installment of Sarasota Hot Spots, we visit a downtown oasis--The Tea House.

08/05/2015 By Chelsey Lucas

Article

The Ringling's New Stages 2015: Dusan Tynek's "Camera Illuminata"

The Ringling’s New Stages 2015: Re-Imagined brings the Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre to the Historic Asolo Theatre this Friday and Saturday evening for a performance of Týnek’s original dance, Camera Illuminata.

03/05/2015 By Chelsey Lucas

Article

Mr. Chatterbox Remembers Singer Lesley Gore

Mr. Chatterbox remembers his days at Sarah Lawrence with the late singer Lesley Gore.

02/17/2015 By Robert Plunket

Article

The Magic of Ringling’s Holiday Splendor

Celebrate the season Thursday at the museum.

12/03/2014 By Hannah Wallace

Article

New Music New College Season Preview

Preview the artists and sounds in the 2014-2015 season of New Music New College.

09/10/2014 By Chelsey Lucas

Article

Ringling Underground

The Ringling hosts more than just art at Ringling Underground.

09/05/2014 By Chelsey Lucas

Article

Sam Woolf Returns to Bradenton on American Idol Live! Tour

An interview with Bradenton's Sam Woolf, a contestant on American Idol this season who will return to our region as part of the show's live summer tour.

07/09/2014 By Katy Bryan-Beachler

Article

Ringling International Arts Festival Opens Next Wednesday

Here's a preview of what you can expect at this year's festival.

10/02/2013 By Kay Kipling