Harmonica History

Local Harmonica Enthusiast Hosts Civil War Harmonica Workshop at Manatee Historical Park

Dr. Erwin Wunderlich wants to bring back the golden age of the harmonica.

07/11/2018 By Audrey Warne

Preview

The Venice Symphony Season Welcomes New Music Director Troy Quinn

The 2018-19 season, which begins in November, offers a range of pops and classical music.

07/11/2018 By Kay Kipling

Media

Radio Station Shifts Format

The Sarasota radio station WSRQ is changing its programming from talk radio to music beginning at 5 p.m. Friday, June 29.

06/28/2018 By Staff

Preview

Sarasota Opera's 60th Anniversary Season Welcomes Returning Favorites

The opera is also launching a new concert series starting in October.

06/22/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Orchestra's Coming Season Bids Farewell to Music Director Anu Tali

The 2018-19 season also marks the orchestra's 70th anniversary.

06/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

Season Preview

The Ringling's New Stages Season Will Present Dance, Theater and More

New and returning artists will perform at the Historic Asolo Theater.

05/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Coming Up

Sarasota Music Festival Offers a World Premiere and Much More

The festival gets underway June 4 and continues through June 23, bringing a host of musical talent to town.

05/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Get Ready to Play

Art Ovation Hotel Welcomes New Sarasota Keys Piano

The new Sarasota Keys piano will reside outside the Art Ovation Hotel.

05/23/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

Preview

The Ninth Annual Harvey Milk Festival Kicks Off May 10

In celebration of Harvey Milk, this year's festival promotes diversity.

05/03/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Song-and-Dance Man

Talking with Tony Danza, Coming to Town May 4

The actor-singer kicks off the new Sarasota Opera House Presents series.

04/26/2018 By Kay Kipling

Browse and Buy

Sarasota Music Archive's Music Flea Market Saturday

A fund raiser at Selby Public Library includes recordings, tapes, music scores, books and memorabilia for sale.

04/20/2018 By Jordan Noyes

A Quick Peek

Get Ready for Van Wezel's 2018-19 Broadway, Dance and Orchestra Shows

Show titles and dates were announced Monday night at the performing arts hall.

03/27/2018 By Kay Kipling

California Dreaming

Bradenton's Mylon Shamble Impresses American Idol Judges with "Stand By Me"

The judges questioned the song choice, but were blown away in the end.

03/26/2018 By Jordan Noyes

Preview

Bradenton Blues Festival Lineup Announced

The festival takes place Dec. 1 along Bradenton's Riverwalk.

03/14/2018 By Kay Kipling

Arts

Chorus Artistic Director to Take on Business Role, Too

Key Chorale artistic director Joseph Caulkins will expand his role to manage the symphonic chorus' business and administrative functions.

03/02/2018 By Staff

Entertainment

New Participatory Drumming Center Opens on Siesta Key

Positive RePercussions, a group drumming center, recently opened at 5049 Ocean Blvd., Sarasota.

02/28/2018 By Staff

Made in SRQ

Made in SRQ: Super-Sensitive Musical Strings

What better way to compliment that Stradivarius you've got laying around?

02/28/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Preview

Sarasota Jazz Festival "World of Jazz" Ready to Roll

Despite a change of venue for four concerts, the fest goes on March 7-10.

02/19/2018 By Kay Kipling

REview

Diana Krall's Van Wezel Concert Delivers a Helping of Romance

The singer-pianist and her band offered often quiet but memorable classics and more.

02/07/2018 By Kay Kipling

Circus City

The Ringling and Ethel's "Circus: Wandering City" Debuts Tomorrow

The Historic Asolo Theater is hosting a performance by the musical group ETHEL.

01/25/2018 By Jordan Noyes