Preview

Artist Series Concerts Lines Up Its 23rd Season

Classical and pops music fans will find a range of offerings on the schedule.

08/17/2018 By Kay Kipling

Music

Chorus Names New Business Manager

Key Chorale recently hired Jennifer Williams.

08/16/2018 By Staff

Arts

Classical Music Nonprofit Names New Development Director

The Perlman Music Program/Suncoast recently hired Kurt Rachwitz.

08/08/2018 By Staff

Preview

Sarasota Concert Association Great Performers Series Presents a Classical Season

Single ticket sales are now available for the 74th annual season.

08/03/2018 By Kay Kipling

Joyful Noise

Blue Rooster's Gospel Brunch Shakes Up Sunday Mornings

White, black, young, old, locals and visitors alike, they’re all here to leave their cares behind for a couple of hours while enjoying Sarasota’s gospel band, Truality.

07/26/2018 By Kay Kipling

Mic Drop

One Year Later, Open Mic Night is Still Going Strong at The Reserve

Since last summer, The Reserve has hosted an "Open Mic" night every Friday that features a wide range of local talent.

07/25/2018 By Vanessa Blankenship

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