May 24, 2013 – May 25, 2013
Dubbed a “guitar-slinging poet” by Music News Nashville. A voice that No Depression says “sounds like a ’57 Chevy with glass mufflers…” Lyrics that 3rd Coast Music Magazine deemed “unusually literate…unusually honest.” And a style that Peeples proclaims Leftneck. “I’m a vegetarian that watches NASCAR, a tree-hugger that keeps a gun under the seat,” he says. His latest release, Prior Convictions, produced by Americana icon Gurf Morlix, earned top ratings on national and European Americana/ Roots charts. This summer Grant completed a 13,000 mile cross country tour which included a feature performer slot at The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okema, OK, and shows at The Blue Door in Oklahoma City, The Living Room in NYC, Sam Bond’s in Eugene, OR, and The Triple Door in Seattle. Grant has toured both east and west coasts, Texas, and every shore in his home state of Florida, playing at venues that range from concert halls to biker bars to Unitarian church services. Of his latest record, The Americana Gazette says, “Grant Peeples’ Prior Convictions is real as hell, and beautiful to boot…”
Saturday May 25, 2013 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Southwest Florida’s most beloved bunch of pickers have been thrilling area audiences since 2006 with their own brand of bluegrass and Americana music. Whether it’s their high tempo tunes where they just turn the dawgs loose or their sweet soulful harmonies that lure you in everybody finds something to love.
The amount of energy and pure joy the Boys put into each and every performance is truly infectious and will make every night seems like a party to remember.
Playing a wide variety of your favorites from Old & In the Way, to O’Brother Where Art Thou, to more contemporary songs, no show is ever the same. The Boys are also becoming well known for their own song crafting and you will definitely be humming some of their soon to be classics all the way home.
May 26, 2013 – May 27, 2013
Atlanta-based Real People Productions makes a stop in downtown Sarasota to present this special evening showcasing some of ATL’s finest jazz, funk and soul players as they unite to form improv ensemble The John Beal Collective.
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