March
April

May
1
Sarasota Jazz Project
2
The Otto-Mafia
3
Reverend Barry & Funktastic Soul featuring the Hellacious Horns
4
Billy Seward Band
5
Backtrack Blues Band
6
Gospel Brunch ft AJ and the Automatics /

Kellie Rucker & Steve Arvey
7
RJ Howson & Friends
8
Duffy Kane
9
Ari & The Alibis
10
Mike Imbasciani & his BluezRockerz
11
Kettle Of Fish
12
Ronny Elliott & The Nationals
13
Gospel Brunch ft Sudie and the Spirit Singers /

Katt Hefner Duo
14
RJ Howson & Friends
15
Jazz Ed
16
The Otto-Mafia
17
Ted Stevens & The Doo-Shots
18
RJ Harman & Company
19
Ellie Lee & Blues Fury
20
Gospel Brunch ft Shantel and the Duets /

CLOSED FOR DINNER
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22
RJ Howson & Friends
23
Belmont & Jones
24
Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones
25
The Mix Tapes
26
Mike Imbasciani & his BluezRockerz
27
Gospel Brunch ft Shantel Norman and the Duets /

Lauren Mitchell and the Professor
28
29
RJ Howson & Friends
30
Billy Seward Band ft Greg Poulos
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Gospel Brunch ft Shantel and the Duets /

Sunday April 20, 2014 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Two seatings: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. — reservations highly recommended!

Stop in after church for authentic Southern comfort food and live gospel plus traditional and contemporary spirituals from Shantel and the Duets!

Brunch is $24.95 for adults, $12 for kids 12 and under, free for five and under. We’ve also got pour your own mimosas and our signature breakfast cocktail, the Hail Mary. See the Sunday Gospel Brunch menu here.

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CLOSED FOR DINNER

Happy Easter!

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RJ Howson & Friends

Tuesday April 22, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The blazing hot guitar licks of North Longboat Key blues shredder RJ Howson & Friends. Howson cut his teeth sitting in with countless greats at some of Chicago’s most legendary blues clubs, and has maintained a steady stream of major festival appearances since making the move to Florida.

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Belmont & Jones

Wednesday April 23, 2014 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Belmont & Jones is the stage moniker for the superb, Tallahassee-based country-blues duo of Charlie Engstrom and Carrie Hamby.
With Engstrom deftly picking National Steel, and Hamby providing standard-acoustic accompaniment, the pair conjure early blues greats such as Memphis Minnie, Ma Rainey, Charley Patton and Blind Willie Johnson.

Both partners are strong, natural singers. Their repertoire ranges from familiar staples such as Tommy Johnson’s “Canned Heat Blues” and Fred MacDowell’s “Shake ‘Em on Down,” to obscure gems such as Geeshie Wiley’s “Skinny Legs Blues” and Frank Stokes’ “Bedtime Blues.” And, their originals sound authentic enough to have emanated from the grooves of an old 78.

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Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones

Thursday April 24, 2014 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Things really get cookin’ as Bradenton’s premier rockabilly blues hounds Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones proceed to get the crowd jumping, jiving and wailing. Backed by Andrew Gohman on upright bass and Devin Neel on drums, Deming summons the spirit of blues legends like T-Bone Walker and Charlie Christian. The Detroit native honed his style over years backing up greats such as Louisiana swamp bluesman Lazy Lester, Chicago’s Johnny “Yard Dog” Jones and A.C. Reed, and Detroit’s own Queen of the Blues, Alberta Adams. The band’s latest album “What’s it Gonna Take” spent two months on Living Blue Radio’s Top Ten Chart after being released through the Vizztone Label in October 2012.

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If you or your band would like information  regarding performing at
The Blue Rooster,  please contact bill@blueroostersrq.com