Apr 212017
 
Hog's Breath Entertainment

Randy McAllister Band At the Hog’s Breath Saloon Texas singer-songwriter Randy McAllister and his band will play the Hog’s Breath Saloon’s late-night gig, 10 p.m. – 2 a.m., April 24 – 30. McAllister’s brings a winning combination of great performance, original compositions and the credibility of a Grammy nominee to the Hog’s Breath. McAllister is one of the premier singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist to emerge from Texas. His music has been hailed as some of the most original and innovative being played today. While comparison’s are [continue reading…]

 April 21, 2017  Posted by at 12:04 am Issue #215, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Apr 142017
 
Blues Legend Popa Chubby at the Green Parrot, April 21-23

After a sold out 5-country European tour Blues legend Popa Chubby brings it on home for some featured US dates in January and February. The Chubbster will be playing selections from his new release “The Catfish”, as well as selections from Chubby’s prolific 25 year career. www.popachubby.com. Green Parrot, April 21 and Alril 22, 5:30 and 10:30. April 23, 5:30 Soundcheck.

 April 14, 2017  Posted by at 12:32 am Issue #214, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Apr 142017
 
Hog's Breath Entertainment

Akron’s ‘Highway 61 Band’ Plays The Hog’s Breath Saloon Akron, Ohio’s “Highway 61 Band” returns to the Hog’s Breath Saloon, playing the late-shift gig, April 17 – 23, playing the late-night gig, 10 pm – 2 am The Highway 61 Band has not changed its commitment to the harmonica driven roots of rock and boogie blues. The bands line up today features: Mike Lenz: guitar, harmonica, vocals; Pat Hughes: bass and vocals;Paul Labins: drums, vocals, and Bob Moughler: vocals and harmonica. The Highway 61 Band [continue reading…]

 April 14, 2017  Posted by at 12:31 am Issue #214, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Mar 312017
 
"An Evening with The Heavy Pets" - Two Nights at The Green Parrot

Friday, April 7th and Saturday, April 8th Ages: 21+ FREE More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/749189385248479/ The Heavy Pets are an American rock band that blends rhythm & blues, jazz, funk, disco and reggae with rock & roll. Called “a living, breathing, force of nature” by Relix Magazine, The Pets are known for their soulful songcraft and powerhouse live performances. Riding high on the success of their most recent studio effort, Two Horses, look out for The Heavy Pets as they continue to hit the road hard. “Nice [continue reading…]

 March 31, 2017  Posted by at 12:04 am Issue #212, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Mar 312017
 
Hog's Breath Entertainment

Dan Harvey At the Hog’s Breath The Dan Harvey will be stopping by the Hog’s Breath Saloon’s outdoor stage April 3 – 9, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Dan Harvey’s high energy show, keep audience members on their feet and a drink in their hand, so expect an exciting week of music at the Hog’s Breath Saloon. With more than a 1,000 song set list, he is sure to know your favorite sing along. It’s the perfect blend of 80s, 90s Rock that will leave you [continue reading…]

 March 31, 2017  Posted by at 12:03 am Issue #212, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Mar 242017
 
Imani Winds plays Impromptu Concert performance at St. Paul's Episcopal Church on March 26

Highly-regarded chamber music ensemble Imani Winds will visit Key West for an Impromptu Concert performance at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 26, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 401 Duval St. A quintet of skilled and spirited musicians, Imani Winds has established itself as one of the most successful chamber music ensembles in the United States, performing works from the classical tradition to contemporary compositions and jazz. In addition to the group’s performances in the nation’s major concert halls, Imani has traveled internationally to China, Singapore, Brazil [continue reading…]

 March 24, 2017  Posted by at 12:30 am Issue #211, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Mar 242017
 
Hog’s Breath Entertainment

Dennis McCaughey & Heather Douthit Plays the Hog’s Breath Saloon Dennis McCaughey, lead vocals, rhythm guitar and harmonica for the trop-rock band Tropical Soul, joined this trip with Heather Douthit, will play the Hog’s Breath Saloon, March 27 – April 2, 5:30-9:30 p.m. McCaughey formed Tropical Soul twelve years ago, and prior to that, has been a member of the duos, Double Play and Jigsaw and his resume also includes a solo career that lasted several years. He has released four CDs, Days like These, [continue reading…]

 March 24, 2017  Posted by at 12:12 am Issue #211, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Mar 242017
 
Zach Stone Appearing March 25 at Cowboy Bill's

Appearing Locally at: COWBOY BILLS March 25th Showtime: 9:30 PM Meet ZACH STONE, Country Music’s “fresh face!” The “ball of fire” hit Nashville with intent to make his mark. While attending the prestigious Belmont University where he graduated with a Music Business degree (alma mater to award-winning trendsetters Josh Turner, Trisha Yearwood, Brad Paisley and more), Stone was named Belmont’s “Best of The Best” (an industry showcase that spotlights the most promising talent from a pool of more than 8000 students). He captured the attention [continue reading…]

 March 24, 2017  Posted by at 12:10 am Issue #211, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Mar 242017
 
Free Music Class for Story Time

Music Together in the Keys will host a free class at the Key West Library’s Story Time sessions 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 22, and 11 a.m. Friday, March 24. The research, science-based Music Together program makes positive, lasting changes to young, developing minds. It depends on parent/caregiver participation, too. Two registered teachers will lead songs, dancing and a jam session for all. Bring your children to the library, 700 Fleming St. For more information on Story Time, visit www.keyslibraries.org or call (305) 292-3595. For more [continue reading…]

 March 24, 2017  Posted by at 12:00 am Issue #211, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Mar 172017
 
Music Together's Spring Semester

Music for newborns, infants, toddlers & families Music Together in the Keys’ 10-week Spring term begins April 4, with all new CDs, books and activities. The international, science-based program offers family fun for newborns through 4-year-olds and the adults who love them. Trained, registered Music Together educators teach sophisticated musical concepts with play, sparking amazing and lasting development in young brains. Classes meet weekly, on Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday, in the cheerful Fellowship Room of the Church of Christ, 1700 Von Phister St. Registration is [continue reading…]

 March 17, 2017  Posted by at 12:00 am Issue #210, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Mar 102017
 
"An Evening with The Heavy Pets" - Two Nights at The Green Parrot

Friday, April 7th and Saturday, April 8th Ages: 21+ FREE More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/749189385248479/ The Heavy Pets are an American rock band that blends rhythm & blues, jazz, funk, disco and reggae with rock & roll. Called “a living, breathing, force of nature” by Relix Magazine, The Pets are known for their soulful songcraft and powerhouse live performances. Riding high on the success of their most recent studio effort, Two Horses, look out for The Heavy Pets as they continue to hit the road hard. “Nice [continue reading…]

 March 10, 2017  Posted by at 12:14 am Issue #209, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Mar 102017
 
Intersection Trio Plays Impromptu Concert on March 12

Intersection Trio gives Impromptu Concert performance at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on March 12 The vibrant Intersection Trio, featuring violin, cello, and piano heads to town for an Impromptu Concert performance at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 12, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 401 Duval St. Intersection is a classical and crossover group that has forged a powerful connection with audiences worldwide. They have been seen by audiences from the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to the Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra. Formed in 1998, the group’s [continue reading…]

 March 10, 2017  Posted by at 12:02 am Issue #209, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Mar 102017
 
Magnolia Band at B.O.'s Fish Wagon Every Thursday

Magnolia Band, the Key West version of the renowned New England band Magnolia, plays a unique blend of Cajun, country, and bluegrass music. Led by singer and guitarist Maggie Moniz, with local fixtures Steve Gibson on mandolin and Cindy Jefferson on bass, and world-famous Chuck Sherman on pedal steel, they play good time music sure to get your head boppin’, your toes tappin’, and your feet movin’. They will be making sure everyone can let the good times roll at B.O.’s Fish Wagon every Thursday [continue reading…]

 March 10, 2017  Posted by at 12:00 am Issue #209, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Mar 032017
 
March & April Events at TSKW

BEN PEGG & KYLA PISCOPINK Fri Mar 10, 8PM The Studios of Key West Local talents Kyla Piscopink and Ben Pegg join forces for a night of original music and choreography. The innovative founder of Dance Key West, Kyla tells stories through a combination of structured movement and improvisation. Ben Pegg’s smooth vocals recall the late Jeff Buckley and his virtuosic guitar playing is rightly compared to Michael Hedges and Stanley Jordan. For Tickets and more information check tskw.org

 March 3, 2017  Posted by at 12:12 am Issue #208, Music, Special Events, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Feb 242017
 
Xavier Foley Gives Impromptu Concert Performance at St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Feb. 26

Master double-bassist and composer Xavier Foley will visit Key West for an Impromptu Concert performance at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 401 Duval St. He’ll be accompanied by pianist Kelly Yu-Chieh Lin. Foley is Impromptu’s 2017 Rising Star recipient. Born in Marietta Ga., Foley was the First Prize winner of the 17th Annual Sphinx Competition Senior Division, which he followed up with a performance with the Sphinx Orchestra in Detroit Symphony Hall in February of 2014. Additionally, Foley placed first [continue reading…]

 February 24, 2017  Posted by at 12:41 am Issue #207, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Feb 242017
 
Music at Martello Continues with Florida Keys Guitar Festival Benefit Concert

If the strum of strings stirs your soul, you will not want to miss the next Key West Art & Historical Society’s Music at Martello offering. The Florida Keys Guitar Festival Benefit Concert held in the courtyard of the historic Fort East Martello on Sunday, March 5 from 2:30pm-6:30pm, features performances by master guitarists Mateo Jampol, Larry Baeder, Mike Emerson, Rolando Rojas, R.b. Tolar, CW Colt, and Jampol’s 14-year-old student Sam Mansour as well as guitar workshops, vendors, food, libations and more. A preliminary offering [continue reading…]

 February 24, 2017  Posted by at 12:40 am Issue #207, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Feb 242017
 
Magnolia Band - Special Shows This Week

Magnolia Band of Key West has some special shows coming up this week, in the days leading up to Mardi Gras. Michael Doucet, world-renowned Cajun fiddler, founder of two-time Grammy-award-winning Cajun band BeauSoleil, will be joining them, along with some other special guests. They will be playing at Sloppy Joe’s Saturday 2/25, 5:30 -9:30 PM, B.O.’s Fish Wagon Monday 2/27, 6 – 9 PM, and The Green Parrot on Mardi Gras, Tuesday 2/28, for sound check, 5:30-7 PM. Then back to their regular Thursday night [continue reading…]

 February 24, 2017  Posted by at 12:39 am Issue #207, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Feb 242017
 
Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs - Key West Theater

Rams Head Promotions and Key West Theater present Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs on March 1st & 2nd. Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs is the name of the hugely acclaimed cabaret show Alan premiered in 2015 at New York’s legendary Café Carlyle to ecstatic reviews, and has since wowed, and continues to wow, audiences all across America, Canada and Australia. In February 2016 he returned with the show to NYC and made his sold out, solo debut at Carnegie Hall. Time Magazine named him one of the most [continue reading…]

 February 24, 2017  Posted by at 12:16 am Issue #207, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Feb 102017
 
John Baird and Timothy Peterson to Perform at St. Paul's, February 17th!

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2017 7:00 PM PERFORMANCE AT ST. PAUL’S PROUDLY PRESENTS JOHN BAIRD – TENOR Formerly of the Metropolitan OPERA TIMOTHY PETERSON – PIANIST Singing a selection of German, French and Italian Art Song. Opera favorites and American Song Book Classics. Admission donation available online or at the door $20 stpaulskeywest.org Reception, Meet and Greet the Artists directly after performance.

 February 10, 2017  Posted by at 12:52 am Issue #205, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Feb 102017
 
The Loons at Mellow Cafe and Gastropub

The Loons are a couple of, well, loons, who believe in the magic of music, who believe that music is meant to be enjoyed for the way it can move the hearts, spirits, and thoughts of those who hear it – not just sell drinks and food. The fun they have performing transfers to the audience, and a good time is had by all. Unusual instrumentation including mandolin, ukulele, and dulcimer, even conch, kazoo, and xylophone, provides settings for their soprano and baritone voices. This [continue reading…]

 February 10, 2017  Posted by at 12:47 am Issue #205, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Feb 102017
 
Hog's Breath Entertainment

West Texas Singer-Songwriter Cliff Cody Plays the Hog’s Breath Saloon West Texas singer-songwriter Cliff Cody plays the Hog’s Breath Saloon, 400 Front St., mid-shift gig – 5:30 – 9:30 p.m. Feb. 13 – 19. “Chasin Whiskey,” Cody’s first recorded cut was recognized as a highlight of Julie Roberts’ album “Men and Mascara” by Rolling Stone Magazine. Since first playing the Key West Songwriters Festival, Cody has become a favorite and regular performer in the Keys. His soulful voice and story telling style of writing has [continue reading…]

 February 10, 2017  Posted by at 12:47 am Issue #205, Music, What To Do No Responses »