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 »
Feb 102017
 
Ethos Percussion workshop at Key West High School

The unique and inspired Ethos Percussion Group will visit Key West for an Impromptu Concert performance at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 401 Duval St. On Monday, February 13, Ethos Percussion Group will present an Outreach Program at Key West High School. This program will consist of demonstrations of the more exotic percussion instruments the group plays along with a question & answer period. This program is free and open to the entire community. It will take place at [continue reading…]

 February 10, 2017  Posted by at 12:47 am Issue #205, Music No Responses »
Feb 102017
 
Key West Art & Historical Society’s Music at Martello Continues with the 2nd Annual Key West Food Truck Festival

What could be better than a day-long concert in a field by the sea, complete with a bevy of food trucks for the choosing? On Saturday, February 18 from 12pm-9pm, Key West Art & Historical Society’s “Music at Martello” program presents the 2nd Annual Key West Food Truck Festival, an event that will transform the Fort East Martello parade grounds into a family-friendly musical feast with the tasty delights of Key West’s top-notch food trucks and the grooving tunes of local and international acts. “It’s [continue reading…]

 February 10, 2017  Posted by at 12:26 am Issue #205, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Feb 032017
 
Mystery Dinner Theatre Cabaret and More

Go to www.mixdeity.com for Full Calendar of Events and Tickets The “Jazz Age Retrospectacular” is an event series that takes a fun and youthful look at Key West’s history and culture through the lens of America’s most iconic musical era, the Jazz Age (1920’s-1950’s). Our goal is to educate and inspire audiences of all ages through a variety of interactive music performances and events that showcase the era’s music and culture, as well as the Florida Keys history and regional influence. Our interactive events include: [continue reading…]

 February 3, 2017  Posted by at 12:44 am Issue #204, Music, Theater, What To Do No Responses »
Feb 032017
 
Motown Party Kicks Off Key West Art & Historical Society’s Music at Martello Season

Motown and music lovers will delight in the Music at Martello program kicking off on Saturday, February 11 at 3:00 pm at the historic Fort East Martello with the legendary Myles Savage and his star-studded cast who make way to Key West during their “Motown Party Farewell Tour” for a three-hour performance that will groove and move fans of all ages. “It’s a last chance to connect with some of the members left from these great American icon groups,” says Myles Savage, the lead vocalist [continue reading…]

 February 3, 2017  Posted by at 12:26 am Issue #204, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Feb 032017
 
Southernmost Magnolia at B.O.'s Fish Wagon Thursdays

Southernmost Magnolia, 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…]

 February 3, 2017  Posted by at 12:24 am Issue #204, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Feb 032017
 
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 3, 2017  Posted by at 12:22 am Issue #204, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Jan 272017
 
Classical Sundays with Joe Hydro

Vals des Loges by Roland Dyens There will be live classical and Spanish guitar music every Sunday from 11am to 2pm at Key West Bite. (920 Caroline St. in old town) It’s a new local friendly spot and a great place to have brunch, drinks, or just enjoy the music on the outdoor patio. Joe Hydro borrows tunes from all around the world, from the 1700s to contemporary music, from classical to jazz, old Brazilian and French music, there’s a bit of everything, but all [continue reading…]

 January 27, 2017  Posted by at 12:18 am Issue #203, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Jan 272017
 
Hog's Breath Entertainment

Nashville singer-song writers Chris Gelbuda and Daphne Willis Premiere at the Hog’s Breath Chris Gelbuda and Daphne Willis take the Hog’s Breath’s mid-shift, 5:30 – 9:30 pm, Jan. 30 – Feb. 5. Gelbuda has written songs with a long list of Nashville’s top writers, including Jeffrey Steele, Paul Monk, and Kylie Sackley to name only a few. Willis has Chicago roots and Texas ties, but went to Nashville to record her first album. She recently released her third album, Inside Out. JW Jones Band, Canada’s [continue reading…]

 January 27, 2017  Posted by at 12:00 am Issue #203, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Jan 202017
 
Ashu Plays Impromptu Concert on Jan. 29

Solo saxophonist Ashu gives Impromptu Concert performance at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church on Jan. 29 Highly-regarded saxophone master Ashu, aka Ashu Kejariwal, will give his first Key West performance at an Impromptu Concert, at 4 p.m. Jan. 29 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 401 Duval St. He’ll be accompanied by pianist Winston Choi. Ashu has been demonstrating to his audiences for some time that the saxophone can excel in classical concert music. “It’s really an incredible instrument,” Ashu has said. “It can play with such [continue reading…]

 January 20, 2017  Posted by at 12:11 am Issue #202, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Jan 202017
 
John Hiatt at the Key West Theater

  Rams Head Promotions and Key West Theater announce John Hiatt on March 20th. Tickets on sale Wednesday, January 18th at 12 p.m. In April, the folk collective led by Scott and Seth Avett will launch their 2016 Spring Tour, making a stop in Baltimore at Pier Six Pavilion on June 3 & 4. The band will be releasing Live, Vol. Four, recorded during their 2014-2015 New Year’s Eve concert in Raleigh, NC, as a CD / DVD on December 18, 2015. The Avett Brothers’ [continue reading…]

 January 20, 2017  Posted by at 12:10 am Issue #202, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Jan 202017
 
Southernmost Magnolia at B.O.'s Fish Wagon Thursdays

Southernmost Magnolia, 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…]

 January 20, 2017  Posted by at 12:06 am Issue #202, Music, What To Do No Responses »
Jan 202017
 
Hog's Breath Entertainment

Atlanta’s Mike Veal Band At the Hog’s Breath Saloon The Mike Veal Band, Atlanta’s favorite party band brings its energy and excitement to the Hog’s Breath Saloon, 400 Front St., Jan. 23 – 29, rocking the night stage from 5:30 – 9:30 pm. The band plays a hot combination of blues, rock, and funk. Diverse musical backgrounds and regional influences color each member’s contribution to the tight sound for which the band is admired. Atlanta partiers and club patrons throughout the Southeast know the band [continue reading…]

 January 20, 2017  Posted by at 12:04 am Issue #202, Music, What To Do No Responses »