Sarasota-Bradenton Area Music

The Sarasota and Bradenton area are filled with talented musicians. You can experience a wide variety of music without traveling far at all! No matter what music you prefer, you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for. Styles of music in the area include folk, chorale, opera, orchestra, and countless musical performance the Van Wezel Performing Art Hall!

Sarasota Folk Club

The Sarasota Folk Club is a nonprofit organization keeping the traditions of Folk Music an active part of the Sarasota community. The club sponsors folk concerts every month and an old time folk jam on the 3rd Thursday of every month. They also sponsor a Folk Festival in March and have concerts featuring talented folk musicians in the home of members. Phone: 941-377-4999  Email:    Website:

Sarasota Key Chorale

Key Chorale just completed its 26th season of bringing great choral music to audiences in southwest Florida. Located in Sarasota, the chorale was founded in 1985 by Ann Stephenson-Moe, Organist and Choirmaster of the Church of the Redeemer and Don B. Ryno, Minister of Music at St. Boniface Church.    Phone: 941-921-4845  Email:  Website:

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

Sarasota performing hall musicSet along Sarasota’s beautiful bayfront, the landmark Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall has been entertaining audiences with a variety of music, dance, theater and comedy for more than 35 years. Address: 777 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34236  Phone: 941-351-8000  Fax: 941-951-1449  Website:
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Sarasota Opera

Sarasota Opera, based in FLorida’s beautiful Gulf Coast, is now in its 53rd season. The Opera maintains a commitment to education through it performances for local schools and the unique Sarasota Youth Opera program. In partnership with other local arts organizations, Sarasota Opera has created a series of educational events unique to each opera in its world class Opera House.  Address: 61 N. Pineapple Avenue Sarasota, FL 34236  Phone: 941-366-8450  Email:  Website:
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Sarasota Orchestra

Sarasota Cellist musicFor over 60 years, the Sarasota Orchestra has been entertaining music lovers from around the world. The 80-member Orchestra performs more than 100 classical, pops and family concerts each year, and thrives as the oldest continuing orchestra in the state of Florida. In 2008 the organization unveiled a new name and logo with a package that offers new series, new concerts and a whole new way to experience live music. Address: 709 N. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL 34236  Phone: 941-953-4252  Website:
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