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Shows Archive - 2004

This update as of Friday December 10 2004

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January
Friday
January 02, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7
Friday Soul
Blue Dice


    "sophisticated groove of blues, big band be-bop and funk Heavy on the horns: deep & throaty alto & tenor sax, trumpets, flugelhorns & smoking harmonica Tasty guitar, congas & timbales for a laid back groove "

Saturday
January 03, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band
Sunny Weather

    "A special Grateful Dead weekend show with UJB opening & Sunny Weather playing a 90 minute set in the middle soaring harmonies, upbeat rhythms, infectious melodies and inspiring lyrics, strong Zydeco influence [think Donna the Buffalo] along with rootsy rock and a organic, foot-shuffling vibe"

Sunday
January 04, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $7/$10
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Sunday Afternoon Jump Blues
Love Dogs


    "Boston-based horn-grown blend of rock swing, jump blues & jazz w/ Latin & N O's flavors Infiltrating the bands trademark sound are elements of Latin-flavored funk, Texas swamp, second line strut, soul & even Zydeco"

Wednesday
January 07, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

Thursday
January 08, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
January 09, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7
Charlie Souza & The New Tropics


    "(Pop Rock and Blues) featuring new music by Charlie Souza, former Tom Petty bassist and singer from one of Tampa's top bands in the 60's, The Tropics, with Mike Regar, Bill Peterson and Stephen Griggs"

Saturday
January 10, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $20
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Marcia Ball
Renee'Austin

    "Louisiana-bred with a parting blend of New Orleans piano boogie and Austin [her current residence] roadhouse R&B She will raise the Skipperdome and rattle the walls with her infectious, intelligent deeply emotional brand of southern boogie, rollicking, roadhouse blues & heartfelt ballads This show has sold out the past two years "

Sunday
January 11, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Rich Whiteley Band
Middle Rhythm Session

    "Elevates audiences in the jam band tradition of musical exploration featuring guitar virtuoso John Zias The band lays down Rich’s originals & tasty covers with swirling emotional improvisations Middle Rhythm is a five-piece original band playing a mad-mix of funky bluegrass style rock The band brings in banjo, accordion and trombone to back up the tight vocals "

Wednesday
January 14, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
January 15, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead"

Friday
January 16, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
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Cajun Blues
Tab Benoit


    "Cajun-influenced blues His Telecaster breathes with the electricity of Albert King, Albert Collins & Jim Hendrix Tab keeps his down-home blend of swamp blues & east Texas guitar-driven blues constantly on the road "

Saturday
January 17, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7/$10
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Delta Moon


    Five-piece Atlanta band plays original roots flavored music & their own version of classic country blues Two slide guitar bring on the twang with nationally known songwriter Tom Gray playing lap-style guitar & keyboards They won the International Blues Contest for best unsigned blues band in the world

Sunday
January 18, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Buffalo Strange
Kynda

    "stirring up the sounds of reggae, folk, Arabic & stray-cat jazz bubble underneath Jam oriented with uplifting and socially conscious lyrics, the positive vibes and groove are perfect for dancing The band was formed in 1998 and continues to grow musically and in popularity "

Tuesday
January 20, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10
TAFEE Presents
Gove Scrivenor
Still on the Hill

    "high energy folk blues, with his inventive slide work and boisterous vocals tempered all the while with singular work on the autoharp and beautiful ballads of his own writing, as well as a magical rapport with his audiences of all ages"

Wednesday
January 21, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

Thursday
January 22, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band
Red Headed Stepchild

    "Grateful Dead Night with special guests from Buffalo--Red-Headed Stepchild blues-based four piece band that has taken it’s old folk, blues & bluegrass music on the road "

Friday
January 23, 2004

Time: 7:00pm
Cover: $ $15/$18
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WMNF 88.5 Presents
Beausoleil
Deana Bogart
Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band
    "America's most popular Cajun group BeauSoleil has preserved the rich Cajun musical traditions of Louisiana, while adding elements of zydeco, New Orleans jazz, Tex-Mex, country, blues and more "

Saturday
January 24, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10
Halcyon
Magda Hiller

    "Trio featuring the trademark harmonies, penetrating -insightful original songs and aggressive guitars of Debbie & Stephanie plus the polyrhythmic percussion of Alvon The Weekly Planet says “they generate the best harmonies this side of heaven “"

Sunday
January 25, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$13
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Nerissa & Katryna Nields
Linda Nunez

    "Folk-rock sisters with a disarming mix of clean folk harmonies, a touch of alt Country New album due soon--Linda does shoulder shakin' rock"

Wednesday
January 28, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

Thursday
January 29, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
January 30, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $15/$18
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North Mississippi All Stars
Triple Threat

    Hard rockin' Delta Blues

Saturday
January 31, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Jennifer & the Venturas


    "Their eclectic repertoire has provided the opportunity to perform in so many venues From jazz to rockabilly to surf, the list continues to grow Each of the players has brought along such a rich and diverse style that the group puts their trademark on every tune they cover "

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February
Tuesday
February 03, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5/$7
7th Annual Rainbow Gathering Benefit Show for Ocala Rainbow Gathering
Middle Rhythm Section
Cope
Gaia Rhythms & Drum Circle Jam
    7th Annual Benefit to raise money & supplies for the Rainbow Gathering for info-jtt[://wwwhometown aol com/flicerfeather1/my homepage/personal html

Wednesday
February 04, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica $2 red Stripes

Thursday
February 05, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
February 06, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$13
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2nd Annual Groovarilla Show
Garaj Mahal


    "are turning the world of modern jazz inside out A combination of powerful chops, collective groove and improvisational chance taking make them a jam band sensation They turn traditional jazz into acid jazz, mix in some Middle Eastern sounds with classical and rock elements and creating a sonic feast and dance party "

Saturday
February 07, 2004

Time: 7:00PM
Cover: $ $12
"""Cash for Cash"" Flee Presents Johnny Cash Tribute & SXSW Fundraiser"
"Rebekah Pulley Band, Crippled Masters, Anna O, Auditorium, Private Chinaski [[formerly Shotgun Wedding], The Blues Punks,"


    Raising money for bands going to Austin for the annual SXSW show…

Sunday
February 08, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $7
Ronny Elliott & the Nationals
John Gaar Band

    "Tampa music icon since the 60’s, Ronny delivers riveting, twangy narratives focusing on his personal rock history from Elvis, Chuck Berry to Jerry Lee With dry wit and wry observations and an all-star band GAAR Plays soulful, rockin’ gritty, guitar-lickin blues Ronny will open"

Sunday
February 08, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ FREE
Tim Dorsey Book signing --Cadillac Beach
Tim Dorsey


    "Tim Dorsey, Tampa's Skipper's favorite Florida author, returns with his sixth novel chronicling the new adventures of Serge & friends--Check out the first chapter on Tim's website Book hits the stands, Feb 3, 2004 ---On Sunday, Tim will be in the SMOKING GARDEN "

Wednesday
February 11, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
February 12, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band
Buffalo Stramge

    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
February 13, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8/$12
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Hick Rock
Reckless Kelly
Hangtown

    "Austin-based hick-rocking quintet return with down home charm, noisy six-strings and rambling, lonesome lyrics Honest, kick-ass songwriting, energizing & uplifting live shows with sweet fiddle & harmonies "

Saturday
February 14, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $15/$20-
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WMNF 88.5 & Suncoast Blues Society Present
Little Milton
"Roger ""Hurricane"" Wilson"
Ronnie Baker Brooks
    "Blues Hall of Fame, winner of a WC Handy Entertainer of the Year award--14 Albums including the blues anthem “The Blues Is Alright” WMNF’s first concert was Little Milton "

Sunday
February 15, 2004

Time: Noon-4 :30
Cover: $ $20/$25
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5th Annual Brewers Ball
Sawgrass Flats


    "Awarding & tasting of Best Florida Micro brews Tkt Price includes: sampling all brews, dinner, & music Sawgrass Flats plays Newgrass/jammy songs in the groove--Goes Good with Good Beer "

Tuesday
February 17, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $25/$30
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Hot Tuna [Acoustic]
Hot Tuna with Barry Mitteroff
Jack Casady & Box Set

    Legendary duo who grew out of the Jefferson Airplane Jorma Kaukonen & Jack Casedy have established themselves as one of the premier delta blues duos Mandolin player Barry Mitterhoff will accompany Jorma & Jack

Wednesday
February 18, 2004

Time: 8:00pm
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica

Thursday
February 19, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band
Kynda

    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
February 20, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8$11
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Friday Blues
Anthony Gomes


    "soul, gospel & rock Canadian born Gomes energizes his music into American roots blues He is a tireless performer and his music is ready-made for dancing His songs shout with soul & heartfelt blues emotion "

Saturday
February 21, 2004

Time: 4:00PM
Cover: $ $20
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WMNF 88.5 Rockabilly Ruckus
Rosie Flores
Legendary Shack Shakers
"Los Straightjackets, Old # 8""s, Skinny McGee & His Mayhem Makers, Midnight Bowlers League"
    "Texas born, Rosie is an unsurpassed singer, songwriter and guitar player with a pure country heart Shack Shakers meld the locomotive rhythm of traditional Bluegrass with the intensity of Mississippi roadhouse Blues, the band has created a unique, hybrid sound of mostly original material"

Sunday
February 22, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $7
Betty Dylan with Tom Constanten
Tom Constanten

    "alt country husband-wife-duo that mixes up blues, country & rock with a melodic, hard end TC was the Dead's 2nd keyboard player -He wrote Dark Star "

Tuesday
February 24, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8
Fat Tuesday
Randy McAllister


    "Texas roots rock with a touch of Louisiana Cajun & Zydeco He is a harp blowin’ [fat-toned and soulful, Little Walter style], blues singer with a big voice Lots of originals, witty and sometimes downright funny "

Wednesday
February 25, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

Thursday
February 26, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
February 27, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$13
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Blues
Delta Moon
Damon Fowler Group

    Five-piece Atlanta band plays original roots flavored music & their own version of classic country blues Two slide guitar bring on the twang DF brings a scorching Fender guitar and cool blues licks

Saturday
February 28, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10
Halcyon
Joe Rathbone

    "Trio featuring the trademark harmonies, penetrating -insightful original songs and aggressive guitars of Debbie & Stephanie plus the polyrhythmic percussion of Alvon The Weekly Planet says “they generate the best harmonies this side of heaven ”"

Sunday
February 29, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $7/$10
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Suncoast Blues Society Presents
Kenny Neal


    "learned the basics at an early age from the likes of Lazy Lester, Buddy Guy and Slim Harpo At the age of 13, he was playing in his father’s band and four years later he was playing bass and touring with Buddy Guy He is flashy guitarist with a rich, deep, expressive voice "

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March
Wednesday
March 03, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ FREE
Kucinich for President Rally
Tim Reynolds [Dave Matthews Guitarist & Songwriter]
Buffalo Stramge
"Old No. 8, Rebecah Pulley"
    Presidential canidate Dennis Kucinich will appear after a speech at USF No set schedule yet

Thursday
March 04, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead"

Friday
March 05, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
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The MOJO BOX Tour
Southern Culture on the Skids
Drive By Truckers

    "band dispenses twisted tales of trailer park white trash from experience & genuine affection and humor They play flat-out rockers, belly dancing workouts & bluesy double’ songs DBT-Southern rockers that combine the energy & spirit of The Ramones & Lynyrd Skynyrd with beer-fueled rockers & odes alcohol, drugs & rock’n’roll "

Saturday
March 06, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$13
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Cigar Store Indians


    "upbeat, foot-tappin, body-wigglin’, twanglabilly tunes since 1992 Their throwback grooves careen between rockabilly and honky-tonk, occasionally veering into Latin & Spanish songs "

Sunday
March 07, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $15/$18
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WMNF 88.5 Presents
Los Lonely Boys
The Nighthawks
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz
    "REV One of a kind show incorporating blues, boogie-woogie & a dose of rockabilly combined with side-splitting southern satire HAWKS One of the world’s great bar bands Lonely Boys-New Latino-Blues act, three young brothers from San Angelo, Texas bring Blood harmonies, Latin grooves and family style to the blues "

Monday
March 08, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $15/$18
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WMNF88.5 Presents
Cracker
tba

    "Cracker rose from the ashes of the breakup of the California-based Camper Van Beethoven Alt rock to roaring grunge rock to straight ahead pure rock-and-roll to grandiose orchestral rock, with a pinch of country thrown in "

Tuesday
March 09, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10
TAFEE Presents
Marcille Wallis & Ceol Binn


    "Translated from Irish, ""ceol binn"" means ""sweet music"" And sweet it is as Marcille Wallis, on hammer dulcimer, is joined by a number of talented musicians to play haunting melodies from Brittany and Galicia, rousing reels and jigs from Ireland, and traditional Scottish pipe tunes with a non-traditional twist "

Wednesday
March 10, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

Thursday
March 11, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
March 12, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7
Charlie Souza & The New Tropics


    "(Pop Rock and Blues) featuring new music by Charlie Souza, former Tom Petty bassist and singer from one of Tampa's top bands in the 60's, The Tropics, with Mike Regar, Bill Peterson and Stephen Griggs"

Saturday
March 13, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5/$7
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CD Release--Humble Spirits
Sean Chambers
"TC Carr will appear with Sean, plus ""Frankie Toler"""

    His grooves smolder with Texas-edged rock; plenty of wah and electrifying blues Guitarist Magazine hailed the arrival of a new guitar hero and named him one of the top 50 guitarists of the last century

Sunday
March 14, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $5
"The Return of WAZ CD Release ""WAZ LIVE"""
"Hobosexuals featuring WAZ, The Buzzman & DAWG"


    "Kind of a HOT TUNA sound with Slide, bass & Mandolin, with aa touch of Little Feat sound"

Tuesday
March 16, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8
TAFEE Presents
Amy Rigby
Mike O'Neill

    "Amy Rigby has been compared to everyone from Elvis Costello to Carole King, but she ""has no peer on the current pop scene,"" according to the Chicago Reader "

Wednesday
March 17, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
March 18, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band
Rainbow Trout

    "Grateful Dead Night with special guests Rainbow Trout-Long Island sextet formed in 1997 playing funk-rock covers They have evolved,adding drum’n’bass influenced jazz effects and bluesy extended jams with piano, violin & horn interplay "

Friday
March 19, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Sawgrass Flats


    a variety of American Roots music and some of your old favorites elevated to a new groove Original tunes that reflect the heart and soul of this closely bound group of talented musicians

Saturday
March 20, 2004

Time: 11:00AM
Cover: $ FREE
Motorcycle Run for Benjamin

Big Dog Motorcyles Registration 9:30
INFO on Benjamin
    "Benefit for Benjamin who is a Bone Cancer Patient Skipper's is the first stop on the run Live band, Food & Drink available $10 Registration Fee "

Saturday
March 20, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
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Comedy
Pat Dailey


    "George Carlin with a guitar, superior songwriting & adult humor a favoirte of boaters & Parrotheads everywhere "

Sunday
March 21, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Sunday Blues
Sean Costello Band


    "youthful exuberance, guitar and vocal maturity beyond their years, and a dedication to focus Following a lengthy stint with Susan Tedeschi as guitarist and bandleader, Costello has struck out on his own path"

Tuesday
March 23, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
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WMNF 88.5 Presents
Calexico


    "With two trumpets, a xylophone, pedal steel, a slew of guitars, an upright bass, a drum kit, this Tex-Mex group is not your average band "

Wednesday
March 24, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica

Thursday
March 25, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
March 26, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
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WMNF 88.5 Presents
Thea Gilmore
Jeffrey Foucault
John McNicholas

Saturday
March 27, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$13
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The Gourds
Kev Russell

    "conjure tempo's, tango's, waltzes, zydeco, old timey, two step, lowgrooved, long winded, short tailed, tiny, phat, stompin gizmo's of tunes tripped out of lonely, solid teeth and wet green earth "

Sunday
March 28, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
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Sunday Parrothead Blues
Doug Deming & the Jewel Tones featuring Fingers Taylor
Fingers Taylor
Patrick Foy
    "Detroit guitarist plays jump blues with gritty shuffles, and driving boogies Fingers, long-time Jimmy Buffett harp-man, adds his storming Chicago thrust and the lowdown Chess-era approach with rasping harp licks to great effect "

Tuesday
March 30, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10
TAFEE Presents
Richard Gilewitz


    "master of moods, playing a kaleidoscopic mixture of blues, classical, folk, rock & jazz His ironic observations of life on the road rank with the best "

Wednesday
March 31, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

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April
Thursday
April 01, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Dancing under the Oaks to Jerry's tunes--a weekly gathering of the tribe--Vendors & beer specials

Friday
April 02, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7
The Who Tribute
The Wholigians


    "Formed in the 1980's, they bring the spirit, energy & songs of THE WHO to life They have toured internationally, including England "

Saturday
April 03, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$15
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WMNF 88.5 Presents
The Kennedys
The Duhks
Rebekah Pulley
    "Muscular acoustic guitar, affecting story-song lyrics, pure lead vocal colored with darker harmonies--more folk-edged than folk, the songs stretch cleanly into Byrdsian pop--Duhks-young kick ass folk-Celtic-bluegrass band hailing from Winnipeg Manitoba"

Sunday
April 04, 2004

Time: 4:00PM
Cover: $ Donation
Leslie Edwards Benefit
Buffalo Strange
Middle Rhythm Session
"Uncle John's Band, Mr. Hefty Bucks"
    Benefit for longtime local music supporter and Skipper friend who has cancer All bands donating their talent

Wednesday
April 07, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica $2 red Stripes

Thursday
April 08, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band
Dub Conscious

    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead--DUB conscious roots reggae music will play a middleset "

Friday
April 09, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7/$10
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Friday Blues
Liz Mandville Greeson


    "With a Chicago-based, road-tested band that brings freshness and joy to her music, her shows become a hip-shakin’ experience Liz is a high-voltage performer with an four-octave, soul-drenched voice "

Saturday
April 10, 2004

Time: 7:30PM
Cover: $ $7/$10
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Rising Jupiter Presents
Buffalo Strange
Chroma
The Weary Boys
    "stirring up the sounds of reggae, folk, Arabic & stray-cat jazz bubble underneath Jam oriented with uplifting and socially conscious lyrics, the positive vibes and groove are perfect for dancing "

Sunday
April 11, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Crabgrass Easter Sunday
Hapi & Patty & the Crabgrass Cowboys
Bluegrass Parlor Band
Charley Groth & CO.
    "music is upbeat, loose and friendly, the kind of sound you might expect from a back porch band at an afternoon party in the woods or at a laid-back western saloon Bluegrass-Young 5-piece bluegrass band "

Wednesday
April 14, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

Thursday
April 15, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
April 16, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
Mofro
Hobex

    "great rhythms, gritty vocals and a swampy blues feel, plus southern fried funk HOBEX music-with a message of Stax/Motown era funk and soul "

Saturday
April 17, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10
Halcyon
Eric Himan

    "Trio featuring the trademark harmonies, penetrating -insightful original songs and aggressive guitars--ERIC lyrics are cutting and introspective "

Sunday
April 18, 2004

Time: 1:00PM
Cover: $ Donation
Benefit for Chris Kidd
Patrick Foy & Friends
Quick Trigger Reunion

    "a gathering of friends & bands to benefit Chris, a 42 yeaer old who has head & neck cancer Beer specials, 50/50 raffle Info 340 9131"

Tuesday
April 20, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Two Cow Garage


    "Columbus, Ohio trio that picks up where Neil Young, The Replacements & Uncle Tupelo left off With banjo, pedal steel and reverb-washed guitar, they put on a honest and passionate high-energy show "

Wednesday
April 21, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
April 22, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
April 23, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5/$7
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Friday Blues
Damon Fowler Group


    His third CD was recorded live [[mostly at Skipper’s] & burns with passion & Srat-magic with a few ear-pleasing instrumentals and a touch of slide adding to the magic

Saturday
April 24, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
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Red Elvises
The Delusionaires

    "bring the spirit of Elvis alive with their special blend of Russian ethnic music, reckless surf rock, & vintage high-energy rockabilly--DEL-50's sax driven rock'n'roll "

Sunday
April 25, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $7/$10
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Sunday Blues
E.G. Kight
Geoff Achison

    Georgia songbird has a truly impressive vocal range that has the growl of a tiger or soft & sultry Her performances smoke with down-home & gut wrenching feeling She is nominated for 3 WC Handys Achison Australian blues guitarist

Tuesday
April 27, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8
TAFEE Presents
Spider John Koerner


    "a traditional American folk and country blues musician, rhythmic guitarist, song-crafter, singer, and humorist, shapes his musical style from a solid foundation of study of the old blues masters, respect for the traditional song "

Wednesday
April 28, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

Thursday
April 29, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
April 30, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
"Friday Reggae CD Release-""Tribal Style"""
Tribal Style
Kailesh
Capoeira Volta Ao Mundo  
    Conscious roots reggae -KAILESH (indian jazz fusion} Cap Brazilian martial art form & music

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May
Saturday
May 01, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Freight Train Annie
Cold shot

    "Was in the soul-twang band ""Fire Ants"", she is a dynamic & passionate singer strongly influenced by the blues of Susan Tedeschi, bonnie Raiit & the Beatles DF- Classic rockers "

Sunday
May 02, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Sunday Blues
Albert Cummings


    "33 year old bluesman [Influences, Albert King & Stevie Ray] that brings enthusiasm & excitement to the blues Smoking originals with various tempos & styles played with power & soul "

Wednesday
May 05, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
May 06, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band
Trunk

    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead TRUNK-Southern Fired Classic Rock band playing all Allman Bros tonight "

Friday
May 07, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8/$12
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Rising Jupiter Presents
New Monsoon
Cope


Saturday
May 08, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12
WMNF Presents
Brother
Didgr Revolution

    "An Australian band who combine bagpipes, didgeridoo, and rock 'n roll instruments to create evocative lyrics, driving grooves, in a chaotic genre-bending musical experience DIDG Didgeridoo & Australian music- Short set in the middle "

Sunday
May 09, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $6/$8
"9th Annual Mother's Day ""Take Back the Night"" Domestic Violence Shelter Benefit"""
Women's Blues Revue


    "All proceeds benefit THE HAVEN, CASA & THE SPRING --Raffle "

Tuesday
May 11, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$15
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Suncoast Blues Society Presents
Dick Waterman
Richard Johnston

    only person inducted The Blues Hall of Fame who was not either a performing artist or a record company executive He is a diligent advocate for the artists and the art of Blues Waterman is primarily known today as an archivist and photographer of Blues

Wednesday
May 12, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
May 13, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
May 14, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7/$10
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Reggae
Johnny Dread


    transcends Reggae music into a unique blend of world beat rhythms as diverse as his Rasta Cuban-American background He infuses Caribbean-influenced beats to Afro-Cuban rock sounds with inspirational songs

Saturday
May 15, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$13
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Verizon Music Festival
Tinsley Ellis


    "mix of gritty, guitar-heavy blues laced with generous doses of Memphis R&B, and urban funk Tinsley also showcases his formidable songwriting prowess on his 10th career album "

Sunday
May 16, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Patrick Foy & Friends


    Songs about life in Flordia with a Country-blues flavor

Monday
May 17, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $17/$20
Verizon Music Festival
The Flatlanders
Ronny Elliott

    "Legendary Texas trio that has re-united for two albums after many years off Ely was a country punk-rocker occasionally opening for The Clash in the 70’s Gilmore’s was a metaphysical poet who’s reedy voice recalled Hank, Sr Hancock released several albums and ran a gallery in Austin "

Wednesday
May 19, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
May 20, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
May 21, 2004

Time: 8pm
Cover: $ $12/$15
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Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers


    "Veteran blues rocker carries one of the hottest Strats touring today He lays down a mesmerizing, jaw-dropping technical mastery of the guitar "

Saturday
May 22, 2004

Time: Noon
Bud Run II
Big Dick & the Lutzers


    2nd Annual Bud Run starting at Big Dog motorcycles

Saturday
May 22, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5/$8
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Skinny McGee & his Mayhem Makers
Urbane Cowboys
Hindu Cowboys
    A rockabilly show

Sunday
May 23, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Sunday Afternoon Blues
Chris McCarty Band
Becoming Wheels

    "CM- uptempo-acoustic-based pop sound with liberal doses funk, reggae, jazz and hip-hop BC-Dave Matthews, Brit-pop to punk rock, & acoustic influences-Ell-From NOLA "

Tuesday
May 25, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
TAFEE Presents
Panama Red


    "Attained fame as one of the original members of Kinky Friedman & the Texas Jew-boys Panama Red’s unique, tasty guitar styling & raw soulful vocal performance contain simple wisdom & natural beauty "

Wednesday
May 26, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

Thursday
May 27, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band
Electric Blue & the Kozmik Truth

    "Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials EBKT-Mass based blues/soul quartet featuring female vocals and scorching slide guitar, their style combines elements of roots, funk, soul, and improvisational rock and roll "

Friday
May 28, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8/$12
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Gumbo Blues
The Sauce Boss


    "a Gumbo Preacher who cooks up a hefty portion of blues, swamp boogie & southern roots rock with slide guitar wizardry "

Saturday
May 29, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5/$8
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Ronny Elliott & the Nationals
Sawgrass Flats

    "Ronny delivers riveting, twangy narratives focusing on his personal rock history SAW-seamlessly blends the best elements of Bill Monroe, B B King, Grateful Dead, Hank Williams and others "

Sunday
May 30, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $7
Scratch My Back 8-Benefit for Tampa Humane Society
Quivering Rhythm Hounds
Suburban White Men
DNR
    "Fund Raiser for the Tampa Humane Society Lots of Classic rock, blues and prizes"

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June
Wednesday
June 02, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
June 03, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
June 04, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7/$10
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Groovetrain Presents
Tishamingo
Eric Lindell

    "is blues-based rock & roll with soulful singing, honest lyrics, and two-guitar interplay EL-from NOLA "

Saturday
June 05, 2004

Time: 2:00PM-Midnight
Cover: $ $12/$15
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Dylan for Dollars WMNF Benefit
25 Bands


    Another all day WMNF Extrvaganza with 30 bands playing Dylan songs

Sunday
June 06, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
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"Red, White & Blues"
"Buddy Miles, & Tommy Shannon"
Greyhounds


Wednesday
June 09, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
June 10, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
June 11, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5/$10
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Theresa Andersson
Freight Train Annie

    "bold, funky & sensual songs & sings with the sweetest voices in NOLA OFFBEAT Magazine named her best “Other” instrument [violin] in New Orleans four years running "

Saturday
June 12, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$15
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Suncoast Blues Society 7th Annual Birthday Bash
Johnny Bassett
DW Gill

    Johnny is a fine singer and a sharp guitarist His style is strongly influenced by T Bone Walker & BB King

Sunday
June 13, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $6
The Vodkanauts
Mojo Gurus
Derring and Down
    Deering and Downburnbarrelrecords com

Tuesday
June 15, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Tuesday Showcase
Alysson Light


    "Teenage sensation on her first national tour with a band From NC , Berklee School of Music scholarsip holder, gifted pianist [comparisons to Tori Amos] with heartfelt lyrics that move the listener Mature vocals "

Wednesday
June 16, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

Thursday
June 17, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band
Wave the Groove w/ Felix & Julius Pasterius

    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
June 18, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $15/$20
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WMNF 88.5 Presents
Jimmy LaFave & Night Tribe
tba

    "Foot-stomping, heart-pounding rock’n’roll and painfully soul-wrenching ballads He’s a prolific songwriter and gifted song interpreter His raw, cracking voice carves out melodies that bring an emotional flow "

Saturday
June 19, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5/$7
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Saturday Blues
Damon Fowler Group


    His third CD was recorded live [[mostly at Skipper’s] & burns with passion & Srat-magic with a few ear-pleasing instrumentals and a touch of slide adding to the magic

Sunday
June 20, 2004

Time: 5:00Pm
Cover: $ $15/$20
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CD Release Party
The Radiators
Uncle John's Band

    "New Orleans–infused blend of swamp roots rock & funky r’n’b After 25 years & 3,600 gigs, their stil putting out impressive live shows "

Tuesday
June 22, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8
Tuesday Blues
Randy McAllister


    "Texas roots rock with a touch of Louisiana Cajun & Zydeco He is a harp blowin’ [fat-toned and soulful, Little Walter style], blues singer with a big voice Lots of originals, witty and sometimes downright funny "

Wednesday
June 23, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$16
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WMNF 88.5 Presents
Bembeya Jazz


    one of Africa's greatest dance bands Guinea

Thursday
June 24, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead"

Friday
June 25, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7/$10
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Blues & Groove
Buffalo Strange
King Johnson

    "stirring up the sounds of reggae, folk, Arabic & stray-cat jazz bubble underneath Jam oriented with uplifting and socially conscious lyrics, the positive vibes and groove are perfect for dancing The band was formed in 1998 and continues to grow musically and in popularity KJ-"

Saturday
June 26, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $15/$18
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WMNF 88.5 Presents
The Subdudes
Blue Mother Tueplo
That One Guy
    "One of the greatest live bands in nineties roots music is back after an 8 year layoff with a new album and sounding better than ever The three voices from the original band are still making those soulful harmonies, with a new rhythm section to fill out and toughen the sound "

Sunday
June 27, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Sunday Blues
The Jukies


    "Blues based on New Orleans blues & jazz withTampa veterans WAZ< The Buzzman, & DAWG Tasty licks! "

Tuesday
June 29, 2004

Time: 6:00Pm
Cover: $ Donation
Dean for Guv'na-Lutz Civic Association Benefit
Frieght Train Annie
Cold Shot
"Sleepy John Hancock, Judy B Good"
    "Music, raffles & Dollar drafts to support Dean for Guv'na of Lutz"

Wednesday
June 30, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

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July
Thursday
July 01, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band
Hobex

    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead--Hobex-music-with a message of Stax/Motown era funk and soul "

Friday
July 02, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Friday Blues
Molten Mike


    Blues played with emotion Jazz influences with barrelhouse boogie and a little Latin add to the mix

Saturday
July 03, 2004

Time: 4:00PM
Cover: $ $18
HalcyPride Fest
Halcyon
Diane Ward
Jen Foster
    "Trio featuring the trademark harmonies, penetrating -insightful original songs & aggressive guitars of Debbie & Stephanie plus the polyrhythmic percussion of Alvon The Weekly Planet says “they generate the best harmonies this side of heaven “ "

Sunday
July 04, 2004

4th of July
CLOSED


    Guitarist Magazine hailed the arrival of a new guitar hero and named him one of the top 50 guitarists of the last century He toured with Hubert Sumlin as his band leader His grooves smolder with Texas-edged rock; plenty of wah and electrifying blues

Tuesday
July 06, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $2
Hot Summer Jam with John Hancock
John Hancok


    "Open jam, Back line provided--"

Wednesday
July 07, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Ska Reggae
The Strangeways


    "Play old-school ska with a touch of reggae Tasty toasting, two tone ska and original stylings "

Thursday
July 08, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
July 09, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7
Micky & The Motorcars
Skinny McGee & His Mayhem Makers

    "Two of the Braun Brothers re-located to Texas recently following in the footsteps of the older brothers {Reckless Kelly] A little more country than Reckless--Skinny closes the night with authentic rockabilly sound, all topped with a dash of hillbilly bop "

Saturday
July 10, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7
Soul for the Soul
Blue Dice


    "8-piece Tampa band with sophisticated groove of blues, big band be-bop and funk Heavy on the horns: deep & throaty alto & tenor sax, trumpets, flugelhorns & smoking harmonica Tasty guitar, congas & timbales for a laid back groove Funky & versatile rhythm section for the booty-shaking dancing "

Sunday
July 11, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Trunk Band
Moose & Bulletproof Blues Band

    "Trunk-Tampa premier Allman Bros tribute band, plus solid southern rock sounds anchored by a B-3 --Moose played with Greg Allman in the late 70's', brings a talented ban d "

Tuesday
July 13, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ FREE
Hot Summer Jam with John Hancock
John Hancok


    "Open jam, Back line provided--$2 00-- 16 oz Bud & Bud Light"

Wednesday
July 14, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
July 15, 2003

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead"

Friday
July 16, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$13
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Friday Rockabilly
Cigar Store Indians
Hindu Cowboys

    "been delivering upbeat, foot-tappin, body-wigglin’, twanglabilly tunes since 1992 Their throwback grooves careen between rockabilly and honky-tonk, occasionally veering into Latin & Spanish songs "

Saturday
July 17, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Gumbo Boogie Band


    "They serve up a tasty musical stew with good time, street party, New Orleans-style dance music Strong on Zydeco, the band plays swampy rock tunes, classic rockers and keeps the party moving "

Sunday
July 18, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $6
"Young, Younger & Youngest"
Squirrels Gone Wild
Elevated
Eric Darius
    "Tampa's next generation of music stars SGW-Formed in 2002 with band members 9-12--Now playing originals, as well as classic Beatles, Doors--Elevated, played Skipper's at age of 14, now near 20-have added Hip Hop flavors-Eric Darius Played Skipper's as a teen-sensation, now a USF student & nationally recognized "

Tuesday
July 20, 2004

Time: 8:00Pm
Hot Summer Jam with John Hancock
John Hancok


    $2 00-- 16 oz Bud & Bud Light

Wednesday
July 21, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
July 22, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
July 23, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $15/$18
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WMNF 88.5 Presents
Huun Huur Tu
Didg Revolution

    "Throat singers from Tuva bring an extraordinary musical culture show that is strange, beautiful, haunting & hypnotic The South Siberian Turkic people uphold one of the world’s oldest forms of music making: throat singing "

Saturday
July 24, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5/$7
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Saturday Blues
Sean Chambers


    Guitarist Magazine hailed the arrival of a new guitar hero and named him one of the top 50 guitarists of the last century He toured with Hubert Sumlin as his band leader His grooves smolder with Texas-edged rock; plenty of wah and electrifying blues

Sunday
July 25, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ Donation
Indy-Media Benefit
Rich Whiteley Band
Cope


Tuesday
July 27, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Hot Summer Jam with John Hancock
John Hancok


    Open Jam Back line provided ---$2 00-- 16 oz Bud & Bud Light

Wednesday
July 28, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

Thursday
July 29, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead-- "

Friday
July 30, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8/$12
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Rising Jupiter & Groovetrain Present
Mountain of Venus
Perpetual Groove


Saturday
July 31, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
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CD Release Party
Mofro
Papa Mali

    "great rhythms, gritty vocals and a swampy blues feel, plus southern fried funk Papa-band features some of the baddest musicians in Austin playing a mix of southern fried soul, blunted Delta blues, New Orleans funk and tribal hoodoo rhythms "

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August
Sunday
August 01, 2004

Time: 5:00Pm
Cover: $ $7
Jerry Garcia's Birthday Pary
Uncle John's Band
Magnolia Creek

    Party with the music of the UJB playing the music of the Grateful Dead…

Tuesday
August 03, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$12
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WMNF 88.5 Presents
Jay Farrar
Brandon Butler

    "founding co-head of Uncle Tupelo & Son Volt, has been touring as a solo act with deceptively simple, jangly Americana rock "

Wednesday
August 04, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae under the oaks with the Island stylings of Impulse from Dominica

Thursday
August 05, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $15/$18
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WMNF 88.5 Presents
BoDeans
Kacy Crowley

    "Wisconsin roots rock band with powerful tunes, vivid imagery & engaging storytelling-The BoDeans are back with a new CD:Resolution -KC-Texas singer-sonwriter"

Friday
August 06, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7/$10
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CD Release Party
Delta Moon


    One of the hottest bands out of Atlanta Play original roots flavored music & their own version of classic country blues

Saturday
August 07, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Celebrating the life & music of Jerry Garcia Rip
Uncle John's Band
Mr. Hefty Bucks


Sunday
August 08, 2004

Time: 6:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Becoming Wheels


    "influences run the gamut from classical to Dave Matthews Band ""Most of our influences are from late 1980s to mid 1990s """

Tuesday
August 10, 2004

Tuesday Open Jam




Wednesday
August 11, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
August 12, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead"

Friday
August 13, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5/$7
Buy Tickets
Friday Blues CANCELLED
Damon Fowler Group


    His third CD was recorded live [[mostly at Skipper’s] & burns with passion & Srat-magic with a few ear-pleasing instrumentals and a touch of slide adding to the magic

Saturday
August 14, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10
Halcyon
Kristan Hart

    "Trio featuring the trademark harmonies, penetrating -insightful original songs & aggressive guitars of Debbie & Stephanie plus the polyrhythmic percussion of Alvon The Weekly Planet says “they generate the best harmonies this side of heaven “ "

Sunday
August 15, 2004

Time: 5PM
Cover: $ Donation
Good Day Sunshine--Benefit to establish a scholarship in memory of Regina Brady
Crash Mitchell
"Juniiper, Nectar"
Maggie Council
    "Memorial party to remember Regina Brady, former Skipper employee & good friend to many people… The money raised will be used to establish a scholarship in her memory"

Tuesday
August 17, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ FREE
Hot Summer Jam with John Hancock
John Hancock


    "Open Jam, Bass & Guitar Amp and drums provided"

Wednesday
August 18, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the Reggae & Island beats of Impulse $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
August 19, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    UJB-Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials

Friday
August 20, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Westchase Sings Club Gathering
Jennifer & the Venturas


    "Energetic,Sarasota-based band performs a wide range of songs –from jazz and blues to swing and country"

Saturday
August 21, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Sawgrass Flats


    "Energy spills out into the crowd, and the dance floor is transformed into a multi-generational celebration of the rhythm and beat that is Sawgrass Flats: American Roots music and some of your old favorites elevated to a new groove And enjoy original tunes that reflect the heart and soul of this closely bound group of talented musicians "

Sunday
August 22, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $7
The Who Tribute
The Wholigans
Sonuva Mod Squad

    Longest running & most succesful The Who Tribute band…Recently returned from a tour of Canada & England MOD-Joey & Karen recreating their hits from the 60's--Solid!!

Tuesday
August 24, 2003

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Hot Summer Jam with John Hancock
John Hancock


    Jam night at the Skipperdome

Wednesday
August 25, 2004

Time: 8:00pm
Cover: $ $5
Welcome Back USF Students-Bulls Country Reggae Night
Impulse


    "Reggae under the oaks with the Island stylings of Impulse from Dominica FREE for USF students, faculity & staff w/ ID…Happy Hour all night--- $2 Red Stripes"

Thursday
August 26, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead"

Friday
August 27, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5/$7
TOGA PARTY --A Salute to Animal House
Otis Velt & Old School


    "Otis, My Man! is a man with a broad music background & sandal slapping R’n’B He can SHOUT! with the best of them Expect to hear a harvest of your favorite songs from Animal House sung with spontaneous showmanship "

Saturday
August 28, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8/$11
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Jupiter Coyote


    "JC is a musical stew with each piece adding a nice spice to the mix JC is the new twist in southern rock and they deliver it with a relaxed, worldly view An independent Group, they have been playing together 14 years with 10 CDs with over a 200,000 copies New CD The Hillary Step"

Sunday
August 29, 2004

Time: 5pm
Cover: $ $5
"Kids, Rock & Jazz "
Blue Pandemonium
Billy Norris Project
North End Jazz Band
    "BP-Trio of high school students from Chamberlain, Tampa Catholic & playing rock BNP Two HS students & two vets team up to play smokin' jazz & blues--North End 17 piece jazz band from various HS's "

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September
Wednesday
September 01, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    "former Grand National banjo champion, he's ventured deeper into his eclectic bluegrass-rock-blues fusion and mastered the slide guitar as well"

Thursday
September 02, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
September 03, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Hi Octane


    Rockabiily

Saturday
September 04, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7/$10
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Rev. Billy C. Wirtz
The Jukies

    "blues, boogie-woogie & a dose of rockabilly combined with sidesplitting southern satire Jukies-Waz, Dawg & Buzzy with some New Orleans flavored blues & old Waz favs "

Sunday
September 05, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Southern Fried Rockin' Blues
Trunk Band


    Heavy on the 60's-70's Allman Brothers sound Good southern rockin' blues

Tuesday
September 07, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ FREE
Hot Summer Jam with John Hancock
John Hancock


    Open Jam night with $2 16oz Buds

Wednesday
September 08, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

Thursday
September 09, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead"

Friday
September 10, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Dukes of Juke


    Finger poppin' rock'n'blues--a Skipper favorite since 1985

Saturday
September 11, 2004

Time: 4:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $ $10/$13
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Louisiana Saturday Night
Porch Dogs
Gris Gris
"Gumbo Boogie Band, Yard Dogs"
    A musical stew of New Orleans & Louisiana music from Flordia's best Cajun/Zydeco bands

Sunday
September 12, 2004

Time: 1pm-11pm
Cover: $ $10 Donation
George Harris Kidney Transplant Benefit
Rick Derringer Band
"Greg Billings Band w/ Robin Znder, Soupbone, Maggie Council, Bird Dog Bobby, Harrydash, John Hancock "
"Billy Sandlin & Friends w/ David Muse, Dapper Dan band, Hamilton/Harris Project, Tine & the White boyz, Michael Dan Ekmig"
    "George is a an admired & respected musician who has recorded many local musicians at Panda Studio He has Polyscystic Kidney Disease, with no insurance & no cure "

Tuesday
September 14, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ FREE
Hot Summer Jam with John Hancock
John Hancock


    "Open Jam $2 16 oz Buds,"

Wednesday
September 15, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae under the oaks with the Island stylings of Impulse from Dominica

Thursday
September 16, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    UJB-Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials

Friday
September 17, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10
Halcyon
Kristan Hart

    "Trio featuring the trademark harmonies, penetrating -insightful original songs and aggressive guitars--Hart-Orlando-based Singer Songwriter "

Satruday
September 18, 2004

Time: noon-4pm
Cover: $ $8
"Friends of FLA. Folk Music ""Farewell to Hurricanes"" Mini Fest Benefit"
"Steve Blackwell & Friends, Scott Jacobs, Mindy Simmons, Sal D'Troio"
"Mark Carufel, Mike Jurgenson, Eddie Parshall, Karen Zack"
"James Hawkins, Keith Hope, Carl Wade & Barbara Shaffer"
    "Benefit for the Punta Gorda ""Army"" who regularly perform in Punta Gorda Park"

Saturday
September 18, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5/$7
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Saturday Blues
Damon Fowler Group



Sunday
September 19, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Chris McCarty Band
Middle Rhythm Session


Tuesday
September 21, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ Free
Hot Summer Jam with John Hancock
John Hancock


    Open jam Backline provided

Wednesday
September 22, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae under the oaks with the Island stylings of Impulse from Dominica

Thursday
September 23, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Skipper's 24th Anniversary & UJB 6th Anniversary of Deadicated Grateful Dead Music
Uncle John's Band


    Skipper's celebrates 24 years at the gateway to Lutz Uncle John's Band took over the Thursday night Grateful Dead slot 6 years ago Sounds like a party…

Friday
September 24, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
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Friday Reggae
Eek-A-Mouse
Tribal Style

    "6'6"" Jamaican toaster who brings elements of ""sing-jaying,"" an early form of toasting (boastful catch phrases, singing and DJ work) mixed with funky vocal gymnastics and effects Great showman "

Saturday
September 25, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$13
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Tony Furtado
Fruit
New Jam Base Aritcle on Tony Sept. 2004
    "Tony-former Grand National banjo champion, he's ventured deeper into his eclectic bluegrass-rock-blues fusion and mastered the slide guitar as well giving him a hard blues edge-Fruit-Australians, traveling as a trio, great harmonies & biting, fun songs "

Sunday
September 26, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $8
Surf 'n'Turf 2
I Belli de Waikaki
The Vodkanauts
Haole Cats
    "Belli- From Italy, playing rock''n'roll, Hawaiian style with ukulele & slide guitar-Vodak- Surf-rock with a taste of Lounge music"

Tuesday
September 28, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ FREE
Hot Summer Jam with John Hancock
John Hancock


    Open jam--$2 16pz Buds---Last Jam of the season

Wednesday
September 29, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ 7/10
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Reggae Wednesday
Reggae Cowboys
Impulse

    "Cowboys fuse reggae with elements of western music [blues, country, R’n’B, jazz] one-drop rhythms, and soulful vocals"

Thursday
September 30, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

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October
Friday
October 01, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10
Rising Jupiter Presents
Buffalo Strange
Dub Conscious

    "stirring up the sounds of reggae, folk, Arabic & stray-cat jazz bubble underneath Jam oriented with uplifting and socially conscious lyrics Dub-dub-influenced Roots reggae"

Saturday
October 02, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Sawgrass Flats
Rivercove Ramblers

    """Rockin' Newgrass Blues"" sound that seamlessly blends the best elements of Bill Monroe, B B King, Grateful Dead, Hank Williams and others Ramblers--Acoustic folk/bluegrass in a traditional vein with mandolin, fiddle guitar and bass "

Sunday
October 03, 2004

Time: 5pm
Cover: $ $10 Donation
Bartle Family Benefit
belkis


    All proceeds to Britney Bartle who is a Leukemia victim and recently lost her father to heart attack

Wednesday
October 06, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

Thursday
October 07, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
October 08, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$13
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Friday Blues
Tinsley Ellis


    "mix of gritty, guitar-heavy blues laced with generous doses of Memphis R&B, and urban funk Tinsley also showcases his formidable songwriting prowess on his 10th career album "

Saturday
October 09, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10
Halcyon
Julz Parker

    "Trio featuring the trademark harmonies, penetrating -insightful original songs and aggressive guitars--"

Sunday
October 10, 2004

Time: 5pm
Cover: $ $7/$10
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The Big Wu
Reed Waddle & 13th Street Special
Stephan Kellogg & & The Sixers
    "They write well-crafted songs, occasionally delving into the country-rock realm Reed-Reed Waddle, a prolific singer/songwriter/guitarist in the vein of Dave Matthews SK-classic songwriter with a thoroughly modern approach; literate, melodic, passionate and fresh "

Tuesday
October 12, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8
TAFEE Presents
Kevin Danzig & Magda Hiller


    epitome of the singer/songwriter: beautiful lyrics stories about life and its ironie

Wednesday
October 13, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the reggae rhythms & Island stylings of Impulse--fresh from the Caribbean

Thursday
October 14, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead"

Friday
October 15, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8/$12
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Rising Jupiter Presents
New Monsoon
Middle Rhythm Session

    "swirling layer of percussion and energetic bass lines; scorching electric guitar accompanied by sweet finger style acoustic guitar, jazzy & world-influenced sounds on the keyboards, edgy, hook-laden rock with strong vocals MRS-a mad-mix of funky bluegrass style rock "

Saturday
October 16, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
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WMNF 88.5 Presents
Chuck Prophet
Avett Brothers

    "Chuck sings with a raspy, unfettered emotion and plays jagged guitar chords A polite cynic, his songs are filled with gallows humor, self-depreciation and a world-weary indifference Bros-Acoustic trio that wowed this year’s Merlefest with their hyperactive energy, punk-inspired rawness and boisterous harmonies"

Sunday
October 17, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $5/$7
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Sunday Blues
Damon Fowler Group
Gypsy Eyes

    "scorching guitar and cool blues licks--his live show, which burns with passion, guitar magic, and vocal virtuosity Gypsy-Five piece band featuring young guitarist, John Young"

Tuesday
October 19, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
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"WMNF 88.5 Presents ""El Vez for President"""
El Vez
Machetres

    The “El Rey” of Mex-Americana has been wowing crowds worldwide with the gospel of Elvis which he shamelessly and seamlessly: En el Barrio [In the Ghetto] which fuses Traffic’s “Dead Mr Fantasy “ with the Beatles “I’ve Got a Feeling”

Wednesday
October 20, 2004

Time: 89:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impusle


    Reggae night with the Island stylings from the Island of Dominica and fresh Caribbean rhythms

Thursday
October 21, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead--"

Friday
October 22, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ 8/11
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Friday Rockin' Blues
"Eddy ""The Chief"" Clearwater"


    "With his powerful left handed guitar playing a unique musical hybrid of West Side Chicago blues, outrageous stage costumes and high energy performances, Eddy lives up to his reputation as one of the most versatile and colorful entertainers to have emerged from Chicago "

Saturday
October 23, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
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Siberian Surf Rock
Red Elvises
The Vodkanauts

    "bring the spirit of Elvis alive with their special blend of Russian ethnic music, reckless surf rock, & vintage high-energy rockabilly--A skipper favorite Vodka-surf rock with some tasty Lounge music"

Sunday
October 24, 2004

Time: 2:30pm-10pm
Cover: $ $10 Donation
George Harris Kidney Transplant Benefit
Rick Derringer Band
Harrydash
"Soupbone, Damn The Torpedos, Billy Sandlin, Waz, Bone Money"
    "George is a an admired & respected musician who has recorded many local musicians at Panda Studio He has Polyscystic Kidney Disease, with no insurance & no cure "

Tuesday
October 26, 2004

TAFEE Presents
Paul Geremia
Jimmy Page & Meredeth Demming

    Local Americana/Folk/Roots duo that brings years of craftsmanship & crowd pleasing showmanship for every performance Meredith has been a part of the folk scene since the 1970s Jimmy learned his no-nonsense finger-picking style of guitar at the feet of Leo Kottke & Spider John Koerner in Minnesota in the 1960s

Thursday
October 28, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
October 29, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8/$12
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"25th Annual Freaker's Ball ""Skunk Apes & Swamp Queens"""
The Sauce Boss
Rev. Billy C. Wirtz

    "A costumed gathering with food, drink & Prizes for Original costumes "

Saturday
October 30, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8/12
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Rising Jupiter Presents
Vince Welnick & Gent Treadly
Gent Treadly
Uncle John's Band
    The Grateful Dead's & former Tube will have the 'Dome rockin'

Sunday
October 31, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Halloween
The Jukies


    The band mixes up a “Hot Tuna” stew with Little Feat-New Orleans flavors He is a talented guitarist [slide] singer and songwriter

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November
Wednesday
November 03, 2004

Time: 8:00Pm
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the reggae rhythms & Island stylings of Impulse--fresh from the Caribbean

Thursday
November 04, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead"

Friday
November 05, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $13/$16
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WMNF 88.5 Presents
Paul Thorn
Sawgrass Flats

    He shoehorns rock with country-blues licks and engaging stories

Saturday
November 06, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$13
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Swing Time Promotion
Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys
Skinny McGee & His Mayhem Makers

    "Sandy’s smooth, blissful vocals to swing & rockabilly The band includes three Brits and makes good use of boogie-woogie piano & pedal steel to keep the music jumping Skinny-kicking up a wild blend of Johnny Cash stylings mixed with an authentic rockabilly sound, all topped with a dash of hillbilly bop "

Sunday
November 07, 2004

Time: 5:00Pm
Cover: $ $6
Sunday Funk'n'Groove
Greyhounds


    "Combine raw grooves and fresh melodies with elements of classic funk, old school blues & straight-up soul "

Tuesday
November 09, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10
TAFEE Presents
"MPE Band Maggi, Pierce & EJ"


    "Their musical palette ranges from quirky, jazzy sing-a-songs to intoxicating hymn-like dirges to rock solid pop hits to invigorating country/blues They can go from coffee house folkies to over-the-top headbangers With three-part harmonies, eccentric sneakiness & well-timed sense of fun fueled with eccentric, psychedelic sounds, MPE presents an exhilarating show "

Wednesday
November 10, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae night with the Island stylings from the Island of Dominica and fresh Caribbean rhythms

Thursday
November 11, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band
Red-Headed Stepchild Duo

    "UJB-Grateful Dead music--Red-Headed duo powerhouse vocals, jazzy, syncopaed guitar "

Friday
November 12, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7/$10
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Billy Bacon's 20th Anniversary Tour-Cajun Pig Roast
Billy Bacon & the Forbidden Pigs


    "shows veer all over the roots-Americana road map [rockabilly, swing, blues] with boundless energy and humor Cajun Connection will be cooking a Pig in Benny's Cajun Microwave Tampa B E E R S WILL BE DOING A Beeo-maiking demo & Free tasting "

Saturday
November 13, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Paralyzed Veterans Benefit Hosted by Marvelous Marvin of 104.7
Women's Blues Revue


    "WBR has been enchanting audiences across Florida their mixture of R’n’B, jazz, classic rock and gospel harmonies "

Sunday
November 14, 2004

Time: 5pm
Cover: $ $7
Belkis


    recently formed under the leadership of Cuban born singer Belkis She has a long history of singing backup for artists The band produces an energetic blend of thought provoking music

Tuesday
November 16, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10
TAFEE Presents
Small Potatoes
Zoe Speaks

    "Chicago-based duo that has been performing ”Celtic to Cowboy"" in coffee houses & festivals across America since 1993 They both sing & play guitar their wonderfully eclectic songs with warmth & humor "

Wednesday
November 17, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae night at Skipper's celebrates it's 20th Year under the oaks $2 Red Stripes

Thursday
November 18, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band
Trunk Band

    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead TRUNK-Southern Fired Classic Rock band playing all Allman Bros tonight with heavy B-3 "

Friday-Sunday
November 19, 2004

Cover: $ $35
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Three Pack Ticket Sale
Whiskey Store
Marcia Ball
Buckwheat Zydeco
    "Buy a ticket for all three shows: Whiskey Store, Marcia Ball & Buckwheat Zydeco for only $35 "

Friday
November 19, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $15/$18
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Whiskey Store
Tab Benoit
Jimmy Thackery

    "Blues guitar gunslingers, Tab & Jimmy are re-creating their succesful Whiskey Store Tour of 2002"

Saturday
November 20, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $20
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Boogie Woogie Blues Night
Marcia Ball
Eric Steckel Band

    "infectious, intelligent deeply emotional brand of southern boogie, rollicking, roadhouse blues & heartfelt ballads She is a subtle songwriter and a formidable singer with a wisp of huskiness edging her Cajun-Texan twang Steckel-14-year old blues-oriented guitar phenomenon "

Sunday
November 21, 2004

Time: 5:00PM
Cover: $ $15/$18
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Sunday Zydeco
Buckwheat Zydeco
Papa Mali

    "Rocking, stomping good time Creole party music Buck holds the Skipperdome record with 1,040 paid [before we met the fire marshal] He mixes Zydeco with down & dirty blues, swamp boogie rock and funky reggae rhythms "

Tuesday
November 23, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8
TAFEE Presents
Red-Headed Stepchild


    "old folk, blues & bluegrass "

Wednesday
November 24, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae & Caribbean rhythms from the Island of Dominica Skipper's reggae embarks on his 20th year as a Wednesday tradition

Thursday
November 25, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
November 26, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8/$11
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Blues Double Bill
Anthony Gomes
Damon Fowler Group

    "AG-Drawing from soul, gospel & rock Canadian born Gomes energizes his music into American roots blues He is a tireless performer and his music is ready-made for dancing DFG-Brings scorching guitar and cool blues licks "

Saturday
November 27, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $13/$16
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Melissa Ferrick


    "puts on an electrifying show with songs that are bold and tell honest stories of lust, love, loss and liberation-"

Sunday
November 28, 2004

Time: 5:00Pm
Cover: $ $5/$7
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Sunday Blues
Sean Chambers


    His grooves smolder with Texas-edged rock; plenty of wah and electrifying blues

Tuesday
November 30, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8
TAFEE Presents
Ben Scales & Will Straughan


    blends polyethnic rhythms of the islands of the western Pacific with the Americana roots music of the Deep South Ben and Will use humor and hot picking to weave together their heartfelt songs of love and family with their irreverent topical material

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December
Wednesday
December 01, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Dancing under the stars to the reggae rhythms & Island stylings of Impulse--fresh from the Caribbean

Thursday
December 02, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
December 03, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8/$12
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Rising Jupiter Presents
Oteil & The Peacemakers
Rich Whitely Band

    Premier bass player with a jammin' band- Whiteley-The band lays down Rich’s originals & tasty covers with swirling emotional improvisations

Saturday
December 04, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $8/$12
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Suncoast Blues Society's Holiday Party
Candye Kane
Patty Sanphy Group

    "Theatrical, campy, bawdy high energy blues, rockabilly & swing 200 pounds of fun, Candye takes on censorship, homophobia, sizism & sexism Hints of Etta James, Big Momma Thorton, Wanda Jackson, Patsy Cline Raunchy blues to wrist-slashing country ballads "

Sunday
December 05, 2004

Time: 4:00PM
Cover: $ $10 Donation-Bring a Toy
6th Annual Jimmy Jam-Held in Memory of Jimmy Michaelides
Vodkanauts [8-8:45] Big Wiggler [9-10:00PM]
"Freight Train Annie [4-4:45PM], Belkis [5-5:45], Mystery Band [7-7:45]"
Ronny Elliott [6-6:45]
    "Held in memory of Jimmy Michaelides, who shucked & entertained thousands of customers & friends as a bartender for over ten years Bring an unwrapped new toy All money & toys to University Area Community Development Center kids [Skipper's neighbors] All bands donating their talents "

Tuesday
December 07, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12
TAFEE Presents
Gove Scrivenor
Richard Gilewitz

    "Gove-music is high energy folk blues, with inventive slide work & boisterous vocals tempered all the while with singular work on the autoharp and beautiful ballads of his own writing, as well as a magical rapport with his audiences of all ages Richard-idiosyncratic fingerstyle technique-musical pallet filled with colorful imagery of samples from European, Contemporary, and Spanish Classical works to the Traditional Folk, Blues and American Primitive eras "

Wednesday
December 08, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae night with the Island stylings from the Island of Dominica and fresh Caribbean rhythms

Thursday
December 09, 2004

Time: 8:00pm
Cover: $ $7
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band
Florganism

    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead -FLORg Skilled improvisational-trio from Orlando that has been tearing it up with a foundation of funk/rock and nuances of jazz, jam & hip-hop"

Friday
December 10, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $7
Friday Soul for the Soul
Blue Dice


    "Eight-piece Tampa band with sophisticated groove of blues, big band be-bop and funk Heavy on the horns: deep & throaty alto & tenor sax, trumpets, flugelhorns & smoking harmonica Tasty guitar, congas & timbales for a laid back groove "

Saturday
December 11, 2004

Time: 2:00PM
Cover: $ $8
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WMNF 88.5 Presents Kids Show
Trout Fishing in America


    "Duo that combines near phenomenal musicianship with clever, funny, quirky, even serious tunes with showbiz flair "

Saturday
December 11, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $12/$15
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WMNF 88.5 Presents All Ages Show
Trout Fishing in America
Steve Forbert

    "Together they weave spontaneous humor with the weight of wisdom Playing contemporary, music , they are a throwback to buskers and vaudeville Songs range from poignant to irreverent and are a delight to kids of all ages Think Paul Simon playing Randy Newman with a bit of Smothers Bros tossing the bowling pins "

Sunday
December 12, 2004

No Music




Tuesday
December 14, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
TAFEE Presents
Bob Lind


    Minstrel from the 60’s who scored a big hit with Elusive Butterfly

Wednesday
December 15, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae night with the Island stylings from the Island of Dominica and fresh Caribbean rhythms

Thursday
December 16, 2004

Time: 8:00Pm
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    Bringing the music & vibe of the Grateful Dead—Beer Specials UJB was formed in 1990 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead The purpose of Uncle John's Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show

Friday
December 17, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$13
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Rockabilly Deluxe
Cigar Store Indians
Urbane Cowboys

    "throwback grooves careen between rockabilly and honky-tonk, occasionally veering into Latin & Spanish songs Taking no prisoners, their roadhouse rockabilly and low-brow jive have charmed dancers all over the South They're a dance band "

Saturday
December 18, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10
Halcyon Christmas Show
Halcyon
Lorna Bracewell

    "Trio featuring the trademark harmonies, penetrating -insightful original songs and aggressive guitars--Please Bring an Unwrapped Toy LB- Songs of joy, love gained and lost, sorrow, angst, happiness and longing are artfully woven into the fabric of the tunes "

Sunday
December 19, 2004

No Music




Tuesday
December 21, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Tuesday Showcase
The Revelators


    Bluesy rock

Wednesday
December 22, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $10/$13
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Reggae--Dread at the Controls
Mikey Dread


    "Dread at the Controls” was an innovative disk jockey & radio engineer in Jamaica in the 70’s with the #1 radio show He is back on the road with his nimble lyrics & reggae craftsmanship He is known for his work with Sugar Minott, The Clash & UB 40 "


December 23, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    "Bringing the music, spirit & vibe of the Grateful Dead to Skipper's for over 10 years Vendors, last minute Christmas shopping, gift certificates & Skipper Gear"

Tuesday
December 28, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Crash Mitchell's 7th Annual not a Christmas Show
Crash Mitchell
Ronny Elliott

    play some of the funniest and most infectious tunes a hillbilly with a Mohawk would ever want to hear Cowpunk with an attitude Ronny brings Americana roots-oriented socio/politcal songs A Tampa gem

Wednesday
December 29, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $5
Reggae Wednesday
Impulse


    Reggae night with the Island stylings from the Island of Dominica and fresh Caribbean rhythms

Thursday
December 30, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $6
Grateful Dead Night
Uncle John's Band


    "A gathering of the tribe, Vendors & good vibes and the music & spirit of the Grateful Dead"

Friday
December 31, 2004

Time: 8:00PM
Cover: $ $20/$25
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New Year's Eve
Damon Fowler Group
Sawgrass Flats

    "Damon brings hot blues licks & high energy show Sawgrass plays a free-spirited mix of ""new-grass"" blues and favorite romps from the Dead to Bill Monroe "

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SPECIAL EVENTS

The Annual Freakers Ball
Halloween Celebration

New Years Eve!

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