Someone kinda famous and wise once wrote, "If music be the food of love, play on." Who are we to disagree? Play (and listen and dance and party) on and on and on in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach!



Funk Fest 11 at Punta Gorda City Marketplace, Feb. 14 and 15:

Randy Wayne White, Author Talk and Book Signing at Copperfish Books, Feb. 16:


Save the Date/s:

Punta Gorda Seafood & Music Festival at City Marketplace, Feb. 21, 22, and 23: search "Punta Gorda Seafood & Music Festival" on Facebook

15th Annual Wine & Jazz Festival at Laishley Park, Feb. 22:


Starting February 10

Mark Gorka at Fishermen's Village, Feb. 10 and 13 and at Dean's South of the Border, Feb. 15:

Celtic Ray Public House presents Cage O'Hanlong, Feb. 10; Brendan Nolan, Feb. 11; Celtic Clan, Feb. 13 and 14; Tail Light Rebellion, Feb. 14; The Wooly Bushmen, Feb. 15; and Seamus Kelleher, Feb. 16:

SandBar Tiki & Grille presents The Gummy Sharks, Feb. 10; Chuggalug, Feb. 12; Storm Warming, Feb. 13; 22N, Feb. 14; and Nostaljah, Feb. 16 :

Dan Meadows at SandBar Tiki & Grill, Feb. 10; at Ricaltini's, Feb. 13; and at TT's (The Tiki) Bar, Feb. 15:

Starting February 11

Portside Tavern presents Nick D, Feb. 11; Detroit Steve Feb. 12 and 14; and Mark D., Feb 16:

The Island Doctor at Hurricane Charley's, Feb.11 and 16:

Cultural Center of Charlotte County presents Strictly '60s, Feb. 11; Tom and Michele Becker, Feb. 13; and Claudi B feat. Maurice Monaco, Feb. 16:

Visani Comedy Theater presents The Boss Project Bruce Springsteen Tribute, Feb. 11 and Philly Plowden, Feb. 12 and 13:

Englewoods on Dearborn presents Steve Arvey Band, Feb. 11; Damon Fowler Band, Feb. 12; Johnny Rawls "Keep the Blues Alive Tour," Feb. 13; Doug Demin & The Jewel Tones, Feb. 14; and Mike Imbasciani & his BluezRockerz, Feb. 15:

Starting February 12

Gulfshore Opera presents Taste of Opera - Port Charlotte at Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club, Feb. 12:

Fred Ball at Perch 360, Feb. 12: search "Fred Ball Music" on Facebook

Englewood Event Center presents The Mersey Beatles, Feb. 12 and All About Soul: A Tribute to Billy Joel, Feb. 14:


Staring February 13

Nino's Bakery presents Vito Ameruoso, Feb. 13 and 16; Bluegrass Jam (noon) and Frankie & Dean "One for the Road" Dinner & Show (5:00 pm), Feb. 15; and Gene Federico (10:30 am) and Bootsey-Licious Comedy and Drag Queen Bingo (5:00 pm), Feb. 16:

Sandman Book Company presents Photo Talk with David Sussman, Feb. 13:


Starting February 14

Feast or Famine at Charlie's Pub, Feb. 14:

Valentine's Day at Hurricane Charley's features music by Bob Schiele and High Five Band, Feb. 14:

The White Rabbit presents Valentine's Party Dance with Rocky Trop, Feb. 14:

Alligator Creek Bar & Grill presents live music by Crossfire at their Valentine's Party, Feb. 14:

Valentine's Day at Dean's South of the Border features live music by Paul Savoie and Straightjacket Smile, Feb. 14:

Charlotte Harbor Event & Conference Center present Country Slam Fest Harborside, Feb. 14:

Natalie Barber at The Grill at 1951 (formerly JD's Jazz Club), Feb. 13 and at La Fiorentina, Feb. 14:

TT's (The Tiki) Bar presents Kelsey Miles, Feb. 14; Kool Knights (7:00 pm), Feb. 15; and Zodiac, Feb. 16:

Leroy's Southern Kitchen & Bar presents APB, Feb. 14 and The Ally Venable Band, Feb. 16:

Hillbilly Ryezin at Cass Cay, Feb. 14:

Snook's Bayside Restaurant and Tiki Bar presents Bandana, Feb. 14; Birds of a Feather, Feb. 15; and Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, Feb. 16:


February 15

Straight Jacket Smile at Bert's Black Widow Harley-Davidson, Feb. 15:

Collaboration Band at Hurricane Charley's, Feb. 15:

Kool Knights at TT's (The Tiki) Bar, Feb. 15:

Military Heritage Museum presents a free lecture, World War II: Remembering the Tuskegee Airmen, by James Abraham, Feb. 12 and The Beach Buoys: A Beach Boys Tribute, Feb. 15:

The Library Comedy Club Show at Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside, Feb. 15:

Laurie & Rusty Wright at Table & Tap, Feb. 15:

Cowboy Cartel at Bar 17, Feb. 15:


February 16

Lock 'N Key Restaurant presents Lazy Daisies, Feb. 16:


Information provided is considered reliable but is not guaranteed; follow the provided links to the individual businesses, bands, or groups to verify.

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