If you like live music and performance, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach is the right place! Here's who's performing this week:

Starting May 6 

Mark Gorka at Fishermen's Village, May 6: facebook.com/markgorkaacoustic

Paul Roush at TT's (The Tiki) Bar, May 6, and at The End Zone and Fishermen's Village, May 9: facebook.com/PaulRoushMusic

Snook's Bayside Restaurant and Tiki Bar presents MacDaddy and the Trixie Train, May 6; Storm Warning, May 10; Category 5, May 11; and Doug Deming and The Jewel Tones, May 12:  facebook.com/snooksbayside

Starting May 7

Portside Tavern presents Thomas H, May 7; Mark Dupay, May 10; and Nick D, May 12: facebook.com/PortsideEvents

Starting May 8

Chris G at Fishermen's Village, May 8: facebook.com/ChrisGProductions 

Mike Imbasciani & His Bluez Rockerz at The Blue Turtle, May 8:  facebook.com/Blueturtlepg

The Shark Sisters (facebook.com/sharksisters) at Vino Loco Gourmet, May 8: search by name on Facebook

Big Stage Karaoke at Englewood Event Center, May 8: facebook.com/englewoodeventcenter

The Gummy Sharks at Ricaltini's, May 8, at White Elephant Pub, May 9, and at Lighthouse Grill at Stump Pass, May 11: facebook.com/TheGummySharks

Starting May 9

The Celtic Ray Public House presents comedic thought-reader Bill Gladwell, May 9: facebook.com/celticraypublichouse

Englewoods on Dearborn presents Lauren Mitchel & special guest Sugar and Spice Review (facebook.com/SugarandSpiceRevue), May 9; Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones, May 10; and Twinkle and Rock Soul Radio, May 11: facebook.com/EODblues

John Witherspoon (aka "Mr. Jones") at Visani Comedy Theater, May 9-11: facebook.com/VisaniPortCharlotte

Starting May 10

The Boogiemen (facebook.com/MikeRileyandtheBoogieMen) at Harpoon Harry's, May 10: facebook.com/harpoonharrys 

Iconic at TT's (The Tiki) Bar, May 10: facebook.com/IconicTheBandSWFL

Rocky Trop at The Hive Bar: facebook.com/OhBeeHave 

Sunset Sound Meditation, May 10: facebook.com/yogaenglewoodbeach

Greg White Jr. at Charlie's Pub, May 10: facebook.com/gregwhitejrmusic

Rendezvous at All-Star Sports Grill, May 10 and at Calico Jacks, May 11: facebook.com/RendezvousEnglewood

May 11

Southbound at Angela's, May 11: facebook.com/southboundfl

Sundown at Ricaltini’s, May 11: search “Sundown Productions/Yesterdayze LLC” on Facebook

Classic West Coast Jazz Quintet at Mango Bistro, May 11: facebook.com/Swingtide

May 12

Drag Queen Bingo at Gilded Grape Winery & Wine Bar, May 12: facebook.com/gildedgrapewinery

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Weekly

Tuesdays

Fat Point Open Mic Night with Dave J: facebook.com/FatPointBrewing

The Open Studio Open Mic at Mango Bristo: facebook.com/mangobistro and .facebook.com/TheOpenStudioEnglewood

Wednesdays

Bluegrass at The Bean Depot Cafe & Museum: facebook.com/bean.depot

Nashville South Open Mic Night at Gilchrist Park with Robert Lloyd: facebook.com/robertlloydmusic

Thursdays

Punta Gorda Guitar Army at Gilchrist Park: facebook.com/groups/PuntaGordaGuitarArmy

Three Men and a Lady at JD's Jazz Club facebook.com/nataliewendelmusic

White Elephant Pub presents Day Drinking with the Elderly Brothersfacebook.com/whiteelephantpub

The Gummy Sharks at White Elephant Pub: facebook.com/TheGummySharks

Saturdays

Rita Beach at Peace River Seafood: facebook.com/peace.seafood

Bella's Bistro presents Chris Gfacebook.com/bellasbistropuntagorda

Sundays

The Saxman, Les DaCosta at History Park Market, Sundays: facebook.com/LesDaCostaJr.

Bella's Bistro presents Herb Geri: facebook.com/bellasbistropuntagorda

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

Click for a list of live performance venues in the area (Handy Attractions Reference PDF, page 1)