Seven days out is your guide to entertainment events, concerts, festivals and activities in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.
Jazz Pensacola’s Jazz Jam
6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19. Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. Join Joanna Robbins, a long-time member of Pensacola’s Mr. Big and the Rhythm Sisters, as she features the music of American songwriter/composer Burt Bacharach. Enjoy Hayes, vocals and keys; Joe Lyons, drums; John Link, sax; Steve Douglas, bass; Rob Hayes, guitar; and Billy Armstrong, vocals. $10 for Jazz Pensacola members and guests; $12 for non-members; free for students with ID and military in uniform. Become a member at the event and get in free. More info: 850-433-8382.
Monday Night Blues
7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19. Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. Seville Quarter and the Blues Society of Northwest Florida are bringing the “blues” back to the Seville Quarter Entertainment District. The event features live blues music and “BBQ and Bud” food and drink specials. More info: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
Bands on the Beach
7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20. Gulfside Pavilion at Casino Beach, Pensacola Beach. Pensacola Beach’s popular outdoor summer concert series with performers for every musical taste. Featuring a lineup of regional artists, Bands on the Beach delivers an eclectic musical experience throughout the entire summer. This week features Stormfolk. Spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free. More info: 850-932-2257 or visitpensacolabeach.com.
Tuesday Night Jazz
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20. Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. Enjoy jazz with Melodious Allen and The Funk Heads in Lili Marlene’s. More info: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
Garden Bros. Nuclear Circus
4:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 1:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22 through 25. Cordova Mall, 5100 N. Ninth Ave. The world’s largest traveling circus under the big top is coming to Pensacola packed with special effects, arena seating, concert style sound and lighting. The best performers from over 22 countries make up this action packed, fast paced, 100-minute performance in a theatrical European three-ring setting. More info: gardenbrosnuclearcircus.com.
Jazz at Jackson’s: Remembering Ella and Frank
5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22. Jackson’s Steakhouse, 400 S. Palafox St. Back by popular demand, the featured performers for the evening are vocalist Ellen Vinson accompanied by noted pianist Bobby van Deusen. The duo will be joined by three-time Grammy award winning jazz bassist, Steve Gilmore. Together they will present a program featuring highlighting the iconic works of Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. More info: 850-469-9898.
Pensacola Seafood Festival
11 a.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 through 25. Historic Seville Square, 311 E. Government St. Savor delicious seafood, enjoy various musical acts and immerse yourself in historic downtown Pensacola during the annual Pensacola Seafood Festival, produced by Fiesta Pensacola. This festival is one of the largest arts and crafts fairs in northwest Florida with more than 150 artisans and craftsmen who travel from around the country to participate. The children’s area in Bartram Park will feature face painting, arts and crafts, games, activities and more for the kids. Free. More info: pensacolaseafoodfestival.com.
Bands on the Blackwater Fall Concert Series
7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23. Jernigan’s Landing, 5154 Willing St., Milton. Come by boat or bring a lawn chair and join friends and neighbors for the best live music on the Gulf Coast at the award winning, family-friendly Bands on the Blackwater concerts. The series offers a variety of music from local favorites to national touring bands. This week features Adam Calvert. Free. More info: 850-983-5400 or facebook.com/BandsOnTheBlackwater.
Demon Hunter – Twenty Years In Exile Tour
7 p.m., doors; 8 p.m., show; Friday, Sept. 23. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox St. With their potent mix of metalcore fury, nu-metal aggression and melodic space rock, Demon Hunter have been reshaping the boundaries of Christian metal since the early 2000s. Demon Hunter will be joined by special guests, Opponent. $30. For all ages. More info and ticket purchase: vinylmusichall.com.
The Cat’s Meow
7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 through Oct. 2. Pensacola Little Theatre, 400 S. Jefferson St. Based on the true story of a mysterious Hollywood death, The Cat’s Meow offers a fascinating cross section of Jazz Age characters who intersect for one notorious weekend on board William Randolph Hearst’s yacht in 1924. Weekend guests include Charlie Chaplin, who has been carrying on with movie star Marion Davies, the married Hearst; and movie mogul Thomas Ince, who is hoping to revive his flagging fortunes by forming a partnership with Hearst. Tickets start at $15 ($8 for students). More info: pensacolalittletheatre.com.
Holland Farms Pumpkin Patch & Maze
8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 through Saturday, Nov. 5. Holland Farms, 2055 Homer Holland Road, Milton. Enjoy a farm hayride around the farm and to the pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin of your choice. New activities for this year include a 3/4-mile train ride around the farm and a new innertube hill slide. Other activities include corn box, horse and regular swings, spider web, pirate ship, zip lines, sandbox and an 8-acre corn maze with kiddie maze. More info: hollandfarmsonline.com.
11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. Ye Olde Brother’s Brewery, 4458 U.S. Highway 87, Navarre. The premier event of the year at Ye Olde Brother’s Brewery features premium craft beer and authentic lagers in addition to traditional German fare and great music. More info: yeoldebrothersbrewery.com or call 850-684-1495.
Sausage Fest ’22
Noon Saturday, Sept. 24. Coastal County Brewing Company, 3041 E. Olive Road. Enjoy an afternoon of fun and shenanigans as organizers celebrate this unique breed of dog with plenty of games, vendors, raffles, beer brats, and specialty brews. Attendees will also enjoy the annual Running of the Wieners getting underway at 1 p.m. as a full bevy of wiener dogs race their way to the finish line. Adoptions will be available on site through the help of event co-hosts, The Rescued Rescuers. More info: coastalcountybrewing.com/events.
Curse of the Pharaoh Murder Mystery Dinner Show
6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St. The year is 1924. Famed tomb raider Calliope Jones and her team of intrepid explorers have just returned from Tut’s tomb with an ancient artifact, but does Tut’s curse follow? When one of the team mysteriously perishes, it’s up to you and Detective Gunn to suss out the killer. $65. More info: 850-434-6211 or sevillequarter.com.
Pieces Adrift Art Show and Silent Auction
6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. Studer Community Institute, 220 W. Garden St., Suite 100. The annual Pieces Adrift Art Show & Auction will feature live music, heavy appetizers and submissions from residents all over Escambia County. The art — donated by the artists of all ages and backgrounds from students, amateurs, hobbyists and professionals — will be auctioned to attendees looking for unique and beautiful pieces to add to their collections. The program takes an interactive approach to growing awareness around litter prevention in local waterways while benefiting Keep Pensacola Beautiful. More info: keeppensacolabeautiful.org.
7 p.m., doors; 8 p.m., show; Saturday, Sept. 24. Vinyl Music Hall, 2 S. Palafox St. Founded in 2004, Flow Tribe solidified in the wake of Hurricane Katrina’s destruction with the mission to bring the next generation of the New Orleans’ sound of unstoppable rhythm and passion to the world. The next 15 years would find Flow Tribe performing over 120 shows a year crossing the country multiple times from the biggest festival stages to freak shows. These are six seasoned blue-collar musicians who grind out the good times. $15. For all ages. More info and ticket purchase: vinylmusichall.com.
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