Saturday, May 26, 2018
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Pasco County nightlife, May 25-31

Live music

Catches Waterfront Grill, 7811 Bayview St., New Port Richey, (727) 849-2121

• Mark Shane, 7-11 p.m. today.

• Fat Tractor, 7-11 p.m. Saturday.

• Mark Anthony, 3-7 p.m. Sunday.

Cocktails, 6229 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey, (727) 848-3227

• The Bob Hope Band, 9:30 p.m. today.

• Cross Eyed Larry, 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Fisherman's Shack, 4519 Old Dixie Highway, Hudson, (727) 863-3436

• Franc Robert, 8 p.m. today and Saturday.

The Garden Cafe, 14227 Seventh St., Dade City, (352) 567-7277

• Valerie Gillespie Jazz Ensemble, 6 p.m. today.

Miss Vicki's on the River, 1029 Baillies Bluff Road, Holiday, (727) 945-1743

• Tim & Lotte, 5 p.m. today.

• Freddie George, noon Saturday.

• The Jimmy Griswold Band, 5 p.m. Saturday.

• Scott Fallon, noon Sunday.

• Jus' Jeff, 5 p.m. Sunday.

• Freddie George, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

• Eddie James, 4:30 p.m. Wed.

• Jeff Duncan, 4:30 p.m. Thur.

Sam's Hudson Beach, 6325 Clark St., Hudson, (727) 868-1971

• Da Jam Band, 8-11:55 p.m. today.

• Jester, 8-11 p.m. Saturday.

• Cristi Vale with the Sequel Band, 2:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday.

World of Beer, 2081 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes, (813) 948-9400

• One Day Further, 9 p.m. today.

• Country Night! featuring the Chris Wilson Band, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday.

• Paul Reynolds, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday.

Ukulele Brands, 4805 Land O'Lakes Blvd., Land O'Lakes, (813) 995-0608

• Jake Mackey, 8 p.m. today.

• Broken Roads, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

• Scratch N Dent, 8 p.m. Sunday.

Over the border

Dunedin Brewery, 937 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, (727) 736-0606

• Cope, 9 p.m. today.

• Memphis Train Union, 9 p.m. Saturday.

J.C. Cravers, 191 Orange St., Ozona, (727) 216-6412

• The Black Honkeys, 9 p.m. today.

• Razed By Wolves, 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

JolliMon's, 941 Huntley Ave., Dunedin, (727) 735-0498

• Trigger City Trio, 7:30 p.m. today.

• Freelow Music Experience, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

• Tampa Bay Musicians Jam hosted by Bob Lever, 2-5:30 p.m. Sunday.

• George Grosman Trio, 6-10 p.m. Sunday.

• Brian Caudill, 7 p.m. Tuesday.

• Jimmy Griswold, 7 p.m. Wednesday.

• Best of the Bay featuring Mark Doran and Shoeless Soul, 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Over the border

Skipper's Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road, Tampa, (813) 977-6474

• Paul Thorn and Amanda Shires, 8 p.m. today.

• Paul Thorn Band with Beth Mckee Band, 8 p.m. Saturday.

• 17th Annual Scratch My Back Concert to Benefit the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, 5 p.m. Sunday.

• Jubal's Kin, Trinity River, The Gamblers, 7 p.m. Tuesday.

• Impulse, 8 p.m. Wednesday

• Grateful Dead Night with Uncle John's Band, 8 p.m. Thursday.

The Zone Lounge, 121 E Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs, (727) 934-5599

• The Shawn Paige Band, 9 p.m. today.

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