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Musical performances abound in Pasco in early October

Pasco County is alive with musical performances, offering a packed schedule in the upcoming weeks. Richey Suncoast Theatre kicks off its Blues Series Saturday and plays host to 42nd Street Big Band, whose season starts Oct. 9. John Timpanelli croons with Thursday Musicale on Thursday and hosts his annual talent search Saturday. Those looking for a little culture with their music will enjoy neighboring Tarpon Springs' celebration of Greek heritage on Saturday. Here's the lineup:

Singin' the blues: Richey Suncoast Theatre's Blues Series starts with Bobby Murray and Bobby Blackmon performing at 8 p.m. Saturday and Eden Brent performing at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. $30-$45 reserved seating. (727) 842-6777.

Double the talent: All-female community chorus Thursday Musicale performs with special guest John Timpanelli at 2 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Presbyterian Church of Seven Springs, 4651 Little Road, New Port Richey. Free. (727) 934-3647.

Shining stars: John Timpanelli hosts the Stars of Tomorrow Fourth Annual Talent Search at 7 p.m. Saturday at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 5326 Charles St., New Port Richey. Tickets are $12 each, with group rates available. (727) 849-4330; (727) 379-6557; johntimpanelli1.com.

Over the border: Enjoy Greek music by Odyssey, dancing and dining at Night in the Islands from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Sponge Docks, located on Dodecanese Boulevard between Hope Athens streets. Free. (727) 942-5605 or tarponarts.org.

42nd Street Big Band: Sinatra Swings featuring Andy Stefano is at 2 p.m. Oct. 9 at Richey Suncoast Theatre, 6237 Grand Blvd., New Port Richey. A ticket package for all eight big band performances is $72. A ticket package for five shows from December through April is $50. Individual tickets are $12. (727) 842-6777 or richeysuncoasttheatre.com.

Musical performances abound in Pasco in early October 09/30/13 [Last modified: Monday, September 30, 2013 5:58pm]
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